ALPSP International Conference & Awards Dinner 2013 - 11 Sep 2013 Wednesday 11 September - Friday 13 September
The ALPSP International Conference offers sessions on key issues and developments in all areas of scholarly publishng, with excellent networking opportunities. Can you afford not to attend?
ALPSP Training: Commissioning Content: Working Effectively with Authors and Editors - 18 Sep 2013 This course considers ways in which to develop and manage a commercially successful academic journal and book programme. Taking delegates step-by-step through the commissioning process, it aims to provide practical advice, relevant tips and techniques to commission and solicit successful content and titles - from market scanning and community development through to proposal management and eventual publication. It also considers appropriate financial forecasting models. A case study will be circulated to delegates ahead of the course and will be used to scenario plan throughout the day. (Full Day)
ALPSP Seminar: The Future for Smaller Publishers - 24 Sep 2013 Full Day Seminar: This seminar will focus on the future for smaller (or Society publishers) and how they can compete in the fast moving scholarly publishing market. Initiatives that work for big publishers with large portfolios, staff numbers and turnovers would just not be sustainable for smaller publishers - so how can they modernise, advance and participate?
ALPSP Training: Acquiring and Selling Publishing Assets - 26 Sep 2013 This workshop will examine the issues, decisions and legal processes involved in the acquisition and sale of publishing assets and demonstrate how to achieve these as successfully and smoothly as possible. It will focus on sales and asset purchase but will also touch upon the considerations for buying or selling a company. (Full Day)