ALPSP Webinar: The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): What you need to know - and do - about it - 07 Feb 2017 The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is due to come into effect in all member states of the European Union (EU) from 25 May 2018. Billed as the biggest shake up of European data protection laws in a generation, all members should take action now to be prepared. In this free member webinar, the experts will talk through the key areas you need to consider. They will provide: an overview of the legislation and how it relates to countries within and outside of the EU (including in a post-Brexit UK); the implications and risks of not being prepared; how it will impact on internal policies, procedures and workflows; and what even the smallest of organisations need to be thinking and doing now to be prepared.
15:00-16:00 GMT (London); 16:00-17:00 Europe (CEST)
ALPSP Webinar: Best Practices in Editor-in-Chief Recruitment - 09 Feb 2017 This webinar, the first in a two part series focusing on editors-in-chief and editorial boards, will focus on the key steps to recruiting new EICs. Speakers will consider how to set up an appropriate search committee, maintain a realistic schedule, manage the search and nomination process, evaluate applicants, navigate sensitive issues, communicate with candidates and stakeholders, select the finalist, negotiate the editor agreement, and plan for the transition.
11:00 - 12:30 EST (New York) / 16:00 - 17:30 GMT (London) & 16:00-17:30 CEST (Europe)
2017 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition - 19 Feb 2017 The 2017 HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition, in Orlando, brings together 40,000+ health IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world. Exceptional education, world-class speakers, cutting-edge health IT products and powerful networking are hallmarks of this industry-leading conference. More than 300 education programs feature keynotes, thought leader sessions, roundtable discussions and workshops, plus a full day of preconference symposia.
Event Date: February 19 - 23, 2017
Event Location: Orange County Convention Center, 9400 Universal Blvd, Orlando, FL, USA
ALPSP Seminar: How to Build a Successful Open Access Books Programme - 22 Feb 2017 Scholarly book publishing is changing and changing fast. This one day seminar will examine the evolving landscape of open access book publishing, from the perspectives of publishers, librarians, authors and funders. What do we mean by open access books? Why publish open access books? Speakers from across the industry will identify the key players, examine the different models and address some of the practical challenges both pre and post publication.
ALPSP Training Course: Journal Development 1: Practical plans for improving journal success - 23 Feb 2017 This workshop provides an essential practical introduction to the business of developing journals. The course is highly interactive and participants will undertake realistic exercises to familiarise themselves with methods of evaluating their current journal (or portfolio) and provide ideas on how they can introduce changes. Although familiarity with the scholarly publishing environment is required, part of the course will also involve discussion of the role of journals in present research environment and will consider what threats and opportunities exist for current publishing models.
Event Date: February 23, 2017
Event Location: Prince Philip House, 3 Carlton House Terrace, London, UK
NFAIS 2017 Annual Conference - 26 Feb 2017 In this new era, innovative technical developments are drafting a blueprint for optimizing the way users create, access and use data and information more profoundly than ever before. In addition, new mandates and policies are being implemented on a global basis for open access to research outputs while, simultaneously, alternative methods for peer review and measuring impact are being implemented. The NFAIS 2017 Annual Conference will build on the ideas of re-engineering and evolving the scholarly record - and its impact on scholarly communication - in the digital age.
Event Date: February 26 - 28, 2017
Event Location: Hilton Alexandria Old Town, Alexandria, VA, USA