ICSTI 2017 Annual Members’ Meeting & Workshops - 04 Apr 2017 The ICSTI 2017 Annual Members’ Meeting & Workshops will be held on April 4, 2017 at the Barcelo Sants Hotel, Barcelona, Spain. ICSTI and the Research Data Alliance (RDA) recently signed an MoU and announced that the ICSTI event is an Associated Event to the RDA 9th Plenary meeting taking place at the same venue on April 5 - 7, 2017. As is now customary, the ICSTI Annual Members’ Meeting & Workshops will comprise three parts: the Members only session devoted to running and governance, the ITOC Workshop, and the TACC Workshop. The Members’ session is reserved for ICSTI members but both workshops are open to ICSTI and non-ICSTI delegates.
ALPSP Training Course: Introduction to Journals Marketing - 05 Apr 2017 An essential introduction to the changing and challenging role of promoting journals in the present market, reflecting the sector’s increased emphasis on author and society relationships and on ‘input marketing’ - encouraging high quality and therefore marketable content. Delegates will discuss a variety of promotional channels and put their decision-making to the test by working on a case study. Understand how the marketing mix works most effectively in journals marketing; review and discuss hot topics affecting journals publishing and marketing today; understand the benefits of a good marketing plan, both for sound decision-making and personal time management; develop confidence in working more proactively with in-house and external editors; and apply all you’ve learned in a practical planning case study exercise with other participants.
Event Date: April 5, 2017
Event Location: Prince Philip House, 3 Carlton House Terrace, London, Uk
ALPSP Webinar: An Update on Access to Research - 06 Apr 2017 The Access to Research initiative gives public library users across the UK free access to over 15 million academic articles. Find out how the initiative came about, what the implications are for existing publishing business models, and why it is important for publishers to continue to get involved to further expand public access to academic content.
14:00-15:00 BST (London); 15:00-16:00 Europe (CEST)
UKSG 40th Annual Conference and Exhibition - 10 Apr 2017 The UKSG Annual Conference and Exhibition is a major event in the scholarly communications calendar which attracts over 900 delegates each year from around the world - librarians, publishers, content providers, consultants and intermediaries. The conference combines high-quality plenary presentations, lightning talks and breakout sessions with entertaining social events and a major trade exhibition. UKSG looks forward to its return to the Harrogate International Centre for the 2017 conference. Explore what Harrogate has to offer.
Event Date: April 10 - 12, 2017
Event Location: Harrogate International Centre, King's Rd, Harrogate, UK
ALPSP Seminar: How to Build a Data Driven Publishing Organization - 20 Apr 2017 Scholarly publishing is becoming more complicated and things are changing at an unprecedented rate. In order to keep ahead of, or at least up with, the curve, many publishers are turning to customer data and data about content to provide business intelligence and support decision making. So what does a data driven publishing organisation look like and why should you be one? This seminar will provide detailed information and case studies on how to apply data about users, subscribers, authors and institutions to drive decisions. Key insights will cover using data to inform what to publish, product development, user experience, sales and marketing, audience outreach and more. This is also the opportunity to find out and learn from what other companies and vendors are doing outside scholarly publishing.
ALPSP Webinar: NEW Introduction to Journals Publishing 2: An international primer - 24 Apr 2017 Developed from the most popular introductory course this online workshop is now available globally. Part two of this blended learning workshop will provide delegates with an understanding of what makes successful journal, finance and business models as well as the basics of copyright and IP. It is relevant to all those new to journals publishing with up to one year's experience or those who have been out of this area for several years and are seeking a refresher.
10am EDT (New York); 3pm GMT (UK); 4pm CET (Central Europe)
ALPSP Training Course: Effective Journal Editorial Management - 25 Apr 2017 This course introduces the common issues and tasks encountered in journal management. Considering various approaches to effective journal management and relationship building, it enables delegates to build on their skills to be more effective in meeting the day-to-day challenges of journal publishing, changing business models and editorial processes. The emphasis is on practical advice and guidance.
Event Date: April 25, 2017
Event Location: West One (De Vere), 9-10 Portland Place, London, UK
STM Annual US Conference 2017 - 25 Apr 2017 The STM annual US conference brings together colleagues, business partners, major stakeholders and experts to discuss the most topical issues and pertinent changes across academic publishing. The conference includes high-level information, data, insights, forecasts and lively discussions; providing practical examples and takeaways by speakers from within and outside publishing; and providing thought-provoking insights and discussion on emerging global business issues and much more.
Event Date: April 25 - 27, 2017
Event Location: The National Press Club, 529 14th Street, NW, 13th Floor, Washington, DC, USA