XML Summer School 2018 - 09 Sep 2018 The XML Summer School is a unique event for everyone using, designing, or implementing solutions using XML and related technologies, held in Oxford, UK. The week-long event is made up of courses which range from the basics of XML to advanced topics in linked data, web design, and publishing. Faculty tutors include practitioners and academics who are at the forefront of XML and related technologies. This year there is also an XML debate, featuring current and past faculty from the Summer School.
ICSTI 2018 Annual Conference - 10 Sep 2018 As a founding member of the WorldWideScience Alliance (WWSA), the British Library is hosting both the ICSTI and WWSA annual meetings in their iconic London building. As part of the Conference, two workshops that are open to non-ICSTI members, are currently being prepared by ICSTI’s Information Trends and Opportunities Committee (ITOC) and Technical Activities Coordinating Committee (TACC). Margret Plank (TIB) and Brian Hitson (DOE/OSTI), respective chairs of the committees, are developing programmes which will gather panelists from across the globe to share insights on the topics of the workshops.
ALPSP Conference 2018 - 12 Sep 2018 The ALPSP Conference provides a friendly forum in which to share information and knowledge, learn about new initiatives, and engage in open discussion on the challenges and opportunities facing publishing today. With expert speakers and a wide ranging programme, the ALPSP Conference is for everyone in the scholarly publishing community. ALPSP also offers a range of sponsorship opportunities at the conference. The ALPSP Conference is a key event in the calendar and attracts a high level audience from all sectors of the scholarly communications industry.
Event Date: September 12 - 14, 2018
Event Location: Beaumont Estate, Old Windsor, Berkshire, UK
10th Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing (COASP) - 17 Sep 2018 10th COASP is a major annual scholarly publishing conference that brings the open access community together to discuss new developments and innovations in scholarly publishing, and unite in the shared goal to enable research around the world to be openly accessible. In this important celebratory year for COASP, they will be kicking off the conference with an ‘Early Movers’ panel, in which key actors from the early years of the open access movement – Vitek Tracz, David Prosser, Susan Murray, Marin Dacos, Leslie Chan, and Caroline Sutton – discuss the history of the movement and the great progress in open access publishing that has been made since COASP held its first conference in 2008, and reflect on where open access publishing is heading.
ALPSP Webinar: How to Grow your Business in China: Editorial strategy - 20 Sep 2018 The first in the series of three webinars, this event aims to convey critical information for academic publishers who want to grow their business in China. China is a big potential market for international publishers – in terms of a growing number of papers, but also with regards to a growing need for education and access to knowledge in the English language. That said, China is different from other key markets, due to specific regulations for content distribution (editorially, logistically) and for the use of internet resources (social marketing, SEO).
Online at: 07:00-08.30 EST (New York), 12:00-13:30 BST (UK), 19:00-20:30 CST (Beijing).