ALPSP Training Course: Managing and Influencing your Editorial Board - 03 Jul 2018 One in three meetings are not nearly as productive as they could be, and only 50 percent of members actively contribute. Most editorial board meetings have broad agendas and try to cover everything, but very few decisions are actually made. This course provides the essential practical skills to make the meetings highly effective, where everyone contributes and all necessary decisions are reached.
Event Date: July 3, 2018
Event Location: West One (De Vere), 9-10 Portland Place, London, UK
ALPSP Training Course: Effective Social Media for Scholarly Publishers - 11 Jul 2018 Social media now offers the opportunity to reach huge audiences around the globe, but how can publishers effectively harness these new tools to achieve their own objectives? This course helps to integrate social media into the marketing communications and wider promotional plans of the organisation, regardless of budget or size of publisher. It will include setting measurable objectives, practical tips on what works - and what does not - for different platforms.
Event Date: July 11, 2018
Event Location: Prince Philip House, 3 Carlton House Terrace, London, UK
ALPSP Seminar: The Power of Partnership and Collaboration in the Publishing Industry - 12 Jul 2018 This seminar aims to explore real examples of the strategic partnerships and innovative collaborations being forged in the publishing community to achieve economies of scale, a stronger shared infrastructure, technological innovation and push the boundaries of the publishing model.
Balisage: The Markup Conference 2018 - 31 Jul 2018 The 2018 program includes papers that reflect and look forward, and that discuss the use of markup to: manage documentation, visualise large XML datasets, explore dominant and recessive heirarchies (overlap!), examine the balance between declarative and imperative forms, gather, collate, and analyse large volumes of web data, consider the precise nature of relationships, discuss making data comprehensible with style guides, explore the role of metaphor in the understanding of technology, teach us to think of documents as hypergraphs, imagine new forms of stand-off markup, consider the importance of understanding what they are trying to build, make hard things easier, push favorite technologies into new places both familiar and unexpected, scale up, and scale out.
Event Date: July 31 - August 3, 2018
Event Location: CAMBRiA Hotel & Suites, 1 Helen Heneghan Way, Rockville, MD, USA