Connecting Scholars: The ALPSP Annual Conference and Awards 2023 Goes Hybrid


Connecting Scholars: The ALPSP Annual Conference and Awards 2023 Goes Hybrid


Exciting news! The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP), Annual Conference and Awards are back, and this time it’s going hybrid at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate, Manchester, UK from 13-15 September 2023. Be a part of the event for an unparallel experience of bringing the scholarly community together both in-person and virtually.

This year’s conference will be jam-packed with fascinating sessions on a wide range of topics, including Open Science and Open Access, researcher behavior, diversity in commissioning, and much more!Sessions will cover angles including open data, books, small societies, and equitable OA models. Attendees can also look forward to an Industry Leaders “question time” panel featuring experts from across the publishing industry.

We are excited to bring the scholarly publishing community together for this year’s ALPSP Annual Conference and Awards,” said Audrey McCulloch, CEO of ALPSP. “With a hybrid format, we are able to reach a wider audience and ensure that everyone can participate in this important event. We are confident that the program will provide valuable insights and perspectives on the latest trends and challenges in our industry.

The keynote speaker, Dr. Elizabeth Gadd, Research Policy Manager at Loughborough University, will present on ‘Future Trends in Responsible Research Evaluation’. As Chair of the International Network of Research Management Societies (INORMS) Research Evaluation Group and Vice Chair of the Coalition on Advancing Research Assessment (CoARA), Lizzie is an expert in her field. In 2022, she co-authored the UKRI-commissioned report, ‘Harnessing the Metric Tide: Indicators, Infrastructures & Priorities for UK Research Assessment’.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to connect with fellow scholars, learn about the latest trends in scholarly publishing, and engage with some of the industry’s top thought leaders. Registration for the ALPSP Annual Conference and Awards will open soon; more information can be found on the ALPSP website.


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