COPE China Seminar 2017
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"THE PILLARS OF PUBLICATION ETHICS"
Sunday 26 March 2017
Beijing Room, Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center, Beijing, China
COPE is delighted to announce its 1st China Seminar, the theme is "The pillars of publication ethics" with plenary talks covering best practice in: authorship, peer review and plagiarism.
The seminar will be held in collaboration with ISMTE (International Society of Managing and Technical Editors), on Sunday 26 March 2017, at the Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center, Beijing, China. Editors, publishers, authors and all those interested in publication ethics are welcome to attend.
The seminar will include invited talks from local and international speakers, as well as an interactive cases workshop, and will be conducted primarily in English. Chinese translations of associated guidelines/materials will be available.
Please register for the COPE seminar by completing the form below.
The seminar is free for COPE members and ISMTE members, GBP£100 for non-members (early registration fee GBP£80 before 1 January 2017) and GBP£50 for ISMTE members who are not members of COPE (and attending only the COPE seminar).
ISMTE have kindly arranged for COPE members to attend the ISMTE 2-day conference (27-28 March 2017) at the ISMTE member rate of US$395 (early registration fee, and then US$495 after 11 March). If you wish to attend the ISMTE conference as a COPE member, contact us for the registration code. Registration for the ISMTE conference is now open.
Registration for the COPE seminar will close on 10 March 2017.
A special rate of 814.75 Chinese Yuan Renminbi plus taxes per night—available until 11 February 2017 or until the hotel is sold out, whichever is earliest—for attendees to stay at the Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center has been secured. The room rate includes complementary breakfast and internet access. To reserve online, go to the ISMTE site and click on "Accommodations".
Kempinski Hotel Beijing Lufthansa Center,
Liangmaqiao Road 50,
Tel: +86 10 6465 3388 4200
The full programme is available:
Associate Professor, Director of the UniSA Business School Office for Academic Integrity, University of South Australia
Dr Tracey Bretag has an eclectic background in English literature, gender studies, teaching English to speakers of other languages, and education, and has taught communication, ethics and professional development courses in the School of Management. Tracey’s research for over a decade has focused on all aspects of academic integrity. Tracey is the founding editor of the International Journal for Educational Integrity, editor-in-chief of the Handbook of Academic Integrity (Springer 2016), former chair of the Asia-Pacific Forum on Educational Integrity and immediate past president of the executive board to the International Center for Academic Integrity in the USA. Her most recent publications have included papers on academic integrity policy and practice, students’ understandings of academic integrity, publication ethics, and issues of integrity for postgraduate research students.
Senior Consultant, Australasian Human Research Ethics Consultancy Services, Adjunct Professor, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia, Adjunct Professor, University of Western Australia
Professor Mark Israel has a degree in law and postgraduate qualifications in sociology, criminology and education. He has 90 publications in the areas of higher education and research policy, research ethics and integrity, sociology, criminology and sociolegal studies. His books include Research Ethics and Integrity for Social Scientists: Beyond Regulatory Compliance (Sage 2015). Mark has undertaken research ethics and integrity related consultancy for, among others, the Australian Federal and State governments, the National Health and Medical Research Council, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, NGOs, the European Research Council and universities in Australia, Hong Kong, Taiwan, New Zealand and the UK. He is currently a chief investigator on an Australian Research Council Discovery Grant examining the expanding disciplinary scope of research ethics committees.
Director, Publishing Group of the Chinese Medical Association
Dr Yongmao Jiang, Director of the Publishing Group of the Chinese Medical Association, is in charge of publication of 134 medical journals. He has been an editor since 1985 and worked on the Chinese Journal of Radiology and Chinese Journal of Cardiology for more than 10 years. Between 1991 and 1992, he was a visiting scholar at Mount Sinai Medical School studying clinical epidemiology. Dr Jiang is a member of the standing committee of the China Editology Society of Science Periodicals, vice president of the Committee of Medical Journals of China Association of Periodicals and the chairman of the Committee on Publication Ethics of Chinese Medical Journals.
University of Macau
Dr Siu-wai Leung conducts research in biomedical informatics, evidence-led medicine and systems biomedicine for early diagnosis and therapy of diabetes mellitus, cancer and neurodegenerative diseases at the University of Macau and University of Edinburgh. In particular, he advocates open systematic reviewing and network meta-analysis for critical evidence synthesis from scientific experiments and clinical trials. He has been executive editor and editor-in-chief of the Chinese Medicine journal, published by BioMed Central, since 2006. Before that he served as the head of data processing department (China region) at Nielsen; research fellow at the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh; and theme leader of the Automated Experimentation Theme at the UK National e-Science Institute. He was elected fellow of the Royal Society of Biology (FRSB); fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health (FRSPH); and honorary fellow of the College of Science and Engineering, University of Edinburgh, UK.
Vice-President Strategic Development at Pacific Coast University for Workplace Health Sciences, Canada
Dr Deborah Poff is currently Vice-President Strategic Development at Pacific Coast University for Workplace Health Sciences. Prior to that she was President and Vice-Chancellor of Brandon University in Manitoba. From 1994 to 2004, she was Vice-President Academic and Provost at the University of Northern British Columbia. She is the co-founder and Editor of the Journal of Business Ethics and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Academic Ethics. She is the Editor of Business Ethics in Canada and the Section Editor on Business and Economic Ethics of Encyclopedia of Applied Ethics published by Elsevier in 2012. She recently co-edited Citation Classics from the Journal of Business Ethics: Celebrating the First Thirty Years of Publication with Springer. Her areas of research are applied ethics and leadership studies. Deborah is a COPE Trustee and was elected COPE Treasurer in 2016. In 2016, Deborah Poff was awarded the Order of Canada for her work in universities and for increasing educational opportunities for Aboriginal people.
Yuehong (Helen) Zhang
Chief Editor, Journal of Zhejiang University-SCIENCE A/B & FITEE
Yuehong (Helen) Zhang has been chief editor of the Journal of Zhejiang University-SCIENCE A/B & FITEE for many years. She is also a board member of PILA/CrossRef (2014-2017), a council member of ALPSP (2011-2016) and vice president of the Society of China University Journals. She has given many talks at international publishing seminars, including the 4th World Conference on Research Integrity (www.wcri2015.org ). She received a research fund from the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) in 2011, and has published many papers in international journals, including several short papers in Nature. In 2016, she published two books: ‘Against plagiarism: a guide for editors and authors’ by Springer and ‘Chinese cultural kaleidoscope’ by Zhejiang University Press.