Eighth International Congress on Peer Review and Biomedical Publication
Date & Time:
Sunday, 10 September 2017 - 9:00am to Tuesday, 12 September 2017 - 5:00pm
Chicago, Illinois, USA
As with previous Congresses, the aim is to improve the quality and credibility of biomedical information and to help advance the efficiency, effectiveness, and equitability of scientific information dissemination throughout the world. See here for more details.
The August COPE Forum will be held on Wednesday 3 August 2016, 2pm to 3.30pm (British Summer Time) in London, UK. This will be a face to face meeting in London during the INANE conference. More details to follow.
Monday, 4 April 2016 - 8:00am to Tuesday, 5 April 2016 - 5:30pm
International Society of Managing and Technical Editors (ISMTE) is expanding their international presence to Asia. This Spring, they are holding an Asian Conference in Singapore—Best Practices in Scholarly Publishing. COPE will be running an ethics workshop during the meeting. Space is limited. See the ISMTE website for more details and to register http://www.ismte.org/?page=2016AsianConference
Managing Quality – Supporting Authors and Peer Review
Date & Time:
Sunday, 17 January 2016 - 9:00am to Monday, 18 January 2016 - 5:00pm
Run by KnowledgeE with Pippa Smart Workshop endorsed by EASE (the European Association of Science Editors) Objective: By the end of this workshop participants will understand how to optimize peer review to achieve effective quality control and how to support authors to obtain the best quality content. Target Audience: The main target for this workshop are journal editors who manage peer review of submissions to their journal. The workshop will also provide reviewers and authors with insights into the peer review system and ensure that they maximize their participation and minimize the problems.
Developing Young and Established Journals – Management Planning
Date & Time:
Saturday, 16 January 2016 - 9:00am
Run by KnowledgeE with Pippa Smart Workshop endorsed by EASE (the European Association of Science Editors) Objective: By the end of this workshop editors should have an outline plan for developing their journal to increase visibility, quality and impact. Target Audience: This workshop is aimed at editors already experienced in managing their journal (whether a recently launched journal or a well established one). This is a high level workshop aimed at editors who are able to propose development plans for their own journal. This workshop is highly interactive and requires participants to contribute to discussions and work on their own development plans. Some participants may find it helpful to attend with a colleague to facilitate development of a useful plan for their own journal.
State Library of Victoria, 328 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The 4th COPE Australian Seminar will take place in Melbourne on Friday 6 November 2015. The theme of the seminar is “Publication Ethics in the Australian Context”, and will include topics of specific interest to Australian editors and journals as well as a session on authorship issues and developments. For more details and to register, see here