COPE North American Seminar 2014
Wednesday 13 August 2014
Hyatt Regency Philadelphia at Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
COPE is delighted to announce its 5th North American Seminar, which will be held in collaboration with ISMTE (International Society of Managing and Technical Editors), on Wednesday 13 August 2014 at the Hyatt Regency Philadelphia at Penn's Landing, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The theme of the COPE seminar will be centred around 'new technologies and behaviours for identifying publication ethics issues'. Editors, publishers, authors and all those interested in publication ethics are welcome to attend.
The seminar will include invited talks in addition to breakout sessions in the afternoon with discussion of related cases.
Please register for the COPE seminar by completing the form below.
The Seminar is free for COPE members, US$300 for non-members and US$150 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 at the ISMTE member rate of $325 USD (early registration fee then $400 USD after July 1). If you wish to attend the ISMTE conference as a COPE member, contact us here for the code. The ISMTE programme can be seen here.
Registration will close on 1 August 2014.
A special rate of $159 USD per night (until July 17, 2014) for attendees to stay at the Hyatt Regency Philadelphia at Penn's Landing has been secured. To book your reservation online, click here or call +1 215 928 1234 and reference ISMTE. The rate includes complimentary in-room wireless internet.am
The theme of the COPE seminar will be centred around 'new technologies and behaviours for identifying publication ethics issues'.
The seminar will include invited talks:
- Persistent identifiers in the authoring process — Laurel L Haak, ORCID
- Mobile platforms, linked content, and copyright: issues and answers — Michael W Carroll, Creative Commons
- OA and copyright—rights in and rights out — Mark Seely Senior VP/General Counsel, Elsevier
In addition, there will be:
- A panel discussion on plagiarism checking software. On the panel are:
- Charon Pierson, COPE council and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners
- Jason Roberts, Senior Partner, Origin Editorial
- Dmitri Khodjakov, Supervisor, Editorial Systems, Taylor & Francis Group
- Breakout workshop sessions in the afternoon with discussion of related cases.
- Opportunities to network and share your experiences and challenges.
The full program can be downloaded here.
Laurel L Haak, PhD
Laurel is the Executive Director of ORCID, an international and interdisciplinary non-profit organization dedicated to providing the technical infrastructure to generate and maintain unique and persistent identifiers for researchers and scholars.
Michael W. Carroll
Organisation: Creative Commons
Michael is Professor of Law and the Director of the Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property (2009-present). He teaches and writes about intellectual property law and cyberlaw. Professor Carroll is also recognized as a leading advocate for open access over the Internet to the research that appears in scholarly and scientific journals. Michael is a founding member of Creative Commons, Inc. (2001-present), a global organization that provides free, standardized copyright licenses to enable and to encourage legal sharing of creative and other copyrighted works. He also serves on the Board of the Public Library of Science (2012- present) and recently completed service on the National Research Council’s Board on Research Data and Information (2008-2013).
Mark is the Senior VP/General Counsel at Elsevier. He is a frequent speaker on copyright and public policy issues at publishing and scientific conferences, and heads up Elsevier‘s global legal department of lawyers. Mark is the chair of the Copyright Committee of the International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers (STM) and a member of the Copyright Committee of the Association of American Publishers.