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COPE Peer Review Workshop, pre-Munin Conference, Norway, 2019

Wednesday, 27 November 2019 - 9:00am to Thursday, 28 November 2019 - 5:00pm

In the run up to the Munin conference on scholarly publishing, COPE are holding a pre-conference workshop on peer review for editors. The workshop will be held at University of Tromsø, The Arctic University of Norway, campus Breivika.


Medical Journal Editors: Short Course 2019

Wednesday, 13 November 2019 - 9:00am to Friday, 15 November 2019 - 6:00pm

This international workshop (in its 23rd year) is designed to help editors ensure their journals achieve the maximum impact with the best research. The programme looks at the world of publishing, attracting (and keeping) good authors; ensuring quality and increasing visibility and readership. 

Run with only 25 participants, the course is highly interactive and allows editors to discover solutions for their own journals.


ISMTE European Conference 2019

Thursday, 3 October 2019 - 9:00am

COPE will speak at ISMTE's European conference themed "Working together through change". The COPE session will look at new ethical challenges facing journal editorial and peer review processes and how journals need to adapt to face these.

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COPE European Seminar 2019

Monday, 23 September 2019 - 9:00am


Date for the diary: COPE's European Seminar will be held in Leiden, Netherlands on 23 September 2019. As we build the programme the details will be posted here.

The venue is Golden Tulip & Tulip Inn Leiden Centre, Schipholweg 3, 2316 XB Leiden, Netherlands.

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COPE Workshop: Santiago, Chile

Thursday, 29 August 2019 - 3:00pm to 6:30pm

Vivienne Bachelet, COPE Council member, will run a COPE cases workshop in the afternoon of 29 August as part of the 2 day meeting IV Foro De Editores Científicos de Chile.
More information and register for Foro De Editores Cientificos de Chile


ISMTE North American Conference 2019

Thursday, 1 August 2019 - 9:00am to Friday, 2 August 2019 - 6:00pm

Deb Poff, COPE Chair, will represent COPE on a panel discussion about predatory publishing at #ISMTENA2019.

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COPE Forum: Thursday 1 August 2019

Thursday, 1 August 2019 - 2:15pm to 5:00pm

The next COPE Forum will be a face to face meeting at the INANE Conference in Topaz Ballroom 2, The Reno Renaissance Hotel in Reno, Nevada, USA.

All COPE members are welcome to join this Forum in person, whether or not you are attending INANE. It will follow the usual format where members' cases are presented for advice and a Forum discussion topic. 

Members who are presenting cases, but can't attend, will be able to call into the Forum.

Submit your case by 19 July



Taylor and Francis Scholarly Summit 2019

Tuesday, 2 July 2019 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

What are the top five publishing ethics challenges facing today’s journal editors in the arts, humanities and social sciences? 


6th World Conference on Research Integrity (WCRI), Hong Kong, 2019

Sunday, 2 June 2019 - 8:30am to Wednesday, 5 June 2019 - 5:00pm

COPE will have a prominent role in four symposia and plenary sessions at the WCRI in Hong Kong, China, 2-5 June 2019. The theme of the conference is "New challenges in research integrity", advancing discussion on key issues such as open data, open access and other moves towards transparency in research.

COPE Council members are speaking at the following:

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COPE Forum: Monday 13 May 2019

Monday, 13 May 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

The May Forum will follow the usual format where we have a discussion topic, followed by members' cases presented for discussion and advice from all those participating in the Forum. 

Our discussion topic focuses on the early research findings "Ethical challenges in the arts, humanities and social sciences: initial research findings and solutions." Kath Burton, Associate Editorial Director, Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group will present the findings and there will be time for questions from Forum participants.