The next COPE Forum will be a face to face meeting at the INANE Conference at The Liberty Hotel in Boston, 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. The discussion topic will be What To Consider When Asked to Peer Review a Manuscript.
Forum agenda and materials
The agenda for the COPE Forum on Wednesday 8 August at Liberty Hotel, Boston, USA:
1. Update on COPE activities by the Chair
2. Forum discussion: What to consider when asked to peer review a manuscript
3. New cases
18-07 Inconclusive institutional investigation into authorship dispute (MC)
18-08 Scientific misconduct claim from a whistleblower where the institution will
not investigate (LG)
18-09 Editor manipulation of the impact factor (MS)
18-10 Are copyrighted conference audiotapes considered "prior publication"?
17-15 Stolen article
17-18 Pre-publication in a discussion paper series
18-02 Dispute between two authors
18-03 Editor and reviewers requiring authors to cite their own work
18-05 Undisclosed conflict of interest
Read the cases and questions for the Forum