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

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

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:

Monday June 3, 2019

11:00 – 12:30 Symposium (SY2)

Responsible authorship (LG.08)

Charon Pierson (Convener) COPE Past Secretary
Tracey Bretag, COPE Council; and University South Australia 
Adelaide
Siu-wai Leung, University of Macau, Macau
Trevor Lane, COPE Council; and Edanz Group, Fukuoka

15:45 – 17:15 Symposium (SY3)

Preprints: Beneficial or harmful for research integrity and publication ethics? A debate (Grand Hall)

Sabine Kleinert, The Lancet and Chris Graf, COPE Past co-Chair (Conveners)  
John Inglis, bioRxiv; and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, New York
Heather Tierney, COPE Council; and American Chemical Society, Washington, DC
Debbie Sweet, Cell Press, Elsevier, Cambridge
Howard Browman, COPE Council and Austevoll Research Station, Storebø 

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

11:00 – 12:30 Symposium (SY7)

Transparency 2025 – a panel discussion on new ideas to promote transparency in research (Grand Hall)

Tracey Bretag (Convener), COPE Council
Maura Hiney, Health Research Board, Ireland, Dublin
Ginny Barbour, Australasian Open Access Strategy Group, Brisbane
Margie Jantti, Council of Australian University Librarians (CAUL), Wollongong
Frederick Leung, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

13:30 – 15:00 Plenary G

Predatory publishing and other challenges of new models to share knowledge (Grand Hall)

Chair: Susan Zimmerman
Complexities and approaches to predatory publishing
Deborah Poff, COPE Chair, Ottawa
Research integrity and publication ethics: Indian scenario
Bhushan Patwardhan, University Grants Commission, New Delhi
A view of predatory publishing from an open access publisher
Matt Hodgkinson, Hindawi, London

More information

Final WCRI programme