COPE is very pleased to announce that it will have its first international congress on publication ethics in Shiraz, Iran, 24–25 November 2011. The congress is in association with the Iranian Society of Medical Editors and is supported by Shiraz University of Medical Sciences. The meeting will be held in the five star Homa Hotel (http://www.homahotels.com/Summary.aspx).
The Iranian Society of Medical Editors is an organization responsible for guiding more than 190 medical journals in Iran. This society strives to educate editors through holding annual scientific congresses.
All individuals working in the field of scientific medical publications as well as those interested in ethical approaches to scientific publication are welcome to attend. International editors as well as Iranian and regional editors will be present.
The seminar is free for COPE members but numbers are limited. For more information and to register, please visit the congress website: http://ismecope.sums.ac.ir
Registration will close on 22 October 2011.