Events

COPE Forum: April 2018

Date & Time: 
Monday, 30 April 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location: 
Webinar

Open to COPE members only.

Our Forum, where we discuss cases submitted by members, will take place on 30 April from 4-5.30pm (GMT). Taking part in the Forum allows members to contribute to, as well as learn from, the cases being discussed.

We will also be discussing Preprints: Continuing the conversation during the Forum. You are welcome to add your comments on this topic before the Forum, whether or not you are attending the Forum.

Deadline to register: Friday 27 April

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Forum agenda and materials

The agenda for the COPE Forum on Monday 30 April:

1. Update on COPE activities by the Chair

2. Forum discussion: Preprints

3. New cases
18-02 Dispute between two authors (AC)

18-03 Editor and reviewers requiring authors to cite their own work (LJ)

18-04 License for a published scale (ES)

18-05 Undisclosed conflict of interest (GE)

18-06 Retrospective registration, outcome switching and ethical approval (EH)

4. Updates
18-01 License for using a published scale

Forum agenda and materials

Neicon 7th International Scientific and Practical Conference

Date & Time: 
Tuesday, 24 April 2018 - 9:00am to Friday, 27 April 2018 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Moscow, Russia

Behrooz Astaneh, COPE Council member, is speaking at this conference titled "2018: Editorial Policy, Open Access, Scientific Communications".

Neicon scientific and practical conference

Research Cluster in Applied Research Ethics & Integrity

Date & Time: 
Wednesday, 4 April 2018 - 12:15pm
Location: 
University of Kent, UK

Chris Graf, COPE co-Chair is giving the keynote speech at this conference to formally launch the Cluster to University of Kent students and academics.

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ISMTE Asian-Pacific Conference

Date & Time: 
Tuesday, 27 March 2018 - 9:00am to Wednesday, 28 March 2018 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Singapore

The theme of the ISMTE (International Society of Managing and Technical Editors) Asian-Pacific Conference is "Committed to Editorial Excellence". 

Michael Wise, COPE Council member, is representing COPE on a panel discussion on 'Preprint servers: what you need to know'.
COPE members can attend the conference at the ISMTE member rate. If you wish to take advantage of this offer, contact us for the code.

Following on from the success of previous workshops in Singapore and Beijing, COPE is delighted to announce another half day workshop, in collaboration with ISMTE, on Wednesday 28 March 2018, at the Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay, 177A River Valley Road, 179031 Singapore. The theme of the workshop is "Publication ethics". Editors, publishers, authors and all those interested in publication ethics are welcome to attend.

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COPE Asia-Pacific Workshop, Singapore

Date & Time: 
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 - 1:30pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
Singapore

Following on from the success of previous workshops in Singapore and Beijing, COPE is delighted to announce another half day workshop, in collaboration with ISMTE (International Society of Managing and Technical Editors), on Wednesday 28 March 2018, at the Novotel Singapore Clarke Quay, 177A River Valley Road, 179031 Singapore.

The theme of the workshop is "Publication ethics". Editors, publishers, authors and all those interested in publication ethics are welcome to attend.

Registration

Please register for the workshop by completing the form below. Registration will close on 18 March 2018

The workshop is free for COPE members and ISMTE members, GBP£50 for non-members.

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COPE Forum February 2018

Date & Time: 
Monday, 26 February 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location: 
Webinar

The first COPE Forum of the year, where we discuss cases submitted by members, will take place on 26 February from 4-5.30pm (GMT). Taking part in the Forum allows members to contribute to, as well as learn from, the cases being discussed.

Deadline for submission of cases is 19 February
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COPE Forum: dates for 2018

Date & Time: 
Monday, 26 February 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: 
Webinar

The quarterly COPE Forum meetings, where we discuss cases submitted by members, will take place in February, April, August and November in 2018. The Forums will be by webinar, except for the August meeting, where we are delighted to announce that this will be a face to face meeting at the International Academy of Nursing Editors (INANE) Conference, Liberty Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts.

Monday 26 February 2018, 4PM (GMT)

Monday 30 April 2018, 4PM (BST) 

Wednesday 8 August 2018, 1.30-4.30PM (EST) (Boston, Massachusetts, USA) at the INANE Conference

Monday 5 November 2018, 4PM (GMT) 

Deadline for submission of cases for the February Forum: 12 February

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COPE Forum November

Date & Time: 
Monday, 13 November 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location: 
Webinar

Our COPE Forum will be held by webinar and is open to COPE members. Taking part in the Forum allows members to contribute to, as well as learn from, the cases being discussed. Register now as the Forum is limited to 100 attendees.

We will also be discussing Self-Citation: Where's the Line? during the Forum. You are welcome to add your comments on this topic before the Forum, whether or not you are attending the Forum.

Register to attend the Forum by: Friday 10 November 

Forum agenda and materials

The agenda for the COPE Forum on Monday 13 November:

1. Update on COPE activities by the Chair

2. Forum discussion: Self-citation: where's the line?

3. New cases
   17-11 Authorship dispute unsatisfactorily resolved by institution (JM)

   17-12 Potential figure manipulation with corresponding author uncontactable
   (JM)
   17-13 Unhelpful institution report (SS)
   17-14 Withdrawal request by an author (LS)

4. Updates
   17-11 Authorship dispute unsatisfactorily resolved by institution
   17-12 Potential figure manipulation with corresponding author uncontactable

Forum agenda and materials

COPE webinar: Current Issues in Peer Review

Date & Time: 
Thursday, 14 September 2017 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Webinar

As part of this year's Peer Review Week our webinar: Current Issues in Peer Review will take place on Thursday 14 September, 5-6pm (BST). We will be discussing the topical issues in peer review that are faced by COPE members, tying in with Peer Review Week's Transparency theme. Our four guest speakers will present their views and answer questions from the audience in a Q&A at the end of the webinar.

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8th International Congress on Peer Review and Scientific Publication

Date & Time: 
Sunday, 10 September 2017 - 9:00am to Tuesday, 12 September 2017 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Chicago, Illinois, USA

As with previous Congresses, the aim is to improve the quality and credibility of biomedical information and to help advance the efficiency, effectiveness, and equitability of scientific information dissemination throughout the world.

See here for more details

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