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COPE North American Seminar 2019

Friday, 3 May 2019 - 9:00am

The 2019 COPE North American seminar focuses on inclusivity and diversity in the humanities and social sciences and takes place in Philadelphia, USA.

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COPE Webinar: Allegations of Misconduct, April 2019

Friday, 12 April 2019 - 4:00pm

COPE is hosting an hour long webinar around the theme ‘Allegations of misconduct’, on Friday 12 April 2019, 4-5pm (British Summer Time).

Our speakers are:

  • Susan Garfinkel, Assistant Vice President for Research Compliance, Ohio State University, Ohio
  • Tara Hoke, General Counsel, American Society of Civil Engineers, and COPE Trustee

Our moderator is:


ALPSP Workshop, Publication Ethics: Fraud and misconduct

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 - 9:00am

This is a practical course to help you understand your legal and ethical obligations and implement a successful diversity and inclusion strategy in your workplace. Diversity and inclusion have never been higher on the news and social agenda than at present, and this course will help delegates understand what the law requires, and the practical steps they can take to improve inclusion.

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COPE Forum: Monday 11 February 2019

Monday, 11 February 2019 - 4:00pm

Register for the next online COPE Forum, Monday 11 February 2019, 4pm-5.30pm (GMT).

All members are welcome to join this Forum which will be held by webinar. It follows the usual format where members' cases are presented for discussion and advice from all those participating in the Forum. The Forum Discussion is "Diversity and inclusion in research publishing".


Open Access and Medical Publishing: ISMPP

Wednesday, 30 January 2019 - 4:00pm

ISMPP invites COPE members to attend a special 90-minute ISMPP U educational webinar, Open Access and Medical Publishing, on Wednesday, January 30, at 11 am EST/4 pm in the UK.

The webinar is open to all and free to COPE members. Expert speakers representing different stakeholder views – industry (Shire), funder (Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation), publisher (Wiley and American Society of Clinical Oncology [ASCO]), patient, and academia – will discuss various considerations around open access publishing. Learn more about the webinar and register if you are not an ISMPP member


ISMPP European Meeting 2019

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 - 10:00am to Wednesday, 23 January 2019 - 5:00pm

ISMPP is offering a 10% registration discount to COPE members for its 2019 European Meeting, Scientific Communications in a Fast-Paced World: Fighting Fit for the Future, 22-23 January, in London, UK. Learn more about the meeting at, and enter EU19COPE10 in the “Discount Code” field when you register. This special discount applies to Early Bird pricing through November 30, and Standard pricing until December 31. 

The engaging two-day programme will guide attendees in:


Medical Editors short course

Wednesday, 7 November 2018 - 6:00pm to Friday, 9 November 2018 - 3:00pm

This international workshop (in its 22nd year) for editors looks at:
(1) How to publish better content, and
(2) How to increase journal impact.

Run with only 25 participants, the course is highly interactive and allows editors to discover solutions for their own journals. It is is ideally suited for newly-appointed Editors-in-Chief, Editorial Board members and senior managing editors.


COPE Forum: Monday 5 November 2018

Monday, 5 November 2018 - 4:00pm

Register for the next online COPE Forum, Monday 5 November 2018, 4pm-5.30pm (GMT).

All members are welcome to join this Forum which will be held by webinar. It follows the usual format where members' cases are presented for discussion and advice from all those participating in the Forum. The Forum discussion topic this month is around Predatory Publishing


Mediterranean Editors and Translators Meeting 2018

Thursday, 4 October 2018 - 1:00pm to Saturday, 6 October 2018 - 7:30pm

The theme of the conference is "Giving credit where credit's due: recognition for authors, translators and editors". 

Iria del Río, COPE Council member, will give a keynote on Saturday "Credit and merit: toward a transparent, ethical publishing culture" and is holding a workshop on Friday discussing real cases sent to COPE.


SciELO 20 Years Conference

Wednesday, 26 September 2018 - 9:00am to Friday, 28 September 2018 - 7:00pm

The SciELO 20 Years Conference will address and debate – during its three day program – the main political, methodological and technological issues and trends that define today’s state of the art in scholarly communication.

These issues will also be shaping the future of the universal openness of scholarly publishing and its relationship with today’s Open Access journals, in particular those of the SciELO Network.