Events

Next COPE Forum 4 December 2012

Date & Time: 
Tuesday, 4 December 2012 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

The next COPE Forum meeting will take place on Tuesday 4 December 2012, 3pm to 5pm.
The meeting will take place at The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), 5-11 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8SH (http://www.rcpch.ac.uk/how-find-us/how-find-us).
All COPE members are welcome to attend the meeting, whether or not they are presenting a case.

1st COPE South American Seminar – Brazil, Monday 12 November 2012

Date & Time: 
Monday, 12 November 2012 - 8:30am
Location: 
Costão do Santinho Resort, Florianópolis, SC, Brazil

COPE is pleased to announce its first seminar in South America, to be held on Monday, November 12 (8:30 am to 5 pm), in Brazil. The meeting will take place during the annual meeting of the Brazilian Association of Scientific Editors (ABEC), at the Costão do Santinho Resort, Florianópolis, 300 miles south of São Paulo. More details available here.

Medical Editors Short Course

Date & Time: 
Wednesday, 7 November 2012 - 9:00am to Friday, 9 November 2012 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Oxford, UK

Now in its 16th year, this course will enable editors to make their journal more successful. It includes how to develop journals to raise the quality of submissions, sharpen focus, improve relationships and efficiencies with authors, other editors and reviewers (and publishers!) and how to ensure that the journal is delivering something that readers want to read (and cite).

The course is ideally suited for Editors-in-Chief, Editorial Board members and managing editors.
For more information see the website.

COPE North American Seminar and Forum 2012

Date & Time: 
Thursday, 18 October 2012 - 2:00pm to Friday, 19 October 2012 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Bechtel Conference Centre, ASCE Building, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, Virginia, USA

The theme of this year’s seminar repeats that of the recent successful European seminar, “Correcting the literature”, which will encompass all of the issues involved, including why corrections are needed, the appropriate ways to deal with them in terms of expressions of concern, corrections and retractions, the scale of the problem and what can go wrong. Editors, publishers, authors and all those interested in publication ethics are welcome to attend. The Seminar is free for COPE members and $300 US for non-members. Registration is now open via the website.

Scientific symposium and 4th EQUATOR Annual Lecture

Date & Time: 
Thursday, 11 October 2012 - 9:00am to Friday, 12 October 2012 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Freiburg, Germany

Equator would like to invite you to the scientific symposium and 4th EQUATOR Annual Lecture organised by the EQUATOR Network and the German Cochrane Centre.

The symposium will be of great interest to health research scientists and clinicians, journal editors and peer reviewers, reporting guideline developers, publishers, research funders and other professionals involved in research education, research governance and the publication of medical research.

The focus of the meeting is:
Highlight critical issues in health research reporting and its wider consequences
Present key findings from relevant scientific research; topics include:
Reporting quality of research studies in all areas of medicine
Common problems in research reporting (e.g. publication bias, selective reporting, inconsistencies between protocol and publication, misinterpretation of research findings)
Impact and consequences of poor reporting on systematic reviews and clinical guidelines, clinical practice and patients’ care
Development of robust reporting guidelines
Increasing awareness and knowledge of principles of rigorous research reporting and available guidelines
Implementation of reporting guidelines in journals, and by research and funding organisations
Development and delivery of educational and training programmes on research reporting
Discuss potential solutions for improvement of health research literature and share experiences

To make sure you do not miss the event please email [email protected] to register your interest.
When the call for abstracts and registration opens we will contact you directly.

More information is available on the EQUATOR Network website http://www.equator-network.org/.

The 5th Annual GW Ethics & Publishing Conference

Date & Time: 
Monday, 9 July 2012 - 9:00am
Location: 
Washington, USA

2012 CONFERENCE THEME:
"PRESERVING, PROTECTING AND ENHANCING THE PUBLISHING ECOSYSTEM"

This conference is designed for publishing professionals, but is open to the general public. More information can be found here.

2nd Brazilian Meeting on Research Integrity, Science and Publication Ethics

Date & Time: 
Monday, 28 May 2012 - 9:00am to Friday, 1 June 2012 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre

For more information on the II Brazilian Meeting on Research Integrity, Science and Publication Ethics (II BRISPE) click here.

COPE 2012 European Seminar

Date & Time: 
Friday, 16 March 2012 - 9:00am to 5:00pm
Location: 
Charles Darwin House, London, UK

More details can be found here.

Next COPE Forum 5 March 2012

Date & Time: 
Monday, 5 March 2012 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

The next COPE Forum meeting will take place on Monday 5 Mach 2012, 3pm to 5pm.

The meeting will take place at The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), 5-11 Theobalds Road, London WC1X 8SH (http://www.rcpch.ac.uk/how-find-us/how-find-us).

All COPE members are welcome to attend the meeting, whether or not they are presenting a case. More details here.

Annual Scientific Congress of Iranian Society of Medical Editors in association with COPE

Date & Time: 
Thursday, 24 November 2011 - 9:00am to Friday, 25 November 2011 - 5:00pm
Location: 
Homa Hotel, Shiraz, Iran

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.

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