The August COPE Forum, where we discuss cases submitted by members, is a face to face meeting in London at the International Academy of Nursing Editors (INANE) Nurses Conference. This will be held at the Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, London.
Register for the Forum
Please register for the Forum by emailing our COPE Administrator.All members are welcome to attend in person, whether or not they are presenting a case. Unfortunately, there are no facillities to join this Forum by webinar.
Submit a case
The deadline for submission of cases is 20 July. Cases must be anonymised and should be submitted via the website (go to Cases, and then Submit a case). You need to be logged in as a member to do this. We do like those presenting a case to join the meeting (in person or by phone). Submit a case
Keeping the Pool Clean: Prevention & Management of Misconduct Related Retractions
Date & Time:
Wednesday, 20 July 2016 - 9:00am to Thursday, 21 July 2016 - 5:00pm
Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
This conference is funded by the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Research Integrity (HHS ORI) and hosted by Colorado State University at the Hilton. The goal of the conference is to assemble key stakeholders affected by misconduct related retractions in order to provide a forum to discuss retractions and propose potential actions, interventions, and solutions. For more information and to register, please see the conference website.
13th EASE Conference: Scientific integrity: editors on the front line
Date & Time:
Friday, 10 June 2016 - 9:00am to Sunday, 12 June 2016 - 5:30pm
School of Medicine, Strasbourg, France
Registration is now open for the 13th European Association of Science Editors (EASE) General Assembly and Conference, School of Medicine, Strasbourg, France. COPE will be running a workshop on Friday 10 June. For more details and to register, see here.
Monday, 4 April 2016 - 8:00am to Tuesday, 5 April 2016 - 5:30pm
International Society of Managing and Technical Editors (ISMTE) is expanding their international presence to Asia. This Spring, they are holding an Asian Conference in Singapore—Best Practices in Scholarly Publishing. COPE will be running an ethics workshop during the meeting. Space is limited. See the ISMTE website for more details and to register http://www.ismte.org/?page=2016AsianConference
Managing Quality – Supporting Authors and Peer Review
Date & Time:
Sunday, 17 January 2016 - 9:00am to Monday, 18 January 2016 - 5:00pm
Run by KnowledgeE with Pippa Smart Workshop endorsed by EASE (the European Association of Science Editors) Objective: By the end of this workshop participants will understand how to optimize peer review to achieve effective quality control and how to support authors to obtain the best quality content. Target Audience: The main target for this workshop are journal editors who manage peer review of submissions to their journal. The workshop will also provide reviewers and authors with insights into the peer review system and ensure that they maximize their participation and minimize the problems.
Developing Young and Established Journals – Management Planning
Date & Time:
Saturday, 16 January 2016 - 9:00am
Run by KnowledgeE with Pippa Smart Workshop endorsed by EASE (the European Association of Science Editors) Objective: By the end of this workshop editors should have an outline plan for developing their journal to increase visibility, quality and impact. Target Audience: This workshop is aimed at editors already experienced in managing their journal (whether a recently launched journal or a well established one). This is a high level workshop aimed at editors who are able to propose development plans for their own journal. This workshop is highly interactive and requires participants to contribute to discussions and work on their own development plans. Some participants may find it helpful to attend with a colleague to facilitate development of a useful plan for their own journal.
State Library of Victoria, 328 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
The 4th COPE Australian Seminar will take place in Melbourne on Friday 6 November 2015. The theme of the seminar is “Publication Ethics in the Australian Context”, and will include topics of specific interest to Australian editors and journals as well as a session on authorship issues and developments. For more details and to register, see here