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ISMPP webinar: Graphical Presentation of Data in Medical Publications

Wednesday, 25 January 2017 - 4:00pm

ISMPP invites you to attend this special 90-minute ISMPP University educational webinar, on Wednesday January 25 at 11 am ET/4 pm GMT. The webinar is free to all regardless of ISMPP membership status. Webinar attendees will learn from experts about how to integrate essential graphical presentation elements into medical publications. Figures, tables and images contribute to data interpretation and often give rise to conclusions on the part of the reader. Without proper planning and design, data can be ignored and even misinterpreted.


ISMPP European Meeting 2018: COPE member discount

Monday, 23 January 2017 - 9:00am to Tuesday, 24 January 2017 - 4:30pm

ISMPP will hold its 2018 European Meeting, Advancing Medical Publications in a Complex Evidence Ecosystem, on 23-24 January, in London, and is offering a 10% discount on the registration fee to COPE members.

Access the registration page at, and enter EU18COPE10 in the “Discount Code” field. The 10% discount is available off the Early Bird fee until 6 December 2017, and off the Standard fee until 3 January 2018.


ISMPP European Meeting: COPE member discount

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 - 9:00am to Wednesday, 18 January 2017 - 4:30pm

The International Society for Medical Publication Professionals’ (ISMPP) 2017 European Meeting theme is ‘The evolving role of publication professionals in a multi-stakeholder environment’.


APE 2017 (Academic Publishing in Europe)

Tuesday, 17 January 2017 - 9:00am to Wednesday, 18 January 2017 - 9:00am

The theme is Publishing ethics: doing the right thing—doing things right

Join the ongoing international debate about the future of scholarly communication and scientific publishing. This is APE number 12. 

Full details and to register


ALPSP Webinar: Developing Ethical Commercial Revenues in a Changing Publishing Landscape

Tuesday, 13 December 2016 - 3:00pm

Tuesday 13 December 2016, online at 10:00 - 12:30 EDT (New York) / 15:00 - 16:30 BST (London) / 16:00-17:30 CEST


Project Management for Publishing

Wednesday, 23 November 2016 - 9:00am

Projects are vital to all publishing organizations to move forward and implement change. Everyone gets involved in them. They may involve developing new products, new processes and systems, adopting new technologies, reaching new markets, acquiring new business, selecting new suppliers or improving existing processes. Projects are also challenging and often fail to achieve the desired results.


COPE Forum: 8 November 2016 8am & 4pm (GMT)

Tuesday, 8 November 2016 - 8:00am

The November COPE Forum, where we discuss cases submitted by members, will be held on Tuesday 8 November 2016 at both 8am and 4pm (GMT). The COPE Forum will be held virtually via webinar.

This month we're starting the COPE Forum with an AMA session (Ask Me Anything). AMAs can be new issues or developments on existing issues. Last time we did an AMA session there was one question that generated a lot of discussion "What can authors ethically do with action letters they receive (including reviews, which are sometimes signed)?". 


ALPSP Publication Ethics Course: Fraud and Misconduct.

Friday, 4 November 2016 - 9:30am

This course, by ALPSP, will cover how to detect and deal effectively with possible misconduct and show the importance of having sound ethical policies. While the principles and theories covered are applicable across most publication types, some issues covered will be particularly relevant to journals publishing.


COPE North American Seminar "Ethics in peer review"

Wednesday, 10 August 2016 - 10:45am to 6:00pm


Register now for COPE's 7th North American Seminar, free for COPE members. This will be held in collaboration with ISMTE.

The theme of this year's seminar is “Ethics in peer review”. Editors, publishers, authors and all those interested in publication ethics are welcome to attend.

Program and speakers


COPE Forum: 3 August 2016

Wednesday, 3 August 2016 - 2:00pm

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.