Research & Scholarly

  • The Research & Scholarly Publishing Forum

    When: Wednesday 13 March, 2019 | Where: Olympia Conference Centre, London | Time: 9:30 - 13:00

    Is this the end of publishing as we know it?

    The Research and Scholarly Publishing Forum tackles the major issues shaping the future of academic publishing, including the impact of Open Access and the hot-button issue of Plan S.

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  • The Programme

    RSPF debates the big questions facing Academic publishing, including: How much of OA content is used by the general public whose taxes supported some of the research? How many researchers regularly read papers in disciplines other than their own? What is the real impact of academic research papers and monographs being freely available?

    The 2019 programme will be announced shortly.


    • Understand the challenges and global trends facing research communication
    • Listen to debate surrounding complex issues such as Open Access and peer review
    • Network with leaders in scholarly publishing.

    2019 Speakers

    Co-Chairs Rachel Bruce, Head of Open Research, UKRI, and Alicia Wise, Senior Publishing & Research Executive, will lead an impressive line-up of academic publishing experts including David Sweeney, Co-Chair, Plan S Implementation Committee and Executive Director, Research England, who will deliver our 2019 keynote.

    The full 2019 speaker line-up will be announced shortly.

  • Get Involved

    The 2019 Research and Scholarly Publishing Forum takes place on Wednesday 13 March, 2019, 9:30 - 13:00 at Olympia Conference Centre, West London. Admission into the conference also includes FREE Visitor access to the three days of The London Book Fair (12-14 March).

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    Who Attends

    Assessment bodies | Content providers | Educators/teachers | Information industry consultants | International educational policy makers | Publishers | Researchers

    Industry Partner

    The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) is the international trade body for not-for-profit organizations and institutions that publish scholarly and professional content. ALPSP connects, informs, develops and represents the scholarly publishing community.

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