programme and benefits


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?

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  • 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.

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