Research & Scholarly

  • The Research & Scholarly Publishing Forum

    When: Wednesday 11 March, 2020 | 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.

    2020 bookings open shortly.

  • 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?

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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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  • Get Involved

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

    Who Attends

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

    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.


    Industry Supporter

    The Publishers Association represents the interests of UK publishers across consumer, education and academic publishing. Our members publish academic journal.

  • Sponsors

    We are delighted to welcome Copyright Clearance Centre and Ixxus as Sponsors of the Research and Scholarly Publishing Forum.

  • Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) builds unique solutions that connect content and rights in contextually relevant ways through software and professional services. CCC helps people navigate vast amounts of data to discover actionable insights, enabling them to innovate and make informed decisions. CCC, with its subsidiaries RightsDirect and Ixxus, collaborates with customers to advance how data and information is integrated, accessed, and shared while setting the standard for effective copyright solutions that accelerate knowledge and power innovation. CCC is headquartered in Danvers, Mass. and has offices across North America, Europe and Asia. To learn more about CCC, visit

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