Atypon Sponsors R2R for 5th year

We are delighted to announce that Atypon is returning as a Silver Sponsor of the Researcher to Reader Conference for the 5th consecutive year.

Atypon’s publishing technologies get mission-critical content to the practitioners and researchers who need it most. Atypon’s publishing platform manages, markets, and monetizes any type of content publishers distribute. Atypon’s authoring, discovery, and access apps give researchers software for working productively. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Atypon has over 470 staff in 9 offices worldwide.

We are grateful for Atypon’s continuing support; our sponsors help to make the R2R Conference affordable for all members of the scholarly communications community.

Registration for the 2020 Conference, on 24-25 February in London, will open in October. The Call for Papers closes on 23 August.

Mark Carden
15 August 2019

Aries Welcomed as New R2R Sponsor

We are delighted to welcome Aries Systems as a new Sponsor of the Researcher to Reader ConferenceAries will be sponsoring one of the coffee breaks at the 2020 Conference, to be held on 24-25 February in London.

Aries Systems is the developer of innovative workflow solutions that transform the way scholarly publishers bring high-value content to the world.

We are grateful for this new support from Aries – our sponsors help to make the Conference affordable for all members of the scholarly communications community.

Registration for the 2020 Conference will open in October. The Call for Papers closes on 23 August.

Mark Carden
9 August 2019

 

Ringgold Returns to R2R Sponsorship

We are very pleased to be able to announce that Ringgold is returning as a sponsor of the 2020 Researcher to Reader Conference, making this five continuous years of sponsoring our excellent Wi-Fi. The Conference is particularly fond of Ringgold, as they very promptly signed up as our first ever sponsor when R2R was launched.

Ringgold provides quality, curated organizational IDs with rich metadata to power interoperability across scholarly communications.

We are grateful for Ringgold’s continuing support; our sponsors help to make the Conference affordable for all members of the scholarly communications community.

Registration for the 2020 Conference, on 24-25 February in London, will open in October. The Call for Papers closes on 23 August.

Mark Carden
17 July 2019

RSC Returns as R2R Sponsor

PrintWe are delighted to announce that the Royal Society of Chemistry is returning as a Sponsor of the Researcher to Reader Conference.  The RSC was a sponsor of the 2019 event, providing vital financial  support for the international speakers on our programme. For R2R 2020the Royal Society of Chemistry will be a Silver Sponsor, providing support for the event as a whole.

The Royal Society of Chemistry is an international organisation connecting chemical scientists with each other, with other scientists, and with society as a whole. Founded in 1841 and based in London, the RSC has an international membership of over 50,000.

We are grateful for RSC‘s continuing support – our sponsors help to make the Conference affordable for all members of the scholarly communications community.

Registration for the 2020 Conference, on 24-25 February in London, will open in October. The Call for Papers closes on 23 August.

Mark Carden
9 July 2019

 

HighWire Returns as Gold Sponsor for 2020

HighWire_Logo_RGBWe are delighted to announce that HighWire is returning as the Gold Sponsor for the 2020 Researcher to Reader Conference.  This is a unique position, as we only invite one organisation to be the Gold Sponsor for each Conference.

HighWire is the technology partner of choice for world-leading commercial and academic publishers. With offices globally, HighWire provides digital publishing solutions and platform expertise across all aspects of the publishing life cycle.

We are grateful for HighWires’s continuing support – they were a great Gold Sponsor for the 2019 Conference and also provided the delegate bags for that event, which they will be doing again for 2020. Our sponsors help to make the Conference affordable for all members of the scholarly communications community.

Registration for the 2020 Conference, on 24-25 February in London, will open in October. The Call for Papers closes on 23 August.

Mark Carden
3 July 2019

R2R 2020 Call for Papers Announced

R2R 2020 Call for Papers 02The Call for Papers for the 2020 Researcher to Reader Conference has been announced. Full details are available on the ‘Call for Papers‘ page of the Conference website.

This annual international scholarly communications event will next take place in London on 24 & 25 February 2020. The R2R Conference is attended by around 150-200 senior delegates from all parts of the scholarly communications lifecycle including funders, researchers, research managers, publishers, distributors, technologists and librarians. 

The Advisory Board is inviting proposals for workshops, presentations, panels and debates. We are also seeking experienced facilitators to help lead our workshops. We are particularly seeking proposals from librarians, researchers, editors & funders, from people based outside the UK, and from under-represented demographics.

Proposers are invited to provide an abstract (50-100 words) and a fuller description (100-250 words) by Friday 23 August 2019, using the proposal form available on the ‘Call for Papers‘ page of the website.

Mark Carden
2 July 2019

 

 

 

R2R Debate at Scholarly Kitchen

SK Blog DebateThe controversial debate on Sci-Hub that took place at the Researcher to Reader Conference in February has now been published as a full transcript on the Scholarly Kitchen blog. As well as giving people chance to read the debate, the comments section of the blog contains a well-informed and lively discussion of the issue, with 22 comments posted at the time of writing.

Several other aspects of the Researcher to Reader Conference have also been featured in Scholarly Kitchen blog posts.

The video-recording of the debate is available on the Conference YouTube Channel.

Mark Carden
17 April 2019