Registration for the 2018 R2R Conference is now OPEN.

Registration for the 2018 Researcher to Reader Conferencewhich will be held in London on 26 & 27 February is now OPEN. To register, visit the registration page on the website.

There is a SUPER EARLY-BIRD offer available just during October, and delegates can book this at no risk, as all tickets are fully refundable until the end of January 2018. 

In addition to the early booking discounts, special rates are available for Returning Delegates who attended the R2R Conference in 2016 or 2017 or the ASA Conference in 2014 or 2015. Discounted prices are also offered to Librarians and Academics. Conference Sponsors also benefit from free or discounted places, depending on the sponsorship package selected.

Mark Carden
17 October 2017

2018 R2R Programme Highlights Announced

The full programme for the 2018 Conference will be announced soon, but some of the highlights that we can mention today include:

First class international speakers & moderators

  • Dr Susan Gibbons, Librarian & Deputy Provost, Yale University
  • Mr John Sack, Founding Director, HighWire Press
  • Dr Paul Ayris, Pro-Vice-Provost, University College London
  • Dr Fiona Murphy, Associate Fellow at the University of Reading

Thought-provoking presentations & workshops

  • Understanding the Publishing Needs of Scholars
  • How Learned Societies Can Survive and Thrive
  • Improving Publishing Metadata Lifecycles
  • Aligning Libraries with Researcher Needs and Publisher Products
  • Distribution, Usage and Citations for Open Access Books
  • Managing an Institution’s Scholarly Communications Process
  • Adoption of Mega-journals in Science and Humanities

 

Elsevier becomes a Bronze Sponsor of R2R

els_wordmark_1c_151_rgb-with-spaceWe are very happy to announce that Elsevier has become a Bronze Sponsor of the 2018 Researcher to Reader Conference.   Elsevier is also sponsoring one of the Coffee Breaks, to keep our delegates refreshed.

Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions — among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Research Intelligence and ClinicalKey — and publishes over 2,500 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and more than 35,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works.

A few further sponsorship opportunities are available for 2018 – please contact us at info -*at*- R2R Conf dot com.

Save the dates for the upcoming event on 26 and 27 February 2018 in London.

Mark Carden
6 October 2017

HighWire Press Becomes a Silver Sponsor of R2R

B-HighWireLogo_RedWe are delighted to announce that HighWire Press has become a Silver Sponsor for the 2018 Researcher to Reader Conference.

HighWire Press, Inc. offers essential online publishing solutions to develop and deliver research publications and online learning products for academic and research communities. With offices in the US and the UK, HighWire provides strategic consulting, professional services and innovative open platform technologies to publishers and professional associations around the world.

A few further sponsorship opportunities are available for 2018 – please contact us at info -*at*- R2R Conf dot com.

Save the dates for the upcoming event on 26 and 27 February 2018 in London.

Mark Carden
5 October 2017

Fiona Murphy joins the R2R Advisory Board

Fiona Murphy - EditWe are very pleased to announce that Dr Fiona Murphy has joined the Advisory Board for the 2018 Researcher to Reader Conference.

Fiona is an independent research data and publishing consultant advising institutions, learned societies and commercial companies. Fiona is also an Associate Fellow at the University of Reading, a Board Member for the Dryad Data Repository and has written and presented widely on data publishing, open data and open science.

She is a past and current member of several research projects including PREPARDE (Peer Review of Research Data in the Earth Sciences), Data2Paper (a cloud-based app for automating the data article submission process) and the Scholarly Commons Working Group (a FORCE11 project devising principles and practices for open science systems).

We welcome her to the Advisory Board, where she will be a great asset to the Conference.

Mark Carden

12 September 2017

Digital Science Returns as a Sponsor for R2R 2018

digital_science_cmyk_(w)bg (1)We are very pleased to announce that Digital Science is returning as a sponsor for the 2018 Researcher to Reader Conference.

A few further sponsorship opportunities are still available for 2018 – please contact us at info -*at*- R2R Conf dot com.

Save the dates for the upcoming event on 26 & 27 February 2018 in London – registration will open at the beginning of October

 

Mark Carden
4 September 2017

Ingenta to be Gold Sponsor for R2R 2018

Ingenta-logo-BLUE_CMYKWe are delighted to announce that Ingenta will be the Gold Sponsor for the 2018 Researcher to Reader Conference.

This gives Ingenta a unique status at the 2018 event, as we only offer one Gold Sponsor position.

Ingenta is the world-leading provider of content solutions that transform business. Combining unmatched publishing knowledge, global operations, and customer support with a suite of commercial applications, content management platforms, advertising software and content services, Ingenta offers the industry’s only full spectrum of solutions to help publishers move their content forward.

A few further sponsorship opportunities are still available for 2018 – please contact us at info -*at*- R2R Conf dot com.

Save the dates for the upcoming event on 26 & 27 February 2018 in London – registration will open at the beginning of October

 

Mark Carden
30 August 2017