R2R 2020 Registration Opens Today

Registration for the 2020 Researcher to Reader Conference is now open. Delegates can secure a extra discount by registering before the end of this month, entirely risk-free, as there are a few Super Early-Bird tickets bookable during October at an amazing discount of about 33%.

Some programme highlights are announced below, and a fuller programme should be announced in late October, but early booking is entirely without risk, as registrants can cancel for a full refund at any point up to the end of January.

There are also special discounts for Academics, Librarians, Returning Delegates, Concessions and Sponsors.

Register here: www.R2RConf.com/R2R-registration

The full Programme will be announced soon, and will feature thought-provoking content, with first class international speakers, panellists & moderators. The Programme is likely to include:

  • A formal Debate, arguing about the value of impact factors and journal brands.
  • Panels of distinguished experts who may be discussing transformative agreements, the roles of commercial vs non-for-profit organisations, or social impact & social metrics.
  • Workshops on text & data mining, peer review workflows, OA & Plan S and scholarly communications in low-income countries.
  • Presentations on publish & read agreements, the Munafo reproducability manifesto, how researchers really feel about OA, artificial intelligence and FAIR data.

Not sure if you should attend?

  • Get a flavour of our 2019 event with our three-minute highlight video.
  • Read testimonials from previous delegates on our website.
  • See how R2R 2019 got 100% positive feedback on Relevance and Value.

 

Mark Carden
11 October 2019

Ingenta Renews as Silver Sponsor for 2020

We are delighted to announce that Ingenta has renewed their Silver Sponsorship of the Researcher to Reader Conference for 2020.   Ingenta has been a strong supporter of R2R for several years.

Ingenta is one of the leading providers of content solutions to publishers. Drawing on over 40 years of industry experience, Ingenta helps to simplify, manage, promote and deliver content.

We are grateful for Ingenta’s continuing support, which helps to make the Conference affordable for all members of the scholarly communications community.

Registration for the 2020 Conference, in London on 24-25 February, opens in October.

Mark Carden
30 August 2019

Swedish Library Director Joins R2R Board

We are very pleased to announce that Wilhelm Widmark has joined the Researcher to Reader 2020 Advisory Board. Wilhelm has been a long-term supporter of the R2R Conference, having attended all of our annual meetings. He is the Library Director at Stockholm University, and has been on the executive board of LIBER since 2012. He has master’s degrees in Library Science and in Literature from Uppsala University.

We welcome Wilhelm to the R2R 2020 Board, where he will be a significant asset to the strategy, programme and visibility of the Conference.

Mark Carden
30 August 2019

 

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