We are pleased to announce the first confirmed speakers for the Third International PKP Scholarly Publishing Conference - "Building and Sustaining Alternative Scholarly Publishing Projects Around the World"
, which will be held from September 26 - 28, 2011 at Freie Universität Berlin, Germany.
Confirmed speakers so far include Anurag Acharya (Google Scholar), Eelco Ferwerda (Amsterdam University Press), Gustavo E. Fischman (Arizona State University), Melissa Hagemann (Open Society Foundations), Sigi Jottkandt (Open Humanities Press), Ray Siemens (University of Victoria), and John Willinsky (Stanford University and PKP).
We cordially invite you to also consider attending this event, or submitting a presentation proposal. We would also ask you to share this message with any colleagues that you think might be interested in participating.
Proposals (500 word maximum) should be submitted by March 31, 2011, using the submission guidelines and form available on our web site. All proposals will be subject to peer-review and you will be informed of a decision by June 1, 2011.
We would also like to note that there is an "early bird" conference fee available until May 26, 2011.
More information, including the Call for Participation and Registration form, is available on the conference website
We very much hope to see you in Berlin in 2011!