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Call for Presentations — GW Ethics in Publishing Conference 2024 (Virtual and in-person) - Washington, DC - October 10th, 2024

Call for Presentations — GW Ethics in Publishing Conference 2024


The 14th GW Ethics in Publishing Conference will be held on Thursday, October 10, 2024, again as a hybrid event, with in-person and virtual presentations and attendees, at the George Washington University Foggy Bottom campus, in Washington, DC.

Use this form to submit your presentation proposal. We welcome your proposal and will seek to accommodate as many presentations as possible. Please indicate below whether you and your co-presenters are able to present in person or online.

The GW Ethics in Publishing conference is organized by the Master of Professional Studies in Publishing program. This is a joint call for papers for the GW Journal of Ethics in Publishing (see below).

The theme of this year's conference is "Integrity in a Time of Change."

We are soliciting conference presentations from (and for) publishing and library professionals, scholars, faculty, and students.

Potential topics include but are not limited to:
• Publishing equity: workplace and practice
• Impact of diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility efforts
• Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Research Integrity
• Salaries/compensation/openness
• Publishing/Press Sustainability
• Multilingualism
• Accessibility
• Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
• Inclusive practices in language editing and design
• Community-centered peer review practices
• Demographics of university press /scholarly publishing—staff, authors, reviewers, & editorial boards
• Author outreach and education
• Free speech and censorship
• New university presses & their relationship to established university presses
• International partnerships between presses in developed & developing economies
• Ethics in accounting for publishing costs
• Author integrity (plagiarism, et cetera)

Alumni and current students in the GW Publishing program are invited to present their Ethics in Publishing Capstone projects or other research. Students and alumni of other graduate and undergraduate publishing programs are likewise invited to submit a proposal to share their research.

Presentations will include invited speakers, multiple speaker panels, and short presentations. See presentation videos and slides from the 13th GW Ethics in Publishing Conference and the 12th Conference.

We encourage you to endeavor to attend in person if possible, but we understand this is not always possible. We are unfortunately not able to defray travel expenses. Presenters who are unable to travel to the conference site are able to present virtually. The 2024 conference will be held in the spectacular City View Room, on GW's Foggy Bottom campus, with views of the National Mall, White House, and Capital Building.

The 14th Ethics in Publishing Conference co-organizers are Puja Telikicherla, Licensing & Subsidiary Rights Manager, American Psychiatric Association Publishing, and Adjunct Professor, George Washington University; and John W. Warren, Director and Associate Professor, Master of Professional Studies in Publishing, George Washington University.

Conference Co-Sponsors:
Society for Scholarly Publishing (SSP)

Attendance (in person and virtual) to the conference is free-of-charge.

Deadline for Submissions for the 14th Ethics in Publishing Conference is May 15, 2024.

We will endeavor to accommodate as many presentations as possible. Conference co-organizers may group your presentation with other similar topics by other presenters. Please indicate below if you have co-presenters.

Registration for the conference is free and will be open soon. Use this form to submit your proposal for presenting at the conference. A registration form for attendees will be available soon.