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1:AM – time for an altmetrics conference!

Cat Williams, 21st July 2014

We are excited to announce that registration is now open for the 1:AM Altmetrics conference, to be held in London on the 25th and 26th of September this year.

This conference is the first of its kind to be held in Europe, and we invite librarians, funders, publishers, researchers, and anyone interested in new forms of research evaluation and impact assessment to join us for what is sure to be an interesting few days.

1:AM logoThe aim is to provide an opportunity to share ideas and discuss how and why altmetrics are or should be applied in the scholarly arena. We will hear from publishers, funders and institutions to learn about their experiences (good and bad), and encourage delegate feedback and input in the group workshop sessions.

Amongst the many varied contributors will be an update from James Wilsdon, Chair of the HEFCE steering group on Metrics, and a presentation from Todd Carpenter, Executive Director of the National Information Standards Organisation in the US, who are currently undertaking a review of altmetrics with the aim of developing standards across the discipline.

We are also inviting delegates to share their ideas and experiences in communicating research or the application of altmetrics to their workflow in an informal poster session. Just fill in this form to let us know you’d like to bring one along – we’ll display them in the refreshment area and during the drinks reception. It’s a great opportunity to show off some of the activity that’s been taking place within your organisation, and we can’t wait to learn about of the brilliant initiatives that are underway.

Organised (and kindly supported by) representatives from the Wellcome Trust, Altmetric, PLOS, Elsevier, Springer and eLife, delegate fees are just £15. Following a day of invited speakers and interactive sessions, the Thursday evening provides a chance to get to know colleagues from the wider community during a drinks reception – and there is also the opportunity to take a guided tour of the Wellcome Collection exhibitions.

Travel grants for the conference are on offer to librarians and researchers wishing to attend – to apply please see the details on this page (the deadline for applications is the 29th of August).

Places are likely to fill up fast so register today.

We look forward to having you join us in London!

 

12 Responses to “1:AM – time for an altmetrics conference!”

@CiteAb
July 21, 2014 at 12:00 am

Are you going to the first @altmetric conference this September? http://t.co/TQj4csYncU

Laura Wheeler (@laurawheelers)
July 21, 2014 at 12:00 am

Register now for the first @altmetrics conference in London this Sept - tickets £15 loads of great speakers http://t.co/vMks9xfPVk

Martijn Roelandse (@mathein)
July 21, 2014 at 12:00 am

Very pleased to announce the 1:AM #Altmetrics conference in London 25-26 Sept. Register via http://t.co/vHlKPBL9ck

@jameswilsdon
July 21, 2014 at 12:00 am

Details now online of the @1AMconf on #altmetrics in London on 25/26 Sept. I'll be speaking about #HEFCEmetrics http://t.co/BgSAPGTZ49

@KathrynEccles
July 21, 2014 at 12:00 am

@n_j_davis Have you seen this? http://t.co/ZAK3qIFXH4

@US_CCS
July 21, 2014 at 12:00 am

We're live! Find out more & register today for the first #altmetrics conference in London - 25th & 26th Sept 2014: http://t.co/S06aPwoUCB

Impactstory (@Impactstory)
July 21, 2014 at 12:00 am

We’re excited to be taking part in @1AMconf, a two-day #altmetrics conference for funders, researchers, & librarians http://t.co/WOHJf0H6LV

@SylviaCheminel
July 22, 2014 at 12:00 am

En savoir plus sur la première conférence @altmetric à Londres - 25t & 26 Septembre 2014: http://t.co/EUcfXaTfqk
@andresobczak @alserres

@SpringerSBM
July 22, 2014 at 12:00 am

Registration is open for the #altmetric @1AMconf - held this year in London (25th&26th of September) http://t.co/DNmO3h8ySO #1amconf

@EdinburghChem
July 22, 2014 at 12:00 am

Great chance to learn more about new forms of research evaluation and impact assessment @altmetric London 25-26 Sept
http://t.co/6kwmK2nnxq

@SpringerOpen
August 4, 2014 at 12:00 am

Registration is open for the #altmetric @1AMconf - held this year in London! September 25 & 26 http://t.co/BLe0mLuICQ #1amconf

@briankelly
September 11, 2014 at 12:00 am

@tcoenye @DS_UGent BTW I'm attending the 1:am #altmetrics conference in London next month http://t.co/Wjsiy45Bpq

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