Ever wanted to know more about Altmetric and altmetrics? Here’s a list of the conferences we’ll be presenting or represented at over the first part of 2015 – please do come along to a session or set up a meeting with us to learn about the tools we offer and the approach we take to monitoring and reporting on the attention and engagement surrounding research and other institutional outputs:
Ontario Library Association meeting
28th – 31st January, Toronto
Digital Science rep Stuart Silcox will be attending and happy to meet to discuss how altmetrics can be useful for your institution. Please get in touch to arrange a meeting.
30th January – 3rd February, Chicago
Visit Digital Science at booth #2821 to learn about the Altmetric for Institutions platform and free tools we offer for researchers, librarians and institutional repositories. If you’d like to arrange a time to meet please email us.
PSP 2015 Annual Conference
4th – 6th February 2015, Washington D.C.
Head of Publisher outreach Phill Jones will chair a panel on Prospering in a Multimedia World, and Betsy and Adrian, the Digital Science Publisher Business Development team, will be on hand to discuss how altmetrics data can add value for your authors, readers, society partners and internal teams. Contact us to arrange a meeting.
AAAS Annual Meeting
12th – 16th February, San Jose, California
Digital Science Community Manager Laura Wheeler will be attending the AAAS meeting this year. Catch up with Laura to find out how altmetrics and the free tools Altmetric offer can help you better track and understand the attention surrounding your research.
18th February, California
Digital Science rep Kortney Capretta will be attending and happy to fill you in on all things Altmetric! please do email us if you’d like to arrange to meet Kortney.
22nd – 25th February, Austin, Texas
Altmetric’s Sara Rouhi will be attending and running the workshop: You talking ‘bout me? Altmetrics: a practical guide on Mon Feb 23, 4:15pm–5:00pm, Room 301. Institutions are increasingly adopting altmetrics as a means to gaining a better understanding of the wider attention their research is attracting. In this session Sara will cover that why’s, what’s and how’s of these new metrics, how Altmetric.com provides this data, and explore some use cases to see how they can be used for reporting, discovery, and to further academic engagement.
American Chemical Society National Meeting
22nd – 26th March, Denver, Colorado
Product specialist Sara Rouhi will be running an altmetrics workshop at this event. Join her to learn about the data we track and how it can be useful for the researchers and management teams across your institution. Or she’ll be more than happy to arrange a time to meet to explore which of our solutions would best meet your specific needs.
eResearch New Zealand
23rd – 25th March, Queenstown, New Zealand
Digital Science rep Anne Harvey will be at eResearch New Zealand, and happy to chat about the different solutions and tools that Altmetric offer institutions to help support their research management workflows. Contact Anne to arrange a meeting or to see where you can find her.
25th – 28th March, Portland, Oregon
Digital Science reps Kortney Capretta and Meg Baker will be attending and happy to fill you in on all things Altmetric! Please do email us if you’d like to arrange to meet Kortney or Meg.
30th March – 1st April, Glasgow, UK
Altmetrics feature strongly in the UKSG 2015 programme, giving you a great chance to find out more about what they are see learn how they are already being used in research institutions and funding agencies around the UK. Visit Digital Science booth #95 to learn about the latest developments from all of the Digital Science portfolio companies – and do get in touch if you’d like to arrange a time to meet.