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Out and about again

Cat Williams, 10th August 2015

This year is flying by! The Altmetric team had a hugely busy Spring conference season and now it’s already time for us to get back on the road again. Over the next few months we’ll be running workshops, giving presentations, and meeting and greeting at events across the globe. A list below of where we’ll be – come say hello!

PKP International Scholarly Publishing Conference
11th – 14th August, Vancouver, BC
Digital Science reps Kortney Capretta and Adrian Stanley will be on hand to talk altmetrics and Altmetric at this year’s PKP conference in Vancouver. Don’t miss Kortney’s “Altmetrics in practice: making the most of your data” lightning talk on the morning of the 13th, or get in touch if you’d like to arrange a chat.

VIVO 2015
12th – 14th August, Cambridge, MA
Altmetric’s Stacy Konkiel will be running a workshop, “Altmetrics 101 – Hands on Introduction to Altmetrics” from 1pm-4:30pm on Wednesday the 12th. The workshop with give an introduction to altmetrics and access to some of the tools available so do be sure to stop by if you can, or drop Stacy a line if you’d like to meet up.

COPE North American Seminar 2015
19th August, Baltimore, MD
Betsy Donohue will be presenting: “Altmetric.com: who, what, when, where and why” in the morning session. Betsy will be discussing the opportunities and limitations of metrics, including their potential for misuse or misinterpretation. Don’t miss out!

DNAdigest event: How can we incentivise best practices for data sharing in genomics?
21st August, London, UK
Altmetric Product Development Manager Jean Liu will be attending and presenting at this event, giving her take on how metrics and altmetrics can help provide feedback and incentivise sharing of big data.

ALPSP Annual Conference
9th – 11th September, London, UK
Altmetric Founder Euan Adie will be on hand at this year’s ALPSP conference – he’ll be presenting as part of the industry updates session on the Thursday and of course we’ll be there with our fingers crossed for Bookmetrix, shortlisted for the ALPSP innovation award!

7th Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing (COASP) conference
15th – 17th September, Amsterdam
Altmetric’s Head of Marketing Cat Chimes will be attending the COASP conference, where she’ll be presenting a poster exploring the difference in the volume and type of attention between OA and non-OA articles. get in touch with Cat if you like to meet, or come by the poster to say hello.

Sciencecomm’15
24th- 25th September, Switzerland
Euan will be attending and speaking at this event – make sure to see his presentation if you can, or if you’d like to meet just send us an email.

AIRI Annual Meeting
27th – 30th September, Washington DC
Altmetric’s Sara Rouhi will be on booth at the AIRI 2015 conference to introduce you to altmetrics and Altmetric! Get in touch with Sara if you’d like to arrange a time for a demo.

ARMS 2015
30th September – 2nd October, Singapore
Digital Science representative Anne Harvey will be at ARMS to run a pre-conference workshop: Implementing Research Metrics: Making Sense and Making use of the Data within your Institution. Register to attend the workshop or get in touch if you’d like request a meeting with Anne.

2:AM Altmetrics Conference
7th – 8th October, Amsterdam
Several members of the Altmetric team will be attending this event – there’s still time to register if you’d like to join us for a few days of lively altmetrics discussion and workshops!

Frankfurt Book Fair
14th – 18th October, Frankfurt, Germany
Altmetric COO Kathy Christian will be at the Book Fair with Digital Science representatives Adrian Stanley and Betsy Donohue. Get in touch if you’d like to arrange a time to meet to learn more about altmetrics and see a demo of our tools.

eResearch
19th – 23rd October, Brisbane, Australia
Euan Adie will be attending and presenting at the eResearch Australia conference this year. His session “Challenges and opportunities of new metrics in research evaluationwill take place at 3:55 on Tuesday the 20th – don’t miss it!

Charleston 2015
4th – 7th November, Charleston, NC
Sara Rouhi will be attending Charleston on behalf of Altmetric this year – she’ll be speaking and running lots of sessions so stay tuned for further details. Do get in touch with Sara if you’d like to find out more or arrange to have a chat.

Metrics 2015 – ASIS&T Workshop on Informetrics and Scientometric Research
7th November 2015, St.Louis, Missouri
Altmetric’s Stacy Konkiel will be attending this event – and we and figshare are sponsoring an award for the best paper on research related to altmetrics or social media metrics, so get your submissions in now!

TAG Annual Conference
9th – 12th November, Los Angeles, CA
Sara Rouhi will be attending and flying the flag for Altmetric at the TAG 2015 event – stop by the booth for a demo or to find out more. As always do feel free to get in touch if you’d like to arrange a time to meet.

LITA Forum
12th – 15th November, Minneapolis
Stacy will be presenting at this event – be sure to stop by her session and do say hello if you see her.

RISe2015 conference
18th November, Newcastle, UK
Altmetric’s Ben McLeish will be attending this event – where Altmetric will be sponsoring an Impact in Progress award! Ben will be on booth and will give a short presentation introducing Altmetric and our tools.

4 Responses to “Out and about again”

Digital Science (@digitalsci)
August 10, 2015 at 12:00 am

It's that time again - @Altmetric Out and about! Details on where to find them! http://t.co/GlBSjvu7pC

Jean Peccoud (@peccoud)
August 11, 2015 at 12:00 am

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@Mahantesh_MolMD
August 11, 2015 at 12:00 am

@altmetric is attending a lot of conferences over the next few months! Read our latest blog post to see our schedule, http://t.co/paq8MijhI9

dominique chalono (@domchalono)
August 11, 2015 at 12:00 am

Out and about again: This year is flying by! The Altmetric team had a hugely busy Spring conference... http://t.co/Ys8HsgtEEr #altmetric

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