8th Annual Ethics & Publishing Conference

The 8th Annual Ethics & Publishing Conference is sponsored by the College of Professional Studies and the Master of Professional Studies in Publishing program.  

This year we are focusing on the Ethics of Profit in Scholarly Publishing and bringing together a distinguished group of publishing leaders for presentation and discussion on ethical challenges in a changing publishing landscape.

Morning Agenda:

Is It Ethical To Profit From Information?

  • Stephen Rhind-Tutt, Alexander Street Press

Markets And Monographs: Toward A New Funding Model At University Presses

  • John Sherer, University of North Carolina Press

Dissemination of Knowledge: The Role of Fair use and Open Access in Scholarly Publishing

  • Krista Cox, Association of Research Libraries

The Ethics of Non-consumptive Research

  • John Unsworth, Brandeis University

In Video Veritas

  • Peter B. Kaufman, Columbia University
Afternoon Agenda:

Ethics and the Publishing Startup

  • John Warren, George Mason University Press

Future-proofing a University Press

  • Dean Smith, Cornell University Press

What Money Don’t Buy

  • Dr. Philippa J. Benson, American Association for the Advancement of Science

Ethics, Science Fiction & the Global Context

  • Michael Jensen, George Washington University

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: What Retractions Tell Us About Scientific Transparency

  • Ivan Oransky, Co-Founder, Retraction Watch, and Vice President and Global Editorial Director, MedPageToday

Monday, June 15, 2015
8:30am  Registration
9:00am-4:00pm  Conference

This event is free and open to the public.