The Professional/Scholarly Publishing (PSP) Division of AAP is offering its 2018 PSP Pre-Conference, “Fake News — Fake Scholarship: Improving Accuracy and Transparency in Professional and Scholarly Publishing” on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Washington, D.C.

It is not too early to mark your calendars and plan to attend. The problem of both false information being passed off as genuine and factual news being labeled as false is pervasive. It isn’t just an issue affecting our current political discourse but in professional and scholarly publishing it threatens at the core with credibility.

Moderators and speakers include for this pre-conference includes Darrell Gunter, President & CEO, Gunter Media Group, Inc.; Carrie Christensen, Publisher, STM Journals, Elsevier; Angela Cochran, Associate Publisher and Journals Director, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE); Angelina Ward, Digital Communications & Audience Engagement, Elsevier and Donald Samulack, President, U.S. Operations, Editage, a division of Cactus Communications.

Register online.

Melody K. Smith

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