PUBMET 2018 – 5th Conference on Scholarly Publishing in the Context of Open Science

September 19, 2018 - September 21, 2018Zadar, Croatia
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PUBMET 2018 – 5th Conference on Scholarly Publishing in the Context of Open Science

Dear colleagues, editors, librarians, publishers, researchers and students, you are kindly invited to participate at PUBMET 2018 – The 5th Conference on Scholarly Publishing in the Context of Open Science.

Organizers: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Food Technology and Biotechnology, University of Zadar, Department of Information Sciences and Ruđer Bošković Institute

Dates: 20 and 21 September, 2018
Workshops: 19 and 20 September, 2018

Location: Zadar, Croatia

Invited speakers:

  • Jon Tennant (Imperial College London, London, UK)
  • Silvio Peroni (University of Bologna, Italy)
  • Vanessa Proudman (SPARC Europe)
  • Gareth O’Neill (EU Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers)
  • Thed van Leuween (Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS), Leiden University, The Netherlands)
  • Jean-Claude Burgelman (DG RTD, European Commission)

    Workshop topics: Plagiarism detection (Ksenija Baždarić, Authorship and contributorship (Vedran Katavić), Copyright and legal issues (Romana Matanovac Vučković), Bibliometrics and altmetrics

    Description and objectives

    We welcome you to take part in a conference that strives to present and discuss the plurality of approaches to the scholarly publishing and assessment (metrics) and new trends in the scholarly publishing area. Themes of the conference include the following: openness, scholarly impact, digital scholarly publishing, and editorial practices and ethical issues.

    Publication information

    The organisers of the PUBMET2018 conference invite you to submit extended abstract (600-1200 words plus no more than 8 references). All submissions should be written in English. The authors should use the template available at
    Submission should be made using the EasyChair system ( and selection between oral or poster presentation should be made.
    All submitted abstracts will be reviewed. The accepted extended abstracts will be printed in the Book of abstracts. According to the opinion of the Programme Committee, authors will receive the decision whether the submission can be accepted for oral (max. 20 min) or poster presentation. The size of the poster should be maximum 70×110 cm.

    Important dates

    Online abstract submission deadline: July 1, 2018
    Abstract acceptance notification: July 15, 2018


    Early registration: 500 kn (66 €) / students 300 kn (40 €) (by June 1, 2018)
    Regular fee: 600 kn (80 €) / students 400 kn (53 €)
    Late registration (on site): 700 kn (93 €) / students 500 kn (66 €)

    More information

    For more information, see the agenda, the conference website, facebook and twitter or contact us at:

    Deadline: July 1, 2018

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