Share +
04.10.2023 |SSP News & Releases

GW Ethics in Publishing Conference 2023 — Call for Presentations

The 13th GW Ethics in Publishing Conference will be held on Thursday, October 12, 2023, once again as a hybrid event, with in-person and virtual presentations and attendees, at the Arlington Learning Center, George Washington University, in Arlington, VA (Washington, DC metro area).

Submit your presentation proposal.

We welcome your proposals for presentations and will seek to accommodate as many presentations as possible. Please indicate on the form whether you are able to present in person or online. The GW Ethics in Publishing conference is organized by theMaster of Professional Studies in Publishingprogram. There is a joint call for papers for theGW Journal of Ethics in Publishing(see below).

We are soliciting conference presentations from (and for) publishing and library professionals, scholars, faculty, and students.

Potential topics include but are not limited to:

  • Salaries/compensation/openness
  • Sustainability of presses
  • Accessibility
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • 包容性语言编辑和设计实践
  • Community-centered peer review practices
  • Multilingualism
  • Demographics of university publishing—staff, authors, reviewers, & editorial boards
  • Author outreach and education
  • Free speech and censorship
  • New university presses & their relationship to established university presses
  • 国际之间的合作按产品开发loped & developing economies
  • Ethics in accounting for publishing costs
  • Ethical considerations of AI in publishing
  • Author integrity (plagiarism, et cetera)

Presentations will include invited speakers, multiple speaker panels, and short presentations. See presentations and slides from the12th Ethics in Publishing Conference.Alumni and current students in the GW Publishing program are invited to present their Ethics in Publishing Capstone projects.

The 13th Ethics in Publishing Conference co-organizers are Puja Telikicherla, Licensing & Subsidiary Rights Manager, American Psychiatric Association Publishing, and Adjunct Professor, George Washington University; and John W. Warren, Director and Association Professor, Master of Professional Studies in Publishing, George Washington University.

TheAssociation of University Presses(AUPresses),Society for Scholarly Publishing(SSP), andAssociation of American Publishers(AAP) are sponsors of the GW Ethics in Publishing Conference.

Attendance (in person and virtual) to the conference will be free-of-charge.

Submit your presentation proposal.Deadline for submissions for proposals to the Ethics in Publishing Conference is May 15, 2023.

We will endeavor to accommodate as many presentations as possible. Registration for the conference is free. Use this form to submit your proposal for presenting at the conference. A registration form for attendees will be available at a later date.

Call for Papers • University Presses Special Issue – GW Journal of Ethics in Publishing

In conjunction with this year’s conference, the GW Journal of Ethics in Publishing has aspecial call for papers on the topic of university presses.

The special issue is open to a wide range of topics on university presses, including but not limited to topics listed above.

If you are interested in writing about other topics that you think would be a good fit for the journal, such as AI, DEI, accessibility, the peer review process, and sustainability, please review ourInstructions for Authorsor reach out to our Editor-in-Chief, Lois Jones ( While these topics may not be considered for the special issue, we are alwaysaccepting new submissionsfor the journal.

Please submit your paperHEREor email
Deadline for Submissions for the Special Issue on University Presses is August 1, 2023.

The GW Journal of Ethics in Publishing is an online, open-access journal managed by students in ourMaster of Professional Studies program.

View Comments

Be the first to write a comment!

Join the Conversation