2023 Journals Academy


2023 Journals Academy

November 28, December 5, December 12
11 a.m. ET to 2 p.m. ET

The SSP Journals Academy, developed by SSP’s Training Task Force, provides virtual training on all areas of academic journals publishing. While this program is designed for early to mid-career publishing staff who wish to broaden their knowledge beyond their current job responsibilities, experienced professionals looking for a refresher or who wish to keep current with best practices are also welcome to attend. Attendees will be exposed to existing and emerging areas of the journals landscape which will help both in their day-to-day duties and as they develop their careers. 

Instructors will be experienced in their fields and will represent commercial and society publishers and service providers. 

Topics covered will include

  • Journal Business Models
  • Financial Aspects of Academic Publishing
  • Editorial and Production
  • Marketing
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility
  • Data and Decision Making
  • Hot Topics in Publishing


November 28, 2023
11:00 am-2:00 pm ET Session 1: The Business of Scholarly Publishing

  • Journal Business Models
    Speakers: Terrie Armstrong, Elsevier; July Kim Young, Bentham Science; Bas Straub, Frontiers
  • Journal Finances: Understanding the Value to Your Organization
    Speakers: Andrew Knippenberg, Oxford University Press (OUP); Mercedes Simoncelli, Wolters Kluwer

December 5, 2023
11:00 am-2:00 pm ET  Session 2: Key Components of Scholarly Publishing

  • Editorial and Production
    Speakers: Denise Kuo, Origin Editorial; Miranda Walker, Wolters Kluwer
  • Marketing
    Speakers: Jennifer Regala, American Urological Association (AUA); Gina Reitenauer, American Gastroenterological Association (AGA); Cara Rivera, KnowledgeWorks Global Ltd. (KGL) Consulting
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility
    Speakers: Allison Leung, American Chemical Society (ACS); Damita Snow, American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

December 12, 2023
11:00 am-2:00 pm ET  Session 3: Deeper Dive into Scholarly Publishing

  • Data and Decision Making
    Speaker: Lori Carlin, Delta Think
  • Hot Topics in Publishing
    Speakers: Tim Vines, DataSeer and Origin Editorial (Artificial Intelligence); Lily Garcia Walton (Organizational and Career Resilience); Bill Kasdorf (Beyond the Article); Simon Linacre, Digital Science (Predatory publishing)

Journals Academy Logistics
Sessions will be held on Zoom with a mix of pre-recorded and live sessions.There will be opportunities for Q & A  and for networking with your fellow attendees. 

Upon completion of the course, attendees will be issued a digital badge that they can share with their networks or on their LinkedIn profile. 



Journals Academy Pricing:

SSP Member Registration - $375 
Non-member Registration - $450
AUPresses, NASIG, NISO, LPC, ACSE, ALPSP Registration - $400
Student Registration - $260
Low/Middle Income Country Member Registration (as classified by World Bank) - $50
Low/Middle Income Country Non-Member Registration (as classified by World Bank) - $75

Residents of countries classified as low, lower middle, or upper middle on the World Bank List of Economies quality for a discounted registration rate.  Select the Main Registration type and the discount is applied to registrations for attendees residing in any country that is not classified “high income.” Discounts cannot be combined with organization group discounts. 

Bulk Registration Packages
Each registrant receives separate access credentials. Must provide email addresses of registrants during registration. 

Package of 5 Registrations - 20% discount
SSP Members - $1,500
Non-Members - $1,800

Package of 10 Registrations - 30% discount
SSP Members - $2,625
Non-Members - $3,150


Refund/Cancellation Policy

No refunds will be processed for webinars. SSP encourages you to send a substitute in your place if you cannot attend and the webinar is recorded and available to registered attendees for 60 days after the broadcast. SSP reserves the right to cancel any program. In the unlikely event of cancellations, we will refund your registration fee, however, SSP is not responsible for any costs, damages, or other expenses of any kind incurred by registrant. Speakers are subject to change without notice. 

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11/28/2023 11:00 AM - 12/12/2023 2:00 PM
Eastern Standard Time

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