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2018 International Publishing Symposium: Scholarly Publishing in Europe and China

April 12 - April 13

Oxford Brookes University

Oxford, UK,

This symposium is new two-day event focussed on building collaborative networks between academic publishing houses in China and the west. It brings together experts and delegates in a forum to discuss and understand more fully each other’s needs and explore solutions and opportunities for future collaboration.

The Symposium offers an unrivalled opportunity to hear speakers from the world of scholarly publishing, in order to understand each other’s needs and explore solutions and opportunities for future collaboration. Delegates will enjoy a full day of talks with discussion; plus a reception and banquet, with inclusive overnight accommodation, and a special guest lecture following the dinner.

The Symposium is organized by the Confucius Institute at Oxford Brookes University and Ingenta UK Ltd.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Professor James Lee, Chair Professor and Dean of Humanities and Social Science, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
  • Sven Fund, Managing Director of Verlagsgruppe Peter Lang and
  • Michiel Kolman, President of the International Publishers Association, and Senior Vice President, Global Academic Relations at Elsevier
  • Phill Jones, Director of Publishing Innovation, Digital Science
  • Hongzhong Zhou, Principal Product Architect, Baidu
  • Charlie Rapple, Co-founder of Kudos
  • Lara Speicher, Publishing Manager, University College London Press
  • David Taylor, Senior Vice President, Content Acquisition International, Ingram Content Group

The full programme and registration information can be viewed on the Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies website here


Confucius Institute at Oxford Brookes University


St Catherine’s College, Oxford
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Oxford, OX1 3UJ United Kingdom
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