Call for Submissions

We welcome you to take part in a conference that strives to present and discuss the plurality of approaches to the scholarly communication, scholarly publishing and assessment (metrics). Themes of the PUBMET2020 conference include the following:

  • open scholarship (open access to publications and research data, open educational materials, open peer review)

  • digital OA repositories (including next generation repositories), European Open Research Cloud

  • personal data protection, copyright and licencing

  • research assessment (bibliometrics, altmetrics, next generation metrics)

  • digital scholarly publishing (interactive digital publications, multimedia content, semantics, identifiers)

  • editorial practice and ethical questions (editorial policy, standards of editorial work, plagiarism detection, peer-review process, authorship and contributorship)

  • scientific communication (peer-to peer, general public, communicating science to policymakers)

  • ethical issues in science (conflict of interest, human and animal research protection, gender equality).

The organisers of the PUBMET2020 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 following templates:

Submission should be made using the EasyChair system.

Your abstract will undergo a peer review and acceptance or rejection of the abstract will be sent to you with reviewer comments. In order to be eligible for Early Bird rates the abstract should be submitted well before the submission deadline. Accepted abstracts will be published in the PUBMET2020 Book of Abstracts.


Presenters of accepted abstracts must register for the conference by 1 July 2020, otherwise they will not be included in the programme. Each presenting author is responsible for his/her registration fee(s) as well as travel and accommodation costs. Presenters who are unable to attend the PUBMET2020 conference can arrange for a co-author to present.

Important dates

  • Early registration date:
  • Abstract submission deadline:
  • Abstract acceptance notification:
  • Presenters of accepted abstracts should register by: