The European Association of Science Editors (EASE) is an international community of individuals and associations from diverse backgrounds, linguistic traditions and professional experiences in science communication and editing.

EASE Events

The next EASE Conference will be the 15th EASE General Assembly and Conference  to be held online from Wednesday to Friday, 23-25 June 2021 on the theme: Promoting sustainability in scholarly publishing: the role of editors

The Programme will include three consecutive afternoons of presentations, debates, panels and networking sessions plus a number of satellite events before and after: a poster exhibition and competition, Regional Chapter sessions and optional workshops and the EASE General Assembly.

Registration is open, with discounts for EASE members.

EASE usually holds a European conference every two years. The pandemic has somewhat disrupted the normal conference cycle.

Recent previous conferences were held in:

The first EASE conference was held in 1982: see our list of past conferences, together with an EASE specialty – the overnight newsletter. Ranging from the scurrilous to quirky, these give a light-hearted view of each day’s happenings at conferences down the years. 

EASE Training
To reflect and support the breadth of roles among our members, EASE offers training, workshops and webinars on an extensive range of topics, with expert speakers addressing current key issues, ideas and practices of interest and value for the EASE community.

Collaborative events
We are happy to work with other organizations to provide joint meetings. We are able to draw on our membership to find suitable speakers and trainers.

Examples of recent collaborative events are as follows:

  • Discussion Forum with the European Council (October 2019) addressing the impact and implementation of GDPR compliance on peer review and the publishing industry.
  • The 3rd International Symposium of Scientific Journals of Trakya University, Edirne, Turkey, in collaboration with EASE. 4-5 December 2019. A summary of the event can be found here
  • EASE and PEERE Training School on Peer Review, 15-17 May 2018, Split, Croatia. The full programme and further information can be found on the PEERE website
  • EASE and ISMTE joint meeting in Blankenberge, Belgium, 23-24 September 2013