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.

15th EASE Conference, Valencia 2021



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Following the postponement of the 2020 EASE conference, we are pleased to announce that the 15th EASE conference will now be held from 25-27 June 2021, in Valencia, Spain.

The theme of the conference will be promoting sustainability and diversity in research: the role of editors.

Aims & Scope

The conference will debate the role of the editor in supporting and promoting sustainable science, and ensuring diversity through stimulating plenary speakers, panel discussions and interactive sessions.

Our theme will address the opportunities and constraints of editing in a globally diverse world where there are financial, time and skills limitations. The event will consider the part editors can play in maintaining quality of the scholarly record whilst ensuring equable collaboration and contributions to the development of knowledge for all. What can editors do? What should editors do? What standards are required?

Topics to be covered will include:

  • sex, gender and racial diversity in research and editing;
  • how to remove communication barriers with language and technical editing;
  • how to support ethical research with reproducible results;
  • the promotion of data archiving and access;
  • managing the burden of quality review and editing;
  • ensuring public outreach and the importance of editors in the promotion of sustainable, diverse, science.

Conference sponsors

We are grateful to all our sponsors for their support of the EASE Conference. See our full list of supporters at the Sponsors Page, and please support them by clicking on the logo and visiting their website.

Special thanks to Scholastica for sponsoring our refreshment breaks

Poster Presentations

We invite poster presentations for an exhibition and competition at the EASE 2021 conference. Posters may address any aspects of science editing and publishing, but preference will be given to topics on the theme of the conference: “Promoting sustainability and diversity in research: the role of editors

Abstracts for posters must be submitted between 1 December 2020 and 1 March 2021. Interested parties should submit a title and 250-word, structured abstract by this deadline. Successful applicants will be notified by 1 April 2021.

Full details can be found at the Poster Presentations page.

Accommodation

For recommended accommodation near the Conference venue, and transport and local logistics information, please follow this link Accommodation in Valencia