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The 2nd Saudi International Conference on Scientific Publishing 2015

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The 2nd Saudi International Conference on Scientific Publishing 2015

As King Saud University (KSU) is leading the vanguard in promoting and supporting scientific research in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), it is therefore pleased to announce The 2nd Saudi International Conference on Scientific Publishing 2015, which will be held in Riyadh during the 11th – 13th  October 2015, 28th – 30th  Thul-Hijjah 1436 AH.  The Conference will discuss issues and challenges surrounding scientific publishing in the Arab world with specific focus on indexing and ranking of journals as well as the difficulties faced by Arab researchers to publish in globally recognized journals.

It becomes incumbent upon all universities and research institutions in the Arab World to not remain complacent to developing and improving the scientific publishing domestically and internationally and identifying ways to overcome obstacles and developing appropriate solutions.

The Conference will also discuss the assessment of the scientific publishing in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and will demonstrate the global key performance indicators in this respect. This will act as a guide to the development of the Saudi journals, enhancing the quality of their publications and, finally, qualifying them to be indexed in the international databases.

Conference Objectives:

Assess the current situation of publishing in the Arab world.
Study the challenges and constraints of publishing in the Arab world and ways to overcome them.
Highlight the roles, duties and responsibilities entrusted to the Editors in Chief and members of the Editorial Boards.
Demonstrate the domestic and international key performance indicators for research and publishing.
Promote a culture of excellence in scientific publishing.

  • 11/10/2015 - 13/10/2015
  • Riyadh - King Saudi University , Riyadh

Organizer information

  • +966 11 4670888
  • journals@ksu.edu.sa
  • King Saud University
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