PUBMET2022: The 9th Conference on Scholarly Communication in the Context of Open Science

Event date
September 15-16, 2022
University of Zadar - hybrid
Short description

After two virtual conferences, PUBMET2022 is once again ready to safely convene in the beautiful city of Zadar. PUBMET2022 will be held as a hybrid event from 15 to 16 September 2022, with a pre-conference day on 14 September 2022 scheduled for workshops. The conference strives to present and discuss the plurality of approaches to scholarly communication, scholarly publishing and assessment (metrics) that includes a variety of skills: researchers from different disciplines, information specialists and librarians, editors, publishers, teachers, students, policy makers, communication specialists, repository managers and university administrators.



This year’s conference topics are focused, but not limited to recent challenges in scholarly communication:

  • Assessing the quality of research process, research outputs and publication channels
  • Redesigning Open Access – Rights retention strategies and alternatives to paid OA
  • Fairness of Open Science
  • Potentials of public engagement in science and environmental activism
  • Rising efficiency and effectiveness in scholarly communication

All topics will be presented by invited speakers and in shorter presentations by registered speakers. The conference will also include workshops, poster sessions and panel discussions. PUBMET conference is organised by the University of Zadar, Department of Information Sciences, Centre for Scientific Information of the Ruđer Bošković Institute, University of Zagreb, Croatian Association for Scholarly Communication, and University of Rijeka, Faculty of Medicine.

Abstract submission deadline is 15 May 2022. Accepted abstracts will be published in the PUBMET2022 Book of Abstracts. The authors of the selected abstracts will be invited to publish a full paper in a journal Publications.

PubMetRun virtual race is also part of this year’s conference. The race is virtual, but the running is real. The first prize for the two categories (the fastest PubMetRunner, the funniest photo or video) is free participation at PubMet2023.

COVID-19 situation is closely monitored and all recommendations of the authorities are followed.
You are welcomed to take part in the PUBMET2022 conference!

More information on the conference webpage:


Dates to remember:
· abstract submission deadline: 15 May 2022
· abstract acceptance notification: 1 June 2022
· full paper submission deadline: 1 July 2022
· presentation submission deadline: 12 September 2022


Geographical focus
  • Croatia
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • General

Entry created by Admin on May 13, 2022
Modified on May 13, 2022