JPGM GoldCon: Conference Presentations

From: DK SAHU <>
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2004 05:29:10 +0100

The presentations of the recently concluded conference "JPGM GoldCon: 50
Years of Medical Writing: An International Conference on Medical Writing,
Editing and Publishing" have been made available on the journal's website

This unique event, organized as part of the Golden Jubilee celebrations of
the Journal of Postgraduate Medicine, was attended by over 400
participants and faculty members from 11 countries. Two concurrent
sessions on 24th and 25th September were devoted to issues related to
writing, editing and publishing, where experts from WHO, BMJ,
BioMedCentral and several Indian journals participated

An entire day was devoted to open access publishing and archiving wherein
experts like Stevan Harnad, Subbiah Arunachalam, Pritpal S. Tamber, P.
Balaram, Eric Hellman, T. B. Rajshekhar and others debated various issues
related to access to information

The site also provides a comprehensive list of resources on various
aspects of writing, editing and open access

Video proceedings (DVDs) of the conference will be made available soon;
details will be posted on the journal'swebsite.

The conference was supported by Open Society Institute (OSI),
International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications
(INASP), British Council, India and other agencies.

DK Sahu, MD
Managing Editor, Journal of Postgraduate Medicine
Received on Thu Sep 30 2004 - 05:29:10 BST

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