SSP Annual Conference

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SSP Annual Conference

Annual Conference

The SSP Board of Directors, Annual Meeting Program, and Education Committees are pleased to present the program for the 33rd SSP Annual Meeting, "It's What Counts: How Data Transforms Our World." You'll find a wide range of important scholarly publishing topics in the pre-meeting seminars, keynote, plenary and concurrent sessions, and discussion roundtables.

The SSP Annual Meeting is the focal point for those engaged in scholarly communication. By bringing professionals together in an open exchange of the newest technical information, the meeting provides the highest standard in professional communication. 

Early registration ends on May 13, 2011, and special hotel rates apply until May 9, 2011, so be sure to make your plans soon to join us in Boston.

We look forward to seeing you!



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Registration Annual ConferenceREGISTRATION INFORMATION

Conference Registration Fees:

Full Meeting
May 13th
May 13th
  Additional Fees
May 13th
May 13th
  Pre-Meeting Seminars Members $199 $249
  Pre-Meeting Seminars Non-Members $249 $299
Librarian or Student or Retired Member
Librarian or Student or Retired Non-Member
  Additional Exhibit Personnel $160  
One-Day Member
One-Day Non-Member

*Three or more registrants from the same organizations take a $50 discount ($25 discount for three or more SSP Librarian/Student members from same institution) off the full meeting fees for each registrant.  All registration forms must be submitted at the same time. For online registrants, please indicate the other members in your organization in the Comments box of the recipient information page.

How to register:

  • Online with a credit card. Confirmations will be sent by e-mail.
  • Fax the registration form to 303.422.8894 with payment.
  • Mail the registration form and payment to: SSP, 10200 W. 44th Ave, Suite 304, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033

Written requests for registration refunds or cancellations must be postmarked on or before May 6, 2011. Annual Meeting registrations will be refunded less a $50 processing fee. Applicable refunds will be processed following the meeting. No refunds will be made for requests submitted after May 6, 2011. Refunds will not be made for no-shows.


Registration Hours
Tuesday, March 31 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Essex Ballroom Foyer
Wednesday, June 1

7:00am - 12:00pm
Essex Ballroom Foyer

12:00pm - 5:30pm
America Foyer

Thursday, June 2

7:30am - 5:30pm
America Foyer

Friday, June 3 7:30am - 2:00pm
America Foyer


Hotel Annual Conference HOTEL INFORMATION

Conference Location:
The Westin Hotel Copley Place Boston
10 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02116
Tel: (617) 262-9600
Fax: (617) 424-7483


Reservation Deadline: May 9, 2011

When arranging hotel accommodations, please indicate that you are attending the SSP meeting to receive the negotiated rates:

  • Single/Double Occupancy:  $269 plus tax per night

Winner of the AAA Four Diamond Award® in the heart of trendy Back Bay, The Westin Copley Place is only a stroll away from shopping at the Copley Mall, Prudential Building, and Newbury Street. The 803 guest rooms, including 132 junior and 10 specialty suites, overlook scenic Back Bay and the Charles River. The acclaimed restaurants serve a variety of cuisines and include Turner Fisheries, The Palm and Bar 10. The fully equipped facilities provide opportunities to get fit in the Health & Fitness Center, stay connected with the help of the Business Center, or unwind in the full-service spa.



Travel Annual ConferenceTRAVEL INFORMATION

Getting Here

  • Railway—South Station
    Travel Distance: Approximately 0.9 km/0.56 miles
    Options for getting to and from the hotel include:
    • City Rail System:  $7 USD
  • Airport—Logan International Airport (BOS)
    Travel Distance: Approximately 4.83 km/3.0 miles
    Options for getting to and from the hotel include:
    • Ultimate Shuttle (Reservation Required): $14 USD per person. Hours: The shuttle runs every 30 minutes (on the 10th and 40th minute of every hour) from the hotel's front entrance. Shuttle service must be arranged prior to pickup. Each shuttle may make 1 to 2 stops. Shuttle service between 7am and 9pm can be arranged by the hotel Concierge. Contact: (888) 437-4379 or (888) 437-4379
    • Taxi:  $35 USD
  • Port—Black Falcon Terminal
    Travel Distance: Approximately 0.9 km/0.56 miles
    Options for getting to and from the hotel include:
    • Taxi: $9 USD
  • Port of Boston
    Travel Distance: Approximately 1.61 km/1.0 miles
    Options for getting to and from the hotel include:
    • Taxi: $8 USD
  • Bus—South Station
    Travel Distance: Approximately 0.9 km/0.56 miles
    Options for getting to and from the hotel include:
    • Taxi: $10 USD

General Directions to the Hotel

  • From Boston Logan International Airport
    • Take the Ted Williams Tunnel to Interstate 93 North. 
    • Proceed on I-93 North to Storrow Drive (Exit 26)
    • Proceed to Copley Square.
    • Turn right onto Beacon and continue for 2 blocks 
    • Turn left on Clarendon Street.  
    • Continue on Clarendon for 5 blocks and turn right on St. James.
    • Proceed to the hotel.
  • From North
    • Take Interstate 93 South to Exit 26 (North Station/Storrow Drive).
    • After approximately 1 mile turn left to Copley Square.
    • At the first light, turn right onto Beacon.
    • Proceed 2 blocks and turn left on Clarendon.  
    • Turn right on St. James.
    • Continue 2 blocks to the Westin Copley Place. The hotel is on the left
  • From West
    • From the Massachusetts Turnpike (Interstate 90 East), take Exit 22 (Prudential-Copley).
    • Stay to the right and follow signs for Copley Square.
    • When you exit the tunnel the Westin Copley Place will be on the left
      Note: You will need to turn left on Dartmouth and then turn left on Huntington to reach the hotel entrance
  • From South
    • Take Interstate 93 North and take Exit 18 (Mass Avenue).
    • Bear right onto Mass Avenue.
    • At the sixth set of traffic lights and turn right onto Columbus Avenue.
    • Proceed to Dartmouth and turn left.
    • At the second set of traffic lights, turn left onto Huntington Avenue.
    • The Westin Copley Place will be on the left

Getting Around

  • By Rental Car
    • Budget Car Rental, Contact: (617) 497-3672    
    • Enterprise Rent A Car, Contact: Contact: (617) 338-150
  • By Subway
    Fee: $1.70 with Charlie Card; $2.00 in cash; Day Pass - $9; Week Pass - $15; Month Pass - $59
    Hours:  6:00 AM - 1:00 PM; Subway schedule varies based on line, day of week, and reliablility of the train schedule.
    About:  The closest subway stations are Copley Station (on the Green Line) and Back Bay/South Station (on the Orange Line). Both stations are within 1 block of the hotel.


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