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With thanks to our 2020 Conference Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor

PLSPublishers' Licensing Services’ (PLS) mission is to provide efficient and effective copyright and licensing services to support publishers in providing access to their content. A not-for-profit organisation, PLS has been serving the collective interests of publishers since 1981. It is owned and governed by four publisher trade associations including ALPSP. Together with the Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society, PLS owns and directs the Copyright Licensing Agency. We also work in partnership with NLA media access. We provide a range of rights management services and initiatives, including:

  • PLS Account Manager - our free online account management service for publishers signed up to PLS
  • PLS Permissions powered by PLSclear - our online permissions services
  • Access to Research - UK service providing free access to academic research to public library users.

We also actively respond to Government consultations about copyright.

Gold Sponsor

AtyponAtypon develops publishing technologies for getting mission-critical content into the hands of the practitioners and researchers who need it most. Atypon’s online publishing and website development tools let publishers manage, deliver, and monetize all of the content they distribute—from standards and scholarly articles to video and online courses. Atypon’s tools for researchers let them easily author, discover, and access the content they need. Founded in 1996, Atypon is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, with over 470 staff in 9 offices around the world.

Silver Sponsor

Silverchair logoSilverchair is the leading independent platform partner for scholarly and professional publishers, providing both advanced technology and a team dedicated to strategy, service, and growth. The Silverchair Platform delivers distinctive sites and unique products to host publishers' high-value content and drive usage for greater reach and impact. We support our clients' missions through close collaboration, self-serve tools, and a flexible, omni-format content solution to empower their product vision.

logo Wiley Wordmark blackFor over 200 years, Wiley has been helping people and organizations develop the skills and knowledge they need to succeed. As a leading society publisher, we partner with over 900 scholarly and scientific societies around the world to publish more than 1,000 society journals. We understand the commercial and practical challenges that societies face, and we work with our partners to advance research and create positive change through knowledge. Our mission is to support those who ask questions, because we believe that a sense of curiosity is what moves the world forward.

Bronze Sponsors

Access Innovations Logo with tag lineAccess Innovations, Inc. offers an extensive line of information management and database products and services to Fortune 100 corporations, government agencies, universities, professional associations and scholarly publishers across the globe.


logo Aries SystemsAries Systems is committed to enhancing how publishers and scholars disseminate knowledge on a global scale. Aries’ innovative workflow solutions enable the submission, peer review, and production tracking of high-value documents, and are used by thousands of journals and hundreds of publishers worldwide. Publish faster, publish smarter, with Aries Systems. 

Copyright Clearance Center logoCopyright Clearance Center (CCC) builds unique solutions that connect content and rights in contextually relevant ways through software and professional services. CCC helps people navigate vast amounts of data to discover actionable insights, enabling them to innovate and make informed decisions. CCC, with its subsidiary RightsDirect, collaborates with customers to advance how data and information is integrated, accessed, and shared while setting the standard for effective copyright solutions that accelerate knowledge and power innovation. CCC is headquartered in Danvers, Mass. with offices across North America, Europe and Asia. To learn more about CCC, visit  

Deanta logoAt our core, we are a production resourcing company, based in Dublin, Ireland. Deanta is focused on the ongoing management of the production process for publishers. We specialise in the areas of professional, academic, STM and legal publishing. At Deanta we work with our clients, adapting to their particular needs, and offer solutions comprised of people and technology. This is the representative of who we are and the end-to-end approach that we take with our work and our professional relationships. Our teams consists of highly skilled, highly trained professionals with extensive experience in publishing and production management.

Delta Think logoDelta Think is a consulting and advisory firm focused on helping publishers, societies, and information providers anticipate, create, and manage change. Since 2005, Delta Think has served more than 120 organizations across the scholarly enterprise to create and assess business strategies, develop customer insights, and analyze markets and market intelligence as related to products, services, and full portfolios. Our engagements are as varied as our clientele, but are always grounded in carefully curated market data and trend analysis. To support data-driven decisions surrounding Open Access, in 2017 Delta Think launched the Open Access Data and Analytics Tool (OA DAT), a subscription-based product which allows users to stay abreast of the continually evolving market through carefully curated data, visualizations, and expert commentary on APCs, funding, market sizing and dynamics, and more. Learn more about Delta Think at

KGL logo RGB 400x260pxKnowledgeWorks Global Ltd. (KGL) is the industry leader in transformative publishing solutions. KGL provides specialized content services and innovative technology solutions that drive revenue growth, streamline operations, and ensure editorial excellence. Combining the content and technology expertise of Cenveo Publisher Services and Cenveo Learning with Sheridan Journal Services and Sheridan PubFactory under the umbrella of the CJK Group, the company brings over 200 years of experience serving the publishing market and is powered by state-of-the-art, intelligent automated solutions and delivery platforms including Smart Suite and PubFactory. For more information, visit

If you would like to discuss sponsorship opportunities for 2020, please contact Lesley Ogg.