Pakistan Association of Medical Editors to hold its National Conference at UHS Lahore on April 26th -27th 2014

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Pakistan Association of Medical Editors to
hold its National Conference at UHS Lahore
on April 26th -27th 2014

Programme to highlight important issues faced in scientific publishing

LAHORE: Pakistan Association of Medical Editors (PAME) is organizing its Second National Conference at University of Health Sciences Lahore on Saturday and Sunday April 26-27th 2014. Prof. Maj. Gen. M. Aslam Vice Chancellor of UHS is the chairman of the organizing committee while Dr.Jamshed Akhtar from Karachi is chairperson of Scientific Committee. The meeting is likely to attract a large number of editors affiliated with various medical and dental journals besides researchers, authors, reviewers, faculty members, undergraduate and postgraduate medical students. A few invited guest speakers are also being invited from overseas.
The scientific committee is busy finalizing an interesting scientific progamme. The topics which are likely to be discussed during the two days conferences by various speakers include Quality in publications, Open Access Policy, Publication Ethics, Technology and Publications, Social Responsibilities and Medical Journalism, How to run a successful Journal, Authors Rights Vs Editor’s Rights, Conflict Resolution, Collaboration between different journals, Professional Development of Editors besides Indexation issues. On second day of the conference three Hands on workshops on Medical Writing, Indexation in various databases and Electronic Publishing using modern technology are also being organized. Those who wish to make a presentation are requested to convey their topic to Dr. Jamshed Akhtar Chairperson of Scientific Committee on e mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. immediately while the last date for submission of abstract is February 28th 2014. Scientific Committee will review the abstracts before finalizing the programme and communicate the decision to the presenters within two to three weeks.

Registration Fee for Editors and others affiliated with Editorial Board of various biomedical journals, faculty members is Rs. 1000/-(one thousand only) and for undergraduate/postgraduate students Rs.500/- (Five hundred only). For further details contact at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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