World Forum Principles of Scientific Publication, Malaga, Spain, May 22 to 24, 2024


May 22 to 24, 2024
Venue: Malaga, Spain

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The 1st forum hosted by Polytechnique Montreal welcomed delegates remotely and in person from 32 countries and 30 scientific disciplines. We addressed the mechanics and ethics of publishing research, authorship, reporting data, journal metrics, and writing.

The second edition of this event held in Galapagos Ecuador addressed concerns related to indigenous languages, equity diversity and inclusion, and publication ethics. More than 50 contributions were received from delegates from 18 countries and 4 continents, including Ecuador, Venezuela, Chile, Canada, Colombia, Mexico, Costa Rica, Israel, Brazil, United States, Spain, Austria, Germany, Zimbabwe, Russia, and South Africa. We also had the participation of three plenary speakers Dr. Olga Guerrero Deputy Vice Rector of Institutional Projects of the University of Malaga (Spain), Dr. Vered Slonim-Nevo Department of Social Work, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (Israel) and Dr. Renan Moritz Varnier De Almeida Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).

Now, for the 3rd Edition of the Forum, we aim to discuss the NOVEL CHALLENGES FOR PUBLICATION ETHICS, specifically Open Science, Artificial Intelligence, Predatory Journals, Fake publications, Retractions, Authorship attribution and Non-native English speakers.

  • Publishing process
    • Open Science
    • Open access and publication costs
    • Arbitrary and deficient reviews
    • Publication retractions
  • Ethics
    • Fake publications
    • Predatory journals
    • Orphan contributions, author attribution and negotiation
    • AI-assisted publications and peer-review
    • Non-native English speakers
    • Guest authorship
  • Communication
    • Scientific communication and education
    • Passive aggressive reception of the active voice
    • Challenges and issues developing nations face publishing
    • Country affiliation influence on citations

Call for Abstracts: November 1, 2023.

Malaga, Spain, May 22-24, 2024

Venue: School of Industrial Engineerings in the University of Malaga.

Address: C/ Dr. Ortiz Ramos s/n. Campus de Teatinos. 29071 Malaga.


Registration costs Early Bird, March 1st Regular*
Professionals 300 EUR 400 EUR
Professors 300 EUR 400 EUR
Students 200 EUR 250 EUR
Virtual 100 EUR 100 EUR

*Students can apply for scholarships to cover registration costs. Contact: Organizing Committee at