Cristina Huidiu, @CristinaHuidiu, Organizer                                                                       


The 3rd edition of 3AM, the international conference dedicated to Altmetrics will take place this year in Bucharest at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy Carol Davila on the 28th and 29th of September. After two successful editions in London and Amsterdam, this year’s edition will continue its focus on the use of alternative metrics in academia but also on the important topics of research ethics, standards. Here are some of the major points:
 Altmetrics - status quo and standards
 How do researchers use altmetrics
 Altmetrics at the university (library / communication of research)
 Altmetrics & research evaluation / as indicators of economic and social impact
 Altmetrics innovation (flashtalks) Beyond the article: tracking other research outputs (research data, software, books).
The conference is organized and supported by some of the largest publishers and information providers in the world such as Elsevier, Springer Nature, Altmetric, Datacite, Crossref and EBSCO and it is dedicated to researchers, editors, librarians and everyone else that wants to know how Altmetrics can help keep track of the impact of research in order to always be on top of the news and trends. Just like previous years, it will reunite researchers and specialists in the field from all around the world and it will be a bustling place for exchanging ideas and best practice. A full list of keynote speakers will be announced by the end of May. Travel grants are available and anyone interested can apply on the conference’s website www.altmetricsconference.com until May 31st by 11 pm BST. Registrations for the event are also open, and tickets can be bought online through the conference’s website. In the meantime all the talks about the conference are on Twitter under the hashtag #3amconf and the Twitter handle @3amconf.






Wednesday the 21st.