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FORCE11 annual conference: 18–20 April (Online)

FORCE2023 Sponsorship

Modified: Thu, 02 Mar 2023 14:26:54 +0000
Published: 2 Mar 2023

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Sponsor Information

Crossref – Platinum Sponsor

Crossref, makes research objects easy to find, cite, link, assess, and reuse. Crossref is a not-for-profit membership organization that exists to make scholarly communications better.

Orvium – Gold Sponsor

Orvium, the Open Access platform for all your publishing needs, claim your Orvium community now and start managing your conference, journal or institutional repository in minutes!

Karger Publishers – Gold Sponsor

Karger Publishers is a worldwide publisher of scientific and medical content based in Basel, Switzerland. Connecting and advancing health sciences since 1890, Karger has been continuously evolving, keeping pace with the current developments and shifts in research and publishing.

Figshare – Gold Sponsor

Figshare is a leading repository platform for storing, sharing, and citing research outputs including papers, theses, data, and more.

PeerJ – Gold Sponsor

Open Access publisher PeerJ maximizes the impact of your research and rewards your contribution to peer review. We make your experience as an author, reviewer and editor as positive as meaningful as possible.

GigaScience Press – Gold Sponsor

GigaScience Press is an Open Science publisher demonstrating innovative new ways to publish reproducible, open and FAIR research. Our flagship journal GigaScience is an award winning data-driven journal, published in partnership with OUP. Our newest journal, GigaByte, focuses on rapid publication of smaller datasets, software tools and research updates with novel dynamic features.

Dryad – Gold Sponsor

Dryad is an open data publishing platform and community dedicated to the re-use of all research data. Going strong with tens of thousands of datasets from institutions, journals, disciplines and regions from around the world, Dryad looks forward to continuing our collaboration with others in the space to realise the full potential of data sharing for accelerating research and discovery.  

Public Knowledge Project – Gold Sponsor

The Public Knowledge Project is a research facility at Simon Fraser University that develops open source software, including Open Journal Systems (OJS), and conducts research to improve the quality, diversity, and reach of scholarly publishing.  

DataCite – Gold Sponsor

DataCite is a leading global non-profit organisation that provides persistent identifiers (DOIs) for research data and other research outputs. Organizations within the research community join DataCite as members to be able to assign DOIs to all their research outputs.

ARPHA – Gold Sponsor

ARPHA is a full-featured, end-to-end publishing platform for journals, books, conference materials and preprints. ARPHA offers flexible operating and business models, and a wide-range of automated and human-provided services. The ARPHA team places a special focus on its scholarly communication solutions designed to leverage the visibility and outreach of academic output, while prompting inclusivity and engagement.

Frontiers – Gold Sponsor

Frontiers is the 3rd most-cited and 6th largest research publisher and we publish the latest discoveries by the world’s top experts. Powered by custom-built technology, artificial intelligence, and rigorous quality standards, our research articles have been viewed more than 2.1 billion times, reflecting the power of research that is open for all.

USACO – Donor

USACO was founded by the late Takao Yamakawa in 1950 as US ASIATIC COMPANY. During the past years, we have been serving the scientific and medical research communities by providing information and knowledge. Our mission is to drive customers’ research activities by providing high-quality data and services. We are located in Tokyo and Osaka and provide our services nationwide and to some Asian countries. Trust us and we will be very happy to work together with you.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsors and funders have always been a big part of the FORCE11 community; in acknowledgment of this support, we have designed packages that will allow for maximum visibility before, during, and after the FORCE2023 Conference.

Sponsorship opportunities are available on a few levels: PLATINUM, and GOLD sponsors, or Donations in any amount.

Platinum Sponsor will receive the following benefits:

  • Short video recording of a poster presentation that may be streamed at the conference and available on the conference webpage
  • Organization logo, description and website link from FORCE2023 Conference website
  • Organization logo on publicity materials
  • Organization logo on virtual signage
  • Organization logo slides on the main session screen

Gold Sponsor will receive the following benefits:

  • Organization logo, description and website link from FORCE2023 Conference website
  • Organization logo on publicity materials
  • Organization logo on virtual signage
  • Organization logo slides on the main session screen

Donors will receive the following benefits:

  • Organization mentioned on the FORCE2023 Conference website (there is a possibility of a logo also being added, contact us to discuss if desired)
  • Organization mentioned at the Conference opening session


PAYMENT POLICY: All sponsorships must be paid in full prior to the start of the event. Sponsorships requiring invoices for late payment will be charged 10% interest commencing 60 days following the issue date of any unpaid invoice. Thank you.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Please see EVENTBRITE SPONSORSHIP PAGE for the cancellation policy.

SPONSOR POSTER POLICY: Sponsor posters should clearly identify the sponsor. These are peer reviewed posters and subject to program committee review.

OTHER: FORCE11 reserves the right to prohibit, in whole or in part, any exhibit, advertisement or sponsorship that it deems to be inappropriate. The sponsor agrees not to display or disseminate any material that in the opinion of FORCE11 is unsuitable.