Registration for the 5:AM Altmetrics Conference has now closed.

Thanks to everyone who attended the 5:AM Conference, watched our live stream or joined in the discussion and debate on Twitter #5AMConf.

Please keep an eye on our blog page for a digested read of each of the conference sessions. We’ll be uploading our live stream recordings and sharing the conference presentations shortly.
If you have any queries regarding 5:AM please email

First held in 2014, this event aims to bring together an engaged group of institutions, researchers, publishers, funders and others from across the scholarly space to discuss all things altmetrics. Please click here to find out about previous year's events.

In 2018, the conference took place in London, at the School of Advanced Study, on Wednesday 26 - Thursday 27 September.

The 5:AM Conference was preceded by the Altmetrics18 workshop on Tuesday 25 September. Registration for the workshop was £45 for the full day including lunch and refreshments. 

Please click here for the dedicated workshop website with details of the programme and how to submit.

Previous Attendees Enjoyed:

"The scientific broadness and the diversity of speakers from all fields (computer science, communication, library sciences, administration...). It was amazing to see how far the research has come... "

"The enthusiasm of presenters. The topic is exciting and new and fresh."

"The "internationality" (representation from all over the world); the inclusiveness (regardless of the level of your research, everyone was approachable)."

Comments from 2017 4:AM Attendees


Over 2 days of presentations, panels, workshops and posters, we explored:

  • The development of altmetrics
  • Academic studies into the social interactions relating to published research
  • The importance of responsible metrics as part of the research ecosystem
  • Practical applications of the data


Benefits of attending

  • Get updates on how Altmetrics developing and find out about new applications
  • Present! Submit your abstract and promote the work you are doing with Altmetrics
  • Join the community; engaging with institutions, funders and publishers from around the globe