So now is the best time to register for the 2009 Conference, and to join the SYP. It's also the ideal time to renew your SYP membership. The theme of this year’s conference is Making an ImPRESSion: The Impact of Publishing upon Society, which will focus on the ways in which the publishing industry engages with, influences and shapes both local and global society. The conference is taking place at Oxford Brookes University on Saturday, 14th November 2009. To register and find out more details, visit our conference mini-site at www.thesyp.org.uk/conference - we've an early bird offer for anyone buying their ticket before October 1st. If you have any questions, feel free to email the Oxford SYP Chair Alan Crompton at firstname.lastname@example.org.