GreyNet International
GL2020
22nd International Conference on Grey Literature
"Applications of Grey Literature for Science and Society"

19-20 November 2020 - Rome (Italy)

Welcome to GL2020!

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We are pleased to announce the Twenty-Second International Conference on Grey Literature - GL2020: "Applications of Grey Literature for Science and Society".

The conference will be held on November 19-20, 2020 in Rome in the premises of the National Research Council.

It will be co-managed by the Central CNR Library "G. Marconi" and the Library of the CNR Area in Pisa.


Recommended Topics for GL2020

While Grey Literature encompasses all fields of study, over the years a number of areas have been more forthcoming in their production, publication, and uses of grey literature.

Together, these underscore the title of GL2020, "Applications of Grey Literature for Science and Society".

GL2020 is open to all sectors of government, academics, business and industry and welcomes content contributions worldwide.


  • Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries
  • Economics, Information science, Legal issues
  • Bio-Medicine, Health Science
  • Earth Sciences, Environment, Natural Resources
  • Other fields related to Grey Literature



The GL2020 conference papers will be published in the Series - International Conference Proceedings on Grey Literature. - ISSN 1386-2316

A selection of conference papers will be published by GreyNet International in The Grey Journal (TGJ) the flagship journal for the grey literature community.




Important Dates

  • Call for Papers opens: February 7, 2020
  • Abstract submission by: March 31, 2020
  • Program Commitee meets: April 24, 2020
  • Author notification: April 30, 2020
  • Call for Posters opens: May 4, 2020
  • Registration closes: November 1, 2020
  • Poster submission by: November 5, 2020
  • GL2020 convenes on November 19-20, 2020
  • Full-text papers submitted by: December 20, 2020

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