Time: October 31, 2013 to November 1, 2013
Country: Science and Engineering Centre
Street: 2 George Street
City/Town: Brisbane, Australia
Website or Map: http://www.oar2013.qut.edu.au/
Event Type: conference
Organized By: Queensland University of Technology
Latest Activity: Oct 15, 2013
Queensland University of Technology (QUT) is hosting the Open Access and Research Conference 2013, in Brisbane (Australia) from 31 October to 1 November.
The conference is an opportunity to take stock of recent developments in Open Access and to discuss the strategic advantages these bring to the research sector moving forward. The conference theme Discovery, Impact and Innovation examines these developments and looks ahead, to how these emerging systems of scholarly communication can maximise research impact and help realise the full benefits of public research worldwide.
The program includes speakers from the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia, as well as a number of thematic sessions focusing on issues such as advocacy, alternative metrics, open data and open access publishing. Pre-conference workshops will also be held on Wednesday 30 October.