Open Access : authors, publishers, investors and institutions in the service of the dissemination of the scientific research's results

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Open Access : authors, publishers, investors and institutions in the service of the dissemination of the scientific research's results

Time: October 24, 2013 from 10am to 7pm
Country: Forum Rolex Learning Center Campus EPFL
City/Town: Lausanne
Website or Map: http://library2.epfl.ch/confe…
Event Type: conference
Organized By: EPFL Library
Latest Activity: Oct 21, 2013

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For the past 10 years, the Open Access movement has been defending the principle of free accessibility to the scientific literature for everyone.

  • Who are the Open Access’s actors ?
  • Which are the economic models and their stakes ?
  • Why publish in Open Access ?
  • How do institutions pay for publication in Open Access ?

Those questions will be addressed from various points of view (publishers, academic institutions, investors and authors) through conferences.

Speakers: 10 am to 7 pm

Dr James Milne, Executive Director, Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), "Supporting engagement in Open Access - A Publishers perspective".

Pierre Devaud (MSc) et Dr Alain Borel, Scientific Librarians, Bibliothèque de l'EPFL /  Infoscience, "Infoscience, EPFL's institutional repository: facts and prospects"

Dr Xenia van Edig, Business Development, Copernicus, "Innovative Open Access Publishing and Public Peer-Review - Views and Experiences of Copernicus Publications".

Dr Dagmar Meyer, Policy Adviser, European Research Council (ERC)

Dr Daniel Höchli, Director of the Admistrative Offices, Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF), "Fostering Open Access: Strategies and Activities of SNSF"

Dr Kamila Markram, Co-founder and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Frontiers.

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Comment by Gozde Zorlu on October 21, 2013 at 10:12am

Great line up of speakers! Looking forward to it. 

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