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