Open Access Week 2014 Kick Off Event at the World Bank: Generation Open

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Open Access Week 2014 Kick Off Event at the World Bank: Generation Open

Time: October 20, 2014 from 3pm to 4pm
Location: Washington, DC
Event Type: in, person, online, webcast, webinar
Latest Activity: on Monday

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On Monday, October 20th, from 3:00 to 4:00pm EDT, SPARC and the World Bank will co-host the official kickoff event for International Open Access Week 2014 with a reception to follow.  The event will be held at the headquarters of the World Bank in Washington, DC with a live webcast for online participation around the world.

The program will focus on this year’s theme of “Generation Open.” Speakers will discuss the importance of students and early career researchers in the transition to Open Access and explore how changes in scholarly publishing affect scholars and researchers at different stages of their careers.

Registration for the in-person event will open in September.  For those planning to participate virtually, the live stream of the kickoff can serve as programming for a local event or a watch party.  To receive updates on Open Access Week 2014, including the SPARC-World Bank Kickoff Event, please fill in the form below.

To be held from October 20 – 26, 2014, International Open Access Week is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make Open Access a new norm in scholarship and research.

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Comment by Najma Javed on Monday
Comment by Ron Mader on Monday

Would anyone be interested in creating a real-time transcript of the presentations? 

https://docs.google.com/document/d/10vFhPIDCDw0T-0YMiMBO5jHWqMHvy1y...

Comment by Ron Mader on Monday

Good news! Live video is already streaming online

http://live.worldbank.org/open-access-week-2014

Comment by Tracie Frederick on Monday

Maybe this is the answer?
"A free webcast and LiveBlog of the panel discussion will be available at http://live.worldbank.org."  I also called SPARC and am waiting to hear back from them.

Found at http://www.sparc.arl.org/events/oaweek2014/pr

Comment by Tracie Frederick on Monday

Did anyone receive the URL for watching this live yet?  I have been promoting this and want to show it at my library.

Comment by Rosario Rogel-Salazar on Sunday

We are going to offer a simultaneous Spanish translation of this event since: http://uaemex.tv (Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México)

Comment by Tracie Frederick on October 8, 2014 at 12:59pm

Rhonda, when I emailed openaccessweek.org to get the URL for the livefeed to publicize it, I was told to register at http://sparc.arl.org/events/oaweek2014/webcast, and it would be sent the day before the event.  Hope this helps.

Comment by Rhonda Neugebauer on October 8, 2014 at 12:19pm

Where is the URL for the livefeed?  Need it to do publicity. Thanks, Rhonda

Comment by Tracie Frederick on September 30, 2014 at 3:58pm

Looking forward to this!  Thank you for webcasting it and for sending the link to register  -- http://sparc.arl.org/events/oaweek2014/webcast

Comment by Habtamu Keno Dessa on August 15, 2014 at 4:34am

I am lecturer of Information Science from Mizan Tepi University, Ethiopia. It is my privilege to consume the potential benefit of Open Access. Hence always I am on side of open access.

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