Open Access to Research Publications and Data:

London – 28th June 2016 – 11:00-15:30

Institutions and individuals are responding to increasing funding and regulatory drivers in open access policy. What further change and consolidation can we expect, and how can you plan and prepare?

At this briefing you will hear from our panel and discuss these & other challenges. We will also consider implications for institutions, and share experiences of developing a strategy on the local level.  Find out more http://ow.ly/10EdlV 

Confirmed to speak:

•Professor Nick Wright, PVC Research, University of Newcastle & Co-author, Draft Concordat on Open Research Data

•Dr Steven Hill, Head of Research Policy, HEFCE

•Dr Tony Peatfield, Corporate Affairs Director, MRC & Open Access Policy Lead, RCUK

•Dr Simon Kerridge, Director of Research Services, University of Kent & Chair, Association of Research Managers and Administrators

•Liz Jolly, Director, Library and Information Services, Teesside University & Chair, SCONUL

•Adam Farquhar, Head of Digital Scholarship, The British Library

•Rachel Bruce, Deputy Chief Innovation Officer, Jisc (Chair)

View the agenda http://ow.ly/10EdyK

Key issues to be addressed include:

•Government’s independent advice on Open Access to Research Publications: implications for institutions

•Draft Open Data Concordat: aims and intentions with regards to the UK’s research data

•Considering current & future key issues, risks and threats

•Appraising the UK’s approach to open access and assessing next steps

Book your place http://ow.ly/10EdL2

 

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