2024 Conference

OASPA Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing 2024

We are pleased to announce that the OASPA 2024 annual conference will take place in Lisbon from 16 -18 September 2024 at the Altis Grand Hotel.

Please note full speakers and session times will be made available during July. We expect the conference to start on Monday September 16 at 1 pm and finish at approximately 4pm on Wednesday September 18.



Conference programme now available


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Early bird rates are available until July 31. Rates are calculated based on your organisation’s revenue and your OASPA membership or supporter status. 

Small organisations are those with revenue under €5,000,000 and large organisations are those with annual revenue of €5,000,000 or over. 

A concession rate is available to those in academic organisations, in organisations with five or fewer employees worldwide or who are unemployed.

We have some support available for registrants without organisational funding resident in low and middle income countries on the Wellcome Low and Middle Income Countries list

Please email  conference@oaspa.org for information. 

Hotel Bookings 

The Altis Grand Hotel has reserved a limited number of rooms for delegates. You can use this preferential rate to book. 


Sponsorship Opportunities 

We welcome expressions of interest in sponsorship. Sponsorship is crucial for us to be able to hold the event. Email bernie.folan@oaspa.org for information and see our sponsorship opportunities here


Keep Up to Date

You can sign up for conference updates by registering on our mailing list and choosing to hear about conference news.

The full programme will be available in the coming weeks. 


2024 Conference Program Committee

Lucy Barnes (OpenBook Publishers)

Sara Bosshart (Royal Society of Chemistry)

Andrea Chiarelli (Research Consulting)

Caroline Edwards (OLH) 

Haseeb Md Irfanullah (Independent Consultant – Environment, Climate Change, & Research System)

Alex Mendonça (SciELO)

Lucy Oates (OUP)

Daisy Selematsela (University of Johannesburg) 

Elaine Tham (PLOS) 

Sofie Wennström (Stockholm University Press)


Past OASPA Conference Program with Recordings

Information about previous OASPA conferences can be found using the following links:

Recordings from OASPA 2023. The program has links to slides

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