COASP 2014 Program

UNESCO Headquarters, Paris

17-19 September 2014 

Conference recordings

Wednesday 17th September

2.00-3.00pm:      Registration and coffee

3.30-4.00pm:      Welcome

      • Mark Patterson, Paul Peters
      • Getachew Engida (Deputy Director General, UNESCO)

4.00-4.45pm:      Keynote: Open Access Journals in Latin America – Abel Packer (SciELO) (Bhanu Neupane, Chair)

4.45-6.00pm:      New approaches in library-based publishing (Caroline Sutton, Chair)

      • Alma Swan (Key Perspectives, SPARC Europe)
      • Paul Ayris (UCL, UK)
      • Charles Watkinson (University of Michigan)

6.00-8.00pm:      Drinks reception

Thursday 18th September

9.00-10.15am:     Data publishing (Catriona MacCallum, Chair)

      • Iain Hrynaszkiewicz (Nature Publishing Group)
      • Tim Smith (CERN/Zenodo)
      • Celina Ramjoué (EU)

10.15-10.45am:   Coffee break

10.45-11.30am:    Keynote: Challenges and opportunities regarding the effective dissemination of data – Phil Bourne (NIH, USA) (Mark Patterson, Chair)

11.30-12.45:        OA Publishing Community Standards (Caroline Black, Chair)

      • Caroline Sutton (Co-Action Publishing)
      • Kevin Dolby (Wellcome Trust)
      • Kai Karin Geschuhn (Max Planck Society)

12.45-2.15pm:   Lunch

2.15-3.45pm:     Societies and the transition to OA (Liz Ferguson, chair)

      • Xenia van Edig (Copernicus)
      • Stuart Taylor (Royal Society)
      • Agnès Henri (EDP Sciences)
      • Andrea Baier (British Ecological Society)

3.45-4.15pm:      Coffee break

4.15-5.30pm:      Late-breaking/Show-and-tell (Mark Patterson, Chair)

      • ‘Working with the library community to set up OA pilots for transitioning subscription income to APCs’ – Nicola Gulley (IOP Publishing)
      • ‘The Open Library of Humanities’ – Martin Eve (University of Lincoln, UK)
      • ‘Frontiers for Young Minds’ – Fred Fenter (Frontiers)
      • ‘OA Publishing 3.0: Beyond the journal, a redefined role in the research ecosystem? – Stephanie Dawson (ScienceOpen)
      • ‘Open Access journal publishing in Africa: Similarities and differences from the rest of the world’ – Susan Murray (African Journals OnLine, AJOL)
      • ‘Engaging with the general public on research and the future of open access’ – Stephen Pinfield (University of Sheffield, UK)

5.30-6pm             Annual General Meeting – OASPA Members

7pm:                      Conference dinner – Le Grand Bistro de Breteuil

Friday 19th September

9.00-9.45am:      Keynote: A financial analyst’s perspective on open access  – Claudio Aspesi  (Sanford Bernstein) (Caroline Sutton, Chair)

9.45-11.00am:    Opening up the world (Bhanu Neupane, Chair)

  • Dominique Babini (CLACSO, Argentina)
  • Pierre de Villiers (AOSIS, South Africa)
  • Alwaleed Alkhaja (, Qatar)

11.00-11.30am: Coffee break

11.30-12.15:        Keynote: Daniel Mietchen, Accelerating Science Award Prize winner (Museum für Naturkunde, Berlin)  (Paul Peters, Chair)

12.15-12.30pm: Closing remarks – Mark Patterson and Indrajit Banerjee (Director of Knowledge Societies Division, UNESCO)

12.30pm:             Lunch and depart


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