Event Title

Open Access Week Kickoff Webcast: Perspectives on Open Access: Practice, Progress and Pitfalls

Location

WEB Du Bois Library, 26th Floor

Start Date

22-10-2012 4:00 PM

End Date

22-10-2012 5:00 PM

Description

Join us for a 90-minute panel discussion on Open Access via webcast, sponsored by SPARC and the World Bank.

The distinguished panel of speakers is comprised of experts from the broad range of stakeholders in the Open Access movement: researchers, students, policy makers, publishers and academics. The following speakers will discuss why Open Access is an imperative to them, and to their work:

• Michael Carroll, Professor of Law, American University and founding Board Member, Creative Commons

• Matt Cooper, President, The National Association of Graduate-Professional Students

• Maricel Kann, Professor, University of Maryland, member, PubMed Central National Advisory Committee, NIH

• Carlos Rossel, Publisher, The World Bank

• Neil Thakur, Special Assistant to the Deputy Director, Extramural Research, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The 90-minute panel will be moderated by Heather Joseph, Executive Director, SPARC, with ample time for questions from audience members.

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Oct 22nd, 4:00 PM Oct 22nd, 5:00 PM

Open Access Week Kickoff Webcast: Perspectives on Open Access: Practice, Progress and Pitfalls

WEB Du Bois Library, 26th Floor

Join us for a 90-minute panel discussion on Open Access via webcast, sponsored by SPARC and the World Bank.

The distinguished panel of speakers is comprised of experts from the broad range of stakeholders in the Open Access movement: researchers, students, policy makers, publishers and academics. The following speakers will discuss why Open Access is an imperative to them, and to their work:

• Michael Carroll, Professor of Law, American University and founding Board Member, Creative Commons

• Matt Cooper, President, The National Association of Graduate-Professional Students

• Maricel Kann, Professor, University of Maryland, member, PubMed Central National Advisory Committee, NIH

• Carlos Rossel, Publisher, The World Bank

• Neil Thakur, Special Assistant to the Deputy Director, Extramural Research, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The 90-minute panel will be moderated by Heather Joseph, Executive Director, SPARC, with ample time for questions from audience members.