Recording available at the livestream link; learn about the latest actions around the Open Access Movement in the United States, and how you can get involved. Congressman Mike Doyle discusses FASTR, the Fair Access to Science and Technology Research bill that he co-sponsored, which will require Open Access to all research articles funded by major US Government departments and agencies.
Following Congressman Doyle’s speech, is a conversation with a panel of experts on advocacy and involvement in Open Access. James Maher, Provost Emeritus and Distinguished Service Professor of Physics at the University of Pittsburgh, will join special guests including Heather Joseph (Executive Director, SPARC) and Keith Webster (Dean of Libraries, Carnegie Mellon University) to discuss the role of the University and the individual researcher in moving the Open movement forward and what the impact of open access to research will be locally and globally.
Panel, Thursday, November 17, 2016 from 10 a.m.-12 noon CST
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During the broadcast, panelists will describe their vision for an open access future. Panelists, local respondents and the global viewing audience will engage together in thought-provoking dialogue to address one of the most fundamental questions in the open access movement: To what extent can a global academic community create an open access publishing system that is without costs to readers or authors? #KUOASymp16 on Twitter Symposium website summary post