A diverse and exciting range of speakers will discuss the future directions in Open Access to research and scholarly communication, focusing on advocacy, open innovation and alternative metrics.
Overall, the conference provides an opportunity to reflect on the progress of Open Access and to consider the strategic advantages these developments bring to the research sector more generally. The comprehensive program explores these issues as part of a two-fold approach, comprising
1. International ’round-ups’– covering the breadth of recent international initiatives. This includes commentary from the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia.
2. Thematic sessions– focusing on specific areas of research and information management necessary to the advancement of Open Access. Such topics include advocacy, alternative metrics, data management and open innovation
Please see the OAR2013 website for more information.