LBF’s Research & Scholarly Publishing Forum Asks: How Open Are We?

LBF’s Research & Scholarly Publishing Forum Asks: How Open Are We?

Thursday 10 June, 09:40-13:00

London, 14th May 2021. The London Book Fair has today announced that The Online Book Fair’s Research and Scholarly Publishing Forum (10 June 2021) will explore the realities of Open Access with the theme ‘Shared Vision? Shared Destiny? How Open Are We?’

The conference will be chaired by Dr Alicia Wise from Information Power, who created the programme, and Steven Inchcoombe, Chief Publishing and Solutions Officer at Springer Nature. Dr David Sweeney, Executive Chair at Research England and Dr Sudeshna Sarkar, Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur will be the keynote speakers for the conference.

Dr David Sweeney and Dr Sudeshna Sarkar

Dr David Sweeney and Dr Sudeshna Sarkar

Speakers discussing the nuances of Open Access will include: Robert Kiley, Head of Open Research at Wellcome Trust; Vanessa Proudman, Director at SPARC Europe; Rod Cookson, Managing Director at IWA Publishing; and Diana Chan, Library Director at Hong Kong University of Science & Technology.

Wiley will sponsor the Research & Scholarly Publishing Forum, while Research Information is the Official Media Partner for the conference.

For more information, click here.

  • Title: The Research & Scholarly Publishing Forum
  • Date: Thursday 10 June
  • Time: 09:30 – 13:00
  • Price: £75

BOOKING INFORMATION

To book:              Please visit www.londonbookfair.co.uk/conferences

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