Pre-conference on open-access publishing

Peter Binfield, Publisher, PLoS ONE and the Community Journals [slides]

Pierre Mounier, Associate Director, Centre for Open Electronic Publishing, openedition [slides]

Caroline Sutton, President, OA Scholarly Publishers' Association and Publisher, Co-Action Publishing [slides]

Neil Thakur, Special Assistant to the Director for Extramural Research, National Institutes of Health [slides]

Pre-conference on open-access policy development

William Nixon, Digital Library Development Manager, University of Glasgow [slides]

Bernard Rentier, Rector, Université de Liege [slides]

Stuart Shieber, Director, Office for Scholarly Communication, Harvard University

Alma Swan, Convenor, Enabling Open Scholarship and Director, Key Perspectives Ltd. [slides]

Pre-conference on open-access infrastructure

Malte Dreyer, Head of Department for Research and Development, Max Planck Digital Library [slides]

Norbert Lossau, Director, Goettingen State and University Library [slides]

Urs Schöpflin, Head of the Library, MPI for the History of Science, Max Planck Society [slides]

Frank Sander, Head, Max Planck Digital Library [slides]

The worldwide policy environment

Jean-François Dechamp, Policy Officer, European Commission, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation

Harold Varmus, Director, U.S. National Cancer Institute

Cyril Muller, Vice President, External Affairs Department, The World Bank

Transforming Research through Open Online Access to Discovery Inputs and Outputs

Philip Bourne, Professor, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of California, San Diego

Neil Buckholtz, Chief of the Dementias of Aging Branch of the Division of Neuroscience, National Institute on Aging [slides]

Mark Liberman, Director, Linguistic Data Consortium, University of Pennsylvania [slides]

Creation of Innovative New Opportunities for Scholarship and Business

Robert Kiley, Head of Systems Strategy, the Wellcome Trust

Elliot Maxwell, Digital Connections Council Project Director, Committee for Economic Development [slides]

The Impact of Open Access and Open Repositories on Research in the Humanities

Chad Gaffield, President, Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council [slides]

Dean Rehberger, Director, Matrix, Michigan State University [slides]

Open Education: Linking Learning and Research through Open Access

Laura Czerniewicz, Director, OpenUCT, University of Cape Town [slides]

Leslie Chan, Program Supervisor, International Development Studies; Director, Bioline International; University of Toronto Scarborough(Moderator)

Public Interaction: the Range and Power of Open Access for Business, Citizen Science and Patients

François Grey, Coordinator, Citizen Cyberscience Centre, CERN, Switzerland [slides]     

Sophia Colamarino, Consulting Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University Medical School [slides]

Conference Summary and Next Steps

Heather Joseph, Executive Director of SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing & Academic Resources Coalition) [slides]

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November 9-10, 2011 - Washington, DC - Pre-and Post-Conferences planned

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