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OAI9, Geneva June 2015
Trieste July 2015

Past presentations




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22 April 2015 Brussels European Parliament JURI Committee working group on IPR and copyright reform Copyright issues in the digital environment: Open Access  
26 March 2015 London Westminster Higher Education Forum: Open Access in practice - progress, remaining challenges and next steps for policy  
29 January 2015 Hull, UK Hull University Postgraduate Research Day Understanding Open Access in the context of UK research funding  
15/16 January 2015 Athens RECODE project final conference Chair: panel session: Grand Challenges  
10 December 2014 Zagreb, Croatian Ministry of Science FOSTER project Open Access event Open Access in Europe: progress and policy  
2 December 2014 London PASTEUR4OA project workshop
(i)  Open Access policies: the global and European contexts
(ii) Open Access policies in Europe
19-20 November 2014 Rome European Commission: Science, Innovation & Society: Achieving Responsible Research (SSI-RRI) Conference Open Science in FP6, FP7 and H2020  
28 october 2014 Milton Keynes, UK Open University Open Access event Open Access: progress, promise and potholes  
20-21 October 2014 Higher Education Council, Ankara 3rd Turkish National Open Access Workshop Two decades of subversion attempts  
24 October 2014 Nicosia University of Cyprus Open Acccess event Open Access policies and benefits  
17-19 September 2014 Paris Conference of Open Access Scholarly Publishers New approaches in library-based publishing  
15-17 September 2014 Oxford IgELU Conference (invied keynote speaker) How subversive! And how long it takes to subvert ...  
6-10 August 2014 London Wikimania (panel session) Open Access and Wikipedia  
1-4 July 2014 Riga, Latvia LIBER Annual Conference (workshop) Open Access in Horizon 2020  
9-13 June 2014 Helsinki Open Repositories 2014 (panel session) Sustaining an Open Access scholarly communication system: what should be done?  
7 May 2014 Bournemouth Bournemouth University Open Access event The benefits of Open Access  
3 April 2014 Ljubljana University of Slovenia Annual Seminar Science belongs to humanity  
28 February 2014 London University Health & Medical Librarians Group annual seminar Open Access : issues and challenges  
20/21 February 2014 Guimaraes, Portugal Kick-off meetings for FOSTER and PASTEUR4OA projects
Work Package 3
Work Package 4
3 February 2014 Nottingham, UK CREATe Open Access Publishing Workshop The Article Processing Charge-based business model  
29 January 2014 Dublin CELSIUS Science in Society seminar Open Access: Oh, that old thing https://www.dcu.ie/communications/challenges-of-open-science.shtml
30 October 2013 Brisbane Open Access Research Open Access developments in Europe  
29 October 2013 Brisbane University of Queensland open Access event Is Open Access just another fad?  
15 October 2013 Brussels Open Science Works! European Parliament event for MEPs The EU's new Open Access policy: making it happen  
25/26 Sept 2013 Bergen, Norway Bergen Open Access Seminar: keynote presentation What is Open Access and why should you care? http://openaccessbergen.b.uib.no/program-dag-1/
17 Sept 2013 Bristol, UK Political Studies Association: policy and politics conference Panel speaker  
6 Sept 2013 London DART Europe meeting Open Access and Open Data in Europe  
13 August 2013 Bellville, South Africa University of the Western Cape Open Access  seminar Transition to an Open Access policy  
18-20 June 2013 Geneva OAI8: Open Access Cafe Facilitator  
11 June 2013 Leeds, UK Conversation: Open Access publishing in the social sciences Panel speaker  
31 May Brussels Vrije Universiteit Bruxelles Open Access Day Open Access (introductory address) and panel speaker  
23 May 2013 Manchester Digital Transformers (digital humanities) symposium Panel speaker  
23 May 2013 London Repositories Support project conference: Implementing Funders' Open Access policies Implementing Funders' Open Access policies: a European perspective  
29/30 April 2013 Colombo Sri Lankan Workshop on Open Access
Benefits of OA
OA in Asia
Policy development
25/26 February 2013 Paris WSIS+10 conference (session on OA hosted by UNESCO) Policy and Open Access  
6-8 February 2013 Braga, Portugal MedOAnet European Workshop and Portuguese national OA seminar Open Access policies in Europe and around the world - where do we stand?  
24-25 January 2013 Paris
Généraliser l’accès ouvert aux résultats de la recherche. 5th Couperin Open Access workshop
Enjeux de l’Open Access:
le green AO, couts et benefices
6 Dec 2012 Athens MedOAnet Greek national workshop Enabling access to research; essential aspects of policy design for research funding and research performing institutions  
13-16 Nov 2012 Barranquilla, Colombia International Conference on Open Access, Scientific Communication and Digital Preservation, (invited keynote)  
6-9 Nov 2012 Stellenbosch Berlin 10 conference Open Access policy development and advocacy workshop http://www.berlin10.org/workshops/16-workshops/72-w02.html
26 Oct 2012 Utrecht University of Utrecht Open Access Day Online or invisible: isn't there more to it than that? (invited keynote) http://www.uu.nl/university/library/EN/about/symposia/Pages/2012_programme.aspx
24 Oct 2012 Turin University of Turin Radio interview    
24 Oct 2012 Exeter Exeter University Open Access Week event Open Access and you: a relationship with promise https://www.facebook.com/events/359653687450651/
24 Oct 2012 Rome AIMS Webinar on Open Access in Agriculture Open Access to agricultural research: developments and policies http://aims.fao.org/oa-week-2012
24 Oct 2012 Europe R2RC (Right To Research Coalition) Webinar on Open Access   http://www.righttoresearch.org/blog/european-commission-open-access-policy-officer-to-.shtml
22 Oct 2012 Madrid MEDOANET project Spanish national seminar Open Access to research: benefits and policy  
22 Oct 2012 Braga MEDOANET project Portuguese national workshop Open Access policies in Europe in 2012 (so far) http://www.medoanet.eu/events/portuguese-national-workshop
22 Oct 2012 Brussels Open Access to Excellence in Research Open Access policy developments (invited keynote)  
1 Oct 2012 Lisbon 5th Luso-Brasilian open Access conference Policies, policies: an overview of 2012 so far  
25 Sept 2012 Brussels Open Forum Europe annual conference Open Access to research http://www.openforumeurope.org/events/summit2012/summit2012-presentations-videos
24 Sept 2012 Amsterdam 22nd World Computer Congress Panel debate on Open Access http://www.wcc-2012.org/programme-tuesday25.php
10 August 2012 Cape Town South African Scholarly Communication workshop Open Access and Innovation  
13 July 2012 Dublin Euroscience Open Forum Panel debate on the future of scientific publishing  
13 July 2012 Dublin Euroscience Open Forum (session on the European Research Area) Optimal circulation and transfer of knowledge http://ec.europa.eu/research/era/consultation/alma-swan_en.htm
1 June 2012 London Repositories Support Project conference The Budapest open Access initiative at ten years old: recommendations for the next ten years of schoalrly communication  
21 May 2012 USA OER Advocacy Coalition webinar The UNESCO OA policy guidelines  
10 May 2012 Luxembourg University of Luxembourg open Access event Open Access by you, for you  
24-26 April 2012 Bielefeld, Germany 10th Bielefeld Conference Open Access: whose value, what value?  
3 April 2012 Cambridge, UK Open Society Foundations Global Supplementary Grants Programme Open Access to research  
29 March 2012 Reykjavik, Iceland Reykjavic Digital Freedoms Conference Open Access in Europe: how is it progressing?  
30 January 2012 Brussels, Belgium European Research Area Conference (European Commission) Open Access by 2020?  
25-26 November 2012 Sao Paolo, Brazil Luso-Brazilian Open Access Conference Open Access: recent policy developments  
17-18 November 2011 Stellenbosch, South Africa Stellenbosch University Annual Library Symposium Scholarly communication: a changing landscape  
8-10 November 2011 Washington DC, USA Berlin 9 Open Access Conference Open Access policy development  
26 October 2011 Bournemouth, UK Bournemouth University open Access event Should you bother with Open Access?  
28 September 2011 Brussels, Belgium FNRS Open Access Workshop The cost of toll access  
29 June - 2 July 2011 Barcelona, Spain LIBER 40th Annual Conference Open Access, repositories and H.G.Wells  
22-24 June 2011 Geneva, Switzerland OAI7: CERN Workshop on Innovations in Scholarly Communication The Open Access Map  
17 June 2011 Brussels, Belgium LERU Roadmap Towards Open Access launch meeting Response from Enabling Open Scholarship  
10 June 2011 Copenhagen, Denmark Danish Open Access Event, Ministry of Science & Innovation Access to scientific and technical information for SMEs in Denmark  
20 May 2011 Denton, USA University of North Texas Open Access Day The economics of Open Access  
6 April 2011 Harrogate, UK UKSG Annual Conference Debate with Steven Hall, IoPP  
13/14 December 2010 Cologne, Germany Expert Congress "Open Access/Open Data" The Open Access advantage http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/21856/
10 December 2010 London, UK Repositories Support Programme Conference The economic case for Open Access http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/21855/
25/26 November 2010 Braga, Portugal Portuguese Open Access Conference 2010 Economic modelling of Open Access for universities http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/21853/
24/25 November 2010 Lund, Sweden Meeting Place Open Access The Benefits of Open Access – to authors, institutions and nations http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/21852/
16/17 November 2010 Uppsala, Sweden Workshop: Open Archives and their Significance in the Communication of Science Visibility, usage, impact, economic benefits – the significance of open archives for research and elsewhere http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/21851/
8/9 November 2010 Baltimore, USA SPARC Digital Repositories Conference Modelling the economic implications of Open Occess for individual institutions. http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/21850/
25/26 October 2010 Beijing, China Berlin 8 Open Access Conference Economic impacts of Open Access http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/21848/
19 October 2010 JISC Research Conference London, UK The ‘whys’ of Open Access: efficiency and impact http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/21847/
18 October 2010 Turin, italy University of Torino Open Access Day The Open Access alternative: scenarios, advantages, costs and benefit http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/21846/
15 October 2010 Vilnius, Lithuania International Scientific Conference: Innovation Driven Entrepreneurship Open Access: a new set of academic value http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/21845/
13 October 2010 Middlesbrough, UK Teesside University Open Access event So now you have TeesRep – why should you care? http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/21849/
5-7 August 2010 Lund, Sweden eIFL General Assembly 2010 Costs and benefits of Open Access to universities and nations: some economic considerations and building the business case http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/21476/
15, 21, 23 and 29 July 2010 Glasgow, London, Birmingham and Leeds, UK Workshop series: Modelling the economic benefits of Open Access for UK institutions Economic modelling of Open Access for individual institutions http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/21475/
7 July 2010
Rome, Italy
Biodiversity International conference Open Access repositories http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/21474/
28-30 June 2010 Torino, Italy University and Cyberspace: Reshaping Knowledge Institutions for the Networked Age: COMMUNIA Conference The information Infrastructure (invited keynote) http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/21472/
June 2010 Leeds, UK SCONUL Annual Conference JISC's economics-based studies on scholarly communication http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/21297/
June 2010 London, UK JISC/UUK conference: Research impact and operational efficiences: the costs, benefits and implications for universities of open access to research outputs Costs and benefits of open Access to universities: making the case in each case http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/21296/
April 2010 London, UK JISC Conference 2010 (Session: Why your university should care about Open Access: http://www.jisc.ac.uk/events/2010/04/jisc10/programme/openaccess.aspx) Why your university should care about Open Access: some economic considerations http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/20934/
April 2010 Cambridge, UK Open Society Institute Global Supplementary Grant Program - Europe: Spring conference Open Access to research http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/21496/
March 2010 Vienna, Austria Austrian Open Access day Open Access repositories - what they can do for researchers, universities and Austria http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/20933/
March 2010 Huddersfield, UK University of Huddersfield Open Access event Me and my impact: what can this repository thing do to help? http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/20932/
February 2010 Aarhus, Denmark University of Aarhus researcher workshop on Open Access Open Access - what's in it for you? http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/20931/
January 2010 Torun, Poland Second International Conference on Open Access in Poland http://www.ebib.info/en/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=189&Itemid=1
Open Access - What's in it for Poland?
January 2010 Warsaw, Poland EOS Workshop Scholarly communication - international developments: why open scholarship is taking root http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/18400/
December 2009 Paris, France Berlin 7 Open Access Conference Modelling Open Access for institutions  
December 2009 London, UK LERU librarians workshop Enabling Open Scholarship  
December 2009 Salford, UK University of Salford institutional repository workshop What a repository can do for you - and for your university http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/18364/
December 2009 Braga, Portugal 4th Portuguese Open Access Conference Bringing things together for Open Access - how are we doing? http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/18363/
October 2009 Ghent, Belgium University of Ghent Open Access Day Invited keynote: Why the University of Ghent's research should be Open Access http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/18167/
October 2009 Brussels, Belgium European Commission conference 'Working Together to Strengthen Science in Europe' Open Access and preservation: how can knowledge sharing be improved in the European Research Area? http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/18109/
October 2009 Frankfurt, Germany Association of European University Presses launch meeting, Frankfurt Book Fair Towards open scholarship - digital publishing in the humanities http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/18110/
September 2009 Salford, UK University of Salford institutional repository workshop What a repository can do for you - and for your university http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/17958/
August 2009 Tilburg, The Netherlands Digital Libraries à la Carte 2009 (TICER Summer School) Attention, please! Getting the focus on Open Access (advocacy for Open Access in institutions) http://eprints.ecs.soton.ac.uk/17760/

June 2009

Geneva, Switzerland

OAI6: CERN Workshop on Innovations in Scholarly Communication

Joining up repositories (introductory talk for breakout workshop)


June 2009

Bournemouth, UK

SCONUL Annual Conference

Keynote: Remember repositories? They were all the rage


June 2009

Oxford, UK

RLUK/SCONUL e-research Task Force conference: The Data Imperative - Libraries and Research Data

The data management workforce


March 2009

Copenhagen, Denmark

Danish Open Access Day, Executive Seminar on Open Access

Open Access and competitive advantage for researchers and universities: how to make the most of what you have


March 2009

London, UK

ESRC Festival of Social Science: Sharing Research Data: Pioneers, Policies and Protocols

Data sharing practices amongst researchers


February 2009

Oxford, UK

NERC Data Management Workshop

Open Access and Open Data (with particular reference to the role of journals)


December 2008

Antwerp, Belgium

Universitair Centrum Sint-Ignatius Antwerpen: Rethinking the university after Bologna: new concepts and practices beyond tradition and the market

To disseminate or not? New answers to an old question


December 2008

Braga, Portugal

3rd Portuguese Open Access conference, University of Minho

Open Access policy developments


December 2008

Braga, Portugal

3rd Portuguese Open Access conference, University of Minho

Open data and repositories


November 2008

Montreal, Canada

Universite de Quebec cross-site seminar The institutional repository: what it can do for a university

Back to the Mission: Universities, Scholarship, Open Access and the Web


November 2008

Manchester, UK

2nd DCC/RIN Data Management Forum: Roles and Responsibilities for Data Curation: Identifying roles in data management

Research data management skills


October 2008

Montreal, Canada

CREPUQ seminar

Print to electronic: what happens in academic libraries now?


October 2008

London, UK

Middlesex University research seminar

How a university research repository aids institutional strategy


September 2008

Brisbane, Australia

Open Access Research conference

Open Access – the next five years


September 2008

Canberra, Australia

Australian National University research seminar

Back to the mission: universities, scholarship, Open Access and the Web


September 2008

Brussels, Belgium

EuroCRIS Strategic Seminar: CRIS – the Strategic Centre of the Business

The use of repositories to aid institutional strategy


September 2008

Oslo, Norway

2nd European Conference on Science Publishing in Biomedicine and Medicine

What helps and what hinders science in an Open Access environment?


August 2008

Brighton, UK

World Association for Sustainable Development Annual Conference

Keynote: The communication of science and technology in a sustainable future


May 2008

Montreal, Canada

CREPUQ (Conference des Recteurs et des Principaux des Universites du Quebec) workshop

Researchers and academic libraries


April 2008

Southampton, UK

EurOpenScholarship meeting

European Open Access developments


April 2008

Southampton, UK

Open Repositories 08: Repository Analytics session

Introduction: Repository usage software


March 2008

Edinburgh, UK

Electronic Connections Annual General Meeting

IRIScotland (with Sheila Cannell)


January 2008

London, UK

M25 Consortium of Academic Libraries Annual general Meeting

Keynote: The role of libraries in supporting research


December 2007

London, UK

Brunel University: First birthday of the Brunel Research Archive

Happy birthday BURA


November 2007

Gaborone, Botswana

Southern African Regional Universities Association (SARUA) Open Access Leadership Summit

If only African science were out there. Why Open Access is the answer


October 2007

Coleraine, UK

University of Ulster Awayday for Research Institute Directors

Best practice on accessibility


October 2007

Liege, Belgium

Liege Convention on Research Management and Assessment in European Institutions

Policies (Open Access for institutions)


October 2007

Liege, Belgium

Liege Convention on Research Management and Assessment in European Institutions

Overview (Open Access for institutions)


September 2007

Padova, Italy

Berlin 5 Open Access conference

Closing keynote: Strategies for Open Access


June 2007

Dartington, UK

Repositories Support Project Summer School

Institutional repositories: barriers and drivers


June 2007

Washington DC, USA

SPARC/ACRL Forum at the ALA annual conference: Business models for OA publishers

Moderator/speaker: The progress of Open Access business models


June 2007

London, UK

London LEAP Open Access conference

The OA landscape (and what might be over the horizon)


June 2007

Trieste, Italy

FEST Science festival

Open Access


April 2007

Geneva, Switzerland

OAI5: CERN Workshop on Innovations in Scholarly Communication

Business models for digital repositories


April 2007

London, UK

RIN Workshop: Researchers and Libraries

Who needs libraries anyway?
Researchers’ use of academic libraries and their services


March 2007

Regensburg, Germany

German Physical Society Annual Conference

Keynote: Open Access in physics


February 2007

Brussels, Belgium

Belgian DRIVER Project workshop

Keynote: What Open Access can do for you and your country; and what you and your country can do for Open Access


December 2006

Lancaster, UK

Lancaster University Science Faculty Annual Conference

Open Access to your work: why, how and what it will do for you (and the University of Lancaster)


November 2006

Bangalore, India

International Workshop on Electronic Publishing and Open Access

Electronic publishing and Open Access: developing country perspectives


October 2006

Sabanci, Istanbul, Turkey

ANKOS (Anatolian University Library Consortium) annual workshop

The institutional repository: what it can do for your institution and what the institution can do for the repository


October 2006

Glasgow, UK

Open Scholarship 2006: New challenges for Open Access repositories

Repositories overview: policies and implementation


September 2006

Amman, Jordan

eIFL Annual General Assembly

Open Access and repository developments


September 2006

Amman, Jordan

Royal Scientific Society of Jordan

Open Access: what is it; why should we have it; where is it now?


July 2006

Munich, Germany

Euroscience Open Forum

Open Access: why we should have it, what works and what doesn’t


July 2006

Uppsala, Sweden

LIBER Annual Conference

What’s new in Open Access?


May 2006

Brussels, Belgium

Flemish Ministry of Innovation Workshop on Open Archives

Open Access: what is it; why should we have it; where is it now?


April 2006

Lund, Sweden

3rd Nordic Conference on Scholarly Communication

Closing keynote: The roads less travelled by, and will they make a difference?


April 2006

Lund, Sweden

1st European Conference on Scientific Publishing in Medicine and Biomedicine

Open Access by self-archiving: it’s an author thing


April 2006

Umea, Sweden

Open Access – The Future of Scientific publishing

Authors and Open Access


March 2006

Potsdam, Germany

Berlin 4 Open Access conference: From Promise to practice

Repository developments


February 2006

Islamabad, Pakistan

Pakistan Academy of Sciences

Open Access: What it can do for science and scholarship in Pakistan


February 2006

Islamabad, Pakistan

Strengthening Science in Africa: COMSTECH conference for the Organisation of Islamic Countries

Open Access: What it can do for science and scholarship in Africa


January 2006

New Delhi, India

Indian National Science Academy

Open Access: What it can do for science and scholarship in India


January 2006

Bangalore, India

Indian Institute of Science

Open Access: What it can do for science and scholarship


January 2006

Hyderabad, India

93rd Indian Science Congress

Open Access: What it can do for science and scholarship in India (keynote presentation)


January 2006

Hyderabad, India

Osmania University

Open Access: What it can do for science and scholarship


January 2006

Mumbai, India

University of Mumbai

Open Access: What it can do for science and scholarship in India


December 2005

London, UK

International Online Information

Institutional repositories: the benefits they bring


December 2005

London, UK

ALPSP/SSP seminar on preprint and postprint repositories

Institutional repositories: author behaviour


October 2005

Frankfurt, Germany

Frankfurt Scientific Publishing Symposium: Is there any progress in alternative publishing?

The scientists who do the research: what are they up to in this new digital scholarly communication world?


October 2005

Geneva, Switzerland

OAI4: CERN Workshop on Innovations in Scholarly Communication

Open Access: What's been going on?


September 2005

Dublin, Ireland

British Association for the Advancement of Science's Festival of Science

Breaking down the boundaries: Open Access to research results


August 2005

Tilburg, Netherlands

TICER International Summer School

Here, there and not yet everywhere: institutional repositories and what they hold now and for the future


June 2005

Boston, USA

Society for Scholarly Publishing Annual Conference

How (and why) publisher’s can work with institutional repositories


June 2005

Beijing, China

Chinese Academy of Sciences conference on Policies and Strategies for Open Access to Scientific Information

Authors' perspectives on Open Access: effective ways to achieve OA


May 2005

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Making the Strategic Case for Institutional Repositories

Faculty awareness of Open Access


May 2005

London, UK

National Conference of University Professors

Open Access


April 2005

Melbourne, Australia

Fiesole collection development retreat

Publishing, collecting and collaborating globally: crossing present and future boundaries


March 2005

Southampton, UK

Berlin 3 Open Access conference: Progress in implementing the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities

International research and Open Access


January 2005

Southampton, UK

Open Access Institutional Repositories conference

Self-archiving: it’s an author thing


December 2004

London, UK

International Online Information

Authors and self-archiving: a multinational study


November 2004

Oxford, UK

INASP (International Network for Access to Scientific Publications) symposium: Investing in Scientific Knowledge

The geography of science authorship


April 2003

London, UK

ALPSP Learned Journals seminar: Who Pays for the Free Lunch?

What authors want from electronic publishing

No ppts available

April 1999

London, UK

ALPSP Learned Journals Seminar: Research Communication in the 21st Century

What authors want

No ppts available

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