OASPA 2020 Online Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing
21 – 24 September 2020
The 2020 conference program committee is finalising the program which will be announced soon along with the full list of speakers.
Sessions will be scheduled throughout the week to maximise attendance for our global audience and speakers.
You can register now on the registration page
Pre-Conference Satellite Session
Monday 21 September 2020
Workshop on Multilingualism
(Hosted by AEUP (Association of European University Presses), Helsinki Initiative on Multilingualism & The Federation of Finnish Learned Societies, Finnish Association for Scholarly Publishing, ENRESSH (European Network for Research Evaluation in the Social Sciences and the Humanities), and OPERAS multilingualism Special Interest Group)
This workshop will bring publishers, translators, librarians, young researchers and interested stakeholders together to exchange experiences and challenges with open access in academic publishing regarding multilingualism and discuss strategies and opportunities.
Free registration here – limited places available
Tuesday 22 – Fri 25 September 2020
- Claire Redhead (Executive Director, OASPA)
- Jennifer Gibson (Head of Open Research Communication, eLife / Chair of the 2020 Program Committee)
Opening Discussion: Open access at a time of global challenge: How has the world changed?
Presenters include Erin O’Shea, President of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, USA and Cesar Victora, Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil
Keynotes & Lightning Talks
Will take place throughout the week. Keynote presenters include Anurag Acharya, Co-founder of Google Scholar and Professor Wei Yang, Academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and former Director of the National Natural Science Foundation of China
Open infrastructure: What forms of community-owned and open-source systems are important and why?
- Kaitlin Thaney Invest in Open Infrastructure, USA
- Dasapta Erwin Irawan Institut Teknologi Bandung (ITB), Indonesia
- Devika Madalli Indian Statistical Institute/Research Data Alliance, India
- Arley Soto Biteca, Colombia
Funding and business mechanisms for equitable open access
- Vivian Berghahn Berghahn Books, UK
- Sharla Lair LYRASIS, USA
- Samuel A. Moore Coventry University, UK
- Alexia Hudson-Ward Oberlin College and Conservatory, USA
Pricing and cost transparency: Is it time to unbundle the “end to end” publication process?
- Johan Rooryck Plan S and Leiden University, The Netherlands
- Kathleen Shearer COAR, Canada
- Lucy Barnes Open Book Publishers / University of Cambridge, UK
- Jasmin Lange Brill, The Netherlands
Small and scholar-led publishers: What lessons can they teach us?
- Ritsuko Nakajima Japan Science and Technology Agency, Japan
- Elisabeth Adriana Dudziak USP Journal Portal, Brazil
- Pierre Mounier OPERAS, France
- Salmina Mokgehle Agricultural Research Council (ARC), South Africa
Researchers, open science and open access behaviours – what changed in 2020?
- Thirumalachari Ramasami Former Indian Science and Technology Secretary, India
- James Wilsdon RORI, UK
- Pan Yang Chinese Medical Association’s Publishing House, China
- Speaker TBA Digital Science, UK
The future of open research communication: Where are we headed and how could we prepare?
- Alex Mendonça SciELO, Brazil
- Elena Giglia University of Turin, Italy
- Kristen Ratan Strategies for Open Science, USA
Closing Remarks from Chair of 2020 Conference Committee
2020 OASPA Conference Committee
Jennifer Gibson (eLife) – Chair
Xenia van Edig (Technische Informationsbibliothek, TIB)
Catriona MacCallum (Hindawi)
Emma Wilson (Royal Society of Chemistry)
Juan Pablo Alperin (ScholCommLab/Public Knowledge Project)
Abel Packer (SciELO)
Shuai Yan (Independent Consultant, China)
Charles Watkinson (University of Michigan)