[EIFLoa] Open Access and the Impact of Open on Research: Student OA Week Webcast
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Open Access and the Impact of Open on Research: Student OA Week Webcast
*When:* Wednesday, October 26: 12pm EDT (4pm GMT)
*REGISTER FOR **R2RC* *WEDNESDAY WEBCAST
Register now for R2RC second Open Access Week webcast, Open Access and the
Impact of Open on Research, which will take place Wednesday, October 26th at
12:00pm EDT (4:00pm GMT). The webcast is open for anyone to attend and will
feature a live Q&A session incorporating comments from a live Twitter steam
using the hashtag #r2rcwebcast.
*Registration is required but free.*
R2RC Wednesday webcast will feature John Wilbanks, a Senior Fellow at the
Kauffman Foundation and the former Vice President for Science at Creative
Commons, who will discuss Open Access and how open has the power to
transform research. This webcast will also feature Goldis Chami who will
describe the student role as a catalyst for creating change on campus, using
her personal experience at the University of British Columbia.
About the speakers:
John Wilbanks works on Open Access, open data, and open innovation systems.
He is a Senior Fellow with the Kauffman Foundation and leads the Portable
Legal Consent Project at Sage Bionetworks. He has worked at Harvard Law
School, MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory, the
World Wide Web Consortium, the US House of Representatives, and Creative
Commons. John sits on the Board of Directors for Sage Bionetworks, AcaWiki,
and 1DegreeBio, as well as the Advisory Board for Boundless Learning. He
holds a bachelors degree in philosophy from Tulane University and studied
modern letters at the Sorbonne in Paris.
Goldis Chami is a medical student at the University of British Columbia and
a member of the Right to Research Coalition Steering Committee. She has led
the charge for her institution to adopt an open-access policy and serves on
its Scholarly Communications Steering Committee. She is also actively
working to get more Canadian students involved in promoting Open Access and
to support local advocacy efforts through her work on a forthcoming
on-campus advocacy guide. She writes regularly for the Globe and Mail about
medical training and healthcare.
Director, Right to Research Coalition
Director of Student Advocacy, SPARC
nick at arl.org
+1 202 296 2296 x122
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