Workshop on Challenging the Current Business Models in Academic Publishing
On 26 and 27 April 2017, Science Europe organised the workshop ‘Challenging the Current Business Models in Academic Publishing: Accelerators and Obstacles to the Open Access Transition’, in collaboration with the Association of European Research Libraries (LIBER) and the European University Association (EUA). The event took place at the Radisson Blu Astrid in Antwerp, Belgium.
For more information, see the full programme, including the list of participants and speakers’ biographies. A brief overview of the workshop’s main discussion points is available here with a more detailed Workshop Report to follow in the coming weeks.
- Watching Your Cards in the Big Deal, Keynote speech by Ted Bergstrom, University of California, Santa Barbara
- Dutch Open Access Approach by Robert van der Vooren, VSNU, The Netherlands
- Big Deals and the Transition to OA? by Liam Earney, Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC), United Kingdom
- Open Access Publishing in Chemistry: Opportunities and Challenges by Emma Wilson, Royal Society of Chemistry, United Kingdom
- The View from Open Access Publishers by Xenia van Edig, Copernicus, Germany
- Interpreting the Shadows on the Elephant in the Room, Keynote speech by Cameron Neylon, Curtin University, Australia
- Wellcome Open Research: A Funder Driven Publishing Platform by Hannah Hope, Wellcome Trust, United Kingdom
- Knowledge Unlatched: Making Open Access Work in the Humanities and Social Sciences by Max Mosterd, Knowledge Unlatched, The Netherlands
- A Transition to FAIR Open Access: LingOA, MathOA, PsychOA and the Open Library of Humanities by Saskia C.J. de Vries, Linguistics in Open Access and Open Library of Humanities, The Netherlands
- Open Access and Beyond: SciPost by Jean-Sébastien Caux, SciPost and University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
- Closing Statement by Jos Engelen, NIKHEF and University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands