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Saturday, June 17 • 11:30am - 1:00pm
Closing Plenary Address and Luncheon - Heather Joseph

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What’s Next in the Move Towards “Open”?

This talk will explore the latest developments and emerging trends in the movement to make “open” the default in research and education. We’ll discuss the state of play of Open Access journals and archives, dig into details of Open Research Data, and touch on the growing popularity of Open Educational Resources on college and university campuses. And, of course, we’ll take a look at how the current political climate may affect the prospects for continued progress in each of these areas. 

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Heather Joseph

Executive Director, SPARC (the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition)
Heather Joseph serves as SPARC’s Executive Director, leading the strategic and operational activities of the organization. She has focused SPARC’s efforts on supporting new models for the open sharing of digital articles, data, and educational resources. Under her stewardship, SPARC has become widely recognized... Read More →

Saturday June 17, 2017 11:30am - 1:00pm EDT
Ravinia Ballroom