SJSU Open Access Conference 2017

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If you are local to San Jose (or are able to plan a visit) this is a great opportunity to increase your knowledge in topics related to Open Access as well as network with peers and fellow students!

The SJSU 2017 Open Access Conference (#SJSUOA2017) schedule of speakers and presenters has been finalized: This year’s presentations will interrogate the theme (Re)Placing Open: Assessing the Current OA Landscape.

Registration is only $40 and will include breakfast, lunch, and afternoon refreshments.  King Library is conveniently located in downtown San Jose (see for traveling information).

Charlotte Roh (University of San Francisco) will kick off the morning with our opening talk about open access gains and continued existing barriers.  We have a diverse group of presenters and topics.  A number of California State University (CSU) campuses, University of California San Francisco, Kaiser Permanente, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, Worldreader, and the CSU Chancellor’s Office are among the presenters’ institution affiliations.  The day will conclude with John Wenzler (CSU East Bay) who will consider the paradox of scholarly communication in the digital age.

Please register now:!  We look forward to seeing you in San Jose, where we’ll discuss diversity, inclusiveness, and representation in open access, scholarly communication, and today’s publishing environment.

Sent by Emily K. Chan, Interim Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship.