The 2016 Spring Forum, 2020 vision: supporting open access and research excellence, took place on the 4th March 2016 at the Royal Society of Medicine. Many thanks to all of our speakers, sponsors and delegates who made our 2015 Summer Conference such a success.
Please see below for links to the speaker presentations.
The REF Open Access policy– Dr Steven Hill, Head of Research Policy, HEFCE
Wellcome Trust OA policy: get what you pay for – Cecy Marden, Open Access Project Manager, Wellcome Trust
Back to the drawing board – approaching REF compliance from the researcher’s perspective – Dr Danny Kingsley, Head, Scholarly Communications, University of Cambridge
Act on Acceptance at the University of Oxford – Sally Rumsey, Head of Scholarly Communications & RDM, and Owen Coxall, Outreach and Enquiry Services Manager; Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford
Supporting institutions with open access implementation and also the JISC OA Services Update March 2016– Helen Blanchett, Subject specialist (scholarly communications) , Jisc
Three publisher approaches: Elsevier, Wiley and BioMed Central:
Gemma Hersh, Policy Director, Elsevier: OA infrastructure and open data
Kate Smith, Marketing Director, Wiley: Open Science facilitating faster and more effective research discovery
Lisa Hussey, Associate Publisher, Clinical Medicine, BioMed Central: Born open access – a new approach to publishing and science
Open Access in the NHS – an update from the Knowledge for Healthcare task and finish group – Richard Osborn, London Strategic Lead for Library Services & eLearning, Health Education England
A Storify collection of the day’s tweets is also available.