Queensland University of Technology is hosting the Open Access and Research Conference 2013 in Brisbane, from 31 October to 1 November.
The event will be an opportunity to take stock of recent developments in Open Access, and to discuss the strategic advantages these bring to the research sector moving forward. The conference theme ‘Discovery, Impact and Innovation’ examines these developments and looks ahead, to how these emerging systems of scholarly communication can maximise impact and help realise the full benefits of public research worldwide.
The program includes speakers from the United States, Europe, Asia and Australia, as well as a number of thematic sessions focusing on issues such as advocacy, alternative metrics, open data and open access publishing.
For more information and to register, go to www.oar2013.qut.edu.au
The earlybird deadline for the Open Access & Research Conference has been extended to August 16th 2013.