[Ac-berlin10] Confirmation of Berlin 10 Conference Themes & Sub-themes

Haricombe, Lorraine J ljharic at ku.edu
Mon Apr 16 13:57:20 SAST 2012

Thank you. I like the sub themes as listed.


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Subject: [Ac-berlin10] Confirmation of Berlin 10 Conference Themes & Sub-themes

Dear Advisory Committee Members,

At the last meeting of the Programme Committee, there was debate on the theme taking into consideration the comments made by members of the Advisory Committee. The confirmed theme of the conference is Networked scholarship in a networked world: participation in Open Access.  Further, there has been small changes to the sub themes, again, a result of contributions made by the Advisory Committee. It would be greatly appreciated if members of the AC could have a second look at the sub themes – your views are valued. The sub themes:

1. General Open Access issues
‐ Transformative impact of OA
‐ Funding
‐ Sustainability
‐ Transformation in publishing

2. Open Access developing synergies with other forms of openness
‐ OER’s
‐ Open Education
‐ Open Data
‐ Open Research
‐ Grey material

3. Benefits of OA for society
‐ OA and empowerment
‐ OA and innovation
‐ OA and economic growth

4. Interoperability and assessment (metrics, quality of OA IR’s and OA journals)

5. Network scholarship
‐ interconnecting North and South
‐ Interdisciplinary research
‐ Young researchers
‐ Student engagement

Kind regards

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