USAf and SANLiC Pre-Conference Workshop

Monday 22 May 2017 (12:00 – 17:00)
Venue: Coastlands Umhlanga Hotel

Title: OA2020 – initiative for the large-scale transformation of the subscription system
(Leveraging the power of institutional budgets and research outputs to secure the economic benefits of Open Access)

Attendance and registration:
Attendance for this workshop is by invitation only. Invited guests should confirm attendance below.

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  • 12:00 – Lunch
  • 13:00 – Welcome and opening host remarks
  • 13:15 – Data drivers and policy rationale behind the OA2020 Initiative
  • 14:00 – Economic leverage and framework of OA2020
  • 14:45 – Break
  • 15:15 – Taking publisher negotiations to a new level: combining subscription licenses with open access
  • 16:00 – Developing OA workflows: MPDL experience and ESAC best practices
  • 16.45 – Summary & wrap up

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