Individual potential & collective endeavors: an open research outlook

This online event aims to explore how different players in scholarly communications work together to help enable a fair and sustainable open environment that allows researchers in different fields to realize the full potential of their work.

A group of panelists representing consortia, institutions, learned societies and publishers will exchange views on an inclusive and researcher-centered open access approach which encourages collaboration and innovation to develop diverse open access options for researchers in different subject areas, particularly in social science and humanities.

 

Date & time

2.00 – 3.30 pm CEST, Monday 20 September

 

Moderator:

Dr Caroline Sutton, Director of Open Research, Taylor & Francis
Dr Caroline Sutton, Director of Open Research, Taylor & Francis

Caroline was one of the founding members and first President of the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA). Since 2016 she has served on numerous boards and advisory committees within the Open Access space, including a current appointment as Chair of the Board of Directors of Dryad and as Director with IS4OA (the parent organisation housing the DOAJ). She was one of the early adopters of open access publishing, having co-founded Co-Action Publishing in 2016.

 

How to register

Please register here

Speakers

Dr Gabi Lombardo, Executive Director, European Alliance of Social Science & Humanities (EASSH)
Dr Gabi Lombardo, Executive Director, European Alliance of Social Science & Humanities (EASSH)
@GabiLombardo2 @EASSH_
Gabi is an expert in both higher education and global research policy. As Director of the largest advocacy and science policy organization for social sciences and humanities in Europe, Gabi advocates the need of a strong evidence-based approach to policy-making, and the inclusion of researchers in science policy development.

 

Jeoroen Sondervan, Open Access Publishing Consultant, Utrecht University
Jeoroen Sondervan, Open Access Publishing Consultant, Utrecht University
@jeroenson @UniUtrecht
Jeroen has over 14 years of experience working in scholarly publishing. He is a member of the Knowledge Exchange Open Access Group, the Dutch library consortium OA working group and editor of the national platform openaccess.nl.

 

Rebecca Gethen, Communications Manager, European Consortium of Political Research (ECPR)
Rebecca Gethen, Communications Manager, European Consortium of Political Research (ECPR)
@ECPR
Rebecca oversees all work relating to membership and member services; Standing Groups and Research Networks; the ECPR’s publishing programme (journals, book series and The Loop); prizes; and all marketing and external relations.

 

Jack Hyland, Manager of IReL
Jack Hyland, Manager of IReL
@IReLibrary @hylanjac
Jack has been manager of IReL, the Irish e-resources consortium based in Maynooth University, since 2017. Previous to this, he has worked in a variety of roles in Irish university libraries, with interests in scholarly publishing and OA, intellectual property and online learning. Jack is on the editorial board of the DBS Business Review and has recently co-authored an article in UKSG Insights proposing a novel model for OA funding (http://doi.org/10.1629/uksg.500).

 

Dr Liz Allen, Director of Strategic Initiatives, F1000
Dr Liz Allen, Director of Strategic Initiatives, F1000
Visiting Senior Research Fellow, Policy Institute at King’s College London
@allen_liz @F1000
Liz leads on shaping new initiatives and partnerships to foster open research publishing at F1000. Prior to joining F1000 in 2015, she spent over a decade leading the Evaluation Team at the Wellcome Trust. Liz is a Crossref Board Director, co-founder of CRediT (Contributor Roles Taxonomy), and serves on the Advisory Board for the Software Sustainability Institute.

 

Kath Burton, Portfolio Development Specialist, Routledge, Taylor & Francis
Kath Burton, Portfolio Development Specialist, Routledge, Taylor & Francis
@kathburtonkath @tandfonline
Kath has held a number of scholarly communication roles at Taylor & Francis, from managing editor to director in humanities and social sciences over the past 15 years. Kath is also co-convener of the Publishing and the Publicly Engaged Humanities Working Group, exploring how publishers and researchers make connections within and across the research ecosystem to make a difference to how knowledge is preserved, distributed, shared and created anew.