Open Conversations: Open Research Community, Knowledge Unlatched and the Frankfurt Book Fair

Please join us at online panels and discussions of Knowledge Unlatched organized, as part of the special edition of the Frankfurter Buchmesse, between October 12 and 16, 2020.

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Pathway to Subscribe 2 Open: A Panel on the Journey to Successful Flipping October 12, 5:00-6:30 pm, Berlin time (registration link)
The opening discussion on insights from publishers who have transitioned their journals into Open Access under a subscribe-to-open (S2O) model.
Tackling the Process Issue in Open Access Discussion October 13, 4:00-5:00 pm, Berlin time (registration link)
This panel discusses the solutions for the increasing administrative overhead costs involved in managing their Open Access approval and reporting processes.
Open Access in the Global South October 14, 4:00-5:30 pm, Berlin time (registration link)
This discussion explores what has been achieved as well as future challenges in the domain of Open Access publishing in Global South countries.
Institutional Open Access – What Works and What Doesn’t October 15, 2:00-3:00 pm, Berlin time (registration link)
This session examines which KU approaches to institutional Open Access have been successful and which ideas have not worked, while making tentative generalizations concerning the Open Access sector.
University Presses in the Open Access Sector - A Progress Report October 16, 4:00-5:30 pm, Berlin time (registration link)
The panel brings together leaders in the Open Access publishing sector from around the world, while seeking to provide a comprehensive overview of Open Access trends and topics, as they relate to university presses.

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Pablo Markin

Community Manager, Open Research Community


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12 months ago

For each event in this series, a dedicated post with a video conference interface will go live in this room ( about 15 minutes before it starts. Registration will provide advance access to the respective addresses of these live event links. Alternatively, the panels can be joined at the appointed time via the links that their announcement posts provide.