Keynote Westminister Higher Education Forum

Next steps for Open Access and Open Data research policy
Global Progress towards Open Access and Open Data and the UK’s role
Westminister Higher Education Forum
22nd November 2016

The conference  discuss remaining challenges identified in the latest report from the Government’s UK Open Access Co-ordination Group – including how to apply Open Access to monographs, the management of repositories and their future role, and the level of Article Processing Charges, as well as the future of the academic publishing market more widely. Also examine the legal, ethical and logistical implications of delivering an ‘Open Data’ framework for publicly funded research in the UK, in light of the recently published Concordat on Open Research Data, as well as look at issues for UK plans working in coordination with European Union proposals following the referendum result.