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The future of research: assessing the impact of Plan S

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A collaboration between the Academia Europaea Cardiff Knowledge Hub, the Young Academy of Europe, KU Leuven Libraries and Cardiff University

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The bold ambition behind Plan S is to ensure that full open access to published research finally becomes a reality. Yet, what does it mean for the future of research?

Join us for this international event at KU Leuven, where our distinguished panels of experts will debate the prospects for researchers, universities, learned societies, academies and publishers.

The conference is free and open to all, and includes a welcome reception at the historic University Library on the evening before the conference.

This event is generously supported by the Academia Europaea 2019 Hubert Curien Initiative Fund.

Details are as follows:

  • Time and date: 08.30-16.45, Wednesday 6th November 2019
  • Venue: The Leuven Institute for Ireland in Europe, Janseniusstraat 1, 3000 Leuven

Confirmed speakers include:

  • President of Academia Europaea, Professor Sierd Cloetingh
  • Head of Open Research Policy & Partnerships at Cambridge University Press, Matt Day
  • EuroDoc Representative, Véronique De Herde
  • Pro-Vice Chancellor of Cardiff University, Professor Nora de Leeuw
  • ALLEA Board member, Past-President Royal Irish Academy and Emeritus Professor Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, Professor Luke Drury
  • Chair of the Marie Curie Alumni Association, Dr Matthew DiFranco
  • Head of Open Research at Wellcome and Interim cOAlition S Coordinator, Robert Kiley
  • President of SPARC Europe, Dr Ignasi Labastida i Juan
  • Vice-Rector Research Policy KU Leuven, Professor Reine Meylaerts
  • Researcher at Leiden University and Plan S Ambassador, Gareth O’Neill
  • Vice-President of Academia Europaea, Professor Ole Petersen
  • President of Science Europe, Dr Marc Schiltz
  • Rector KU Leuven, Professor Luc Sels
  • Interim Chief Executive of the Association of Learned and Professional Society (ALPSP), Wayne Sime
  • President of the Young Academy of Europe, (YAE), Dr Mangala Srivinas
  • Vice-Chair of YAE, Professor Toma Susi
  • Director KU Leuven Libraries, Hilde van Kiel
  • Associate Publisher, F1000, Hannah Wilson

This event will be chaired by Professor Theo D’Haen of KU Leuven, Editor-in-Chief of the European Review.

Reception details are as follows:

  • Time and date: 17.00-19.00 Tuesday 5th November 2019
  • Venue: University Library, Monseigneur Ladeuzeplein 21, 3000 Leuven

Please note:

  • Your ticket includes entry to the reception on 5th as well as the conference on the 6th.
  • There will be canapes at the reception on Tuesday 5th November and a free lunch on Wednesday 6th November. If you have any specific dietary requirements, please contact Demmy Verbeke demmy.verbeke@kuleuven.be
  • For all enquiries, please contact AECardiffHub@cardiff.ac.uk
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