LBF’s Research & Scholarly Publishing Forum Asks: How Open Are We?

The London Book Fair has today announced that The Online Book Fair’s Research and Scholarly Publishing Forum (10 June 2021) will explore the realities of Open Access with the theme ‘Shared Vision? Shared Destiny? How Open Are We?’

The conference will be chaired by Alicia Wise from Information Power, who created the programme, and Steven Inchcoombe, Chief Publishing and Solutions Officer at Springer Nature. Dr David Sweeney, Executive Chair at Research England and Dr Sudeshna Sarkar, Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur will be the keynote speakers for the conference.

Speakers discussing the nuances of Open Access will include: Robert Kiley, Head of Open Research at Wellcome Trust; Vanessa Proudman, Director at SPARC Europe; Rod Cookson, Managing Director at IWA Publishing; and Diana Chan, Library Director at Hong Kong University of Science & Technology.

Wiley will sponsor the Research & Scholarly Publishing Forum, while Research Information is the Official Media Partner for the conference.

For more information visit https://www.londonbookfair.co.uk/en-gb/whats-on/conferences.html

  • Title: The Research & Scholarly Publishing Forum
  • Date: Thursday 10 June
  • Time: 09:30 – 13:00
  • Price: £75



To book:         Please visit www.londonbookfair.co.uk/conferences