OASPA is pleased to invite all publishers, librarians, university administrators and others interested in Open Access publishing to join us in Prague from August 22-24 for the 2nd Conference on Open Access Scholarly Publishing, COASP. Please see: www.oaspa.org/coasp for the current list of speakers.
In addition to plenum sessions, the following highly topical breakout discussions will take place:
For OA Books Publishers:
Open Access Books Publishing; Session to be chaired by Eelco Ferwerda, Coordinator OAPEN, Open Access Publishing in European Networks
For University administrators, Funders, Librarians and Publishers:
Financing and Payment Mechanisms; Session to be chaired by Matt Cockerill, BioMed Central
For all publishers:
Ethics and Conduct in Open Access Publishing Session to be chaired by Caroline Sutton, Co-Action Publishing, & Mark Patterson, PLoS
For Scholar Publishers and University Libraries:
A workshop on publishing Open Access journals is planned for the afternoon of August 24, led by Dr. David Solomon (Scholar Publisher for Medical Education Online) and Saskia Franken (Utrecht University Library, Igitur). More information will be available shortly.