Open Access Week 2009

The Future of Scholarly Publishing and Research

Date: Friday, October 23, 2009
Time: 10:00-12:30pm
Location: Wardlaw Gordy Room


Introduction and Closing Remarks:
Catherine Murray-Rust, Dean and Director of Libraries

10:00-11:00 : Keynote address
The Future of Scholarly Publishing and the Open Access Debate
Rick Luce, Vice-Provost and Director of Libraries at Emory University

11:30-12:30 : Panel discussion
A Facilitated Discussion on Open Access Publishing

  • Michael L. Best, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and the School of Interactive Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology, Editor-in-Chief of Information Technologies & International Development
  • Leo Mark, Ph.D., Associate Professor, School of Computer Science, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • John M. Nickerson, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Emory University, Senior Editor of Molecular Vision
  • Kathy Roper, Associate Professor, Building Construction Program, Georgia Institute of Technology, Co-Editor of International Journal of Facility Management

Tyler O. Walters, moderator