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Poster lightning talks

Poster lightning talks

Chair: Xenia van Edig (Business Development, Copernicus Publications)

Poster lightning talks

Lecture length: 31:51
Uploaded: 11/05/2018

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Xenia van Edig, Business Development, Copernicus Publications. See slides here. 

Kathryn Funk is the program manager for PubMed Central at the U.S. National Library of Medicine. She is responsible for PMC policy as well as PMC’s role in supporting the public access policies of numerous funding agencies, including NIH. Katie received her master’s degree in library and information science from The Catholic University of America.

Marcel Wrzesinski is Open-Access-Officer at the Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG). He is also a research associate at the HIIG project “Innovative Open Access in Small Sciences (InnOAccess)”, in cooperation with ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics. The project seeks to improve the publication infrastructure of “Internet Policy Review”, to create sustainable OA business models in the “small science” context, and will transfer the results to the research community. As a freelance journal editor, and executive board member of the German Gender Studies Association, he is committed to promoting and professionalizing Open Access in the “small sciences". 

Caroline Sutton co-founded Co-Action Publishing, an Open Access international scholarly publishing house which was acquired by Taylor & Francis Group in October 2016 where she is now Director of Open Research. Caroline is involved with the DOAJ as a Director for IS4OA, is Chair of the Board of Directors for Dryad, serves on the board of OASPA, and on the Scientific Advisory Board for CESSDA. She regularly chairs the Munin Conference and is a regular speaker on open access and other topics related to scholarly communications.

Eileen A. Joy is a specialist in Old English literary studies and cultural studies, as well as a para-academic rogue publisher, with interests in poetry and poetics, intellectual history, ethics, affects, embodiments, queer studies, object/thing studies, the ecological, post/humanisms, and scholarly communications. She is the Founding Ingenitor of the BABEL Working Group, Co-Editor of postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies, and Founding Director of punctum books: spontaneous acts of scholarly combustion. a founding member of both the Radical OA and ScholarLed publishing collectives. You can read more about the philosophy and mission of punctum books here: “Let Us Now Stand Up for Bastards: On the Importance of Illegitimate Publics” and “Here Be Monsters: A Punctum Publishing Primer.”

Alicia Wise is an independent consultant at Information Power. As a conceptual thinker and experienced communicator, she has expertise in driving organisational development and transformational change. She has been an active proponent of Open Access for 20 years as an academic author and in roles with funders, libraries, consortia, publishers, and universities. Prior to joining Information Power Ltd she held roles with Elsevier, the Publishers Association, Publishers Licensing Society, Jisc, Archaeology Data Service, and in universities.

Heather Staines is Head of Partnerships for MIT Knowledge Futures Group, building open source infrastructure for publishers and libraries. Her previous roles include positions at Hypothesis, Proquest, SIPX (formerly the Stanford Intellectual Property Exchange), Springer SBM, and Greenwood Publishing Group/ Praeger Publishers. She is a frequent speaker and participant at industry events including the COUNTER Board of Directors, the STM Futurelab, Society for Scholarly Publishing, the NISO Transfer Standing Committee, the NASIG Digital Preservation Task Force. She has a Ph.D. in Military and Diplomatic History from Yale University.

Lauren B. Collister is the Director of the Office of Scholarly Communication and Publishing at the University Library System, University of Pittsburgh, where she oversees the library publishing program with a portfolio of 42 Open Access journals. In addition, she works with the Transitioning Society Publishers to Open Access (TSPOA) working group, chairs the Committee on Scholarly Communication for the Linguistic Society of America, and is an active participant in the Linguistics Data Interest Group of the Research Data Alliance. She has a Ph.D. in Sociolinguistics from the University of Pittsburgh and her research interests include the intersection of language, technology, and social identity.

Paula Clemente Vega is the Marketing Officer for the Open Library of humanities where she is in charge of increasing the visibility of the OLH through outreach, marketing and advocacy. She has participated in numerous conferences as well as commissioned numerous interviews and essays as part of the OLH EmpowOA programme: an initiative designed to strengthen the OA humanities context in which the OLH operates. She is also a doctoral candidate in the department of English and Humanities at Birkbeck, University of London where she is conducting a research on colonial legacies and art museums in Spain and the UK. 

Laura Paglione serves as the project coordinator for Metadata 2020, providing direction and support to a large group of volunteer that are exploring the pathways toward richer metadata. She serves in this capacity as a Member of the Spherical Cow Group, which she joined in late 2018. Her global project work is focused on efforts that help fuel innovation and societal impact through enhanced research infrastructure. She works with groups such as ORCID, Global Alliance for Genomic Health, Open Pharma, Internet2, the global Federated Identity Management community and others to provide strategic input and analysis, business and organizational model development, new organization/product launch advisory services, and complex system-based problem-solving. She has over 25 diverse years of experience in both the commercial and not for profit sectors, most recently serving as the founding technical director of ORCID, a global not-for-profit organization with the mission to address name ambiguity for researchers. She serves as Secretary on the InCommon Federation Steering Committee and the Internet2 Trust and Identity Program Advisory Group, and she advocates for Service Providers within the federated identity community. Laura holds an ScM in Computer Science from Brown University, an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management, and a BE from Stevens Institute of Technology. 

Dan Morgan is Director of Community Relations at the Public Library of Science (PLOS), with responsibility for guiding PLOS’ strategic engagement with core scholarly publishing and research communities, and gathering and synthesizing market intelligence and community insights. He has worked in scholarly communication and publishing for over 17 years, in publishing management, open access, open science, communication, and strategy roles. From mid-2014 to early 2019 he launched and ran the University of California Press’ OA journals program which included the journals Collabra: Psychology and Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene among several others. From 2002 to mid-2014 he was at Elsevier where he ended up the head of the Psychology and Cognitive Sciences journals division, then Senior Manager for Open Access and other outreach for North America. He is currently on the Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) steering committee. He was a member of the University of California’s Office of Scholarly Communication from 2017-2019. He enjoys working closely with the Collaborative Knowledge Foundation (a.k.a. Coko) and the Society for Improvement of Psychological Science (SIPS). He is a passionate advocate for simplified communication, open science/access, scientific rigor, and enhancing scholarly publishing operations. Twitter Handle: @djjmorgan | Work Blog: 

Jody Bailey, Head of the Scholarly Communications Office at Emory University Libraries in Atlanta, Georgia, leads a team of librarians and library specialists who are responsible for services surrounding copyright, open access and publishing, research data management, and open educational resources. The team also manages two scholarly repositories that publish works by Emory faculty and students. Jody is President-Elect of the Library Publishing Coalition, and her scholarly interests include open-access publishing, open educational resources, user-centered library services, and outreach activities. She has published articles in peer-reviewed journals, presented at numerous conferences, and has a master of arts in linguistics from Louisiana State University and a master of library and information science from Wayne State University.