Our 2019 conference provided librarians and information professionals with an invaluable insight into best practice for delivering the open research agenda.

2019 Conference themes

  • Convincing academics to share research
  • Tackling the administrative overhead of open research submissions
  • How technology tools can help smooth submission and searchability
  • Publishing ‘work in progress’ vs the wait for completed research articles

2019 Programme

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9.00-9.30
Registration and Coffee

9.30-9.35
Welcome
Tim Gillett, Conference Chair and Editor, Research Information

9.35-10.25
Keynote Presentation

Supporting the shift to open research: views from a research funder and a scholarly publisher
David Carr, Programme Manager – Open Research, The Wellcome Trust
Liz Allen, Director of Strategic Initiatives, F1000

10.25-10.30
Workshop launch

10.30-11.00
Workshop: What does open research mean in your institution?

11.00-11.20
Networking break

11.20-11.50
Workshop review

11.50-12.20
Identifiers for navigating research
Rachael Kotarski, Head of Research Infrastructure Services, British Library
Christine Ferguson, Information Scientist (EMBL-EBI)

12.20-12.50
Are we nearly there yet? Cambridge’s journey on the road to Open Research
Lauren Cadwallader, Deputy Manager of Scholarly Communication (Research Data Management)

12.50-14.00
Networking Lunch

14.00-14.30
Plan S, Alternative Business Models, and Open Access Monographs
Martin Eve, Professor of Literature, Technology and Publishing at  Birkbeck, University of London

14.30-15.00
An Open Research journey: changing sharing culture at the University of Reading
Dr Robert Darby, Research Data Manager and Dr Karen Rowlett, Research Publications Adviser, University of Reading Library

15.00-15.30
Supporting researchers in HE – champions and collaborators with a common goal
Catherine Parker, Collections and Scholarly Communications Librarian, University of Huddersfield

15.30-15.50
Networking Break

15.50-16.20
Manchesterhive and an institutional response to open access
Simon Ross, Chief Executive, Manchester University Press

16.20-17.00
Q&A and Wrap-Up

17.00-18.00
Networking Drinks Reception

18.00
Close

CISPC 2019 Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Drinks Sponsor

CISPC 2019 Speakers

Martin Eve
Professor of Literature, Technology and Publishing at Birkbeck, University of London

Catherine Parker
Collections and Scholarly Communications Librarian, University of Huddersfield

Simon Ross
Chief Executive, Manchester University Press

Dr Robert Darby
Research Data Manager, University of Reading Library

Christine Ferguson
Information Scientist (EMBL-EBI)

Dr Karen Rowlett
Research Publications Adviser, University of Reading Library

Lauren Cadwallader
Deputy Manager of Scholarly Communication (Research Data Management)

Liz Allen
Director of Strategic Initiatives, F1000

Rachael Kotarski
Head of Research Infrastructure Services, The British Library

David Carr
Programme Manager for Open Research , Wellcome Trust