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Conference Presentations

Brussels 15-16 February 2007

Please note, speakers who did not use a power point presentation are excluded from the list below. For an overview of the complete programme, please click here.

Janez Poto─Źnik, Commissioner for Science & Research - Opening speech 

Research funding bodies’ policies

Jerry Sheehan (PDF icon - 157 KB), Assistant Director for Policy Development, National Institutes of Health

Ralf Schimmer (PDF icon - 266 KB), Max Planck Digital Library (MPDL)

Robert Kiley (PDF icon - 176 KB), Head of E-Strategy, Wellcome Trust 

New opportunities for the research community

Maria Cristina Pedicchio (PDF icon - 2.5 MB), Professor of Algebra, University of Trieste

Robert Aymar (PDF icon - 809 KB), Director General, European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)

Martin Hofmann (PDF icon - 1.3 MB), Professor, Frauhofer SCAI (Institute of Algorithms and Scientific Computing) 

A debate on the scientific publication market: trends, challenges and opportunities

Nick Fowler (PDF icon - 182 KB), Director of Strategy, Elsevier

Mathias Dewatripont PDF icon, Professor of Economics, Université libre de Bruxelles

Matthew Cockerill (PDF icon - 305 KB), Publisher, BioMed Central


Scientific publication business models; access and dissemination strategies

Robert Campbell PDF icon, President of Blackwell Publishing

Susan Hezlet (PDF icon - 278 KB), Publisher, London Mathematical society

Guillaume Dervieux PDF icon, Managing Director, Armand Collin Publishing

Kaat Van Wonterghem (PDF icon - 358 KB), Co-ordinator, Flemish Research Libraries Council

Mick Archer PDF icon, Virtual library portfolio manager, Astra Zeneca

Paul Ayris PDF icon, Network of Universities from the Capitals of Europe (UNICA)

Graham Cameron PDF icon, European Bioinformatics Institute representing EIROforum

Robert Kiley (PDF icon - 176 KB), Head of E-Strategy, Wellcome Trust

Michael Nentwich PDF icon, Austrian Academy of Science (ÖAW)

E-Infrastructure and long-term preservation

Elizabeth Lyon (PDF icon - 1.7 MB), Director, UK Office for Library Networking (UKOLN)

John Wood (PDF icon - 2.3 MB), Chairman of ESFRI (European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures) and member of the European Task Force Permanent Access

Peter Tindemans PDF icon, Chair of Task Force on Permanent Access for Koninklijke Bibliotheek

Franck Laloë PDF icon, Researcher, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)

D.L. Giaretta (PDF icon - 910 KB), Director of Development, Digital Curation Centre UK

Eileen Fenton (PDF icon - 259 KB), Executive Director of Portico

Donatella Castelli (PDF icon - 563 KB), CNR-ISTI, DRIVER project

Saskia de Vries (PDF icon - 3.3 MB), Amsterdam University Press

Matthias Wahls (PDF icon - 106 KB), Brill Publishing

Scientific publication, quality assurance and research excellence

John Enderby (PDF icon - 451 KB), University of Bristol (Research Assessment Exercise)

Mark Patterson (PDF icon - 2.8 MB), Director of Publishing, Public Library of Science

*Sabine Kleinert (PDF icon - 393 KB), Committee on publication ethics (COPE), Executive Editor, The Lancet

Leo Waaijers (PDF icon - 396 KB), Manager of the SURF Platform ICT and Research

*Fiona Bennett, Head, Rights and New Business Development, Oxford University Press

Paola de Castro (PDF icon - 144 KB), Italian Institute of Health (ISS)

Copyright and digital rights management

Wilma Mossink (PDF icon - 157 KB), Copyright and publishing agreements expert, Legal adviser to SURF Foundation

Reporting from parallel workshops

Scientific publication business models; access and dissemination strategies PDF icon

E-Infrastructure and long-term preservation, (PDF icon - 127 KB)

Copyright and digital rights management, (PDF icon - 1 MB)

Round table discussion: Policy Options for the Scientific Publishing System in FP7 and European Research Area

Norbert Kroó (PDF icon - 983 KB), Vice-President, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Member of ERC and EURAB

Stevan Harnad (PDF icon - 512 KB) (PDF icon - 630 KB), Department of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton

Viviane Reding, Commissioner for Information Society and Media - Closing speech

* Sabine Kleinert could not attend the conference but sent a presentation which Fiona Bennett presented.

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