The future of research: assessing the impact of Plan S

The bold ambition behind Plan S is to ensure that full open access to published research finally becomes a reality.  Yet, what does it mean for the future of research?  Join us for this international event at KU Leuven on 5th-6th November 2019, where our distinguished panels of experts will debate the prospects for researchers, universities, learned societies and academies.

KU Leuven Library

KU Leuven Library

The conference is free and open to all, and includes a welcome reception at the historic University Library on the evening before the conference.

See our flyer for further information and full programme below.

This event is a collaboration between  the Young Academy of Europe, the Academia Europaea Cardiff Knowledge HubKU Leuven Libraries and Cardiff University. Further details and registration information may be found on Eventbrite.

 

#ImpactPlanS

Programme

08:45-09:15 Registration and coffee

09:15-10:15 Opening session: Welcomes and keynote speaker
Welcome by Conference Chair, Professor Theo D’haen MAE, Professor Emeritus, KU Leuven
Opening address by Professor Sierd Cloetingh MAE, President, Academia Europaea
Opening address by Dr Mangala Srinivas, Chair, Young Academy of Europe
Keynote address: Plan S: from principles to implementation
Professor Johan Rooryck MAE, OA Champion
Q&A session
Closing remarks by Conference Chair

10:15-10:45 Refreshment break and exhibition viewing

10:45-11:45 Panel discussion: The impact on early- and mid-career researchers
Introductory remarks by Session Chair, Professor John Creemers, Director, Doctoral School for Biomedical Sciences, KU Leuven
Plan S for Early- and Mid-Career Researchers
Gareth O’Neill, Plan S Ambassador
Véronique De Herde, Eurodoc representative and contact for Plan S
Dr Matthew DiFranco, Chair, Marie Curie Alumni Association
Professor Toma Susi, Vice-Chair, Young Academy of Europe
Interactive panel and audience discussion moderated by Session Chair
Closing remarks by Session Chair and final comments from the panel

11:45-11:50 5-minute break

11:50-12:50 Panel discussion: The impact on research and research-intensive institutions
Introductory remarks by Session Chair, Professor Joos Vandewalle MAE, Open Science Ambassador, KU Leuven
Plan S and a roadmap for Open Science
Professor Reine Meylaerts, Vice-Rector Research Policy, KU Leuven
The potential impact of Plan S from a researcher’s point of view
Professor Nora de Leeuw MAE, Pro-Vice Chancellor, Cardiff University
How to react to Plan S when your funders have not supported it yet?
Dr Ignasi Labastida i Juan, Chair, SPARC Europe Board
Interactive panel and audience discussion moderated by Session Chair
Closing remarks by Session Chair and final comments from the panel

12:50-14:00 Lunch and exhibition viewing

14:00-15:00 Panel discussion: The impact on learned societies and academies
Introductory remarks by Session Chair, Professor Genoveva Martí MAE, Vice-President, Academia Europaea
The ALPSP response to Plan S
Wayne Sime, Chief Executive, The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP)
Threats and opportunities for Learned Society publications
Professor Ole Petersen MAE, Vice-President, Academia Europaea
Reclaiming traditional roles of academies in the digital age: the opportunity offered by Plan S
Professor Luke Drury MAE, ALLEA Board member and Past-President, Royal Irish Academy
Interactive panel and audience discussion moderated by Session Chair
Closing remarks by Session Chair and final comments from the panel

15:00-15:30 Refreshment break and exhibition viewing

15:30-16:25 Closing session: Where are we going?
Introductory remarks by Session Chair, Hilde van Kiel, Director, KU Leuven Libraries
Where is Cambridge University Press going, and what might happen on the way?
Matthew Day, Head of Open Research Policy & Partnerships, Cambridge University Press
Adapting to Plan S: experiences from an open science publisher
Hannah Wilson, Associate Publisher, F1000 Platforms
Why we needed to launch Plan S and where we go from here
Dr Marc Schiltz, President, Science Europe
Interactive panel and audience discussion moderated by Session Chair
Closing remarks by Session Chair and final comments from the panel

16:25-16:30 Closing remarks by Conference Chair, Professor Theo D’Haen MAE and next steps

 

 26th April 2019. For further information please contact info@yacadeuro.org
One comment

Comments are closed.