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Open Access evidence session

11 April 2013

The Business, Innovation and Skills Committee will be holding its first evidence session for its inquiry into Open Access on Tuesday 16 April.


Tuesday 16 April

Committee Room 6, Palace of Westminster
At 9.30am

  • Dr Audrey McCulloch, Chief Executive, Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers
  • Professor Chris Wickham, Vice-President and Publications Secretary, the British Academy
  • Dr Cameron Neylon, Advocacy Director, Public Library of Science
  • Dr Alicia Wise, Director of Universal Access, Reed Elsevier

At 10.30am

  • Professor Stevan Harnad 
  • David Sweeney, Director (Research, Innovation and Skills) HEFCE
  • Professor Douglas Kell, Information Champion, RCUK
  • Dr Alma Swan, Key Perspectives Consultancy and Director of Advocacy, SPARC Europe

12 midday

  • Dr Martin Paul Eve
  • Professor Andrew Massey, Political Studies Association
  • Professor Ian Walmsley, Pro Vice-Chancellor for Research at Oxford University, The Russell Group
  • Professor Sir Ian Diamond, Chair of Universities UK's Research Policy Network

The sessions will be open to the public on a first come, first served basis. There is no system for the prior reservation of seats in Committee Rooms. It is advisable to allow about 20 minutes to pass through security checks. Committee Rooms and timings are subject to change.

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