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“Open Access, Global Access and Research Futures”

Wang Center, Stony Brook University


8:15 am – 9:00 am Breakfast/Poster Session Reception, Theater Lobby
9:00 am – 9:30 am Welcome Opening Remarks, Theater

Constantia Constantinou, Dean of University Libraries, SUNY Distinguished Librarian

Chuck Taber, Interim Provost, Vice Provost for Graduate and Professional Education, and Dean of the Graduate School, Stony Brook University

9:30 am – 10:15 am Keynote Address, Theater

“The Past, Present, and Future of ‘Guerilla Open Access'”

Justin Peters, author of The Idealist: Aaron Swartz and the Rise of Free Culture on the Internet, and Slate correspondent.

10:15 am – 10:30 am Q & A
10:30 am – 10:45 am Coffee Break, Theater Lobby
10:45 am – 11:45 am Panel Discussion, Theater

“At the Intersection of Open Education and Edtech”

Moderator: Laura Costello, Head of Research and Emerging Technologies, Stony Brook University Libraries

Panelists: Brian Sweeting, Content Strategist, Teachers College, Columbia University

Emily Gover, Director of Content Marketing, Flocabulary

Claudia McGivney, Head of Academic Engagement, Stony Brook University Libraries

11:45 am – 12:00 pm Q & A
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm Panel Discussion, Theater

“Digital Humanities”

Moderator: Kathleen Kasten, Head of Humanities & Social Sciences, Stony Brook University Libraries

Panelists: Jennifer Anderson, Associate Professor, Department of History, Stony Brook University

Elyse Graham, Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities, Department of English, Stony Brook University

12:45 pm – 1:00 pm Q & A
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Lunch, Zodiac Gallery
2:00 pm – 2:45 pmKeynote Address, Theater

“Information Imperialism and Research Utopias: What If Sharing Research Isn’t Really Stealing?”

Jennie Rose Halperin, Communications Manager, the Creative Commons

2:45 pm – 3:00 pm Q & A
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm Panel Discussion, Theater

“Open Science and Data Visualization”

Moderators: Clara Tran, Science Librarian, Stony Brook University Libraries

Darren Chase, Head of the Center for Scholarly Communication, Stony Brook University Libraries

Panelists: Sung Gheel Jang, Director of the Geospatial Center, School of Marine & Atmospheric Sciences

Kevin McDonnell, Research Associate Professor of Computer Science in the Department of Computer Science at Stony Brook University

4:00 pm – 4:15 pm Q & A
4:15 pm – 4:30 pm Closing Remarks, Theater

Shafeek Fazal, Associate Dean for Library Technology, Discovery and Digital Initiatives, Stony Brook University Libraries

Open Access Symposium Committee: Omni Abdallah, Laura Costello, Shafeek Fazal, Dana Haugh, Kate Kasten, Jennifer Lyon, Brenda Polis, Robert Tolliver, Clara Tran, Darren Chase (Chair).