open access symposium 2017

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“Open in order to…”

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, Stony Brook University.


9:30 am – 10:15 am — Keynote Address, Theater
“Open Education: Reducing Costs, Expanding Access, Improving Pedagogy”
Nicole Allen, Director of Open Education, Scholarly Publishing and Academic Research Coalition (SPARC).


10:15 am – 10:30 am — Q & A


10:30 am – 10:45 am – Coffee Break, Theater Lobby


10:45 am – 11:30 am – Panel Discussion, Theater
“Open Sciences & Biomedicine and the Acceleration of Research”
Moderator: Jessica Koos, Health Sciences Librarian, Stony Brook University Libraries.
Panelists: Dr. Chrisa Arcan, Department of Family, Population & Preventative Medicine, Stony Brook University.
Dr. Bruce Demple, Department of Pharmacological Sciences, Stony Brook University.
Dr. Thomas Woodson, Department of Technology and Society, Stony Brook University.


11:30 am – 11:45 pm – Q & A


11:45 pm – 12:30 pm – Panel Discussion, Theater
“Open Access Policy & OERs”
Moderator: Shafeek Fazal, Associate Dean of Library Technology, Discovery & Digital Initiatives, Stony Brook University Libraries.
Panelists: Mark McBride, Library Senior Strategist, Office of Library & Information Services, State University of New York.
Jennifer Kaari, Medical Librarian, Mount Sinai Health System.
Darren Chase, Head of Scholarly Communication, Stony Brook University Libraries.


12:30 pm – 12:45 pm – Q & A


12:45 pm – 1:40 pm – Lunch, Zodiac Gallery


1:45 pm – 2:30 pm – Keynote Address, Theater
“The Department of Sharing: Reclaiming Open Access’ Place in Academia”
Elliot Harmon, Open Access, Copyright and Patent Law Activist, the Electronic Frontier Foundation.


2:30 pm – 2:45 pm – Q & A


2:45 pm – 3:30 pm – Panel Discussion, Theater
“Open + Digital: Humanities & Social Sciences”
Moderator: Victoria Pilato, Digital Projects Librarian, Stony Brook University Libraries.
Panelists: Peg Christoff, Senior Lecturer, Department of Asian & Asian American Studies, Stony Brook University.
Anne Donlon, Community Manager of the Humanities Commons, Modern Language Association.
Andrew Newman, Associate Professor, Department of English, Stony Brook University.


3:30 pm – 3:45 pm – Q & A


3:45 pm – 4:00 pm – Closing Remarks, Theater
Darren Chase, Head of Scholarly Communication, Stony Brook University Libraries.

Open Access Symposium Committee: Laura Costello, Shafeek Fazal, Dana Haugh, Jessica Koos, Victoria Pilato, Darren Chase (Chair).