KNOWLEDGE: Production & Dissemination in the Digital Age

A Forum on Changing Policy in Support of new Scholarly Practices

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 12:30 – 4:30pm
UTSC Council Chambers AA160

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Lunch & Mingle 12:30-1pm

Opening Remarks 1:00-1:20pm
Leslie Chan, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Social Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC)
Dr. Malcolm Campbell
Vice-Principal (Research), UTSC
Dr. Rick Halpern, Dean and Vice-Principal (Academic), UTSC

Keynote Address 1:20-2:10 pm
Open Access: Maximizing the Visibility and Utility of your Research 

Heather JosephExecutive Director, SPARC (Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition)

Panel one 2:10-3:00 pm
The changing landscape of scholarly production

Moderated by Dr. Halpern

Frances Garrett, Associate Professor of Tibetan and Buddhist Studies, Associate Chair of the Department for the Study of Religion, University of Toronto
Caroline Tucker, PhD student, Cadotte Lab, Department of Biological Sciences, UTSC
Devin Bloom, PhD student, Lovejoy Lab, Department of Biological Sciences, UTSC

Additional speakers TBA

Conversation Break 3:00-3:30 pm

Panel two 3:30-4:25 pm
Institutional policy and infrastructural issues
Moderated by Sarah Forbes, UTSC Scholarly Communication Librarian

Open Access - Julie Hannaford, Associate University Librarian, Humanities and Social Sciences, U of T Libraries  
Copyright - Victoria Owen, Head Librarian, UTSC
Focus on Research - Sian MiekleInterim Director Information Technology Services - Digital Library & Web Services , U of T Libraries

Closing Remarks 4:25-4:30 pm
Dr. Rick Halpern, Dean and Vice-Principal (Academic), UTSC

Event details
Wednesday, 4 April, 2012 - 12:30 - 16:30
UTSC Council Chambers AA160