Mailing List Message #115180
From: Cliff Lynch <>
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Subject: Symposium on US Federal Public Access Policies and their Impact - Virtual, July 17, 1130AM EDT
Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2023 09:15:14 -0400
The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the US National Science Foundation (NSF) are convening a very interesting free webinar on Monday, July 17, 1130-1 EDT. You can register at

Here's the summary description of the session:

For the first time, multiple federal agencies X convened by the National Science Foundation and the American Association for the Advancement of Science X will come together to lay out their public access plans.

Early career researchers, university administrators, and scientific societies will have the opportunity to discuss, with a focus on the plans equity considerations, including implications for authors seeking to publish new work in different journals, with editorial quality as a continued focus, and making available research data.

Overview of OSTP Public Access Guidance and Federal Agency Plans
E Maryam Zaringhalam, Ph.D., Assistant Director for Public Access and Research Policy, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
E Chelle Gentemann, Ph.D., Program Officer, Transform to Open Science, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
E Jessica Tucker, Ph.D., Acting Deputy Director of the Office of Science Policy, National Institutes of Health
E Brian Hitson, Director, Office of Scientific and Technical Information, U.S. Department of Energy
E Martin Halbert, Ph.D., Science Advisor for Public Access, U.S. National Science Foundation

Scientific community panelists include:
E Willie E. May, Ph.D., Vice President, Research and Economic Development, Morgan State University | President-elect, AAAS
E Philip Rosenthal, M.D., Editor-in-Chief, American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene | Professor, Medicine, University of California, San Francisco
E Vanessa Sansone, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Higher Education, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, The University of Texas at San Antonio
E Sam Zhang, Ph.D. candidate in Applied Mathematics, University of Colorado Boulder
E Debosmita Sardar, Ph.D., NIH K99/R00 Postdoctoral Associate, Baylor College of Medicine

Equity Aspirations
E Charles Barber, Ph.D., Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, NSF

Clifford Lynch
Director, CNI
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