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Saturday, November 14 • 14:45 - 15:45
Next Generation Initiatives Advancing Open - Panel

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In this panel, we'll hear from initiatives led by students and early career academic professionals which are catalyzing progress on Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data around the world. We'll hear their inspiring stories, from Canada to Nepal, of sparking change. We'll also find out where they found support, what challenges they faced, and their words of advice for participants. 

Some of the slides from this session are freely available here on Slideshare:

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Jon Tennant

PhD Student, University Library of Southern Denmark
I work informally on aspects of open access and open science more generally. For the former, this involves advocacy projects, such as a recent open letter to the AAAS, the development of the Open Glossary, as well as raising general awareness and engaging with open access issues on... Read More →

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Chardaye Bueckert

I am a early career professional with experience in open educational resource advocacy. I am interested in promoting openness through public policy and as a graduate student.
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April Clyburne-Sherin

OOO Canada, Sense About Science USA
April is an Epidemiologist and Methodologist working to advance open research through advocacy and training. While at The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada, she received her MS in Population Medicine (Epidemiology) and created guidelines to improve pediatric clinical research... Read More →
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Roshan Karn

Director, Open Access Nepal
My name is Roshan Karn and I am a final year medical student at Institute of Medicine, Tribhuwan University in Nepal. I established the organization named Open Access Nepal in early 2014, after attending the Berlin 11 Satellite Conference for Students and Early Stage Researchers... Read More →
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Karin Purshouse

Academic Clinical Fellow, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
I'm a medical doctor who does research, both in the field of oncology, and I'm currently based in Oxford, UK, after a year doing brain tumour research at Yale University, USA. I've experienced first-hand the frustrations and limitations journal pay walls present as both a researcher... Read More →
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Brady Yano

VP University Relations, Simon Fraser Student Society
As a Board of Director on the Simon Fraser Student Society, an organization which represents over 26 thousand undergraduate students, my team and I have been pursuing an Open Textbook campaign at our university. Talk to me about student engagement and open textbooks!

Saturday November 14, 2015 14:45 - 15:45 CET
Thon Conference Centre - Main Room

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