Open Access Africa 2010

Open Access Africa 2010
November 10–11, 2010
Nairobi, Kenya
Open Access Africa hosted by BioMed Central, in partnership with ComputerAid held at Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.

Opening remarks: Open access and the developing world

Matt Cockerill
Managing Director, BioMed Central
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A welcome from Kenyatta university: open access and beyond

Prof. Callistus Ogol
Director, Institute of Research, Science & Technology, University of Kenyatta
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Experiences of publishing: local vs. international journals

Prof. Mary Abukutsa-Onyango
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
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Open access publishing and open access data sharing for malaria research and control

Prof. Bob Snow
Malaria Public Health & Epidemiology Group, KEMRI-University of Oxford-Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme
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Open Access Africa 2010: Q & A – Session 1

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Open access and institutional repositories in research and academic institutions

Rosemary Otando
University of Nairobi
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Access to information has no boundaries: Stellenbosch University engaging Open Access to information

Ina Smith
E-Research Repository Manager, University of Stellenbosch
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How open access to research can strategically benefit African universities

Eve Gray
University of Cape Town
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The international open access landscape

Carrie Calder
Head of Marketing, BioMed Central
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Panel discussion: Institutional experiences of open access

Rosemary Otando, Ina Smith, Eve Gray, Carrie Calder
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Expanding access to information technology in Africa

Gladys Muhunyo
Director of Africa Programme, Computer Aid International
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Open access to clinical trials through prospective clinical trials registries

Babalwa Zani
Pan African Clinical Trials Registry
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Case study of an open access journal

Prof. Judith Kimiywe
Head of Food Nutrition and Dietetics, Kenyatta University and AJFAND journal
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Why, how and by whom? A pro-active approach to open access in Africa

Susan Murray
Director, African Journals Online
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UNESCO’s open access strategy

Hezekiel Dlamini
Adviser, Communication and Information in East Africa, UNESCO
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Publishing in BioMed Central’s journals

Ruth King
Journal Publisher, BioMed Central
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How open access can re-energise African research and scholarly publishing

Daisy W. Ouya
Trustee, Electronic Publishing Trust For Development
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Panel discussion: Publisher experiences and feedback

Judith Kimiywe, Susan Murray, Daisy W. Ouya, Ruth King
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Closing remarks

Matt Cockerill, Managing Director, BioMed Central
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