Austin, TX DuraSpace is a proud sponsor of the upcoming SPARC MORE Meeting, March 7-8, 2016 in San Antonio, Texas. The gathering of librarians, educators, and researchers will focus on the 2014 “Convergence” meeting theme and will explore the increasingly central role libraries play in the growing shift toward Open Access, Open Education and Open Data.
DuraSpace is an advocate for a digital culture of openness in collaborative software development as a partner with the global scholarly research community. Please stop by the DuraSpace table to say hello to DuraSpace CEO Debra Hanken Kurtz if you will be attending.
The meeting features a keynote from Richard Wilder, Associate General Counsel at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and a leader in creating the Foundation’s landmark Open Access Policy. His talk will offer key insights into the process of developing and implementing the Gates policy, as well as explore the Foundation’s work in fostering a culture of openness among a larger research funders. Click here to view the agenda & speakers.