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Open Access–Strategy Institutions, States and the European Union, Jan, 24-25, Paris

From Jean-Claude Guédon, University of Montreal

Montreal, Canada  This meeting, "Open Access: What Future for Scientific Publication, Institutional Strategy, States and the European Union," will be held in Paris, January 24-25, 2013. The focus will be on how to achieve 100% accessibility of research results financed from public funds in a timely manner. This question is posed by the European Commission to all  Member States who are invited to position themselves on the widespread deployment of open access to the results of their research in a recommendation [1] of the European Commission, July 17, 2012.


Thursday, January 24, 2013, Reception

1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

• Gregory Colcanap, Coordinator consortium Couperin and Serge Bauin, Director of STI, CNRS: Presentation of the 5th Open Access Days 

• Serge Bauin, Director of STI, CNRS: Project MedOAnet 

• Stevan Harnad, Canada Research Chair at the University of Quebec at Montreal: Open Access Movement: back on 10 years of initiatives 

• Michael Jubb, Director of Research Information Network: Report Finch and RCUK policy 

• Jean-Claude Guédon, Professor at the University of Montreal: Future Open Access with fair Gold

• Marin Dacos, Director CLEO: Other open access models are 


• Bernard Rentier, Rector of the University of Liège and Paul Thirion, Director of Libraries, University of Liège: an OA policy 

university: research management and preservation of 

scientific heritage. 

• Zoran Stancic, Deputy Director-General of DG Networks 

communication, content and technology, European Commission: Policy  of Europe in 2020 and open access to research funded public funds

• Genevieve Fioraso, Minister of Higher Education and Search: Position of France on Open Access 

Friday, January 25, 2013 

100% of publications in Open Archives. How to achieve this? 


9:00 to 10:15

• Alma Swan, Director of SPARC Europe: Issues of Open Access: the green OA, costs and benefits 

• Christine Berthaud, BSN4 Animator, Director CCSD: element 

national policy for open archives 

• Christine Ollendorff, Member of Couperin, Director of 

Libraries Arts and Crafts ParisTech: Survey Couperin ADBU-on 

Open Archives 

10:15 to 11:30

Auto-archiving by researchers 

• Stuart Shieber, Professor, Harvard University: Policy Open 

Access to Harvard archive DASH 

• Malotaux Sandrine, Director of SCD INP Toulouse, Head 

Department CND Couperin: From the voluntary self-archiving archiving systematic policy developments at INP Toulouse

11:30 to 12:30

OA with the help of publishers

• Robert Kiley, Director of Digital Services, Welcome Trust Library: PubMed Central Europe and open publishing in consultation with publishers

• Laurent Romary, Research Director at INRIA: Assessment Project PEER 

• Representative from CERN: Project SCOAP3–open publishing 

in high energy physics 

1:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.

Mandatory deposit in AO 

• Eloy Rodrigues, Director of Libraries, University of Minho: Politics incentive deposition in the open archive 

• Frederic Merceur, Responsible Archimer at Ifremer Duty 

Archimer deposit of IFREMER 

• Pascal Guitton, Director of Research, INRIA: Towards an obligation deposit in 2013 HAL-INRIA 

• Jean-François Lutz, Responsible for Helpdesk OpenAIRE France consortium Couperin, Curator at the University of SCD Lorraine: OpenAIRE project: obligation to deposit publications from projects European 

Discussion with the audience

• Stevan Harnad Teacher: Grand witness two days - lines 


4:15 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.

Position of the Presidents of the CPU, CGE, the CDEFI and CNRS


* [1] Commission Recommendation to Member States on access scientific information and conservation