U. of Maryland and Johns Hopkins hosting Open Access forum

The University of Maryland, Baltimore and Johns Hopkins University are hosting a forum titled Ownership and Access in Scholarly Communication on April 6. The forum is from 1pm to 6pm in the UMB School of Nursing Auditorium, with broadcasts to Johns Hopkins and a webcast. The keynote speakers are Dr. David Lipman and Dr. Chi V. Dang.

Dr. Lipman is the Director of the National Center for Biotechnology Information, a division of the National Library of Medicine within the National Institutes of Health. He will address Emerging Issues in Scientific Publishing.

Dr. Dang is Professor of Medicine, Oncology, Pathology and Molecular Biology & Genetics and Vice Dean for Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He will give a second keynote on Valuing New Models of Scholarship in Promotion and Tenure.