Alliance of German Science Organisations' kick-off event for Open Access Week

The Alliance of German Science Organisations' Open Access working group has issued a general invitation to the podium discussion it is hosting in Munich to mark the opening of international Open Access Week, which will run from 19 to 23 October 2009.

A panel of speakers from the humanities and sciences and the publishing sector will first give a brief presentation of their respective positions, which will then be discussed by the panellists and the audience. Wolfgang Schoen, Vice President of the Max Planck Society, will act as moderator.

The kick-off event will take place at the Bavarian State Library (Bayerische Staatsbibliothek) on Monday, 19 October 2009 from 11.00 - 13.00 hrs.


Further information, the programme and the exact address can be found in the following press release.

To register attendance, please send an e-mail to open-access(at)mpdl.mpg.deby 5 October 2009.