[okfn-US] OKF Meet up event at PLOS 6/6/13 @ 7:00 p.m.
dokubo at plos.org
Thu May 30 21:13:27 UTC 2013
We would like to invite the Open Knowledge Foundation to join a casual Open Knowledge Meetup on June 6th that will include lightning talks and targeted discussion of open knowledge issues. The meetup represents a collaboration between the Open Knowledge Foundation and the Public Library of Science (PLOS), with the goal of bringing together a variety of involved individuals and organizations to foster the open knowledge community and share ideas.
Join us at the SF Headquarters of PLOS. Will include updates on California state legislation on Open Access - AB 609 by PLOS, as well as updates from OA at Berkeley by Angelica Tavella and Mitar Milutinovic http://oa.berkeley.edu
Lightning talks so far:
* MacKenzie Smith, University Librarian, UC Davis http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu/ul/about/meetnewul.php
* Florie Charles, PhD Candidate, UCSF, and of Youreka Science http://yourekascience.com/
* Annalee Newitz, Journalist, Editor in Chief of io9 http://io9.com/
* Alexandre Hannud Abdo, Wikimedia Brazil, and Post-doctoral researcher, Universidade de S?o Paulo http://cecm.usp.br/~eris/en/
* Christin Chong, Postdoc, UCSF and of http://micropub.org/
* Martin Fenner, of ORCID EU and PLOS, on "Markdown for Science" https://mdsci13.eventbrite.com/
We hope you will be able to attend. Please RSVP by Friday May 31st at our event page here. http://www.meetup.com/OpenKnowledgeFoundation/San-Francisco-CA/910932/ . Snacks and beverages will be supplied.
Look forward to meeting everyone!
Sincerely, Donna Okubo
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