[open-science] Fwd: Latest news about upcoming Science Commons Symposium - Pacific Northwest

Jonathan Gray jonathan.gray at okfn.org
Tue Feb 9 21:27:46 UTC 2010

For those of you that haven't yet seen it...

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Science Commons Symposium – Pacific Northwest:


John Wilbanks is the VP of Science at Creative Commons and heads the
Science Commons project.  John and the Science Commons team help
people and organizations from every part of the scientific ecosystem
lift legal and technical barriers to research and discovery.

Heather Joseph is the Executive Director at SPARC, the Scholarly
Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition. She leads SPARC’s
advocacy efforts to support widespread adoption of open access to
scholarly research.

Antony Williams is a leader in the domain of free access chemistry. He
is the VP of Strategic Development for the Royal Society of Chemistry,
and the founder of ChemZoo Inc., the original host of ChemSpider prior
to acquisition by RSC.

Jean-Claude Bradley is an Associate Professor of Chemistry and the
E-Learning Coordinator at Drexel University.

Cameron Neylon is a biophysicist who has always worked in
interdisciplinary areas and is a leading advocate of data availability
and open science.

Stephen Friend is the founder and president of Sage, a not-for-profit
medical research organization designed to revolutionize how
researchers approach the complexity of human biological information
and the treatment of disease.

Peter Binfield is the publisher of the online journal PLoS ONE, one of
the journal offerings of the Public Library of Science, and is a
respected innovator and analyst in the fields of online science,
scholarly publishing (both Open Access and mainstream/commercial), and
scientific communication.

Peter Murray-Rust is an accomplished chemist, a faculty member of
Churchill College at the University of Cambridge, a leader in the Open
Data movement, a founding member of the Blue Obelisk organization.

Jonathan Gray

Community Coordinator
The Open Knowledge Foundation

Twitter/Identica: jwyg

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