Open Access Week

Open Access Week is an annual scholarly communication event focusing on open access and related topics. It takes place globally during the last full week of October in a multitude of locations both on- and offline.

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OpenCon 2015 is the student and early career academic professional conference on Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data. It is organized by the Right to Research Coalition, SPARC (The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), and an Organizing Committee of students and early career researchers from around the world.

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SpotOn is a series of community events for the discussion of how science is carried out and communicated online.

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Open Education Conference

Often described as “the annual family reunion,” OpenEd15 is the world’s premiere conference for research and everything else relating to open education.

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OKFest is the community-curated Open Knowledge event that brings together the global community of working groups, local groups and all manner of people interested in all aspects of openness.

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Creative Commons Global Summit

The Global Summit brings together the community of experts, academics, and activists who comprise the Creative Commons affiliate network in a different country every two years.

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