Open Access–Strategy Institutions, States and the European Union

Event Details
January 24, 2013 - 1:30pm - January 25, 2013 - 6:00pm

This meeting will be held in Paris, January 24-25, 2013. The focus will be on how to achieve 100% accessibility of research results financed from public funds in a timely manner. This question is posed by the European Commission to all  Member States who are invited to position themselves on the widespread deployment of open access to the results of their research in a recommendation [1] of the European Commission, July 17, 2012.


  • Alma Swan, Director of SPARC Europe
  • Bernard Rentier, Rector of the University of Liège and Paul Thirion, Director of Libraries, University of Liège
  • Christine Berthaud, BSN4 Animator, Director CCSD
  • Christine Ollendorff, Member of Couperin, Director of Libraries Arts and Crafts, ParisTech
  • Eloy Rodrigues, Director of Libraries, University of Minho
  • Frederic Merceur, Responsible Archimer at Ifremer Duty
  • Genevieve Fioraso, Minister of Higher Education and Search
  • Gregory Colcanap, Coordinator consortium Couperin and Serge Bauin, Director of STI, CNRS
  • Jean-Claude Guédon, Professor at the University of Montreal
  • Jean-François Lutz, Responsible for Helpdesk OpenAIRE France consortium Couperin, Curator at the University of SCD Lorraine
  • Laurent Romary, Research Director at INRIA
  • Malotaux Sandrine, Director of SCD INP Toulouse, Head Department CND Couperin
  • Marin Dacos, Director CLEO
  • Michael Jubb, Director of Research Information Network
  • Pascal Guitton, Director of Research, INRIA
  • Robert Kiley, Director of Digital Services, Welcome Trust Library
  • Serge Bauin, Director of STI, CNRS: Project MedOAnet
  • Stevan Harnad, Canada Research Chair at the University of Quebec at Montreal
  • Stuart Shieber, Professor, Harvard University
  • Zoran Stancic, Deputy Director-General of DG Networks