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13 August 2013
Open Access

Open Access Event no. 2:  13 August 2013, from 1:15 to 2:00


1:00 – 1:15 Tea/Coffee/Juice and sandwiches served outside venue Setup of the room [ICS and AVS Technical team; Institutional Advancement  and Library] PCs – load Dr Swan’s presentation, data projectors, screens, Vidyo set up, Connect with Dr Swan, lapel microphone for Prof. Davies-Coleman,  OA banner and  posters, additional chairs if needed)

1:15 – 1:18 Welcome and Introduction to 2nd event in series of lunchtime talks [Prof Davies- Coleman] in the lead up to the event on 23 October when UWC Rector signs the Berlin Declaration to Open Access in the Humanities and Sciences on 23 October .  A policy process is following a parallel route through faculties.  The main gist of this August talk is to give the UWC researcher community an introduction to the significance of an institutional policy and also a sense of the high level policy developments underway in Europe and elsewhere. 

1:18 – 1:20 Introduce Dr Alma Swan [Prof Davies-Coleman] as per bio and http://

1:20 – 1:50 Presentation “Transition to an Open Access policy”  [Dr Swan speaks to her presentation via online Vidyo link; Tyrone Diedericks, ICS advances the slides on her prompt]

1:50 – 2:00 Field questions from the floor / Closure and Thanks to Dr Swan [Prof DaviesColeman] In case of enquiries, please contact:  Melody Williams, Institutional Advancement, 082-773-2241, Allison Fullard, UWC Library, 082-3191-700, Graham Julies, ICS on x3909, or Gafsa Davids, Office of the DVC Academic, x2142