Research Publication and Dissemination - the Future?
Thursday 10th January 2008
National University of Ireland, Galway
10:00 10:30 Registration & Coffee
10:30 - 10:40 Welcome
Marie Reddan, Librarian, National University of Ireland, Galway.
AM Session Chair: Professor Jim Browne, Registrar & Deputy President of the National University of Ireland, Galway.
10:40 11:20 Keynote speaker 1
Scholarly research publication and dissemination in transition then and now. Professor Frank Gannon, Director General of Science Foundation Ireland.
11:20 11:40 Publication and Performance: the Impact Factor imperative.
Ms Patricia Brennan, Manager of Product Development, Thomson
Reinventing the scholarly journal Open Access to be or not to be?
11:40 - 12:00 A publishers perspective:
Mr David Hoole, Head of Brand Marketing and and Content Licensing, Nature Publishing Group (UK).
12:00 12:20 A funders perspective:
Mr Martin Hynes, Executive Director, The Irish Research Council for
Science, Engineering and Technology [IRCSET].
12:20 12:40 An institutional perspective: increasing the Universitys
research impact and benefiting the researcher through Open Access
and integrated research information systems.
Ms Niamh Brennan, Programme Manager, Research Information
Systems & Services, Trinity College Dublin.
12:40 13: 00 Panel discussion: scholarly publishing.
13:00 14:00 Lunch
A new publishing paradigm:
PM Session Chair: Professor Jim Gosling, Director of Quality, Quality Office, NUI Galway.
14:00 14:40 Keynote speaker 2
New horizons in scholarly publication.
Professor Nicholas Canny, Vice President for Research, National University of of Ireland Galway.
14.40 15: 05 Facilitating access & dissemination of research: the role of of the academic library.
Mr Robin Adams, Chair of Irish Universities Association Librarians Group, Group, Librarian, Trinity College Dublin.
15:05 15:30 Research Publication & enabling technologies for improved improved communication.
Professor Stefan Decker, Director, Digital Enterprise Research Institute, Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway.
15:30 15:50 Panel discussion: research dissemination & IPR.
15:50 - 16:00 Questions
16:00 - 16:15 Close
Professor Jim Gosling, Director of Quality, Quality Office
National University of Ireland, Galway.
16:15 - 16:30 Tea & Coffee.