Research Publication and Dissemination - the Future?
Thursday 10th January 2008
National University of Ireland, Galway
Keynote speaker 1
Scholarly research publication and dissemination in transition – then and now.
Professor Frank Gannon: Director General of Science Foundation Ireland.
Publication and Performance: the Impact Factor imperative.
Ms Patricia Brennan, Manager of Product Development, Thomson Scientific.
Reinventing the scholarly journal – Open Access to be or not to be?
A publishers perspective:
David Hoole, Head of Brand Marketing and Content Licensing, Nature Publishing Group (UK).
A funders perspective:
Mr Martin Hynes, Executive Director, the Irish Research Council for Science, Engineering and Technology [IRCSET].
An institutional perspective: increasing the University’s 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.
A new publishing paradigm:
Keynote speaker 2
New horizons in scholarly publication in the humanities & social sciences.
Professor Nicholas Canny, Vice President for Research, National University of Ireland, Galway.
Facilitating access & dissemination of research: the role of the academic library.
Mr Robin Adams, Librarian and College Archivist, Trinity College Dublin, Chair of Irish Universities Association Librarians Group.
Research publication & enabling technologies for improved communication
Professor Stefan Decker, Director, Digital Enterprise Research Institute, National University of Ireland, Galway.