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Advance Open at OpenCon 2016 Boston, 11/9

October 28th, 2016

in African Studies Library, Astronomy Library, Frederick S. Pardee Management Library, Mugar Memorial Library, Music Library, Pickering Educational Resources Library, Science and Engineering Library, Stone Science Library

Join us for OpenCon 2016 Boston, a satellite event of OpenCon 2016, a global conference for students and early-career researchers to learn about open access, open data, and open education. The event will be held on Wednesday, November 9, 1:00-4:00pm, at the Mugar Memorial Library (771 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA, 02215).

Hosted by Boston University, OpenCon 2016 Boston will feature programming with the theme of “open in action,” including a talk by a member of the project team from Open Data to Open Knowledge, Boston’s Knight Foundation-funded initiative to make open government data an accessible public resource. Other sessions will include a discussion of information justice and lightning talks about tools for and approaches to open research.

OpenCon 2016 Boston is free and open to all. View the schedule and register online.