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Date(s) - 2013/06/06
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Public Library of Science (PLOS)



The bay area Open Knowledge community is invited for a casual meetup with a few lightning talks and targeted discussion in relevant topic areas. Join us at the SF Headquarters of PLOS, some snacks and beverages will be supplied. Will include updates on California state legislation on Open Access – AB 609 by PLOS, as well as updates from OA at Berkeley by Angelica Tavella and Mitar Milutinovic http://oa.berkeley.edu

Lightning talks so far:

* MacKenzie Smith, University Librarian, UC Davis http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu/ul/about/meetnewul.php
* Florie Charles, PhD Candidate, UCSF, and of Youreka Science http://yourekascience.com/
* Annalee Newitz, Journalist, Editor in Chief of io9 http://io9.com/
* Alexandre Hannud Abdo, Wikimedia Brazil, and Post-doctoral researcher, Universidade de São Paulo http://cecm.usp.br/~eris/en/
* Christin Chong, Postdoc, UCSF and of http://micropub.org/
* Martin Fenner, of ORCID EU and PLOS, on “Markdown for Science” https://mdsci13.eventbrite.com/

More to come, please post a comment if you’d like to give a brief lightning talk (number of slots is limited), or if you have a topic you’d like to discuss!


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