Open Data = Open Access Wednesday Oct. 10, 2012

Open Data = Open Access: A Panel Discussion
Open Data Panel Flyer 

As Mason continues to celebrate Open Access Week throughout the month of October, we reflect on the spirit of innovation that has long been at the heart of the University’s philosophy.

This year’s panel, Open Data = Open Access, highlights the benefits and implications of using open data in scientific disciplines.  Join this event, hosted by the University Libraries and the School of Physics, Astronomy and Computational Sciences, held Wednesday, October 10, 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm in Research Hall, Room 163. A Q&A will follow the discussion.  Light refreshments will be served.

Featured speakers are Dr. Amy Friedlander, senior advisor to the Assistant Director of the Directorate for Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences at the National Science Foundation; Dr. Kirk Borne, Mason professor of astrophysics and computational science; and Dr. Liping Di, Mason professor and director of the Center for Spatial Information Science and Systems


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