R2R Lifecycle

2019 Programme 

The programme for the 2019 Researcher to Reader Conference is currently being developed by the Advisory Board, and we expect to be able to announce a list of speakers and topics within a few weeks.  Some highlights of the planned programme include:

First class international speakers, panellists & moderators, including:

  • Dr Marc Schiltz, President of Science Europe
  • The Rt Hon. the Lord Willetts, former UK Minister of State for Universities
  • Professor James Evans, University of Chicago
  • Dr Haseeb Irfanullah, Programme Coordinator, IUCN, Bangladesh
  • Rick Anderson, Associate Dean, J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
  • Isabel Thompson, Senior Strategy Analyst, Holtzbrinck Publishing Group
  • Professor Siva Umapathy, Director of the Indian Institute of Science Education
  • Dr Phill Jones, Chief Technology Officer, Emerald Group Publishing

Thought- provoking content including:

  • A debate aiming to convince delegates of the benefit or harm of Sci-Hub
  • A panel of distinguished experts discussing the latest advances in AI
  • Presentations delivering insights into scholarship in Asia and Africa
  • An update on furthering the Diversity and Inclusion agenda
  • A workshop on improving Research Data Management workflows