SSP 2018 UK Regional Event - March 15

When:  Mar 15, 2018

March 15, 2018
6-8 pm
2 Dryden Street
London WC2E 9NA
(Nearest Tube Station: Covent Garden and Holborn)

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Speaker and Networking

  • 6 pm – doors open; Networking
  • 6:45 – Welcome
  • 7 pm – Speaker Liz Allen - Liz will reflect on changes across the scholarly publishing landscape, challenging us to think differently about things such as the concept of authorship, the role of research funders, the new places and ways in which research is communicated, and the importance of metadata and scholarly infrastructure in supporting new approaches and enabling innovation. 
  • 7:20 – Q&A
  • 7:30 – Networking
  • 8 – event closes

Liz Allen, Director of Strategic Initiatives at F1000

Liz Allen is Director of Strategic Initiatives at F1000, and involved in shaping new initiatives and partnerships to promote and foster open research.  Liz serves as a member of the Advisory Board for the Software Sustainability Institute, based at the University of Edinburgh, and is co-Chair of the CASRAI CRediT Programme Committee – having co-led the development of Project CRediT (Contributor Roles Taxonomy -  Liz was a Board Director of ORCID from 2010 until 2015 and was recently elected to serve as a Board Director of Crossref.

Prior to joining F1000 in 2015, Liz spent over a decade as Head of Evaluation at the Wellcome Trust, with a particular interest in impact assessment and the development of science-related indicators. During 2014-15 Liz served as an adviser on the UK government commissioned Independent review of the role of research metrics in research assessment In 2015 Liz became a Visiting Senior Research Fellow in the Policy Institute at King's College London.

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Registration Rates: 
SSP Members £5 GBP
Nonmembers £5 GBP

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SSP reserves the right to cancel any program.  In the unlikely event of cancellations, SSP is not responsible for any costs, damages, or other expenses of any kind, including and without limitation, transportation and/or hotel costs incurred by registrant.  Speakers are subject to change without notice.