Thursday, March 31, 2022       Events

BOAI 20th Anniversary Webcast

12-1pm ET  ·   Open Access

Twenty years ago the Budapest Open Access Initiative (BOAI) offered the first definition of Open Access.


Thursday, March 31st, 2022


12-1pm ET

To mark the anniversary, in consultation with the community, the BOAI20 Steering Committee has released a new set of recommendations, which are available at

Join the BOAI20 Steering Committee for a discussion on the new recommendations and future of Open Access led by Dr. Juan Pablo Alperin, Co-director of the ScholCommLab, Simon Fraser University. Questions for the steering committee that may potentially be included in the webcast discussion can be emailed to [email protected].

BOAI20 Steering Committee members:

  • Dominique Babini, Open Science Advisor, CLACSO

  • Leslie Chan, Director, Knowledge Equity Lab, University of Toronto Scarborough

  • Melissa Hagemann, Senior Program Officer, Open Society Foundations

  • Heather Joseph, Executive Director, SPARC

  • Iryna Kuchma, Open Access Program Director, EIFL

  • Peter Suber, Senior Advisor on Open Access, Harvard Library

A recording of the webcast is available.

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