November 02: OpenCon 2018
OpenCon 2018 is the flagship conference of SPARC's OpenCon community of next generation leaders working to advance open research and education. OpenCon 2018 will take place in Toronto on November 2-4 on the campus of York University and will be held in partnership York University, Ryerson University, and the University of Toronto.
October 23: OpenCon United Nations Headquarters
OpenCon United Nations Headquarters is a satellite event hosted in partnership with the UN exploring the intersection of open research and education with the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
October 22: International Open Access Week
International Open Access Week, a global event now entering its tenth year, is an opportunity for open access advocates to engage their communities to teach them about the potential benefits of Open Access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make Open Access a new norm in scholarship and research.
August 01: OER: From Vision to Action
SPARC's Director of Open Education Nicole Allen will present as the opening speaker at OER: From Vision to Action, a conference hosted by the Greater Western Library Alliance (GWLA) and Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries.
June 23: ACRL/SPARC Forum at ALA Annual 2018
At each meeting of the American Library Association, SPARC and the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) host a forum on a current issue in scholarly communications.
April 23: University of San Diego Digital Initiatives Symposium
The University of San Diego Digital Initiatives Symposium features workshops and user group meetings for a variety of institutional repository platforms, focusing on the digital elements of library ecosystems and institutional repositories.
March 07: Collaborating Across Institutions to Advance Open Education
This special Open Education Week webcast will highlight system and state/provincial-wide Open Education initiatives at SPARC member institutions.
March 06: SXSW EDU
Achieving Equity with Open Educational Resources