June 15: Scrappy Strategies: Advancing Open on Campus with Limited Resources
This webcast will focus on identifying actions with the highest return on investment for advancing Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data / Data Management on campus. Presentations by Anita Walz (Virginia Tech), Brianna Marshall (University of California, Riverside), and Micah Vandegrift (Florida State) will equip participants with strategies and suggestions for maximizing the impact of the time they devote to advancing open issues—even if time and supporting resources are limited.
June 14: American Theological Library Association Annual Meeting
Heather Joseph will be offering the closing plenary address on June 17
The theme for this year's conference is 'The Human Touch in the Digital Age'
May 08: Confederation of Open Access Repositories Annual Meeting
Shawn Daugherty will be representing SPARC at this meeting.
The major theme for this year’s Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) meeting will be next generation repositories. The meeting will focus on strategies for positioning the international network of repositories as the foundation of a global knowledge commons. The meeting will provide participants with the opportunity to learn about international trends in repositories, open access and open science, as well as engage with colleagues from around the world and pursue collaborative projects with international partners.
May 02: csv,conf,v3
Heather Jospeh will be providing the conference keynote on Monday, May 2.
csv,conf,v3 is described as "a community conference for data makers everywhere"
April 28: Creative Commons Global Summit
Heather Joseph, Nick Shockey and Nicole Allen will be attending this event as SPARC representatives.
The CC Global Summit provides a collaborative and fun space for anyone in the world to explore the future of the Commons and sharing for users, creators, and activists.
April 27: The Data Coalition & Booz Allen Hamilton host a DATA Act Breakfast: Spending Data Unleashed
Shawn Daugherty will be representing SPARC at this event
Co-hosted by The Data Coalition and Booz Allen Hamilton, this breakfast panel discussion provides a front-row seat on the firstfruits of the DATA Act. Guests will hear an overview of what to expect from the first reporting deadline, insights into the importance of standardized federal spending data, what this means for transparency and government management, and an assessment from Treasury and OMB leaders on DATA Act implementation to date.
April 25: The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s Annual OER Meeting
Heather Joseph, Nicole Allen, Nick Shockey, and Brady Yano will be attending this event as representatives of SPARC.
April 20: SAGE Bionetworks Assembly
Nick Shockey will be attending this event as the SPARC representative. You can follow the conversation on twitter at #SageAssembly.
A Sage Assembly is not a normal conference, as it features rapid-fire presentations, in-depth keynotes, and sustained opportunities for informal engagement through participant activities, receptions and break times. SAGE is committed to having its participants leave with personal connections in areas they did not expect, and with new insights and strategies to employ in their own important work.