ASSAf Open Access Week: Taking Action to Build Structural Equity and Inclusion

19 – 23 October 2020

The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf) is facilitating a webinar series in the frame of an open access week.

Tuesday, 20 October
Time: 10:00 to 11:00 UTC +2
Global Open Access to Scholarly Literature: Progress and Evidence of African Leadership
Speaker: Prof Cameron Neylon, Curtin University, Australia

Wednesday, 21 October
Time: 10:00 to 12:00 UTC +2
The POPI Act (POPIA) Forum: The need for a single Code of Conduct for Research and discussion of key issues to be addressed in the Code.
POPIA CoC Research Concept Note
Speakers: TBC

Thursday, 22 October
Time: 11:30 to 12:30 UTC +2
The Open Science Agenda & Framework for South Africa
Speaker: Prof Ahmed Bawa, Universities South Africa (USAf)

Friday, 23 October
Time: 9:00 to 10:00 UTC +2
The African Scientists Directory: presentation and Q&A
Speakers: Dr Daniel Nyanganyura (ISC) and Ina Smith (ASSAf)

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