This event will be a forum to discuss the benefits and difficulties of Open Access academic publishing as an institution. It is open to library staff and other interested people from HEIs in Wales and South-West England.

Speakers from Cardiff University will discuss their new project, Cardiff University Press, and invited speaker Lara Speicher from UCL Press will compare and contrast the different models of Open Access publishing at HEIs.

This free event will take place on: Thursday 9th July 2015, 12.00-4.00pm, Bute Building, Cardiff University, King Edward VII Avenue, Cardiff CF10 3NB

Provisional programme

12.00pm-1.00pm  Buffet lunch and registration
1.00pm-1.15pm    Welcome and introduction to event
1.15pm-1.45pm    Presentation on comparative models of institutional publishing
1.45pm- 2.15pm   Presentation on future ambitions for Cardiff University Press
2.15pm-2.30pm    Break for tea/coffee
2.30pm-3.30pm    Group discussions on institutional publishing issues
3.30pm-4.00pm    Plenary session: group feedback and conclusions

Bookings are via EventBrite:

If you have any queries please contact Cardiff University Press: tel. 029 2087 0965, email , Twitter @CardiffUP