Key issues (from 9:00 to 10:30)
The day will start with three key speeches on key issues that are remodeling the future of research communication: models and views on the relationship between research, public policies and society, the good practices of communication in open science and the dimensions of quality control.
Globalization and Open Access (from 11:00 to 12:30)
The advancement of the globalization of research communication capacities and infrastructures is a major force towards bibliodiversity and Open Access. Each day a panel will analyze policies, institutions and communities driving the open access movement and the challenges to democratize the global flow of scientific information.
The art of Journal Publishing (from 14:00 to 15:30)
The first panel in the afternoon will focus on the art of making good journals. It will address editorial policies and procedures, methodologies, technologies and experiences on sustainable journal publishing with emphasis on noncommercial research community based journals. It will also address the issue of balancing local research priorities and internationalization.
Journal and research evaluation (from 16:00 to 17:30)
Classical and innovative metrics of journal performance will be the focus of the second panels in the afternoon. The global rankings and the challenge to cover and value bibliodiversity, multilinguism and local priority studies will also be discussed.