Berlin 4 Open Access meeting postponed to Spring 2006

From: Stevan Harnad <>
Date: Wed, 31 Aug 2005 13:52:11 +0100

    Berlin 4 Postponed from October 2005 to Spring 2006:

 From: Peter Suber
Sent: 30 August 2005 16:52
 To: Alma Swan
Subject: Berlin and OAI

        I finally got through to Rick Luce and didn't need to
call Georg Botz. Yes, Berlin4 is being postponed, probably
until Spring 2006. I've told Melissa that I'm free now and
will let you know what comes of that.


On Tue, 1 Feb 2005, Georg Botz wrote:

> Dear Colleagues,
> this mail should serve as early warning of the date of the next but one
> conference following the Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in
> the Sciences and Humanities.
> (The next meeting will take place in Southampton form February 28 to March 1
> )
> The conference will take place from
> October 5th - 7th, 2005
> in Golm near Berlin and
> will be hosted by the Albert Einstein Institute
> The aim of this international conference is to bring together the various
> initiatives and key players within the open access movement. The intention
> is to keep the momentum and to strengthen the enthusiasm of all involved in
> this field.
> Key notes, lectures and short presentations will cover a wide rage of
> subjects, among other topics like "open access for cultural heritage", "open
> access to scientific (raw) data", "legal issues of open access", "authors'
> attitudes towards open access". There will be room for discussions, too. The
> initiators of this conference are committed to give specific attention to
> the issue of "open access and developing countries".
> Further information will be provided on the conference website:
> Would open access supporters please note the date of this meeting in their
> diaries.
> Best regards,
> Georg Botz
Received on Wed Aug 31 2005 - 13:59:00 BST

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