Open Access Symposium 2012
"Timely attention to digital research data sharing and management is fundamental to supporting U.S. science and engineering in the twenty-first century."
National Science Board, 2011 Report on Digital Research Data Sharing and Management.
The year's conference brought together key stakeholders from industry, academic research, funding agencies, and publishing to explore the implications of emerging trends in research data access, preservation, and management. Presenters explored the emerging landscape of research data management and strategies for ensuring that publicly funded research remain openly accessible to the public.
The conference included several panels of experts, each of which offered a different perspective on data management within the Open Access movement.