Open Access Symposium 2017: Bernard Reilly, Safiya Noble, and many more!

Plans are coming together for Making Use of Public Data, this year's UNT Open Access Symposium, to be held May 18–19, 2017, at the UNT New College at Frisco.

We are pleased to announce Bernard F. Reilly, president of the Center for Research Libraries, as the keynote speaker and Safiya U. Noble, a faculty member in the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA, as this year's featured speaker. The symposium will also include a number of panel discussions with representatives of government agencies that provide data, libraries that preserve and provide access to it, and users of state and local data.

Early-bird registration of $80 per person and will include participation in workshops on Thursday, May 18, and the main day of symposium presentations on Friday, May 19.

Participants are also invited to join DataRescue Denton on Saturday, May 20.

A full program and information about registration are coming soon!