Open Access 2018: Open Medical and Health Information

Open Access Symposium 2018 #UNTOA18


UNT's Open Access Symposium 2018 was held June 6–7, 2018, at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth in conjunction with the ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries in 2018 (JCDL 2018). The theme was Open Medical and Health Information.

News and Announcements

Slides from the 2018 symposium are now available in the UNT Digital Library: click on session titles in the online program.

Videos are coming soon!

Early registration for the UNT Open Access Symposium 2018 now closes May 15. Regular registration will end May 30. See registration page for more info.

Registration for the UNT Open Access Symposium 2018 is now open.  See the registration page for more information.  Early registration ends April 30!

We are pleased to announce the draft schedule for the 2018 UNT Open Access Symposium, to be held in Fort Worth on June 6-7. We hope that you will agree that this year’s program looks as strong as ever.

Registration for the symposium will open soon, but in the meantime, we encourage you to book a hotel room (see travel and accommodations) and consider registering to attend one of the JCDL workshops taking place on June 6 (see information).

We look forward to seeing you in June!

We are pleased to announce that Philip Bourne, the Stephenson Chair of Data Science, Director of the Data Science Institute and a Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Virginia and formerly the Chief Data Scientist at the NIH, will speak at the 2018 UNT Open Access Symposium.  Stay tuned for announcements of other speakers and an exciting program!

We are pleased to announce that Carly Strasser, an advocate of open science with deep experience in the worlds of research, funding, and software development, will be the joint keynote speaker for JCDL 2018 and the UNT Open Access Symposium 2018.  Stay tuned for more updates on speakers!