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Expert Talk: Open Access to your Research Article – a Primer


April 9, 2024 – 11 AM to 12:30 PM


Mag. Daniel Spichtinger, M.A.


Online via Zoom



This expert talk is designed to provide participants with an in-depth understanding on the different options to provide open access to their scientific peer-reviewed articles.

The session encompasses the following key topics:

  • Overall context: the dynamics of the scientific publishing industry.
  • Exploring Open Access Varieties: Unpack the distinctions and nuances between “gold,” “green,” and other open access models.
  • Personalizing Open Access: An interactive segment to determine which open access model aligns best with your needs.
  • Engaging Discussions: Join the conversation on open access, sharing insights and perspectives.
  • Beyond the Journal: Expanding the concept of open access to encompass more than just peer-reviewed articles.

This expert talk is tailored to inspire thoughtful discussions, provide actionable insights, and encourage participants to consider the broader implications of open access on their work. Join us to explore how open access can shape the future of scientific discovery and dissemination.

About our expert – Daniel Spichtinger

Daniel Spichtinger works as Programme Manager Grant Service & Policy at the Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft and as an independent expert on open science. Daniel is a member of the European Association of Research Managers and Administrators (EARMA), where he co-chairs the EARMA open science group and contributes to the Policy and Representation Committee.

From 2012-2018 he was a member of the unit dealing with open science in the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Research and Innovation. In this capacity he contributed to the development of EU open access policies (for scientific publications) and open/FAIR research data policies, including the design and implementation of the Open Access to Research Data Pilot in Horizon 2020.

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