2018 Stony Brook University Open Access Symposium CFP -submission deadline: October 3, 2017

Please consider submitting a poster or panel proposal for Stony Brook University’s 3rd Annual Open Access Symposium on October 27th, 2018. http://library.stonybrook.edu/scholarly-communication/open-access-symposium-2017/presentations/


Presented by the Stony Brook University Center for Scholarly Communication

Contact: Darren.Chase@stonybrook.edu 631.632.9830

Symposium Overview

Open in order to… features visionary ideas from inspirational speakers. The symposium presents and explores myriad open access and scholarly communication topics. The symposium brings open access front and center, with presentations, discussion and posters on its value and meaning for academics, students, researchers, and librarians.

Hear from experts in the field including keynote speakers Elliot Harmon, Activist at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and Nicole Allen, Director of Open Education at SPARC.


  • Open education
  • Net neutrality
  • Digital humanities
  • Public access to science and biomedical research
  • Research data
  • Diversifying scholarship through open access
Call for Panelist

Panelists will each deliver a 10 minute presentation on one of the session topics listed above, and participate in an all panel Q & A discussion. Interested?Please fill out the panelist proposal form.

Call for Posters

Submit your original posters on an open access topic! Posters will be displayed during the symposium, and online throughout open access week.Submit proposals for posters here


Tuesday, October 3rd with notification of acceptance by October, 6th.   Questions? Contact Darren Chase, Darren.Chase@stonybrook.edu 631.632.9830.


Cost is $25 and includes lunch. Registration fee will be waived for panelists and poster presenters.