Sustainability and Innovation in Scholarly Communications

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The COAR Annual Meeting 2023 took place in San José, Costa Rica on May 16-18, 2023. The meeting was hosted by Consejo Nacional de Rectores CONARE) and Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica and is being jointly organized by CONARE, COAR, and LA Referencia.

The theme of the meeting was “Sustainability and Innovation in Scholarly Communications”. Costa Rica was the perfect backdrop for this meeting as it is a leader in environmental sustainability, with 99 percent of its energy from renewable sources. Moreover, Latin America has been a beacon for both sustainability and innovation in scholarly communications, with a long history of publicly-funded publishing infrastructure and collective approaches. The program is below. Presentations and recordings will be posted in the coming days.

Marin Dacos, National Open Science Coordinator at the French Ministry of Higher Education and Research. He has been highly involved in the writing process of the French Open Science Plans, and is deeply involved in the activities of the Open Science Committee. He was the Founding Director of OpenEdition, a scholarly infrastructure dedicated to open access publications in human and social sciences (HSS), created in 1999. Read more

Thanks to our partner, SPARC, for their sponsorship of this event SPARC Logo - SPARC