ASSAf Open Access Week: Open with Purpose: Taking Action to Build Structural Equity and Inclusion

8 October, 2020

The Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf)<> invites you to attend the webinars below as part of its Open Access Week 2020 celebrations. Please register at: . For more information and updates, visit .

Global Open Access to Scholarly Literature: Progress and Evidence of African Leadership

Speaker: Prof Cameron Neylon, Curtin University, Australia

Tuesday, 20 October 2020

Time: 10:00 to 11:00 SAST

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The POPI Act (POPIA) Forum

The need for a single Code of Conduct for Research and discussion of key issues to be addressed in the Code.

Click here to access the POPIA CoC Research Concept Note

Speakers: TBC

Wednesday, 21 October 2020

Time: 10:00 to 12:00 SAST

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The Open Science Agenda & Framework for South Africa

Speaker: Prof Ahmed Bawa, Universities South Africa (USAf)

Thursday, 22 October 2020

Time: 11:30 to 12:30 SAST

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The African Scientists Directory: Connecting African Scientists Globally

Speakers: Dr Daniel Nyanganyura (ISC ROA) and Ina Smith (ASSAf)

Friday, 23 October 2020

Time: 9:00 to 10:00 SAST

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HIFA profile: Ina Smith is Project Manager, Academy of Science of South Africa. Professional interests: Open science, open data, open access, scholarly publishing. Email address: