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Discover Open Access with - OA Week Qatar

Time: October 22, 2014 from 9am to 4:30pm
Country: Doha, Qatar | Cinema and Ballroom 3 HBKU Student Center, Education City
City/Town: Doha
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 Celebrate Open Access Week with

Date: Wednesday 22nd October 2014 – 9am – 4.30pm

Location – Cinema of Hamad bin Khalifa University Student Center, Education City, Doha

Eventbrite - Discover Open Access with

Join us for a great event on Wednesday, 22nd October to learn about open access publishing. Check out our full schedule of events for that day and come for an hour or the whole day.  Our editorial team will be on hand after lunch to offer advice on all aspects of getting your research published, from language and grammar to how to respond to editor and reviewer queries. 

Session 1: 9:00-10:00

9:00 - 9:10
Introduction and Welcome 
Arend Kuester, Managing Director, Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation 

9:10-10:00 (Presentation + Q/A)
ORCID: Open Researcher and Contibutor ID – How to get credit for your work online.
Laure Haak, Executive Director, ORCID

10:00 - 10:30 Coffee break 

Session 2: 10:30 - 12:00

10:30-11:00 The growth of open access in MENA region: Challenges and Opportunities
Christopher Leonard 

11:00 - 11:30
Sulieman Al Shuhri - Arab Initiatives of Open Access (AIOA) 

Ken Scott – Open Access Repositories in Georgetown University - Qatar 

 12:00 - 2:00 Lunch Break

Session III

2:00 - 4:00 Author Workshops with QScience Editorial Team

Bring your queries and manuscripts to our editorial team and we will do our best to guide you through the process of peer review, revisions and – ultimately – acceptance and publication. We will offer advice on structure, presentation, reference formatting, language and how to respond to editors and reviewers.

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