Copyright Clearance Center, Inc. (CCC), a leader in advancing copyright, accelerating knowledge, and powering innovation, and Outsell, Inc., the voice of the data, information and analytics economy, hosted an interactive, strategic discussion with senior industry executives on ‘The Future of Science’ and what it means for all stakeholders, 10 October at the Royal Society of the Arts in London. The program featured senior policy makers, scholarly and society publishers, funders, institutions and researchers focused on the value chain, implicit and explicit reward systems, and what may need to shift to improve scientific research and the scholarly ecosystem.
CCC, in partnership with Outsell, Inc, hosted an invitation-only roundtable program during London Book Fair, “Open Dialogue: The Key to Advancing Scholarly Communications.” The objective of the exclusive, co-sponsored program was to facilitate a strategic discussion among key stakeholders across the globe – publishers, institutions, funders, policymakers, authors/researchers, and service providers – about emerging models to advance scholarly communications in an environment fraught with friction. “We designed the program to support the kind of conversation organizations around the world asked for and hope this can lead to potential partnerships and spark ideas for innovation,” said Tracey Armstrong, President and CEO, CCC. The program featured panel and workshop sessions designed to foster transparency and collaboration and to build a common understanding of the challenges and opportunities currently facing scholarly communications.