The 6th Munin conference 2011 – Enhancing publications

University of Tromsø Campus

November 22, 2011 – November 23, 2011


The Munin conference is an annual conference on scientific publishing, with an Open Access approach.

The duration of this year’s Munin conference will be over one and a half day and will take place at the University of Tromsø from the 22nd – 23rd of November.  The Munin Conference is hosted by the Library at the University of Tromsø. The conference is a meeting place for researchers, graduate students and library staff. This years conference, the 6th, has "Enhancing publications" as its theme. Among topics intended you will find:

  • Open access publishing
  • Open access to scientific data
  • New formats of scientific journals and scientific papers
  • The borderline between scientific publishing and impartment of knowledge
  • The peer review system

The 6th Munin conference 2011 have two key notes:

  • Martin Rasmussen, director of the Copernicus Publications in Göttingen. Mr Rasmussens lecture has the title “Ensuring Availability and Quality of Research Data through Open Access and Public Peer-Review”. The Coperincus Publications have done exciting things in this area in their own journal, Earth System Science Data (ESSD).
  • Cameron Neylon, Senior Scientist in Biomolecular Sciences at the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), UK. Mr Neylons lecture has the title “I need to publish more and read less! How new platforms will enable you to publish more effectively while reducing information overload”. Amongst other things, Neylon will discuss how modern communication technology can be used to make a researchers’ day more efficient.

There will be more interesting lectures and presenters hosting the conference. See the program here

The registration will be open untill the 11th of November 2011 and can be done here

The conference will be held at Auditorium 2, House 1 in Teorifagsbygget

We look forward to meeting you in Tromsø!

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