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Open Access and the Public Domain in Digital Data and Information for Science: Proceedings of an International Symposium APPENDIXES

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Open Access and the Public Domain in Digital Data and Information for Science: Proceedings of an International Symposium Appendix A International Symposium on Open Access and the Public Domain in Digital Data and Information for Science UNESCO Headquarters Fontenoy Room II Paris, France March 10-11, 2003 Jointly organized by International Council for Science (ICSU) United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) The U.S. National Academies Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) and International Council for Scientific and Technical Information (ICSTI) PROGRAM Monday, 10 March 8:00 Registration 8:40 Welcome by CODATA President Shuichi IWATA, University of Tokyo, Japan 8:45 Introduction by Symposium Chair M. G. K. MENON, LEAD India 8:55 Keynote Address David DICKSON, Science and Development Network, United Kingdom

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Open Access and the Public Domain in Digital Data and Information for Science: Proceedings of an International Symposium Session One—Legal, Economic, and Technological Framework for Open Access and the Public Domain in Digital Data and Information for Science 9:20 Introductory Remarks by Session Chair Elizabeth LONGWORTH, Industry New Zealand 9:30 Overview of Legal Aspects in the European Union Thomas DREIER, University of Karlsruhe, Germany 9:55 The Legal Context in Developing Countries Alan STORY, University of Kent Law School, United Kingdom 10:20 Economic Overview of Open Access and the Public Domain in Digital Scientific and Technical Information Robin COWAN, MERIT/University of Maastricht, The Netherlands 10:45 COFFEE 11:10 UNESCO’s Approach to Open-Access and Public-Domain Information Koïchiro MATSUURA, Director-General, UNESCO 11:25 Economic Considerations for Open-Access and Public-Domain Availability of Scientific Information in Developing Countries Clemente FORERO-PINEDA, University of Bogota, Colombia 11:50 Information Technology and Data in the Context of Developing Countries Chrisanthi AVGEROU, London School of Economics, United Kingdom 12:15 Discussion 12:45 LUNCH The Opportunities and Challenges of Open-Access and Public-Domain Scientific Information in Developing Countries Session Two—Data and Information in the Public Health Sector 14:00 Introductory Remarks by Session Chair Dialo DIOP, Université Cheihk Anta Diop, Senegal 14:10 The Ptolemy Project: Delivering Electronic Health Information in East Africa Massey BEVERIDGE, University of Toronto, Canada 14:35 Health Information for Disaster Preparedness in Latin America Jean Luc PONCELET, Pan American Health Organization, United States 15:00 Bioline International and the Journal of Postgraduate Medicine: A Collaborative Model of Open-Access Publishing D.K. SAHU, JPM Managing Editor, India, and Leslie CHAN, Bioline, Canada 15:25 COFFEE

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Open Access and the Public Domain in Digital Data and Information for Science: Proceedings of an International Symposium Session Three—Data and Information in the Environmental Sector 15:50 Introductory Remarks by Session Chair Farouk EL BAZ, Boston University, United States 16:00 Geospatial Information in Development Mukund RAO, Indian Space Research Organisation 16:25 A Comparative Analysis of Data Access Policies in Meteorology Peter WEISS, U.S. National Weather Service 16:50 Recent Developments in Environmental Data Access Policies in the People’s Republic of China LIU Chuang, Chinese Academy of Sciences 17:15 Discussion 17:50 ADJOURN 18:00 RECEPTION Tuesday, 11 March 8:15 Registration Session Four—Basic Sciences and Higher Education 8:50 Introductory Remarks by Session Chair Lulama MAKHUBELA, National Research Foundation, South Africa 9:00 Information Needs for Basic Research: An African Perspective Andrew KANIKI, National Research Foundation, South Africa 9:25 International Transfer of Information in the Physical Sciences R. Stephen BERRY, University of Chicago, United States 9:50 Access to Scientific Information: Distance Education—The Ukraine and Other CIS Countries’ Perspectives Mikhail ZGUROVSKY, National Technical University of Ukraine 10:15 COFFEE Session Five—Innovative Models for Public-Domain Production of and Open Access to Scientific and Technical Data and Information 10:40 Introductory Remarks by Session Chair Dominique FORAY, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France

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Open Access and the Public Domain in Digital Data and Information for Science: Proceedings of an International Symposium 10:50 A Contractually Reconstructed Research Commons for Scientific Data: International Considerations Jerome REICHMAN, Duke University Law School, United States; Paul UHLIR, The National Academies, United States 11:10 The Open-Source Paradigm and the Production of Scientific Information: A Future Vision and Implications for Developing Countries Charles SCHWEIK, University of Massachusetts, United States 11:35 New and Changing Scientific Publication Practices Due to Open-Access Publication Initiatives Erik SANDEWALL, Linköping University, Sweden 12:00 Overview of Open-Access and Public-Commons Initiatives in the United States Harlan ONSRUD, University of Maine, United States 12:25 Discussion 12:55 LUNCH Session Six—Examples of New Initiatives in Developing Countries 14:00 Introductory Comments by Session Chair Alexei GVISHIANI, United Institute of Physics of the Earth, Russian Academy of Sciences 14:15 Overview of Initiatives in the Developing World Sarah DURRANT, International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications, United Kingdom 14:40 Open-Source GIS Software in Brazil Gilberto CAMARA, National Institute for Space Research, Brazil 15:00 Public Knowledge Project Open Journal Systems Sal MUTHAYAN, Doctoral Candidate, South Africa; Florence MUINDE, UNESCO Fellow, Kenya 15:20 Metadata Clearinghouse and Open Access to Geographic Data in Namibia Emma NOONGO and Nico WILLEMSE, Ministry of Environment and Tourism, Namibia 15:40 Open-Access Initiatives in India T. B. RAJASHEKAR, National Centre for Science Information, India 16:00 General discussion 16:20 Closing Remarks by Symposium Chair M. G. K. MENON, LEAD, India 16:30 ADJOURN