Bookmark: Conference on Open Access in Africa


Open AccessBioMed Central announced last week they will be hosting a 2-day conference on Open Access publishing at Kenyatta University (Nairobi, Kenia). It will take place from November 10 to November 11, 2010.

This conference is especially focused on the benefits of Open Access publishing in Africa, from both perspectives “readers seeking information” and “researchers seeking communication of their results”.

Researchers, librarians, university administrators and funders will discuss access to research and the importance of Open Access journals. The detailed program will be announced soon. The attendance is costless but places are limited. To reserve a place and receive additional information, please send an email to