Open in Action: Reaching The Information Divide

December 2-3, 2017

Hotel Annapurna, Kathmandu, Nepal

About Event Theme

Open in Action: Reaching The Information Divide

The theme exploits openness in terms of education, scholarly publication and data to foster collaborative research activities such that there is bridging over the prevalent information divide that transcend the boundaries of resources and capacity; and bring researchers and readers into one global open community.

Keynote Speaker

Heather Joseph

Executive Director at SPARC

Kathleen Shearer

Executive Director at COAR

Nick Shockey

Director of Programs & Engagement at SPARC

Who can Participate

Established and early career researchers, information workers, deans of different universities, medical professors, funding agencies, research agencies, university executives, students and government officials.

Funding Partners

Hewlett Foundation
Welcome Foundation

Supporting Partners

Ministry of Science and Technology
Ministry of Education
Ministry of Health
Open Knowledge Nepal
Creative Commons
Entrepreneurs Nepal (EN)