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Monday ,   September  30,  2002
4:00pm - 6:00pm

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Opening Ceremony


Minister of Education

Chairman ICSU Press

Chairman CONICYT

President Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Director BIREME / PAHO / WHO

Opening Conference: Growing online publishing brings the world together

Linda Rowan
Senior Editor,  Science

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Tuesday ,   October  01,  2002
9:00am - 9:45am
Opening Address

Opening Address: Electronic publishing in science in a developing country context

Roger Elliot
Chairman,  ICSU Press

9:45am - 10:15am
Coffee Break

10:15am - 12:15pm
Panel 1 - Challenges for the scientific communities

The Latin American perspectives

Ana Maria Cetto
Professor,  Instituto de Física, Universidad Autónoma de México

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Communication flow and information access in South and South East Asia

Subbiah Arunachalam
Distinguished Fellow ,  M.S.Swaminathan Research Foundation

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The point of view of the new emerging economies

Vitaly Nechtailenko
Head,  Electronic Publishing Dept., Geophysical Center, Russian Academy of Sciences

University Electronic Publishing through Digital Libraries: Courseware, Theses, and Dissertations

Edward A. Fox
Director,  Virginia Tech, Internet Technology Innovation Center

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12:15pm - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 2:30pm

2:30pm - 3:15pm

Challenges for scientific editors in the Electronic Age

Hooman Momen
Editor,  Bulletin of the World Health Organization/WHO

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3:15pm - 3:30pm
Coffee Break

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Panel 2 - Regional Initiatives

SciELO: trends and perspectives

Abel Packer

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The Latindex System: regional networking to electronic resources

José Octavio Alonso Gamboa
Head,  Departamento de Bibliografía Latinoamericana, Universidad Autónoma de México

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INASP's programmes in support of African journals

Roger Stringer
Editorial consultant,  INASP

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5:00pm - 6:00pm
Access to electronic journals: policies, strategies and programmes

The Chilean experience

Ana María Prat
Asesora de Presidencia,  Comisión Nacional de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica (CONICYT)

The Brazilian experience

Luis Loureiro
President,  MEC/CAPES

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Programme for the Enhancement of Research Information (PERI)

Roger Stringer
Editorial consultant,  INASP

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Health InterNetwork Access to Research Initiative (HINARI)

Hooman Momen
Editor,  Bulletin of the World Health Organization/WHO

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6:00pm - 6:30pm

8:00pm - 10:00pm

Dinner must be reserved upon registration.

Wednesday ,   October  02,  2002
9:00am - 9:45am

New Digital Library Possibilities Using the OAI-PMH

Michael L. Nelson
Assistant Professor,  Dept of Computer Science, Old Dominion University

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9:45am - 10:15am
Coffee Break

10:15am - 11:45am
Panel 3 - New Trends in Communicating Science

Providing free access to the scientific literature for all

Charles C. Hancock
Executive Officer,  American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

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A researcher's view on open archives

René A. Mendez
European Southern Observatory (ESO)

SciELO as an open archive: the development of ISIS/Open Archives data provider interface

Carlos Henrique Marcondes
Professor,  Departmento de Ciência da Informação, Universidade Federal Fluminense

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11:45am - 1:00pm

1:00pm - 3:00pm

3:00pm - 3:45pm

Biomed Central: improving scientific communication through open access

Jan Velterop
Publisher,  BioMed Central Ltd

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3:45pm - 4:15pm
Coffee Break

4:15pm - 5:30pm
Panel 4 - Scientific Electronic Publishing: opportunities for developing countries

EJB Electronic Journal of Biotechnology: a local initiative

Graciela Muñoz
Scientific Editor,  Electronic Journal of Biotechnology, Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

Atilio Bustos González
Head,  Library System, Universidad Católica de Valparaíso

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Collaborative e-publishing and virtual library in CLACSO´s regional academic network

Dominique Babini
Coordinadora Area Información,  Consejo Latinoamericano de Ciencias Sociales - CLACSO

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Electronic publishing of Cuban scientific journals

Guillermo Padrón
Editorial Ciencias Medicas - Infomed

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Challenges in measuring usage and impact of developing countries journals

Rogerio Meneghini
Director,  Centro de Biologia Molecular Estrutural, Laboratorio Nacional de Luz Sincrotron

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5:30pm - 6:00pm
Closing Session
The closing Session will summarise the issues discussed at the Conference, pointing out the main conclusions, results and recommendations.

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