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OpenCon 2014, the student and early career researcher conference on Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data, will be held on November 15-17, 2014 in Washington, DC. It is organized by the Right to Research Coalition, SPARC (The Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition), and an Organizing Committee of students and early career researchers from around the world.
The meeting will convene students and early career researchers from around the world and serve as a powerful catalyst for projects led by the next generation of scholars and researchers to advance OpenCon's three focus areas—Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data.
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Open access allows anyone to read peer-reviewed research articles without charge, thereby facilitating:
The links that follow are the movement's founding statements.