You are invited!
For this year’s #OpenAccessWeek on Tuesday Oct 20th, 2020 from 5:00-7:00pm, the Knowledge Equity Lab will be co-hosting a collaborative presentation and conversation on Technologies of Power and Control in Knowledge Infrastructures with members of Bioline International, KnowledgeGAP, and Reprising the Real World of Technology.
- Kanishka Sikri of Reprising the Real World and OpenPraxisForum will be sharing the learnings and ideas of Ursula Franklin and other feminists, including the importance of Situated Knowledge, Radical Citation, & Holistic Technologies in Knowledge Infrastructures.
- George Chen of KnowledgeGAP will be unveiling the hidden power structures and modes of control by private for-profit publishers in his presentation Publisher Control in Research Production: Infrastructural Integration & Rankings Promotion.
- Matthew Lefaive of Bioline International will be sharing how open infrastructure & governance models can be a radical alternative to dominant for-profit models in his presentation Bioline International: A Community-Based Open Access Infrastructure.
In the second hour, participants will be invited to share their thoughts and perspectives on speaker-posed reflection questions. The rest of the hour will be open to Q&A and open conversation.
Please register at www.tinyurl.com/KELTPC