When: Thursday 30th August 10.30am AEST
Register: Via Zoom
This Webinar will show how publishers, funders and institutions are working together to develop efficient solutions to reduce the cost of compliance and to inform librarians of the benefits CHORUS could bring to the Australian funding and open access ecosystem.
Howard Ratner, Executive Director, CHORUS
Howard is the driving force behind CHOR Inc. and its first service, CHORUS. Over the past two decades, he played a key role in developing innovative technology solutions that have transformed scholarly communications. He co-founded and chaired the not-for-profit ORCID – Open Researcher and Contributor ID system and was active in the establishment of the Digital Object Identifier (DOI) and the founding and technical development of CrossRef and CLOCKSS. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Society for Scholarly Publishing and was President of the Society for Scholarly Publishing from 2014-2015 and served on its board from 2010-2012 and 2013-2016. He is an active member of the STM Future Labs. Howard received the NFAIS Miles Conrad Memorial Lecture Award in 2012. He is a frequent speaker on digital production and new technology themes.