Dear everyone, We would like to invite you to a casual meetup for the Bay Area open knowledge community at the SF HQ of the Public Library of Science (PLOS) at 7PM on Thurs. June 6th. The meetup represents a collaboration between PLOS and the Open Knowledge Foundation with the goal of bringing together a variety of involved individuals and organizations to foster the open knowledge community and share ideas. The evening will include lightning talks and targeted discussion of open knowledge issues along with snacks and drinks!
**We will include updates on California state legislation on Open Access - AB 609 by PLOS, as well as updates from OA at Berkeley by Angelica Tavella and Mitar Milutinovic http://oa.berkeley.edu Scheduled lightning talks include: ** - MacKenzie Smith, University Librarian, UC Davis http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu/ul/about/meetnewul.php - Florie Charles, PhD Candidate, UCSF, and of Youreka Science http://yourekascience.com/ - Annalee Newitz, Journalist, Editor in Chief of io9 http://io9.com/ - Alexandre Hannud Abdo, Wikimedia Brazil, and Post-doctoral researcher, Universidade de S?o Paulo http://cecm.usp.br/~eris/en/ - Christin Chong, Postdoc, UCSF and of http://micropub.org/ - Martin Fenner, of ORCID EU and PLOS, on "Markdown for Science" https://mdsci13.eventbrite.com/ ** ** ** ** ** ** **We hope you will be able to attend! Please RSVP by Friday May 31st at our event page here: http://www.meetup.com/OpenKnowledgeFoundation/San-Francisco-CA/910932/. Snacks and beverages will be supplied. ** Sincerely, Marina Kukso Editorial Manager, *PLOS Pathogens* & *PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases* 1160 Battery Street, Suite 100, San Francisco, CA 94111 mku...@plos.org I Main +1 415-624-1200 I Direct +1 415-624-1204 I Fax +1 415-546-4090 plospathogens.org I plosntds.org <http://www.plosntds.org/> I Twitter: Pathogens <http://twitter.com/plospathogens> NTDs<http://twitter.com/plosntds>I Blog: Speaking of Medicine <http://blogs.plos.org/speakingofmedicine/>
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