Find Open Speakers

A crowdsourced database of regional experts on Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data

Find a Speaker For Your Open Event

The Open Speakers Database is a crowd-sourced method for finding experts in your region on Open Access, Open Education and Open Data.

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About the Database

The Open Speakers Database is a crowd-sourced database of regional experts on Open Access, Open Education and Open Data, put together by the Right to Research Coalition and OpenCon.

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