NISO Plus 2021 has ended
NISO Plus 2021 is going to be a global virtual event, happening literally around the world February 22-25, 2021. Building on the wonderful response to NISO Plus 2020, we’re bringing the same quality of content and conversation to this born-digital event, with dozens of amazing speakers and keynotes from across the globe. Scheduled to maximize attendance from as many timezones as possible, there will be things for you to see and do around the clock if you wish...or, pick and choose to make the experience perfect for your interests.

Featured Speakers

avatar for Cory Doctorow

Cory Doctorow

Science Fiction Author, Activist and Journalist
avatar for Zeynep Tufekci

Zeynep Tufekci

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Associate Professor
avatar for Margaret Sraku-Lartey, PhD

Margaret Sraku-Lartey, PhD

CSIR-Forestry Research Institute of Ghana
Principal Librarian
avatar for Heather Joseph

Heather Joseph

Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition
Executive Director
avatar for Dr Norihiro Hagita

Dr Norihiro Hagita

Japan Science & Technology Agency


avatar for Christopher Spalding

Christopher Spalding

VP, Product
avatar for Liz Allen

Liz Allen

F1000, Taylor & Francis Group
Director of Strategic Initiatives
avatar for Shelley Allen

Shelley Allen

Head of Open Access
avatar for Tony Alves

Tony Alves

HighWire Press
SVP, Product Management
avatar for Michele Avissar-Whiting

Michele Avissar-Whiting

Research Square
Editor in Chief
avatar for Mohamed Baessa

Mohamed Baessa

King Abdullah University of Science and Technology KAUST
Manager, Preservation and Digital Services
avatar for Judy Bai

Judy Bai

Digital Science
Director of Business Development
avatar for Jody Bailey

Jody Bailey

Emory University Libraries
Head of Scholarly Communications Office

Caitlin Bakker

University of Minnesota
Research Services Librarian
avatar for Daniel Bangert

Daniel Bangert

Digital Repository of Ireland, Royal Irish Academy
National Open Research Coordinator
avatar for Davin Baragiotta

Davin Baragiotta

Consortium Érudit
IT Lead
avatar for Barry Bealer

Barry Bealer

Senior Vice President, Strategic Alliances
avatar for Arianna Becerril-García

Arianna Becerril-García

Executive Director, Redalyc
Professor, UAEM
avatar for Emma Booth

Emma Booth

The University of Manchester
Metadata Manager for Content Manager

Keith Breckenridge

The Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research
avatar for Curtis Brundy

Curtis Brundy

Iowa State University
AUL for Collections
avatar for Adrian Burton

Adrian Burton

ARDC - Australian Research Data Commons
Director of Services, Policy, Collections
avatar for Kath Burton

Kath Burton

Routledge, Taylor & Francis
Portfolio Development Director (Humanities)
avatar for Yvonne Campfens

Yvonne Campfens

Stichting OA Switchboard
Executive director OA Swtichboard

Mike Caprara

The Viscardi Center
Chief Information Officer
avatar for Todd Carpenter

Todd Carpenter

Execitive Director
avatar for Christopher Chan

Christopher Chan

Hong Kong Baptist University
University Librarian
avatar for Barbara Chen

Barbara Chen

avatar for Jonathan Clark

Jonathan Clark

The DOI Foundation
Managing Agent
avatar for Brian Cody

Brian Cody

Co-Founder and CEO
avatar for Sara Jo Cohen

Sara Jo Cohen

University of Michigan Press
Senior Acquiring Editor
avatar for Andrew Cormack

Andrew Cormack

Chief Regulatory Adviser
avatar for Kyle Courtney

Kyle Courtney

Harvard University
Copyright Advisor and Program Manager

Helena Cousijn

Director of Community Engagement
avatar for Simon Cox

Simon Cox

Research Scientist

David Crotty

Oxford University Press
Editorial Director, Journals Policy
avatar for Kirt von Daacke

Kirt von Daacke

University of Virginia
Assistant Dean and Professor
avatar for Trevor Dawes

Trevor Dawes

University of Delaware
avatar for Stephanie Dawson

Stephanie Dawson

avatar for Marisa DeMeglio

Marisa DeMeglio

DAISY Consortium
Software Developer

Ken DiFiore

Outreach Director
avatar for Stephanie Doellinger

Stephanie Doellinger

Senior Metadata Operations Manager CI & KB
avatar for Ian Duncan

Ian Duncan

The Australian Research Data Commons
Director, Outreach
avatar for Christina Emery

Christina Emery

Springer Nature Ltd
Senior marketing manager, open access books
avatar for Ms Lorraine Estelle

Ms Lorraine Estelle

Project Director

Rosemary Farmer

Senior Director, Content Transformation
avatar for Patricia Feeney

Patricia Feeney

Head of Metadata
avatar for Katrina Fenlon

Katrina Fenlon

University of Maryland, College Park
Assistant Professor
avatar for Heather Flanagan

Heather Flanagan

Program Director
avatar for Judith Fraenkel

Judith Fraenkel

Ex Libris
Director of Product Management
avatar for Kathryn Funk

Kathryn Funk

National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health
Program Manager, PubMed Central
avatar for Emma Ganley

Emma Ganley

Director of Strategic Initiatives
avatar for Maria Gould

Maria Gould

California Digital Library / ROR
Product Manager / ROR Lead
avatar for Mark Graham

Mark Graham

Internet Archive
avatar for Jason Griffey

Jason Griffey

Director of Strategic Initiatives
avatar for Melissa Harrison

Melissa Harrison

EMBL European Bioinformatics Institute
Team Leader, Literature Services
avatar for Robert Heaton

Robert Heaton

Utah State University
Collection Management Librarian
avatar for Hannah Heckner

Hannah Heckner

VP of Product
avatar for Ginny Hendricks

Ginny Hendricks

Community Director
avatar for Christian Herzog

Christian Herzog

Digital Science / Dimensions
CEO Dimensions
avatar for Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe

Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Professor/Coordinator for Research and Teaching Professional...
avatar for Sandra Hirsh

Sandra Hirsh

San Jose State University
Associate Dean for Academics
avatar for Athena Hoeppner

Athena Hoeppner

University of Central Florida
Discovery Services Librarian
avatar for Alex Holcombe

Alex Holcombe

University of Sydney

Simon Holt

Publisher, Micro/Nanotechnologies and Reference Content Volume...
avatar for Stephen Howe

Stephen Howe

Copyright Clearance Center
Senior Product Manager

Bruce Howell

The Carroll Center for the Blind
Accessibility Services Manager
avatar for Iain Hrynaszkiewicz

Iain Hrynaszkiewicz

Director, Open Research Solutions
avatar for Violaine Iglesias

Violaine Iglesias

Cadmore Media
CEO, Cofounder
avatar for Ben Johnson

Ben Johnson

Ex Libris, a ProQuest Company
Provider Relations Engagement Manager
avatar for Michael Johnson

Michael Johnson

Director, Content Partnerships
avatar for Allen Jones

Allen Jones

The New School Libraries
Director of Digital Libraries & Technical Services
avatar for Bill Kasdorf

Bill Kasdorf

Kasdorf & Associates, LLC
avatar for Daniel Katz

Daniel Katz

University of Illinois
avatar for Roy Kaufman

Roy Kaufman

Copyright Clearance Center
Managing Director, Business Development
avatar for Bohyun Kim

Bohyun Kim

University of Rhode Island
CTO & Professor

Amy Kirchhoff

Sr. Mgr, Constellate
avatar for Paula Krebs

Paula Krebs

Modern Language Association
Executive Director, Modern Language Assoc.
avatar for Nettie Lagace

Nettie Lagace

NISO - National Information Standards Organization
Associate Executive Director
avatar for Rachael Lammey

Rachael Lammey

Head of Special Programs
avatar for Stephen Laverick

Stephen Laverick

Green Fifteen Consultancy / Typefi
avatar for Carlo Scollo Lavizzari

Carlo Scollo Lavizzari

Lenz Caemmerer
avatar for Noah Levin

Noah Levin

NISO KBART Standing Committee
Co-Chair NISO KBART Standing Committee
avatar for Noah Levin

Noah Levin

Independent Professional
Co-chair, NISO KBART Standing Committee
avatar for Tim Lloyd

Tim Lloyd


Brandon Locke

Educopia Institute
Project Manager - Library Publishing Workflows
avatar for Dominique Luster

Dominique Luster

Carnegie Museum of Art
Teenie Harris Archivist
avatar for Sylvain MASSIP

Sylvain MASSIP


Ellen McClure

Engaged Humanities Initiative-UIC

Alison McGonagle-O'Connell

Delta Think
Director of Community Engagement
avatar for Rebecca McLeod

Rebecca McLeod

Harvard Data Science Initiative
Managing Director
avatar for Gabriela Mejias

Gabriela Mejias

Engagement Manager
avatar for Geoff Morse

Geoff Morse

Northwestern University Libraries
Head, Research Services
avatar for Peter Murray

Peter Murray

Index Data
Open Source Community Advocate
avatar for Jeremy Myntti

Jeremy Myntti

Brigham Young University
Associate University Librarian, Metadata and IT
avatar for Anna Neatrour

Anna Neatrour

University of Utah
Interim Head of Digital Library Services
avatar for Charles O'Connor

Charles O'Connor

Aries Systems
Business Systems Analyst
avatar for Brian O'Leary

Brian O'Leary

Book Industry Study Group
Executive Director
avatar for Joy Owango

Joy Owango

Training Centre in Communication
Executive Director
avatar for Russell Palmer

Russell Palmer

Assistant Director
avatar for Erika Pastrana

Erika Pastrana

Springer Nature
Editorial Director
avatar for Diane Pennington

Diane Pennington

University of Strathclyde
Senior Lecturer in Info Science & CILIP MDG Chair
avatar for Steve Pinchotti

Steve Pinchotti

Altum, Inc.
avatar for Eleonora Presani

Eleonora Presani

arXiv - Cornell Tech
Executive Director
avatar for Jason Priem

Jason Priem

Our Research
avatar for Raymond Pun

Raymond Pun

Alder Graduate School of Education
Academic and Research Librarian
avatar for Erik Radio

Erik Radio

University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries
Metadata Librarian
avatar for C K Ramaiah

C K Ramaiah

University of Pondicherry

Andree J. Rathemacher

University of Rhode Island
Head, Acquisitions
avatar for Laura Ricci

Laura Ricci

Clarke & Esposito
avatar for Oya Y. Rieger

Oya Y. Rieger

Ithaka S+R
Senior Strategist
avatar for Dario Rodighiero

Dario Rodighiero

Harvard University, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society
Research Scholar
avatar for Vee Rogacheva

Vee Rogacheva

Service Design Lead
avatar for Rebecca Ross

Rebecca Ross

Canadian Research Knowledge Network
avatar for Joris van Rossum

Joris van Rossum

International STM Association
Director, Research Integrity
avatar for Sara Rouhi

Sara Rouhi

Public Library of Science (PLoS)
Director, Strategic Partnerships
avatar for Katharina Ruckstuhl

Katharina Ruckstuhl

Otago Business School, University of Otago
Associate Dean Māori
avatar for Donald Samulack

Donald Samulack

Cactus Communications
Head, Global Stakeholder Engagement
avatar for Solange Santos

Solange Santos

Production and Publishing Coordinator
avatar for Jodi Schneider

Jodi Schneider

Assistant Professor
avatar for Peter Simon

Peter Simon

NewsBank inc
Vice President, Product Management
avatar for Nancy Sims

Nancy Sims

University of Minnesota Libraries
Copyright Program Librarian

Rob Smith

EBSCO Information Services
Platform Product Manager, Accessibility
avatar for Heather Staines

Heather Staines

Delta Think
Senior Consultant
avatar for Shelley Stall

Shelley Stall

American Geophysical Union
Vice President, Open Science Leadership
avatar for Christine Stohn

Christine Stohn

ProQuest (Ex Libris)
Dir Product Management
avatar for Paul Stokes

Paul Stokes

Product Manager
avatar for Christine Suver

Christine Suver

Sage Bionetworks
Director Research Governance and Ethics
avatar for Patrick Sweeney

Patrick Sweeney

Political Director
avatar for Randy Townsend

Randy Townsend

Director, Publishing Operations
avatar for Brooks Travis

Brooks Travis

Missouri State University
Library IT Coordinator
avatar for Michelle Urberg

Michelle Urberg

Data Solve LLC
Independent Consultant
avatar for Ken Varnum

Ken Varnum

University of Michigan
Senior Program Manager

Julie Frick Wade

Modern Language Association
Assoc. Ed., MLA International Bibliography
avatar for Clarissa West-White

Clarissa West-White

Bethune Cookman University
Archivist, Assistant Professor

Rachel Wittmann

University of Utah
Digital Curation Librarian
avatar for Deborah Wyatt

Deborah Wyatt

Impact Science, a CACTUS brand
Vice President, Global Academic & Society Relations
avatar for Lesley Wyborn

Lesley Wyborn

Australian National University
Honorary Professor
avatar for Richard Wynne

Richard Wynne

avatar for Ralph Youngen

Ralph Youngen

ACS Publications
Sr. Director, Digital Partnerships and Alliances