FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 14, 2014 Read it online: http://bit.ly/Q6uaB5 Erin McKiernan to be Keynote Speaker, Conference Program Available, REGISTER NOW! Helsinki, FI The 9th International Conference on Open Repositories (#OR2014) to be held June 9-13, 2014 is fast-approaching. Exciting program details have been announced by conference organizers. ERIN MCKIERNAN WILL BE THE OR2014 KEYNOTE SPEAKER We are delighted to announce that the opening keynote this year will be Dr. Erin McKiernan. Erin McKiernan is a Researcher in Medical Sciences at the National Institute of Public Health in Mexico. Her research involves the integration of experimental and computational approaches to solve diverse problems in epidemiology, physiology, and neuroscience. She is an advocate for open access, open data, and open source. She received her Ph.D. in Physiological Sciences in 2010 from the University of Arizona. She has written about open access for international media outlets such as The Conversation, and blogs about her experiences with open science at http://emckiernan.wordpress.com. You can follow her on Twitter at http://twitter.com/emckiernan13. MAIN CONFERENCE PROGRAM AVAILABLE A complete overview of OR2014 including times and locations for workshops, main conference presentations, panels, developer challenge, 24/7s and minute madness poster session is available online: https://www.conftool.com/or2014/sessions.php. Click on any day or session to see all scheduled talks. From the session view you can see related abstracts. NOW IT'S TIME TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF LOW EARLY REGISTRATION PRICES–UNTIL MAY 4! Please register for OR2014 as soon as possible using this online form; the early bird rate ends on May 4. All reservations should be made on the same registration form, including the social program and all the items that are included in the registration fee. If you have any questions concerning the registration form or procedure, please contact TAVI Congress Bureau by e-mail at or-2014[AT]tavicon.fi or by telephone: +358 3 233 0430, Ms Auri Ollanketo (Project Manager).