Keynote Speaker: Arianna Becerril-García

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Dr. Arianna Becerril-García portrait outside with trees in background.Dr. Arianna Becerril-García is Chair at Ameli, Open Knowledge for Latin America and the Global South (AmeliCA), Executive Director at, and Professor at the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico.

Executive Director and co-founder of Redalyc. Chair at AmeliCA. Ph.D. in Computer Sciences from “Tecnológico de Monterrey”, Mexico. Master’s in computer sciences from the same institution and Computer Engineer from the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico (UAEM). She is member of the founding team of the Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal ( and full-time professor-researcher in the UAEM. She is also member of the International Advisory Board of the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) and co-founder of the Mexican Network of Institutional Repositories (REMERI). She has published numerous papers in research journals as well as three books. She has participated in more than 40 national and international conferences. Her research topics are open access, interoperability technologies, visibility of science, semantic web and linked data. Her recent works and international conferences are “A Semantic Model for Selective Knowledge Discovery over OAI-PMH Structured Resources”, Information (Switzerland, 2018); “The end of a centralized Open Access project and the beginning of a community-based sustainable infrastructure for Latin America: after fifteen years.”, ELPUB (Toronto, 2018), “The Open Access Model in Latin America”, COASP (Washington, DC, 2016); “Redalyc – ORCID integration: Inserting Latin-American authors in the global scientific conversation”, ORCID (Washington, DC, 2016).

At the 14th Munin Conference 27-28 November 2019 Becerril-García will speak about “The value of the scholarly-led, non-profit business model to achieve Open Access and scholarly publishing beyond APC: the AmeliCA’s cooperative approach”