OpenAIRE has published a blog with interesting summaries and presentations of the recent COAR/SPARC conference held under the theme, "Connecting research results, bridging communities, opening scholarship". The blog can be read here. and the presentations can be accessed on this page.
Summary of COAR/SPARC Conference
Co-hosted by the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) and the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) on April 14-16, 2015, the conference “Connecting research results, bridging communities, opening scholarship” , held in Porto, offered a thought-provoking programme with dynamic speakers from around the world to discuss the opportunities and challenges for libraries in a world of open science and open content, provided a valuable opportunity for participants to make connections, and learn best practices from colleagues around the world. The conference was attended by almost a hundred participants from Asia, Africa, North and South America and Europe.