OSI is a United Nations-backed partnership between research universities, publishers, government agencies, and 15 other key stakeholder groups in scholarly communication from around the world. Over 380 senior leaders from 24 countries and 250 institutions are currently part of this effort. To-date, OSI meetings have been held only in the US. Beginning in 2018, OSI meetings will also be held around the world. 2018 meeting locations currently under consideration include China, Brazil, Senegal and France.