The Open Science Conference 2017 is the 4th international conference of the Leibniz Research Alliance Science 2.0. It is a continuation and development of the former Science 2.0 Conference. It is dedicated to the Open Science movement and provides a unique forum where researchers, librarians, practitioners, politicians, and other important stakeholders can discuss and exchange their, Open Science practices, experiences, and strategies.
The thematic focus of this year’s conference is on “open educational resources”. Open educational resources include course materials (print and digital), modules, streaming videos, software, and any other tools, materials, or techniques used to support open access to knowledge.
The conference addresses the scientific, practical and political dimensions of the European Open Science Cloud. The scientific and library community will present concrete Open Science practices and applications, strategies, and policy recommendations for the implementation of the European Open Science Cloud.
The International Open Science Conference is organized by ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics and the Leibniz Research Alliance Science 2.0.
A pre-conference barcamp will be held on 20 March 2017.