Open Science Conference 2021

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Open Science Conference 17.-19.02.2021 online | Open Science Barcamp 16.02.2021 online - Register now!

We cordially invite you to the eighth international Open Science Conference.

The conference will take place in virtual form from 17 to 19 February 2021.

Registration is now open.

Conference website
Twitter hashtag: #osc2021

The Open Science Conference 2021 focuses on the topic of crisis & science communication:

  • What effects do current crises have on open research practices and science communication?
  • What do we learn from crises to sustainably ensure the openness of science in the future?
  • What innovations are there to establish open science practices for different scientific communities?
  • What are the benefits of open science practices for science and society, for example in managing crises?
  • What best practices exist internationally in terms of knowledge transfer of open science practices and science communication for the general public?

You can look forward to the following speakers:

  • Dr Danielle Cooper, Ithaka S+R (USA)
  • Hilary Hanahoe, Research Data Alliance (Italy/UK)
  • Dr Céline Heinl, Federal Institute for Risk Assessment (BfR) (Germany)
  • Marte Sybil Kessler, Stifterverband (Germany)
  • Dr Alina Loth, Berlin School of Public Engagement and Open Science / Humboldt University Berlin (Germany)
  • Vanessa Proudman, SPARC Europe (Netherlands)
  • Clifford Tatum, Leiden University (Netherlands)
  • Leonhard Volz, Journal of European Psychology Students / University of Amsterdam (Netherlands)
  • Dr Lilly Winfree, Open Knowledge Foundation (USA/UK)

The International Open Science Conference is a joint event of the ZBW - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics and the Leibniz Research Network Open Science. It offers a unique forum to discuss the latest developments in the field of Open Science.

Don't miss the Barcamp Open Science on 16 February 2021.