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Nordic Open Science and Research Forum 2016, 21-23 November
Venue: Main building of Metropolia University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki city centre, Bulevardi 31
Audience: Nordic research policy-oriented stakeholders (22 Nov) and research communities (21 and 23 Nov)
The Forum Main Event on 22nd Nov and two workshops on the 23rd Nov were streamed live for remote participation. Video recordings and presentations are available below.
Discussion on Twitter #ATTforum
Theme: Open research data
The Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture organized by its Open Science and Research Initiative (ATT) a Nordic conference on open research data on November 21-23 in Helsinki. The conference consisted of main event (on 22nd) and co-organized workshops (on 21st and 23rd). The main event was targeted for policy-oriented stakeholders and the workshops for wider audicence, such as researchers and open science enablers and promoters.
The brought into discussion the societal impact of research through transparency and openness, sharing and re-use of data and assessment of quality of research. In addition the conference focused on open science enabling factors including new ways of conducting collaborative research, funding instruments and support services for researchers. The preliminary results of an evaluation comparing openness in the activities of selected European research funders were published in the event.
The conference enhanced networking of event participants all sharing the same value of promoting open science and research through sharing research data. The conference offered opportunities to share best practices, ideas and solutions to bring the open science embracing visions into concrete actions from Nordic perspective.
MAIN EVENT November 22, 2016
|9:00||Registration desk opens|
|10:00||Opening words||Erja Heikkinen, Counsellor for Science Affairs, Head of Team, Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture|
|10:15||EU Open Science Policy Platform (presentation slides .pptx)||Jean-Claude Burgelman, Head of Unit Data, Open Access and Foresight at at European Commission|
|10:40||Transparency, Societal Impact and Responsibility of Research|
|Openness, respect, and participation: Consent in a time of transitions (presentation slides .pptx)||Hallvard Fossheim, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Bergen|
|11:50||Quality of research: Evaluation and Quality of Data|
|What is open, where is trust and when are data? Some reflections on the problem representations underpinning open science (presentation slides .pttx)||Jutta Haider, Associate Professor in Information Studies at the Department of Arts and Cultural Sciences, Lund University|
|Does Open Science matter at Proposal Evaluation? (presentation slides .pptx / slideshare)||Ivo Grigorov, Project Manager at Technical University of Denmark|
|12:50||Lunch, Restaurant Kiltakellari, Bulevardi 44, Helsinki|
|14:10||Open Access to Research Data -report (presentation slides .pptx, report)||Sverker Holmgren, Programme Director for the Nordic eScience Globalisation Initiative (NeGI)|
|Implementation of the Danish RDM Strategy (presentation slides .pptx)||Henrik Pedersen, Professor at University of Southern Denmark|
|Making Research Data Available - Are The Universities Prepared? (presentation slides .pptx)||Max Petzold, Director of Swedish National Data Service and Health Metrics Unit|
|14:50||Concerns in Opening Research Data|
|Open Data vs. Commercialisation and Innovation (presentation slides .pdf)||Mikael Karstensen Elbæk, Senior Project Officer Technical University of Denmark|
|Open Access to Human Genome Data (presentation slides .pptx)||Niclas Jareborg, Data Manager at National Bioinformatics Infrastructure Sweden|
|15:40||Coffee break and poster session|
|16:00||Open Science and Research Initiative Evaluation (presentation slides .pptx)||Lauri Tuomi, Dr., CEO Profitmakers Oy (Ltd)|
|16:30||Open Science and Research Award (presentation slides .pdf + extra slide .pdf)||Erja Heikkinen, Counsellor for Science Affairs, Head of Team, Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture|
|17:00||Toast for the Open Science and networking|
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|19:00||The conference dinner at restaurant Sipuli, Kanavaranta 7, Helsinki (by pre-reservation)|
November 23, 2016
Breakfast and networking by posters starting at 8:30 a.m. at Metropolia main building, 4th floor, Juhlasali. This is targeted for all Wednesday workshop participants.
FAIR Design Jam
The FAIR-principles and good research data management. What kind of aspects should researchers consider when managing research data?
Nordic Workshop on Data Citation Policies and Practices: How to Make it Happen?
Organized together with Finnish Committee on Research Data/ICSU CODATA
Open Citizen Science Project: What We Have Learned
Presentation of a report on Citizen Science (Open Knowledge Finland), with discussion on implications, possibilities and implementation
November 21, 2016
Research data infrastructures and services FAIR enough?
Organized together with OpenAIRE2020 Finland and Open Science and Research Initiative
Event content enquiries
Counsellor of Education
Ministry of Education and Culture
tel. +358 295 3 30226
Ministry of Education and Culture
tel. +358 (0) 295 3 30303
Secretary-General for Open Science and Research Initiative ATT
Development Director, CSC
tel. +358 (0)9 457 2273
General event enquiries
Coordinator at CSC – IT Center for Science
tel. +358 (0)50 381 2064