Open Science Forum 2017 Speaker Profiles

Speaker profiles in Finnish

Speaker profiles in English

 

Erja Heikkinen

Tiedeasiainneuvos, opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriö

Erja Heikkinen vetää opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriön korkeakoulu- ja tiedepolitiikan osaston tiedepolitiikan ryhmää, jolla on kansallisia ja kansainvälisiä tiedepolitiikan vastuita. Hän suoritti tohtorintutkinnon (populaatiogenetiikka) vuonna 1992. Tutkimusjaksojen Tübingenin yliopistossa (Saksa) ja Kalifornian yliopistossa (Davis, USA) jälkeen hän palasi Suomeen vuonna 1995 kehittämään uutta tutkijakoulujärjestelmää. Vuonna 1997 Erja Heikkinen aloitti bioinformatiikan asiantuntijana CSC:ssä, josta hän siirtyi vuonna 2001 Tekesiin bioalan asiantuntijaksi. Opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriössä Heikkinen on työskennellyt vuodesta 2005.


 

Riitta Maijala

Tutkimusasioista vastaava ylijohtaja, Suomen Akatemia

Tutkimusasioista vastaava ylijohtaja Riitta Maijala johtaa Suomen Akatemian tutkimusrahoitukseen, tutkimusinfrastruktuureihin ja kansainväliseen yhteistyöhön liittyvää valmistelua, toimeenpanoa ja kehittämistä. Suomen Akatemiaan Maijala siirtyi vuonna 2015 opetus- ja kulttuuriministeriöstä, jossa hän toimi tiedepolitiikan vastuualueen johtajana ja mm. Avoin tiede ja tutkimus -hankkeen strategiaryhmän puheenjohtajana.


 

Jukka Mönkkönen

Rehtori, Itä-Suomen yliopisto

Rehtori Jukka Mönkkönen on valmistunut Kuopion yliopistosta proviisoriksi vuonna 1986 ja farmasian tohtoriksi vuonna 1991. Hän on toiminut muun muassa tutkijan ja opettajan tehtävissä sekä vuodesta 1998 alkaen biofarmasian professorina. Merkittävän akateemisen uransa lisäksi hän on saanut tunnustusta korkeakoulu- ja tiedepolitiikan kehittäjänä sekä Suomessa että ulkomailla.

Rehtori Mönkkönen on toiminut Kuopion yliopiston farmaseuttisen tiedekunnan dekaanina, Itä-Suomen yliopiston terveystieteiden tiedekunnan dekaanina sekä Itä-Suomen yliopiston akateemisena rehtorina. Hän on toiminut Itä-Suomen yliopiston rehtorina vuodesta 2015 lähtien.


 

Anu Alaterä

Tietoasiantuntija, Kansalliskirjaston kirjastoverkkopalvelut, FinELib-konsortion toimisto, Suomi

Anu Alaterä työskentelee FinElib-toimiston tiimissä tieteellisten e-aineistojen hankinnan parissa. FinELib-toimisto neuvottelee ja lisensioi keskitetysti e-aineistoja suomalaisille korkeakouluille, tutkimuslaitoksille ja yleisille kirjastoille. Anu Alaterä on perehtynyt työssään laajojen kansainvälisten tiedelehtiaineistojen neuvotteluihin ja avoimen julkaisemisen edistämiseen niiden kautta.

FinELib on suomalaisten korkeakoulujen, tutkimuslaitosten ja yleisten kirjastojen konsortio, jonka tehtävä on turvata ja parantaa elektronisten aineistojen saatavuutta. Konsortiota palveleva FinELib-toimisto toimii Kansalliskirjastossa.


 

Sven Fund

Managing Director Knowledge Unlatched, Germany

Sven Fund received the Master of Arts from Washington University in St. Louis in 1996, and a PhD in International Relations in 2000 from Muenster University. As Senior Consultant Corporate Development he worked at the Bertelsmann AG 2000-2003 and was Head of Point of Sale-Activities, Der Club Bertelsmann, 2003-2004. From 2004 until 2008 he was Managing Director Birkhäuser Verlag AG, Basel, and from 2006-2008 Managing Director SpringerWienNewYork, Vienna. He was Member of the Executive Board, Springer Science+Business Media (now SpringerNature) in 2007 and 2008. From 2008 until 2015, he was Managing Director of De Gruyter, Berlin.

In 2016, Sven got involved with Knowledge Unlatched. Sven is a lecturer at Humboldt University and publishes on Open Access as well as the digital transformation of the publishing industry.


 

Robert Kiley

Head of Open Research, Wellcome Trust

Robert Kiley is Head of Open Research at the Wellcome Trust where he is responsible for developing and implementing an open research strategy.  The overarching aim is to help ensure that researchers are equipped, empowered and motivated to make research outputs findable, accessible and usable – and to use these outputs to accelerate research and improve health.

Over the past decade Robert has played a leading role in the implementation of Wellcome's open access policy and overseeing the development of the Europe PubMed Central repository.  Robert also acts as the point of contact for eLife, the open-access research journal, launched in 2012 with the support of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Max Planck Society and the Wellcome Trust, and more recently championed the work to create a new open publishing platform for Wellcome researchers – Wellcome Open Research.

Robert is a qualified librarian and an Associate Member of CILIP. Robert also sits as a Director on the ORCID Board.


 

Martin Moyle

Director of Services, UCL Library Services, UK

Martin Moyle is Director of Services, UCL (University College London) Library Services.  He manages the library's collections, digital infrastructure and services, which include support for researchers in open access and research data management as part of UCL's commitments to supporting the open science agenda.  He has managed a number of multi-partner open access and technical projects in the UK, and has participated in several EU-funded projects concerned with digitisation, metadata aggregation and good practice in research data management.  He oversees the work of UCL Press, which was established in June 2015 as the UK's first fully open access university press. 


 

Anna Björk

Open Knowledge Finland, Oxford Research

Anna Björk is a political scientist and analyst at Oxford Research. She specialises in questions of citizenship; its conceptual and legislative history, and is especially interested in the contemporary debates on naturalisation. Since completing her doctoral dissertation in 2011, she has published on these themes and worked as a university lecturer and as a postdoctoral researcher. She currently works in a joint project for assessing the openness of international academic publishers, a collaboration between Open Knowledge Finland and Oxford Research.


 

Kristiina Hormia-Poutanen

Service Director at the National Library of Finland
President of LIBER, the Association of European Research Libraries

Kristiina Hormia-Poutanen is the director of Library Network Services at the National Library of Finland (NLF). She is the President of Liber since 2014 and worked as the vice president during 2010-2014. She is a member of the Open Science Policy Platform of the European Commission. She is also a member of the Member States' Expert Group (MSEG) on Digitisation and Digital Preservation and was a member of Europeana board and Europeana executive committee during 2010- 2015.

Kristiina Hormia-Poutanen is a member of the steering committee of Open Science and Research (ATT) and well as the National digital Library (NDL).

The Library Network Services provides national infrastructure services for archives, museums and public sector as a whole. The department is responsible of several national level initiatives such as the National Discovery Service Finna (https://www.finna.fi/?lng=en-gb) which is a service developed for the whole GLAM-sector in Finland (Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums) and The National Ontology Service Finto (finto.fi) for the public sector.

Fostering Open Science is a priority of LIBER which is the Association of European Research Libraries, representing over 420 research libraries across 40 countries in Europe.


 

Mikael Laakso

Associate Professor at Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki

Mikael Laakso is an Associate Professor at Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki Finland. He has been researching the changing landscape towards openness in scholarly publishing by studying combinations of bibliometrics, web metrics, business models, science policy, and author behavior for close to 10 years. Under supervision of Professor Bo-Christer Björk he defended his PhD thesis on the subject of open access journal publishing in 2014.

In addition to research Mikael is also active in open science advocacy. He is currently a member of the European Commission's Horizon 2020 expert group on Future of Scholarly Publishing and scholarly Communication. He is also the chairman of the FinnOA national working group, and the strategy group supporting journal publisher negotiations on behalf of the Finnish university library consortium (FinElib). Recently he was also appointed a panel member of the Finnish Publication Forum, which is a national rating and classification system supporting large-scale quality assessment of organisational research output.


 

Federica Rosetta

Director Global Strategic Networks, Europe

As a member of the Global Strategic Networks team at Elsevier, Federica leads on strategic initiatives and external collaborations with stakeholders in the academic community in Northern Europe and Brussels. In this capacity, her engagement activity focuses primarily on all matters related to Open Science, from data innovation, to citizen science, Open Access and alternative metrics. Her experience in Scholarly communications, earned in fourteen years at Elsevier, spams from marketing communications to digital publishing and business development. Her passion for Publishing traces back to her Master's degree in Literature, Press and Publishing History.