RDA and the Nordics – viewpoints on open science

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21 Nov 2016

RDA and the Nordics – viewpoints on open science

Monday, 21 November, 2016 - 10:00 to 14:30
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RDA Organisational member CSC - IT Center for Science Ltd. is organising a discussion event on Research Data Alliance on 21 November in Helsinki (Bulevardi 31), Finland.


You are warmly welcome to hear an update on RDA and its latest outputs after the 8th RDA Plenary in Denver. You can also discuss and share your thoughts on how Finnish and Nordic research communities could benefit from the RDA. In addition, we will focus on the overall status of open science in the Nordics.



12.00 - 12.30   Registration
12.30 - 12.40   Welcoming words, Irina Kupiainen (CSC), Sverker Holmgren (Nordforsk)
12.40 - 12.50   Recap from previous RDA Finland meeting, Johanna Kaunisvaara (CSC)
12.50 - 13.20   Outputs and news from the 8th RDA Plenary, Irina Kupiainen (CSC)
13.20 - 13.50   News and viewpoints from RDA Working and Interest Groups, Ari Asmi (UH/ICOS & ENVRI+)

13.50 - 14.15   Coffee and networking

14.15 - 15.00   Nordic view on open access to data, Sverker Holmgren (Nordforsk)
15.00 - 15.30   National perspective on open science, Eeva Kaunismaa (OKM)
15.30 - 16.20   Nordic RDA Participation – Panel discussion, Eeva Kaunismaa – moderator (OKM)
16.20 - 16.30   Closing and follow-up, Irina Kupiainen (CSC)


As guest speakers we have Sverker Holmgren (Nordforsk), Eeva Kaunismaa (Ministry of Education and Culture) and Ari Asmi (University of Helsinki/ICOS).


The event is co-located with the Nordic Open Science and Research Forum, organised by the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture/Open Science and Research Initiative (ATT) on 21-23 November.


Further information and registration

Please find the program and other key details here: http://avointiede.fi/rdanordic-workshop.


We kindly ask you to register to this event by using the registration form on the main event page: http://avointiede.fi/foorumi. The final day for registration is 8 November.





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