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Open Science and Research Forum

Open Science and Research Forum
Date: 26.11.2014 9:00 - 26.11.2014 15:00
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Language: english-language
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Open Science and Research Forum brings open science community together. The seminar offers participants a great opportunity to be inspired by experts from all over the world and share knowledge about how open science is fostered in different countries and in different organisations. Open Science and Research Forum is organized by the Open Science and Research Initiative.



On the road to Open Science

  Director Riitta Maijala, Ministry of Education and Culture acts as a chairperson of the seminar


09:00-09:10         Permanent Secretary Anita Lehikoinen, Opening


09:10-09:40         Professor John Willinsky, Stanford's Graduate School of Education

                                "Why do we expect Research to be openly available?"

09:40-10:10         Professor Cameron Neylon, PLOS

                                "How to build "a Network ready Research"?

10:10-10:40         Mr. Martin Hamilton, futurist, JISC

                                "Openness and the Future of Technology in Science and Education"


10:40-11:10         Coffee break


11:10-11:40         Mr. Jerry Sheehan, Assistant Director for Policy Development, National Library of Medicine,    National Institutes of Health, United States

                                 "Implementing an Open Science Environment – An NIH Perspective"

11:40-12:00        Mr. Niels Stern, Head of Publishing, The Nordic Council of Ministers

                            "Nordic Policy related to Open Access by the Nordic Council of Ministers"

12:00-12:10         Director Riitta Maijala, Ministry of Education and Culture, closing for the morning


12:10-13:10         Lunch, exhibition open


13:10-13:30        Dr. Lukasz Bolikowski, Centre for Open Science, ICM, University of Warsaw, Poland

                            "Situation and Plans on fostering Open Science in Poland"


13:30-14:00        Mr. Mario Cervantes; Senior Economist,  Head of Secretariat for the OECD's Working Party and

                            Dr. Giulia Ajmone Marsan, Economist,

                            Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation, OECD

                            "OECD Science, Technology and Industry (STI) Outlook 2014 report and

                            the OECD Open Science Project"


14:00-14:20         Director Riitta Maijala, Ministry of Education and Culture

                                "The Roadmap for Open Science and Research Initiative"


14:20-15:00        Comments on the roadmap by several research community actors

                            Professor Bo-Christer Björk, Hanken School of Economics

                            Vice-Rector Keijo Hämäläinen, University of Helsinki

                            Science Advisor, Jyrki Hakapää, Academy of Finland

                            Researcher Markus Kainu, VTM, Aleksanteri Instituutti / Helsingin yliopisto


15:00-15:15        Discussion