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Nordic Policy Workshop

Copenhagen, Denmark 

The Nordic Policy Workshop is the first event in the context of the EOSC-Nordic project, co-organized with OpenAIRE. The event will present and discuss the state of play of open data policy, barriers and opportunities and contribute to the discussion on the implementation of the EOSC at the Nordic level.

Who should attend?
Research and academic institution representatives, research communities, e-Infrastructure service providers, policymakers, and funding agencies.

Event venue
The Danish National Archive
Tøjhusgade 1, Copenhagen
Room: Harfsdorfsalen


The event will be live-streamed starting at 10.30. Follow this link to watch the stream.

09:30 Registration and coffee
10:00 Welcome by EOSC Governing Board member Thomas Midtgaard, Danish Ministry of Science and Education
10:20 EOSC-Nordic overview, Gudmund Host, Director of NEIC
10:35 Landscape survey and national initiatives on Open Science, Per-Olov Hammargren, SNIC
11:00 Barriers for open science in higher education institutions in Finland, Pirjo-Leena Forsström, CSC
11:20 EOSC-Nordic – Collaboration on Data, Lars Fischer, Nordunet
11:40 Open data and commercial interests, Rene Belso, DeIC
12:00 Tinman report from the EOSC Sustainability WG – Damien LeCarpentier
12:30 Lunch
13:00 How to do EOSC at the national level? What are the challenges, added value, and opportunities? John Renner, Chairman of the DeiC Board
13:20 Panel Discussion: EOSC – Added value, challenges, and opportunities
14:15 Coffee break
14:35 OpenAIRE thematic session: Open Science – Implementation and Consequences
OpenAIRE – Introduction and Services, Jens H. Aasheim, Unit – Norway
14:55 Open Science in research assessment, Ragnar Lie, UHR – Norway
15:35 Top-down or bottom-up? The Finnish way of formulating a Declaration for Open Science and Research assessment, Nina Järviö, Finnish Learned Societies
16:15 Closing remarks and next steps
16:30 End of workshop

Presentations for this event can be found here

This workshop is co-organized by EOSC-Nordic and OpenAIRE.

Registration for the workshop is now closed. If you wish to attend, please contact the organizer Troels Rasmussen to be registered on a waiting list at