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The first Nordic Policy Workshop on the 6th of February: presentations available

Jonna Helenius

The EOSC-Nordic project together with OpenAIRE hosted the Nordic Policy Workshop on the 6th of February at the Danish National Archive, Copenhagen.

The Nordic Policy Workshop was the first event in the context of the EOSC-Nordic project and presented and discussed the state of play of open data policy, barriers, and opportunities. As well as contributed to the discussion on the implementation of the EOSC at the Nordic level. The event gathered participants from research and academic institutions, e-infrastructure service providers, policymakers, and funding agencies. The presentations from this successful event are now available below, please see the program topics for links to the presentations. 

Recording of the event is available on our YouTube channel.


09:30 Registration and coffee
10:00 Welcome by EOSC Governing Board member Thomas Midtgaard, Danish Ministry of Science and Education (Presentation pdf)
10:20 EOSC-Nordic overview, Gudmund Host, Director of NEIC (presentation pdf)
10:35 Landscape survey and national initiatives on Open Science, Per-Olov Hammargren, SNIC (presentation pdf)
11:00 Barriers for open science in higher education institutions in Finland, Pirjo-Leena Forsström, CSC (presentation pdf)
11:20 EOSC-Nordic – Collaboration on Data, Lars Fischer, Nordunet (presentation pdf)
11:40 Open data and commercial interests, Rene Belso, DeIC (presentation pdf)
12:00 Tinman report from the EOSC Sustainability WG – Damien LeCarpentier (presentation pdf)
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 (presentation pdf)
13:20 Panel Discussion: EOSC Nordic– Added value, challenges, and opportunities (presentation pdf)
14:15 Coffee break
14:35 OpenAIRE – Introduction and Services, Jens H. Aasheim, UNIT, NO 
14:55 Open Science in research assessment, Ragnar Lie, Universitets- og Högskolerådet, NO (presentation pdf)
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 (presentation pdf)
16:15 Closing remarks and next steps
16:30 End of workshop