Scientific Program


Monday, 22 May


Martin Hicks, Beilstein-Institut, Frankfurt

On the Go-Fair initiative in the European Open Science Cloud
Klaus Tochtermann, Leibniz Information Centre for Economics, Kiel

Reducing Uncertainty: The Raison d'Être for Open Science
Jeremy G. Frey, University of Southampton

Global Data Initiatives and Chemistry
Leah McEwen, Ian Bruno, Stuart Chalk, Richard Kidd

Coffee Break

Quality Management - the Death of Scientific Freedom?
Frank Schuhmacher, MPI of Colloids and Interfaces, Potsdam

Self-optimising Flow Reactors for Rapid Process Development
Richard Bourne, University of Leeds

Chemputing: The Digitisation of Synthetic Chemistry and Chemical Manufacturing
Lee Cronin, University of Glasgow


Response Mode and Research Data: How the German Research Foundation (DFG) Supports Information Infrastructures for Open Science
Johannes Fournier, DFG, Bonn

Open Access 2020 - The Final Road to Open Access
Kai Karin Geschuhn, Max Planck Digital Library, Munich

Helmholtz-Association's Approach in Dealing with the Open Science Challenge
Christoph Bruch, Helmholtz Association, Potsdam

Open Access - Open Data - Open Source: From a Perspective of a Private Funding Organization
Vera Szöllösi-Brenig, Volkswagen Foundation, Hannover

Panel Discussion

Coffee Break

ELIXIR Europe: FAIR to the Life Sciences
Egon Willighagen, Maastricht University

Challenges in Reliably Representing the Chemistry of Crystal Structures
Ian Bruno, Cambridge Crystallographic Data Centre

Communicating What You Know (and What You Don't): Open Formats for Small Molecule Structure Representation and Interchange
Greg Landrum, KNIME, Zurich



Tuesday, 23 May


Synthesis of Small Molecules of Life - Connections and Disconnections
Roland Wohlgemuth, Sigma-Aldrich, Buchs

Shading Synthesis Green Using Enabling Technologies
Duncan Browne, Cardiff University

Suppporting Prudent Practices in Research Laboratories: Chemical Health and Safety Information Efforts
Leah McEwen, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Coffee Break

Standards and Data Sharing in Life Sciences
Frédérique Lisacek, Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Geneva

Establishing a Generic Research Data Repository: RADAR
Angelina Kraft, TIB Hannover

Open FAIR Laboratory Data Utilizing Persistent Identifiers: Metadata-driven Data Repository Design and Spectroscopic Applications Using Mpublish
Henry Rzepa, Imperial College London


Is 'Open' a Synonym for 'Better'?
Wolfram Koch, GDCh, Frankfurt

Evolving 'Open' in the Chemical Sciences - Catalysts and Inhibitors
Richard Kidd, RSC, Cambridge

Open Science and Chemistry Publishing
Enda Bergin, Nature Research, London

Managing and Sharing Research Data
Helena Cousijn, Elsevier, Amsterdam

Beilstein Platinum Open Access
Michael Penk, Beilstein-Institut, Frankfurt

Panel Discussion

Coffee Break

Enabling the Use of Reporting Standards
Carsten Kettner, Beilstein-Institut, Frankfurt

The SciData Framework: A Data Exchange Format for Open Science
Stuart Chalk, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, FL

Open Access Chemical Probes as Tools for Pharmaceutical Target Validation
Stefan Knapp, Goethe University Frankfurt


Wednesday, 24 May


Dial-a-Molecule, Data, and Academic Adoption of ELNs
Richard Whitby, University of Southampton

Acquisition, Storage and Management of Research Data in Chemical Sciences: Development of Modern Open Source Research Infrastructure
Nicole Jung, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

The Open Source Chemistry Lab
Matthew Todd, The University of Sydney

The Pistoia Alliance - Transforming R&D Innovation Through Pre-competitive Collaboration
John C.M. Wise, Pistoia Alliance

Coffee Break

Allotrope Foundation and the New Data Standard - a Vendor's View
Rolf Grigat, Leverkusen

Open Data for Drug Discovery
Andrew Leach, EMBL Outstation - European Bioinformatics Institute, Hinxton

Panel Discussion

Closing Remarks
Martin Hicks