Scientific Program


Monday, 8th


Martin Hicks, Beilstein-Institut, Frankfurt

Open, FAIR and GO FAIR
Erik Schultes, GO FAIR International Support and Coordination Office, Leiden, The Netherlands

Brokering Trust - How Open Science Will Change Academie to the Better
Kim Daasbjerg, Aarhus University, Denmark

Coffee Break

FAIR in the Community: How Can We Implement the Principles at the Disciplinary Level?
Simon Coles, University of Southampton, UK

Changing the Research Culture to Increase Openness
Timothy Errington, Center for Open Science, Charlottesville, VA, USA


"I Like Not Fair Terms and a Villain's Mind" - Incentives for Openness in Biomedical Research
Matthew H. Todd, Imperial College London, UK

Opening Science in a Data-driven World - Challenges and Opportunities
Rok Roškar, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

Coffee Break

Making Research Outputs FAIR: A Funder Perspective
David Carr, Wellcome Trust, London, UK

Delivering Transparency in Research Data from the US EPA National Center for Computational Toxicology via Web-based Dashboards
Antony J. Williams, US EPA, Research Triangel Park, NC, USA

Oral Poster Presentation

Poster Session



Tuesday, 9th


Open Science at the Royal Society
Stuart Taylor, The Royal Society, London, UK

Bringing Intelligence into Chemistry
Dobrila Rudnicki, NIH-NCATS, Bethesda, MA, USA

Coffee Break

An Open Standard for Automation and Programming of Organic Synthesis
Lee Cronin, University of Glasgow, UK

dokieli: A Researcher-centric Decentralised Application for Publishing, Annotations, and Social Interactions
Sarven Capadisli, TIB, Hannover, Germany

ChemScanner(-DB): an Initiative to Collect Chemistry Data by a Community Effort
Nicole Jung, KIT, Karlsruhe, Germany


The SGC (Structural Genomics Consortium) Open Access Network
Stefan Knapp, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany

Data Management in Chemistry
Dørte Solle, Leipniz University Hannover, Germany

Panel Discussion

Coffee Break

On the Road to Reproducible Research: Data Stewardship in Practice
Marta Teperek, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Who Will Own the Operating System of Science? - Or: How Adopting Open Data and Open Source Practices Has Become a Core Challenge of Research Infrastracture Development
Lambert Heller, TIB Hannover, Germany



Wednesday, 10th


Open Science Publishing in Africa
Elizabeth Marincola, The African Academy of Sciences, Nairobi, Kenya

eLife - Learning How Improvements in Publishing can Support Open Science
Mark Patterson, eLife, Cambridge, UK

Coffee Break

Open Data Sharing at PLOS: Four Years of Experience and Next Steps
Leonie Mueck, PLOS, Cambridge, UK

UCL Open: A New University Press Megajournal Publishing Model
Ian Caswell, University College London, UK

Open Access and Beyond: SciPost
Jean-Sébastien Caux, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Closing Remarks
Martin G. Hicks



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