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Focus On Open Science: Barcelona

Want to know more about managing the cultural shift towards Open Science? Please join us in Barcelona for a one day workshop, where Scientific Knowledge Services, LIBER, UCL Press and Barcelona Knowledge Hub of the Academia Europaea are organising a one-day workshop.

The topics are Open Science and the Management of A Cultural Change, Citizen Science and The drivers of change: FAIR Data and Open Access.

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Dr. Paul Ayris, Pro-Vice- Provost (UCL Library Services), Chief Executive, UCL Press, co-Chair of the LERU INFO Community (League of European Research Universities), Adviser to the LIBER Board
  • Colleen Campbell, Partner Development at Max Planck Digital Library
  • Anna Vernon, Jisc
  • Lluis Anglada, LIBER
  • Dr. Josep Perelló, University of Barcelona

Workshop Aim

This event is one of a series of Focus On Open Science workshops. We aim through these workshops to address the challenges posed by Open Science, using the eight pillars of Open Science identified by the European Commission in its Open Science Policy Platform. The mission statement for the workshops is: “Promote the concept of, values and best practices in the Open Science to European communities, with particular reference to libraries.”

We believe that such Workshops offer a practitioner experience, grounded in the principles of Open Science, and opportunities for networking at the local level. The Workshop format offers both on-the-spot interactions and follow-up opportunities.

For more information, please see the website.


20 Jun 2018


1:00 pm - 6:00 pm