Digital Science, alongside three of our portfolio companies – Altmetric, Figshare and Overleaf, have teamed up with ScienceOpen and the Know Center to organise an OpenCon satellite event to be held in London on the 21st November. This event will form one of the many international satellite events of the bigger OpenCon 2017 conference that will take place a week earlier in Berlin, Germany.
OpenCon is the student and early career academic professional conference that focuses on Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data. It seeks to empower the next generation to advance openness in research and education.
OpenCon satellite events are organised by those who are passionate about communicating the important messages of Open Information with the world, and are welcome to anyone interested in joining the conversation and connecting with a community of like-minded individuals.
9.00 AM - 5.00 PM - OpenCon Hackathon. Please note that you must sign up separately for this here.
6.00 - 7.00 PM - Meet and greet with drinks and food (provided)
7.00 - 7.15 - Introduction
7.15 - 8.00 - Keynote talk with Prof. Sophie Scott
8.00 - 9.00 PM - Panel discussion on the topic 'Open for Business'?
- Mark Hahnel, Figshare
- Peter Kraker, Open Knowledge Maps
- Catriona MacCallum, Hindawi
The £5 ticket fee is a retainer. Funds collected will be redisbursed as a prize for the 'blog' competition that we are running up until the event in partnership with Authorea. For more details on entry, please see the website. The winner will be announced at the event.