[open-science] Fwd: European Commission Information Hearing on Scientific Information
cameron.neylon at stfc.ac.uk
cameron.neylon at stfc.ac.uk
Wed May 25 18:49:15 UTC 2011
Just for completeness a note to say that I'm now attending this and booked to speak briefly on a panel on evaluation. I will naturally be pushing the necessity of access to research outputs to allow effective evaluation.
On 10 May 2011, at 18:50, Jonathan Gray wrote:
> Jenny: could you possibly put a brief blog post about this on
> science.okfn.org if you have a moment?
> Just needs to say:
> * this is happening
> * here are some quotes on what it is about and how you can get in
> touch with EC
> * looks like a good opportunity to highlight the importance of open
> data - and hope that people can make it
> What do you think?
> I've been in touch with EC who have said it would be helpful to invite
> more open data in science people to the hearing...
> All the best,
> On Fri, May 6, 2011 at 11:43 AM, Jonathan Gray <jonathan.gray at okfn.org> wrote:
>> Yes we should definitely produce something for this - and try to have
>> someone from the WG attend as a speaker...
>> Peter, Cameron, Rufus, John: could any of you speak about the Panton Principles?
>> On Fri, May 6, 2011 at 11:39 AM, Peter Murray-Rust <pm286 at cam.ac.uk> wrote:
>>> This looks relevant to us? Should we produce something?
>>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>>> From: <Juan.PELEGRIN at ec.europa.eu>
>>> Date: Fri, May 6, 2011 at 11:12 AM
>>> Subject: European Commission Information Hearing on Scientific Information
>>> Dear Madam, dear Sir,
>>> Further to the 2007 Commission Communication on Scientific information in
>>> the digital age and the following Council Conclusions in November 2007, the
>>> Commission intends to adopt, by the end of 2011, a new Communication and
>>> Recommendation on access to and preservation of scientific information in
>>> the digital age. This is a joint action of the Directorate-Generals for
>>> Information Society and Media and Research and Innovation.
>>> The follow-on Communication and Recommendation on Scientific Information
>>> planned will take stock of developments since 2007 and indicate areas for
>>> action by Member States and the Commission. This initiative is linked to the
>>> Flagship Initiatives 'Digital Agenda for Europe' and 'Innovation Union', as
>>> well as to the European Research Area (ERA) process.
>>> As part of the process of consultation of interested parties, and in view of
>>> preparing the impact assessment, the Commission will hold a hearing on
>>> Monday 30th of May from 10:00 to 17:00. The hearing will take place in the
>>> Jean Monnet Building Room M1 - European Commission - Kirchberg L-2920,
>>> Topics for discussion:
>>> The Commission is seeking stakeholders' views on current developments in the
>>> scholarly information system. In particular, the following issues should be
>>> 1. access to scientific information (including open access),
>>> 2. preservation of scientific outputs,
>>> 3. the research evaluation system.
>>> For each of these areas, actions at the European and Member State levels
>>> should be considered.
>>> Practical arrangements:
>>> Registrations for the hearing should reach the following address by 17th May
>>> 2011: INFSO-E4 at ec.europa.eu
>>> The maximum number of participants is limited to 80. Registrations will be
>>> accepted in the order in which they are received. However, the Commission
>>> will reserve the right to give priority to those with a direct interest in
>>> the topic, and will ensure that there is a balanced representation all
>>> concerned parties.
>>> Confirmation of registration and details of the venue will be sent one week
>>> prior to the scheduled date. Upon registration, and in order to facilitate
>>> the organisation, each participant should therefore indicate the topic(s)
>>> which they wish to address. On this basis, the Commission services will draw
>>> up a speaker's list for each topic. Interventions should be limited to not
>>> more than 5 minutes per speaker (without PowerPoint slides) followed by a
>>> discussion / questions& answer session with the attendees.
>>> Richard Swetenham
>>> Head of Unit, Access to Information Unit, DG Information Society and Media
>>> Gilles Laroche
>>> Head of Unit, Ethics and Gender Unit, DG Research and Innovation
>>> Peter Murray-Rust
>>> Reader in Molecular Informatics
>>> Unilever Centre, Dep. Of Chemistry
>>> University of Cambridge
>>> CB2 1EW, UK
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>>> open-science at lists.okfn.org
>> Jonathan Gray
>> Community Coordinator
>> The Open Knowledge Foundation
> Jonathan Gray
> Community Coordinator
> The Open Knowledge Foundation
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