[open-science] Open Science at OKFest!

Laura Newman laura.newman at okfn.org
Mon Aug 27 12:01:33 UTC 2012

Hi all,

For those with OKFest tickets already - only 3 weeks to go!! For those of
you who haven't yet bought yours, get your tickets

*Here are some great reasons why:

1) Amazing speakers: including *Mat Todd* (University of Sydney, Open
Source Drug Discovery), *Carl-Christian Buhr *(European Commission), *Mark
Hahnel *(Figshare), *Tim Hubbard *(Sanger Institute), *Carlos Rossel *(World
Bank) and many, many more.

2) *A science hackathon* (Tue 17th), alongside two full* *of science
seminars, workshops and debates (Wed 18th & Thu 19th). The hackathon is
free to attend!

3) A packed program of* interdisciplinary events*. As well as the science
sessions, find out how open knowledge is progressing in other sectors - a
great opportunity to link up with new people, projects and ideas.

It would be wonderful to see a strong representation from the Science and
Access working groups, and to have the chance to meet in person. Do drop me
a line if you're planning to attend!

Links to find out more:

* The full science programme:
* The hackday programme & sign-up:
* Ticket purchase: http://okfestival.org/early-bird-okfest-tickets/

Hope to see you many of you there!

All the best,

Laura Newman
Community Coordinator
Open Knowledge Foundation
Skype: lauranewmanonskype
Twitter: @Newmanlk
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