[open-science] [open-development] Open Development Fringe Event

Tom Olijhoek tom.olijhoek at gmail.com
Mon May 26 09:56:23 UTC 2014

Dear all,

The open science for development (openscidev) group would apparently like
to do a session as part of the open development fringe event in Berlin.
Jenny Molloy coordinator of the openscidev group wrote the following to the
open science list members

"*My understanding is we're working towards an open science for development
session as part of the open development working group satellite event. but
I'm not sure how far planning the programme for that event has got as it's
in the hands of the other working group - we'll try and confirm asap :)"*

some of the proposals on the wiki with open science proposals for
OKFest2014  http://wiki.okfn.org/Open_Science/OKFest2014  were development
related ( like for instance my proposal for geomicrobiology and soil
It would be fantastic when these proposals could be part of a open science
for development session during the fringe event.

I am assuming that Jenny as our group's coordinator will take the lead on
I am happy to assist where and when necessary



On Mon, May 26, 2014 at 9:02 AM, Claudia Schwegmann <
claudia.schwegmann at openaid.de> wrote:

> Dear colleagues
> The okfestival program is online! Congratulations to all of you who got a
> session proposal accepted. I wanted to get back to you to on the open
> development fringe event. As we have discussed a few weeks/months ago, I
> have reserved the meeting space with 5 rooms of Wikimedia in Berlin for our
> event with the following capacities: 99 people, 30 people, 10 people, 10
> people, 14 people. The room can also be made into one big space.
> John Adams from the IATI TAG group has expressed interest to use one or
> two rooms of the venue - depending on how much space other people need.
> Duncan, as far as I remember you suggested to propose an "agenda" for this
> community event.  Is that correct? Whoelse is keen to propose something at
> the community event? Maybe it is a bit early to think about an event in
> late July now but I guess time will fly as always!
> Really looking forward to meet all of you in Berlin!
> Claudia
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Tom Olijhoek
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