Following the workshop on Open Science Cloud held in Bari - Nov 13, the EGI-Engage project organizes a meeting dedicated to research communities and to the topic o fServices and Policies for Open Science: "Open Science user stories". Different user communities will be represented (citizen science, international research collaborations, Research Infrastructures) as well as community platform operators. Purpose of the meeting is to discuss Open Science use cases and policies, i.e. which digital services including cloud services and policies research communities will be beneficial to advance Open Science in various scientific domains. The meeting will be an opportunity to:
1- discuss the outcomes of the High Level Expert Group consultation on the European Research Open Science Cloud, a new initiative of the EC, and develop a common vision and action plan, and its implementation recommendations
2- define common challenges that Research Infrastructures, EGI, other e-Infrastructures (and the Open Science Cloud of the future) should tackle together, and advance the technical roadmap of EGI
3- discuss collaborations - gather input to the Dutch Presidency conference on Open Science on April 4-5 in Amsterdam.
The workshop is meant to be technical and interactive.
The meeting room is in the NIKHEF building (next to the EGI.eu building and at walking distance from the Science Park train station).
The Science Park train station is connected to the Schiphol airport with two direct trains per hour. These leave Schiphol (usually at Platform 3) at 29' and 59'. The train journey is approximately 30'.
For detailed travel directions see the NIKHEF web site at:
CONTACT TELEPHONE NUMBER
0031.6.3037.2691 (Tiziana Ferrari)
TIPS FOR ACCOMODATION
Luckily there are a lot of options, when you want to stay a bit in the Science Park area, The Manor Hotel could be one: hampshire-hotel-the-manor-amsterdam
Otherwise you can look in the area of the Central Station (through Booking.com), from there you can take a direct train to Science Park station.
A different option could be at Amsterdam Station Sloterdijk, the Mercure Hotel can provide good offers: mercure-amsterdam-sloterdijk-station
From Station Sloterdijk you can also take the train to Station Science Park (20 minutes).
To plan your trip with public transport, the following website is very useful: http://9292.nl/en
For requests about accommodation in Amsterdam please contact Marie-Louise van der Weijde, email@example.com