10-13 November 2015
Villa Romanazzi Carducci
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Community Workshop on the Open Science Cloud: Shaping the Open Science Cloud of the Future

Date: 13 Nov 10:30 - 15:30

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CO-ORGANIZED BY EGI, EUDAT, GEANT and OpenAIRE REGISTRATION: http://go.egi.eu/cf2015registration (free of charge) In the conclusions on "open, data-intensive and networked research as a driver for faster and wider innovation" (May 28-29 2015) the Competitiveness Council welcomed "the further development of a European Open Science Cloud that will enable sharing and reuse of research data across disciplines and borders, taking into account relevant legal, security and privacy aspects". Open Science is an umbrella term referring to "the practice of science in such a way that others can collaborate and contribute, where research data, lab notes and other research processes are freely available, under terms that enable redistribution, reuse and reproduction of the research and its underlying data and methods." Open Science is not limited to open access to the outputs of the scientific process, but requires openness of each step of the research lifecycle (from ideas, to experimentation, data gathering, modelling, peer review, publishing, and finally education and training). In essence, Open Science aims at "rigorous, reproducible and transparent research". The workshop offers an opportunity to focus on the requirements and challenges of the infrastructure needed for: - making the entire primary record of a research project publicly available online as it is recorded. - opening research data, i.e. managing research data to optimize access, discoverability and sharing for user and reuse - documenting, opening and sharing research code, and making it freely available for collaboration - publishing the output of the research process and make it freely accessible for maximum use, reuse and impact - bridging the gap between research and society with citizen science The workshop, co-organized by EGI, GEANT, and EUDAT2020, will devote ample time to discussion and will offer the opportunity to users, e-Infrastructure and Research Infrastructure providers, publicly funded and commercial cloud providers, data providers, international research collaborations and policy managers to gather and discuss three key points: 1. the mission and vision: what are the needs that the Open Science infrastructure addresses and services it should offer? 2. the development: what are the services and processes still missing that the infrastructure must deliver? 3. the governance: who are the service providers and the users, who is responsible of funding and procuring such infrastructure, what are the policies that need to be changed? The "reading material" section is provided to you to learn about community's contributions to the Open Science Cloud idea. The workshop conclusions will identify the barriers to remove and the actions needed. NOTE. Participation is free of charge, but registration is mandatory through the EGI Community Forum registration system (http://go.egi.eu/cf2015registration). STEERING COMMITTEE - Tiziana Ferrari, EGI.eu - Wouter Los, Independent Expert - Natalia Manola, University of Athens and OpenAIRE - Per Oster, CSC and EUDAT2020 - Roberto Sabatino, GEANT

Conveners

    • Dr. Ferrari, Tiziana (EGI.eu)
    • Los, Wouter (University of Amsterdam)
    • Manola, Manola (University of Athens, Greece)
    • Dr. Oster, Per (CSC)
    • Mr. Sabatino, Roberto (DANTE)
    • Dr. Ferrari, Tiziana (EGI.eu)
    • Los, Wouter (University of Amsterdam)
    • Manola, Manola (University of Athens, Greece)
    • Dr. Oster, Per (CSC)
    • Mr. Sabatino, Roberto (DANTE)

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Purpose of this session is to - identify the current list of gaps, barriers and related priorities - define a roadmap to address these - discuss how the European Open Science Cloud needs to support international collaborations and relate to other infrastructures worldwide Initiatives will be invited to present their view on the main gaps and barriers that are faced today to realize the Ope ... More
Presented by Dr. Tiziana FERRARI on 13/11/2015 at 12:00
The joint position paper presented in the first session defines the Open Science Cloud to be publicly funded & governed. "A publicly funded and publicly governed Open Science Cloud will guarantee persistence and sustainability, and ensure that outcomes are driven by scientific excellence and societal needs rather than profit. This “commons” approach, welcoming partnership with private-sector act ... More
Presented by Dr. Per OSTER on 13/11/2015 at 13:15
Single researchers, citizen scientists, research teams, international research collaborations and research infrastructures will be invited to present by examples how open science will affect the life of a researcher. What are the components of Open Science and their priorities as these are applied to a research community? What is missing? What should be improved? Purpose of this session is to ... More
Presented by Antony ROSS HELLAUER on 13/11/2015 at 10:00
The joint EGI, EUDAT, GEANT, OpenAIRE and LIBER joint position paper will be presented. According to the paper, the European Open Science Cloud for Research must be: 1. Open in design, participation and use 2. Publicly funded & governed with the 'commons approach' 3. Research-centric with an agile co-design with researchers and research communities 4. Comprehensive in terms of universality ... More
Presented by Manola MANOLA on 13/11/2015 at 9:45
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