Open Access Week – Free Workshop in Trinity Long Room Hub

For Open Access Week 2017, Repository Network Ireland jointly with OpenAIRE will hosta workshop on, ‘Policy into Practice workshop on embedding standardised Open Science skills for your researchers’. Date: Thursday, October 26th 10:30-16:30, Venue: Trinity Long Room Hub. Lunch & refreshments sponsored by OpenAIRE.

Delegates are encouraged to prepare and bring with them a 1 minute description of the Open Research skills provision currently provided by their institution. This will form the basis of the afternoon workshop which will be structured around key topics in Open Science skills provision. The outcomes of the event will be collated in the form of an open access report and will feed back into national policy.


10:30 Registration & coffee
11:00 Welcome & Opening remarks
11:30 European Commission Policy: Skills and Rewards for Open Science – Dr Conor O’Carroll chair of the European Commission’s working groups on ‘Rewards for Open Science’ and ‘Skills for Open Science’

12:00 Irish National Policy On Open Science) -Gemma Irvine HEA’s Head of Policy and Strategic Planning and co-chair of the National Open Research Forum (NORF)

12:30 Support from OpenAIRE and FOSTER – Ashling Hayes, Trinity College Dublin and OpenAIRE

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00 Feedback from the morning session & workshop prep/organisation
14:30 Workshop on Open Research skills provision – from the ground up.
Groups to circulate amongst the suggested topics (15 mins each); Topic leaders tbc:
a) doctoral and early career researcher training
b) established researcher training
c) information professionals/knowledge workers: skills provision
d) institutional & national coordination & accreditation
15:30 Feedback from each topic (10mins each), discussion and conclusions.
16:30 End.

Registration is available here