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23 April 2021

EOSC at RDA VP17 - Open, trusted and digitally enabled science for an International Community

A workshop on priorities and international alignment for the European Open Science Cloud

RDA Virtual Plenary

11:00 – 13:30 UTC, 23 April 2021

The European Open Science Cloud is a potential game-changer for the sharing and exploitation of data not just in Europe but also globally, benefitting scientific research and helping to address societal challenges across the globe.

Open Science, Open Innovation and Open to the World are the principles in the EOSCs international activities. With numerous regional and national Open Research Data Commons and Open Science Clouds being developed, an objective of EOSC is to liaise with international bodies such as RDA.

As the EOSC enters its implementation phase 2021-2022, the newly published Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda of the EOSC lays out a clear roadmap for the coming decade to ensure commitment, cooperation and consensus of all stakeholders. This workshop will first provide participants with an overview of the main aspects of the roadmap with specific reference to both strategic and practical priorities which will be the main focus of newly formed EOSC Advisory Groups. We will then delve deeper into the various partnerships and international collaborations that the EOSC should establish based on an initial scoping activity carried out by RDA and commissioned by the EOSC governance (EOSCsecretariat.eu project).

Topics to be covered will include:  

  • Landscape of the research and scientific communities and their readiness to engage with Open Science Clouds / Open Research Commons
  • Collaborations across regional, disciplinary, and national Open Research Data Commons and Open Science Clouds via the RDA Global Open Research Commons Interest Group
  • Supporting organisations to engage with Open Science Clouds / Open Research Commons
  • Overview of RDA Global Open Research Commons Working Group benchmarking exercise

Co-located Event held on Juno Live; Register here on the RDA VP17 registration page.

Please click on 'tickets' and select 'Open, Trusted and Digitally Enable Science'.

Agenda

11:00 UTC

Workshop start

11:00 – 11:45 UTC

 

 

 

 

The European Open Science Cloud in a global ecosystem

Chair: Nicholas Ferguson, Trust-IT Services & EOSCsecretariat.eu

  • Introduction – Nicholas Ferguson, Trust-IT Services & EOSCsecretariat.eu
  • Lessons learned from the EOSC Implementation phase 2018-2020 – Michel Schouppe, European Commission (DG RTD)
  • The EOSC vision becoming a reality in a global ecosystem – Karel Luyben, President, EOSC Association
  • Implementation Priorities and focus of the EOSC Advisory Groups – Sarah Jones, GÉANT & Director, EOSC Association

11:45 – 12:45 UTC

 

 

 

RDA in support of internationalisation of the EOSC

Chair: Hilary Hanahoe, Secretary General, RDA

  • RDA and global priorities for EOSC – Hilary Hanahoe, RDA
  • Supporting disciplinary and organisational engagement in EOSC - Timea Biro, Digital Repository Ireland
  • Break
  • Collaborations across regional, disciplinary, and national Open Research Data Commons and Open Science Clouds via the GORC Interest Group and International Benchmarking WG – Mark Leggott Research Data Canada
  • Q&A and Menti.com

12:45 - 13:30 UTC

 

Priorities and next steps for RDA-EOSC collaboration

Chair: Hilary Hanahoe, Secretary General, RDA

  • Ron Dekker, CESSDA ERIC Director, SSHOC & EOSC Future Project Coordinator
  • Ingrid Dillo, Deputy Director DANS,  FAIRSFAIR Project Coordinator
  • Simon Hodson, Executive Director, CODATA & CODATA Global Open Science Cloud 
  • Mark Leggott, Executive Director, Research Data Canada & RDA Global Open Research Commons
  • Klaus Tochtermann, Director, EOSC Association & Data Together Group

13:30 UTC

Workshop close

 


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