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GenOA week: a week dedicated to Open Science

GenOA week: a week dedicated to Open Science

From 25 to 29 October, a week dedicated to Open Science, organised by University of Genoa in collaboration with IIT, INFN, CNR and GARR.

Part of the International Open Access week, the GenOA week includes different initiatives to discuss of scholarly communication and of the challenges of Open Science to make the access to Open Knowledge more equitable for all.

The programme features panels and presentations to learn more about Open Science, Open Data, Open Access, European projects, university libraries, scholarly communication, evaluation of research, IPRs, infrastructures for research, knowledge transfer, training and capacity building. A final roundtable will recap and discuss key topics emerged throughout the sessions.

GARR is among the programme organisers and participates with two presentations to the session on Open Science e capacity building, to be held on 29 October.

Federica Tanlongo, member of the ICDI Executive Board di ICDI, will present ICDI, the Italian Computing and Data Infrastructure, national OS initiative with a leading role in the coordination of the National contribution to EOSC, while Emma Lazzeri, coordinator of the ICDI Competence Centre for Open Science, FAIR and EOSC will discuss the importance of dedicated learning paths to support the uptake of Open Science.

GARR also participated in the organisation of the session on Open Science and Research Infrastructures, that will offer a view of local, national and European infrastructures and strategies. The session features many hogh-profile speakers: Davide Anguita, Rector’s Delegate to Digital Transformation at University of Genoa, Gianni Vercelli, President of the University Data, informatics and telematic Centre, Stefano Bencetti, ICT Director at Italian Institute of Technology (IIT), Giorgio Rossi, University of Milan, Italian delegate in the EOSC Steering Board, Gelsomina Pappalardo, CNR, Italian delegate in the ESFRI board, Giulia Malaguarnera, Outreach and Engagement Officer in OpenAIRE.

The GenOA week will follow an hybrid format, with local and online participation.

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