INGSA Satellite Workshop | Open Science for the 21st century

DATE: 9th Sept 2021  | Jeudi 9 sept 2021

TIME (Montréal – EDT): 11:00am – 2:00pm (Covert to your timezone)

MORE INFO: eleanor.haine@ccunesco.ca

 

Thursday September 9, 2021; 11am-2pm EST  |
Jeudi 9 septembre 2021, 11 h à 14 h (HNE).

Places Limited – Registrations Required – Click to register now

This event will be in English and French (using simultaneous translation)  |
Cet événement se déroulera en anglais et en français (traduction simultanée)

Description:  [French text follows | Le texte français suit]

In the past 18 months we have seen an unprecedented level of sharing as medical scientists worked collaboratively and shared data to find solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has accelerated the ongoing cultural shift in research practices towards open science.

This acceleration of the discovery/research process presents opportunities for institutions and governments to develop infrastructure, tools, funding, policies, and training to support, promote, and reward open science efforts. It also presents new opportunities to accelerate progress towards the UN Agenda 2030 Sustainable Development Goals through international scientific cooperation.

At the same time, it presents new challenges: rapid developments in open science often outpace national open science policies, funding, and infrastructure frameworks. Moreover, the development of international standard setting instruments, such as the future UNESCO Recommendation on Open Science, requires international harmonization of national policies, the establishment of frameworks to ensure equitable participation, and education, training, and professional development.

This 3-hour satellite event brings together international and national policy makers, funders, and experts in open science infrastructure to discuss these issues.

  11:00 – Welcome Remarks Liette Vasseur, PhD
Professor, Brock University

Mylène Deschênes
Director, Ethics and Legal Affairs, Fonds de recherche du Québec

  11:10 – Keynote: Impacts of COVID on the open science ecosystem Vincent Lariviere, PhD
Professor, Information Science
Associate Vice-President (planning and communications)
Canada Research Chair, Transformations of Scholarly Communication, Université de Montréal
  11:30 – Panel discussion with Q/A  Moderator: Dylan Roskams-Edris, Open Science Alliance Officer
Tanenbaum Open Science Institute, The Neuro

  • Laura Rovelli, PhD, representing the Latin American Forum for Research Assessment (FOLEC), from the Latin American Council of Social sciences (CLACSO)
  • Kaitlin Thaney, Executive Director, Invest in Open Infrastructure
  • Sonya Dumanis, PhD, Deputy Director of Aligning Science Across Parkinson’s
  • Alea Lopez de San Roman Gonzalez, Policy Officer, DG R&I, Open Science Unit, European Commission
  12:30 – Break   
  12:45 – Concurrent sessions 
  • Session: Open science infrastructure (call for case studies) [Data repository, protocols and standards, licensing, professional development] and funding [publications, incentivization, private sector participation]
  • Session: Open science, international cooperation (call for case studies) [UNESCO Recommendation, harmonization, equitable access] and government policy making [open government, funding, education and training]
  13:40-14:00 – Feedback and Closing remarks  

The outcome of the satellite event will be a summary report with recommendations for open science policy alignment at institutional, national, and international levels.

The event will be hosted on an events platform, with simultaneous interpretation in English and French.  Participants will be able to choose which concurrent session they participate in upon registration. Registration is free but will be closed when capacity is reached.

La description:

SCIENCE OUVERTE : SCIENCE pour le XXIe SIÈCLE – Jeudi 9 septembre 2021 – de 11 à 14 heures HAE

Au cours des 18 derniers mois, on a enregistré une intensité sans précédent dans les échanges entre scientifiques médicaux et dans la collaboration et le partage des données afin de trouver des solutions à la pandémie de COVID-19. Cette épidémie a accéléré un changement de culture déjà en cours dans les pratiques de recherche orientées vers la science ouverte.

Les établissements et les administrations publiques vont saisir l’occasion qu’offre cette accélération dans la démarche de recherche et de découverte pour mettre en place des infrastructures, outils, financements, politiques et formations afin de soutenir, promouvoir et primer les activités de la science ouverte. La coopération scientifique internationale permettra également de redoubler les efforts en vue de concrétiser les objectifs du Programme de développement durable à l’horizon 2030 des Nations unies.

Toutefois, les avancées rapides de la science ouverte, se heurtent à de nouvelles difficultés, car elles devancent souvent les politiques, le financement et les cadres d’infrastructure nationaux pour la science ouverte. Qui plus est, l’élaboration d’instruments normatifs internationaux, comme la future Recommandation mondiale par l’UNESCO sur la science ouverte, nécessite une harmonisation des politiques nationales à l’échelon international, et la mise en place de cadres pour garantir une participation équitable, l’éducation, la formation et le perfectionnement professionnel.

Pour discuter de ces questions, une manifestation parallèle de trois heures réunit des décideurs internationaux et nationaux, des bailleurs de fonds et des experts en infrastructure scientifique ouverte.

  11:00 – Allocution de bienvenue  Liette Vasseur, PhD
Professeure, Brock University

Mylène Deschênes
Directeur, Éthique et affaires juridiques, Fonds de recherche du Québec

  11:10 – Présentation – Retombées de la COVID sur l’écosystème de la science ouverte  Vincent Larivière, Ph. D.
Professeur, Sciences de l’information
Vice-recteur associé (planification et communication stratégiques)
Titulaire de la Chaire de recherche du Canada sur les transformations de la communication savante Communication, Université de Montréal
  11:30 – Table ronde avec une période de questions Animateur : Dylan Roskams-Edris, Officier d’alliance pour les sciences ouvertes
Institut de science ouverte Tanenbaum, le Neuro

  • Sonya Dumanis, Directeur adjoint, Aligning Science Across Parkinson’s
  • Alea López de San Román, DG R&I, Unité Science ouverte, Commission européenne
  • Laura Rovelli, Ph D, professeure adjointe à la recherche Forum latino-américain d’évaluation de la recherche (FOLEC), Conseil latino-américain des sciences sociales (CLACSO)
  • Kaitlin Thaney, Directrice générale, Invest in Open Infrastructure
  12:30 – Pause   
  12:45 – Séances simultanées
  • Séance: Infrastructure pour la science ouverte (appel aux études de cas)
    [Référentiel de données, protocoles et normes, licences, perfectionnement professionnel] et financement [publications, incitatifs, participation du secteur privé]
  • Séance: Science ouverte, coopération internationale (appel aux études de cas) [Recommandation de l’UNESCO, harmonisation, accès équitable] et élaboration de politiques gouvernementales [transparence du gouvernement, financement, éducation et formation]
  13:40-14:00 – Commentaires et allocution de clôture   

Cette manifestation parallèle donnera lieu à un rapport de synthèse contenant des recommandations pour l’harmonisation des politiques en matière de science ouverte à l’intention des paliers institutionnels, nationaux et internationaux.

Welcoming Remarks:
 
 

Liette Vasseur,

Professor, Brock University

Dr. Vasseur is a full professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Brock University where she is also a member of the Environmental Sustainability Research Centre. Since 2014, she holds the UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization) Chair on Community Sustainability: From Local to Global at Brock. Her research program is highly interdisciplinary and links issues such as community-based ecosystem management, climate change adaptation and resilience, and sustainable agriculture. Her research program is not only in Canada, but also in China, where she is a visiting scholar at Fujian Agriculture and Forestry University, in Ecuador, and in West Africa, mainly in Burkina Faso and Senegal. She is also involved in women in Science (STEM) and former president of the Canadian Coalition for Women in Engineering, Science, Trades and Technology. She is President of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO. She also is the vice-chair for North America Region of the Commission for Ecosystem Management at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and leads the thematic group on Ecosystem Governance.

 
 

Mylène Deschênes,

Directrice des affaires éthiques et juridiques, aux Fonds de recherche du Québec

Mylène Deschênes est directrice des affaires éthiques et juridiques, aux Fonds de recherche du Québec.  Elle conseille le Scientifique en chef du Québec et les Fonds de recherche du Québec en ce qui a trait à l’éthique de la recherche, l’éthique organisationnelle, l’intégrité scientifique et les affaires juridiques. Parmi ses dossiers actuels, elle travaille sur la mise à jour de la Politique de diffusion en libre accès des FRQ, ainsi que la Politique sur la Conduite responsable en recherche des FRQ.

Elle est diplômée de l’Université McGill en droit (civil et Common law) et détient une maitrise de l’Université de Montréal, axe «droit, biotechnologies et sociétés».

 

Keynote Speaker:

Vincent Larivière

Professor, Information Science, Université de Montréal; Associate Vice-President (planning and communications), Université de Montréal; Canada Research Chair, Transformations of Scholarly Communication, Université de Montréal

Vincent Larivière holds the Canada Research Chair on the Transformations of Scholarly Communication at the Université de Montréal, where he is professor of information science and associate vice-president (planning and communications). He is also scientific director of the Érudit journal platform, associate scientific director of the Observatoire des sciences et des technologies (OST) and member of the Centre interuniversitaire de recherche sur la science et la technologie (CIRST). His research focuses on 1) science policies and characteristics of research systems, 2) transformations, in the digital world, of the modes of production and dissemination of scientific knowledge, 3) diversity and equity in science.

Panel Moderator:

Dylan Roskams-Edris

Open Science Alliance Officer for the Tanenbaum Open Science Institute, The Neuro

Dylan is the Open Science Alliance Officer for the Tanenbaum Open Science Institute at The Neuro. As Alliance Officer, Dylan interfaces with the national and international neuroscience research community, funders, and policy makers to promote the uptake of open science. Using his background studying neuroscience, health ethics, and intellectual property, Dylan advocates for openness, collaboration, and transparency from the earliest fundamental studies to the translation of discoveries into innovations.

 

Speakers:

Laura Rovelli, PhD

Representing the Latin American Forum for Research Assessment (FOLEC), from the Latin American Council of Social sciences (CLACSO)

Laura Rovelli is a political scientist and PhD in Social Science from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Adjunct researcher at the National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET) and faculty at La Plata National University (UNLP) in Argentina. She coordinates the Latin American Forum for Research Assessment (FOLEC) from the Latin American Council of Social Sciences (CLACSO) and is a member of the Advisory Board of DORA. Recently, co-authored with Dominique Babini, the book “Recent trends in open science and open access in scientific policies in Ibero- America” and has been an observer on behalf of CLACSO at the UNESCO intergovernmental meeting to elaborate a draft Recommendation on Open Science. At present, is conducting at FOLEC a research project funded by the IDRC and called: “Research quality and allocation of research funds in the Global South: “Research assessment in change: inclusivity in science systems and mission-oriented projects in research funding initiatives from theGlobal South. Reshaping quality evaluation through grounded and progressive methodologies.

 
 

Kaitlin Thaney

Executive Director of Invest in Open Infrastructure

Kaitlin Thaney is the Executive Director of Invest in Open Infrastructure, a nonprofit initiative dedicated to increasing investment, adoption, and sustainability of open infrastructure for research and scholarship. Her career has been centered around open infrastructure organizations; helping organizations including Creative Commons, Digital Science, Mozilla, and Wikimedia think strategically about program design, participatory engagement, and sustainability.

 
 

Sonya Dumanis, PhD

Deputy Director of Aligning Science Across Parkinson’s

Dr. Sonya Dumanis is the Deputy Director of Aligning Science Across Parkinson’s, a research funding initiative that coordinates targeted basic research and resources to uncover the roots of Parkinson’s disease.

Previously, Dr. Dumanis was the Vice President of Research and Innovation at the Epilepsy Foundation. While there, she oversaw the growth of the Epilepsy Therapy Project, an entrepreneurship incubator providing seed funding and mentorship to epilepsy startups, launched the Epilepsy Innovation Institute, an innovation incubator tackling high risk projects in the epilepsy space, and supported early career research development through the Next Generation Programs. Dr. Dumanis has been with the Epilepsy Foundation since 2016. Prior to joining the Epilepsy Foundation, she worked at the Milken Institute Center for Strategic Philanthropy, tasked with identifying key philanthropic opportunities poised to have a transformative impact on the state of research and developing research programs.

Dr. Dumanis completed her postdoctoral training at both the Johns Hopkins University and the Max-Delbrück Center in Berlin, Germany. She earned her PhD in neuroscience from Georgetown University. She has authored numerous scientific articles and received a number of honors, including an Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, a National Science Foundation fellowship, a national research service award from the National Institutes of Health, the Harold N Glassman Award for best science dissertation at Georgetown University, and the Mark A. Smith prize from the Journal of Neurochemistry. Dr. Dumanis has demonstrated a strong commitment to science outreach, developing several educational initiatives such as the Georgetown Medical Center Graduate Student Research Grants program and the Epilepsy Foundation / Danny Did startup accelerator course.

 
 

Alea Lopez de San Roman Gonzalez

Policy Officer, DG R&I, Open Science Unit, European Commission

Alea López de San Román González is a Policy Officer at the European Commission´s Directorate for Research and Innovation. Alea works in the Open Science unit, where she contributes to the development and implementation of the EU policy on open access to scientific results. Before joining the European Commission in 2018, Alea worked at the League of European Research Universities (LERU), where she coordinated, amongst other, the Information and Open Access policy  group. Her areas of interest, work and expertise include EU Research Policy, Open Science and Copyright.