To culminate the 2023 Year of Open Science (YOS), the Center for Open Science (COS), in collaboration with NASA, is set to host a virtual conference on March 21 and 22, 2024. This conference serves as a platform to showcase achievements, foster coalition-building, and propel the momentum of ongoing work spurred by the Year of Open Science.
The two-day event will unite YOS participating organizations, U.S. federal agencies, private funders, international policymakers, and research stakeholders in an enriching exchange of experiences and ideas. Attendees will have the opportunity to delve into the specifics of advancing open science policies and practices, with a focus on fostering collaboration and sharing actionable recommendations.
The program, currently under development, promises sessions spanning critical domains of open science, including technology infrastructure, community-building, rewards and incentives, policy, and metascience. This diversity of topics ensures that attendees from various backgrounds and roles, including change agents, practitioners, and representatives of international organizations, will find valuable insights tailored to their interests and responsibilities.
This conference is a must-attend for those with an interest in the evolution of open science policies and practices. Whether you're a change agent driving policy reform, a university researcher championing open science practices, or a representative of organizations dedicated to promoting open science, this event will offer a unique opportunity to contribute to the collective advancement of open research.
As the Year of Open Science concludes, this culminating conference will help to shape the path forward towards a research landscape characterized by transparency, collaboration, and innovation. Save the date and be part of this transformative event that promises to shape the future of open science.
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