Call for Speakers and Poster Presentations 2022

We invite the Open Science community to submit an abstract for one of the following calls:

  • Call for Speakers
  • Call for Poster Presentations

If you have any questions please feel free to contact osc2022@conftool.com.

Call for speakers

This call focuses on talks given by international experts that discuss Open Science and recent developments from a wider and forward-thinking perspective. We invite you to submit an abstract for a conference talk covering topics including (but not limited to):

  • Lessons learned from global crises and approaches to sustainably ensure the opening of science in future.
  • Reflections on recent developments in the global Open Science movement such as knowledge equity and global open research commons.
  • Innovative and novel models to advance Open Science aspects such as reward and incentive structures and sustainable infrastructures.
  • Best practices to exploit the potential of Open Science for society such as participation and information literacy


Please submit your application as PDF including an outline of your talk and the benefit for the conference (not more than 500 words) as well as title, CV (including talks as invited speaker), affiliation, and contact details. Please note that a submission of a talk with more than one speaker is not possible.

All submissions will be peer-reviewed by the members of the programme committee. Authors of accepted applications will be invited to give an online talk at the conference. Talks can be pre-recorded, but speakers are expected to be available for questions. The application and talk must be in English. The presentation slides must be licensed at least as CC-BY 4.0 or CC-BY-SA 4.0 and will be published on Zenodo.

Please send your application as PDF document via ConfTool (requires free ConfTool account): https://www.conftool.com/osc2022

Important dates:

  • Abstract submission deadline: 15 October 2021
  • Notification of acceptance / rejection: 6 December 2021
  • Conference date: 08-10 March 2022, online conference
  • Final submission of presentation slides for publication: 18 March 2022

Call for poster presentations

This call focuses on contributions with a practical relevance for Open Science practices such as infrastructure projects and tools, best-practice insights, Open Science education, as well as recent research findings from studies etc. We invite you to submit an abstract for a poster presentation covering topics including (but not limited to):

  • Empirical studies on the effects and impact of global crises on open research practices and science communication.
  • Recent innovations to support Open Science practices and their application and acceptance in scientific communities.
  • Empirical studies and use cases about the scientific benefit of Open Science practices and their impact in society.
  • Best practices dealing with Open Science education and science communication to the broad public.


Please submit your unpublished abstract as PDF which describes aspects such as main idea, practical relevance, and innovative, scientific, and/or societal impact. The abstract must not contain any author names and affiliations that directly reveal the author’s identity. Such information can be added as metadata in the submission system. In some contexts, however, it may helpful to add links (e.g., to a project or tool site) to your abstract, which serve a better understanding. But the reviewers are not required to have a look at it. Submissions that are not in line with these conditions will be rejected and excluded from the review.

The abstract may not be longer than 500 words. Only authors who have made a substantial contribution to the work presented should be listed. There is a limit of two submissions per corresponding/first author.

All submissions will be peer-reviewed by the members of the programme committee and the review board. Authors of accepted abstracts will be invited to present a poster at the conference. The poster session will take place in an appropriate digital environment. A presentation of demos and prototypes will be possible. The abstract and poster must be submitted and presented in English.

To also contribute to the Open Science movement, the programme committee will publish the scientific justification for acceptance on the conference website. All accepted abstracts as well as corresponding posters will be displayed on the conference website and also be published on Zenodo. The poster must be licensed at least as CC-BY 4.0 or CC-BY-SA 4.0.

Please send your submission as PDF document via ConfTool (requires free ConfTool account): https://www.conftool.com/osc2022

Important dates:

  • Abstract submission deadline: 15 October 2021
  • Notification of acceptance / rejection: 6 December 2021
  • Final submission of revised abstract: 17 December 2021
  • Submission of the poster and other materials for the poster booth: 18 February 2022
  • Conference date: 08-10 March 2022, online conference
  • Final submission of poster for publication: 18 March 2022

 

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