Day 1:    May 28th

Check-in + Coffee



10:00–10:20    Marek Niezgódka (Director, Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical and Computational Modelling, University of Warsaw, Poland)

Opening speeches

10:20–10:50    Włodzisław Duch (Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Poland)

10:50–11:20    Jean-Claude Burgelman (Head of Unit, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission)

Keynote lectures

Chair:   Marek Niezgódka (University of Warsaw, Poland)

11:20–11:55    Keynote lecture 1: Mark Parsons (Research Data Alliance) – “Open Data Is Not Enough”

11:55–12:30    Keynote lecture 2: Kevin Ashley (Digital Curation Centre, UK) – “Sharing research data: benefits for the researcher, benefits for society”



Session 1:   Data sharing, data publishing: practices, policies and strategies

Chair:   Wojtek Sylwestrzak (University of Warsaw, Poland)

13:30–14:00   Invited talk: Giulia Ajmone Marsan (OECD) – “Open Science policy trends: evidence from OECD countries”

14:00–14:15   Magdalena Szuflita (Gdańsk University of Technology, Poland) – “Why are scientists afraid of data sharing? Incentives for data sharing by the scientific community”

14:15–14:30   Ralf Toepfer (Leibniz Information Centre for Economics, Hamburg, Germany) – “Data Sharing in Economics – Opportunities and Limitations”

14:30–14:45   Marta Teperek (University of Cambridge, UK) – “Open Data at the University of Cambridge”

14:45–15:00   Helena Cousijn (Elsevier) – “Ways for researchers to store, share, discover, and use data”

15:00–15:15   Marcin Kapczyński (Thomson Reuters) – “Data Citation Index a new way to share and indicate Research Data Impact”

15:15–15:30   Monika Rogoża (National Library of Poland) – “Polona – collect and share”



 Session 2 – Part 1:    Tools and methodologies for opening data

Chair:   Paolo Manghi (Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologie dell’Informazione, Italy)

16:00–16:30    Invited talk: Daniel Hook (Figshare) – “Open Data and the Age of Impact”

16:30–16:45   Marcin Wichorowski (Institute of Oceanology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Sopot, Poland) – “The GAME project database – an example of interdisciplinary, open access environmental data system in the network of biogeographical data bases and oceanographic data repositories”

16:45–17:00   Aleksander Nowiński (University of Warsaw, Poland) – “COCOS – building a large scale cosmological simulation database”

17:00–17:15   Marta Hoffman-Sommer (University of Warsaw, Poland) – “RepOD – a new general-purpose Repository for Open Data in the scientific landscape of Poland”

17:15–17:30   Henry Lütcke (ETH Zurich, Switzerland) – “A Novel Publication Pipeline for Life Science Data based on openBIS and CKAN”


 Social event



Day 2:    May 29th

Keynote lectures

Chair:   Jakub Szprot (University of Warsaw, Poland)

9:00–9:35      Keynote lecture 3: Martin Hamilton (Jisc) – “2030 AD: An open science retrospective”

9:35–10:10    Keynote lecture 4: Tim Smith (CERN) – “On the shoulders of secluded giants, in the data intensive age”

Session 2 – Part 2:    Tools and methodologies for opening data

Chair:   Paolo Manghi (Istituto di Scienza e Tecnologie dell’Informazione, Italy)

10:10–10:25   Paweł Krajewski (Institute of Plant Genetics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznań, Poland) – “Towards standardization of plant phenotypic data”

10:25–10:40   Cinzia Daraio (Sapienza University of Rome, Italy) – “Linking Heterogeneous Scholarly Data Sources in an Interoperable Setting: the case of Sapientia, the Ontology of Multidimensional Research”

10:40–10:55   Kamil Wais (University of Information Technology and Management in Rzeszów, Poland) – “Automatic Monitoring, Analysis and Interactive Visualization of OpenData (via APIs, R and Shiny)”

10:55–11:10   Daniel Garijo (Technical University of Madrid, Spain) – “Is preserving data enough? Towards the preservation of scientific methods”



Session 3:    Re-use of data for science and society: opportunities and challenges

Chair:    Jakub Szprot (University of Warsaw, Poland)

11:30–12:00    Invited talk:  Mark Thorley (Natural Environment Research Council UK) – “Open for all – the benefits of open data in a digital age”

12:00–12:15   Ben McLeish (Altmetric) – “Digging for data: opportunities and challenges in an open research landscape”

12:15–12:30   Krzysztof Siewicz (University of Warsaw, Poland) – “A convoy sails with the speed of the slowest ship, does it? How different exclusive rights and their restrictions intermingle in an (open) dataset”

12:30–12:45   Andrea Rossato (University of Trento, Italy) – “Open Data, Research and Privacy” – CANCELLED

12:45–13:00   Magdalena Rutkowska-Sowa (University of Białystok, Poland) – “Open data or commercialization? Polish universities’ perspectives”



Panel discussion


Giulia Ajmone Marsan (OECD), Martin Hamilton (Jisc), Mark Parsons (RDA), Mark Thorley (NERC UK)

Moderation: Tim Smith (CERN)

Closing remarks

15:00–15:15   Lidia Stępińska-Ustasiak (University of Warsaw, Poland) – Organizing Committee