Finland in the international open science arenas

- collaboration, policies, infrastructures

The discussion event was hosted by the Finnish National Archives.


15 February 2016 at 13.00-16.00, the National Archive of Finland, the old reading room (vanha tutkijasali), Rauhankatu 17, Helsinki

Registration to the event is closed.

Finnish Committee for Research Data (FCRD) welcomed all members of the Finnish research community to a discussion event on Finnish research data and international collaboration in the areas of open science, data policies and research infrastructures.

The aim of the discussion was to share information of and gather ideas for he Finnish presence in the development of international open science.

Thank you to everyone involved for making an interesting afternoon!

Speaker presentations can be downloaded at the bottom of this page.

You can also check some discussion higlights from Twitter in this Storify story.

Please feel free to keep up the discussion on open science, open data and the Finnish impact by adding #FinCRD to your social media updates!


13.00 Director General Jussi Nuorteva, the National Archives: Welcome

13.05 FCRD Chair, Professor Pekka Orponen, Aalto University: Introduction to Finnish Committee for Research Data (FCRD)

13.20 Executive Director Simon Hodson, CODATA: Introduction to International Council for Science: Comittee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) and its activities

13.50 Director Leif Laaksonen, CSC - IT Center for Science: Sharing research data globally and supporting re-use - Playing your part

14.10 Research Manager Sanna Sorvari, Finnish Meteorological Institute: World Data Systems - trusted data services for global science

14.30-14.45 Coffee break

14.45 Secretary General Pirjo-Leena Forsström, Open Science and Research Initiative (ATT): The Open Science and Research Initiative in Finland

15.15 Panel discussion with the speakers

16.00 Closing

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