Our invited speakers:

Opening speech: Kenneth Ruud, Professor of Chemistry and Deputy vice chancellor for Research and Development, UiT The Arctic University of Norway.

Implementing DORA at UiT The Arctic University of Norway

Kenneth Ruud – Opening speech at the Muninconf 2018
Keynote: Corina Logan, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Germany.

I won’t be #BulliedIntoBadScience

Corina Logan investigates how behavioral flexibility relates to invasion success in grackles (an urban bird) and humans as a Senior Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. She co-leads the #BulliedIntoBadScience campaign where early career researchers are working to change academic culture to adopt open research practices to improve research rigor.

Corina Logan - keynote speaker Muninconf 2018
Keynote: Paul Peters, Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association.

Ensuring a healthy and competitive market for Open Access publishing

Paul Peters is the President of the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA), the Chair of Crossref, and the Chief Executive Officer of Hindawi. Since joining Hindawi in 2004 Paul has worked to develop both Hindawi’s Open Access publishing program as well as a number of initiatives in collaboration with publishers and other stakeholders to advance Open Science.

Paul Peters - keynote speaker Muninconf 2018
Keynote: Jon Tennant, Open Science MOOC.

Who should own public science? Preprints, power, and publishers

Jon Tennant completed his award-winning PhD at Imperial College London where he researched evolutionary patterns in animals like dinosaurs and crocodiles. For the last 2 years, he was the Communications Director for ScienceOpen, and has given dozens of talks, webinars and workshops about all things open science. He is the founder of the Open Science MOOC, the digital publishing platform paleorXiv, and currently works as a PLOS Paleo Community Editor.

Jon Tennant - keynote speaker Muninconf 2018
Keynote: Victoria Tsoukala, European Commission.

Open Science, Excellent Science! EC policies and initiatives in support of open science

Victoria Tsoukala works as a Policy Officer in the European Commission, DG RTD.A6: Open Data Policy and Science Cloud, in Secondment from her position at the National Documentation Centre/National Hellenic Foundation in Athens Greece. In DG RTD she works primarily on open access and open science policies in the context of H2020 and FP9.

Victoria Tsoukala - keynote speaker Muninconf 2018

Accepted speakers:

Accelerating open science: the collaborative replications and education project (CREP), Gerit Pfuhl, UiT The Arctic University of Norway and Jon Grahe, Pacific Lutheran University

Activating Open Science communities in Göttingen: from policies to real meet-ups, Birgit Schmidt, University of Göttingen

Delivering on open data: current practices in data sharing, and challenges ahead! Timon Oefelein, Springer Nature

Funders in Europe and incentivising Open Science, Vanessa Proudman, SPARC Europe

Harnessing the power of Green Open Access: implementing the ‘Taverne’ law in the Dutch Academy, Mark Leon de Vries, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Preprints in context, Stephanie Dawson, ScienceOpen

Open access Monographs in the library supply chain, Graham Stone, JiSC Collections

OpenUP measuring research impact: concepts, methods, limitations and solutions, Mappet Walker, Stephanie Oeben and Richard Walker, Frontiers Media

Researcher attitudes to offset agreements for OA publishing, Helena Francke, University of Borås/UiT The Arctic University of Norway

Testing Open Peer Review for conferences, Oliver Zendel, Matthias Schörghuber and Michela Vignoli, AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH

The price of gold: the KU Leuven fund for Fair Open Access, Demmy Verbeke and Laura Mesotten, KU Leuven

The replication and reproducibility crises: origins and consequences for studies of ecology and evolution, Nigel Gilles Yoccoz, UiT The Arctic University of Norway

Transparency and collaboration at the heart of new developments at Crossref, Rachael Lammey and Vanessa Fairhurst, Crossref

Open Source platforms as a foundation for Open Science. Andrew Smeall, Hindawi Limited

Using active learning classrooms in building an infrastructure for access to research data, Stefan Ekman, Swedish National Data Service and Helena Francke, University of Borås/UiT The Arctic University of Norway

Vega: an academic publishing system for the 21st century, Cheryl E. Ball, Wayne State University and Oslo School of Architecture and Design

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