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May 04, 2022
04 May 2022 - 09:00 to 16:00
Strasbourg, France

EOSC Pillar is glad to announce the in-person workshop “National Policies relevant to EOSC deployment – Status, gaps, and steps towards harmonisation’, organised by EOSC Synergy, together with  EOSC NordicExPaNDS, NI4OS-EuropeEOSC FutureFAIRsFAIR, beyond EOSC Pillar itself.

The event will be held in Strasbourg, France on May 4th, 2022. During the workshop, the findings of the regional EOSC projects on national open science, funding, and access provisioning policies will be presented across three main sessions.

Open Science/EOSC National Policies

This session focuses on the presentation of findings from the EOSC regional projects on the status of national Open Science Cloud and EOSC policies in various regions. Countries in different regions have different approaches and are progressing at a different pace. The workshop will discuss differences and gaps, with the view that these make the implementation more complicated. Moreover, it will aim to increase understanding of the different policies/approaches and suggest recommendations and steps that can be taken to support a successful EOSC implementation and uptake.

Funding policies

This session focuses on the presentation of findings from the EOSC regional projects with respect to funding policies  It will include presentations of successful business models and viable funding schemes at the institutional, national, or regional and international level. It will address the shortage of coherent and stable funding policies, discuss differences and gaps, and it will suggest recommendations and steps that can be taken to foster better alignment of funding policies nationally and internationally.

Access Provisioning Policies

This session focuses on the presentation of findings from the EOSC regional projects with respect to access provisioning policies. Specific aspects to be considered will be related to EuroHPC and cross-border resources provisioning, cross-border collaboration, and conditions for transnational access; however, access will also be considered in terms of sustainability, from the user point of view and the availability of skills and capacity building. The findings and recommendations will look at the applicable scope (national/cross-border) and the profile of service policies  for access (how, where they are provided, to which users and under which conditions).

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Introduction and overview by Ludek Matyska

Session 1 Open Science/EOSC National Policies 09:00 - 11:00
Open Science Strategy Landscapes, Gap Analysis and Recommendations - Filipa Pereira (EOSC-Synergy)
National Policy Landscapes – Sara di Giorgio (EOSC-Pillar)
Open Science /EOSC policies in the Nordics - Per-Olov Hammargren (EOSC-Nordic)
Open Science EOSC and national policies and strategies in SEE - Ilias Papastamatiou (NI4OS-Europe)
FAIRSFAIR Policy Support – Joy Davidson (FAIRSFAIR)

Panel Discussion with Filipa Pereira,Sara di Giorgio, Per-Olov Hammargren, Ilias Papastamatiou, Joy Davidson, Helen ClareGareth O’Neill. Chair: Ludek Matyska

Session 2 Funding policies 11:30 - 13:00
EOSC Synergy perspective and recommendations on funding – Dale Robertson (EOSC-Synergy)
Getting a grip on sustainability - Rebecca Reichenbach (EOSC-Pillar)
Funding models supporting cross border collaborations: lessons learnt from the Nordics – Lars Fischer (EOSC-Nordic)
NOSCI organizational and funding models towards sustainability – Eleni Toli (NI4OS-Europe)

Panel Discussion with Dale Robertson, Rebecca Reichenbach, Lars Fischer, Eleni Toli, Franciska de Jong (CLARIN ERIC). Chair: Sara Garavelli

Session 3 Access Provisioning Policies 14:00 - 15:15
EOSC Synergy perspective and recommendations on Access policies – Ignacio Blanquer (EOSC-Synergy)
Mind the gap: data access may have strings attached – Jos van Wezel (EOSC-Pillar)
Access provisioning policies in national context - Per-Olov Hammargren (EOSC-Nordic)/ Peter Maccallum (ELIXIR)
The Open Call for accessing NI4OS-Europe services - Andreas Athenodorou (NI4OS-Europe)

Panel Discussion with Ignacio Blanquer, Jos van Wezel, Per-Olov Hammargren/ Peter Maccallum, Andreas Athenodorou, Mark Van der SandenHien Bui. Chair: Volker Beckmann

Session 4 Feedback poll and conclusions 15:15 - 16:00

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