Satellite events are held year round, open to anyone, and arranged by hosts around the world in partnership with the main OpenCon conference. Over 4000 people have attended OpenCon satellite events since 2014. Satellites often combine content, themes and ideas from the main meeting with locally arranged activities. They're the perfect way to learn and get involved in the community, and are an essential part of the OpenCon community.
When: Friday, January 12, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: James Branch Cabell Library, 901 Park Ave, Richmond, VA 23284
Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries is hosting OpenCon Virginia, an event that will bring together students, researchers, educators, librarians, and others who want to learn how to create a more open system of information in research and education. The program will include keynote presentations, lightning talks, and breakout sessions on topics of open data, reproducibility, open educational resources, new methods and models of open publishing, and more.
This event will be abiding by the OpenCon Code of Conduct, which outlines our expectations for event participants and process for handling reports of misconduct. Participants who have any concerns or want to report a violation of the code of conduct can contact Hillary Miller at email@example.com or (804) 827-0462. Concerns or reports can also be submitted anonymously through this Google form.
Participants who need any special assistance or accommodations can provide information about their requirements on the registration form. If you have any questions about venue or event accessibility, or you would like to discuss your requirements further, please contact Hillary Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org or (804) 827-0462.
Parking is available for a fee in the West Broad Street, West Main Street and West Cary Street parking decks. There is no charge to attend this event, and lunch will be provided. Seating is limited, so please register to attend.
OpenCon 2018 UHAS promises to be an outstanding open resource advocacy event. Scheduled for 24th and 25th January, there will be a keynote lecture on Open Access, lightening talks, expert-led panel discussions, exhibition of 3D-printed lab ware and training on the use of research tools like R, GitHub and KNIME.
Very experienced researchers shall engage participants with some facts about research and how to use open resources to their benefit. Others will take participants through OpenLabware and how to print lab tools using 3D printing. Each participant will be provided with snack refreshments during the event and will receive OpenCon-branded Certificate of Participation.
OpenCon 2018 New Delhi is an official satellite event of annual OpenCon. The primary objective behind this initiative is to make the participants knowledgeable about various open society initiatives. The conference will be run on two parallel tracks.
- Track 1; intended for professionals, educators, researchers etc.
- Track 2; intended for students
Vacancies are subject to first to come first to service basis, for both the tracks.