The YEAR Annual Conference 2015 took place on 11-12 May in Espoo, Finland.
The two-day annual conference of the Young European Associated Researchers was hosted by VTT and co-funded by FOSTER. This year’s topic was Open Science in Horizon 2020.
Presentations can be viewed from links below.
Conference Day 1
- Invited international experts introduced strategies for fulfilling open access requirements in H2020 projects and Open Data Pilots.
- Opening words – Anne-Christine Ritschkoff (Executive Vice President, Strategic Research, VTT)
- Welcome and introduction to YEAR – Alexis Sevault (YEAR Chairman, SINTEF)
- Keynote 1: Open Science on EU policy level – Jean-Claude Burgelman (DG Research and Innovation, EC)
- Keynote 2: Open access requirements and Open Data Pilots in H2020 – Liisa Ewart (TEKES FI)
- Seminar 1: Putting open access into practice – Nancy Pontika (The Open University UK)
- Seminar 2: How to open up my research data – Jenny Molloy (University of Oxford UK)
- Seminar 3: How to get recognition for my open science work – Peter Kraker (KNOW Center AT), Joe McArthur (Right to Research Coalition)
- Fishbowl conversation: How to avoid pitfalls when publishing open access or open research data? Moderator: Michela Vignoli (AIT Austrian Institute of Technology AT)
Conference Day 2
- YEAR Awards. The young researchers defend their project ideas relying on, or promoting open research data/open science aspects. The two most outstanding project ideas defended and developed during the Conference Day 2 were awarded. The YEAR Awards consist of a European Project Management training course and 5000 euros each to further develop the project ideas.
Here are a few examples of the presented project ideas:
- Open Access Academy – Slobodan Radicev (contact)
- Demand side management for transmission system operator – Davy Geysen (contact)
- The BAT-concept in value chain perspective: that’s GOOD – Philip Marynissen (contact)
- Integration of ocean energy techniques for productivity improvements – Shrey Joshi (contact)
- Development of open source CFD code for fire toxicity analysis based on advanced laser measurements – Chen Huang (contact)
- Solids processing data platform – Roeland Geurts (contact)
- Smart global system manager – Joaquin Alvarez Agudo (contact)
- Enabling realtime distribution and visualization of climate data – Bjørn Magnus Mathisen (contact)
Winners of YEAR Awards 2015:
- Oliver Zendel (AIT): Towards an Open Peer-Review Process
- Helena Henno (VTT): Fluvoid – a Smartphone-based Solution
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Supported by the EU FOSTER Project