On June 4th, VLIR (the Flemish Interuniversity Council) will organize a Foster workshop in Brussels with the title “Embracing data management, bridging the gap between theory and practice”.

This workshop on open science and research data management aims to train young researchers and their supervisors in the current practices of open science and data management and is meant to be an inspirational day for them. Practical topics will be addressed such as copyright, data management planning, dealing with repositories, etc.

The following speakers have confirmed their presence

  • Ignace Lemahieu, Director of Research Department at Ghent University
  • Daniel Spichtinger, Senior Policy & Project Officer for Open Access (Publications/Data), European Commission
  • Gwen Franck, Regional Coordinator Europe Creative Commons
  • Joris Deene, Lawyer, SA&S
  • Inge van Nieuwerburgh, OpenAIRE
  • Lennart Martens, Professor of Systems Biology at Ghent University, Group Leader VIB, member of the 'Jonge Academie'
  • Marnix van Berchum, Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS)
  • Jan Ooghe & Hannelore Van Haverbeke, KU Leuven
  • Veerle Van den Eynden, Manager Research Data Management Team, UK Data Archive
  • Raf Guns, Information and Library Science, University of Antwerp
  • Johan Verbeeck, Department of Physics, University of Antwerp
  • Robert Ulrich, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • Contact information

    Inge Van Nieuwerburgh


    Open access to research data in a European policy context
    Copyright Issues
    Joris Deene
    Creative Commons
    A Tale of Research Data Management in Practice
    Bytes, sweat and tears: what it takes to build an open data exchange ecosystem
    Open access publishing: a user perspective
    Infectious disease epidemiology: slowly moving towards open science
    Making Research Data Repositories Visible: the Re3data.Org Registry
    Starting with Research Data Management at Your Institution
    Supporting Data Management in the Netherlands: the services of DANS
    Research Information in Open Data Context
    Tools for Version Control of Research Data


    EWI Koning Albert II laan 35 1030 Brussels

    Full details

    Organisers: Flemish Interuniversity Council (VLIR)
    Language: English, Dutch


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