The Young Alliance Against Cancer in collaboration with the FOSTER network cordially invites junior cancer researchers to our upcoming conference on Open Science practices in cancer research. The conference will feature training sessions on Open Access methods, data, code, and publication by international members of the FOSTER network. Additionally, keynote talks will be delivered by professor Mads Hald Andersen (Center for Cancer Immunetherapy, Herlev Hospital, Herlev, Denmark) and professor Rune Linding (the Biotech Research and Innovation Center, Copenhagen, Denmark).

09.00 Open Access and Open Access Advocacy,
David Carrol ( and University of Belfast)

09.45 Open Science & Research Life Cycle,
Ivo Grigorov (FOSTER and Technical University of Denmark)

10.45 Open research data: how to manage and share your research data,
Sarah Jones (HATII)

13.00 Repositive - a public platform for genomic data discovery and data collaborations,
Fiona Nielsen (Repositive)

13.30 Open source code,
Neil Chue Hong (Software Sustainability Institute, The University of Edinburgh)

15.00 100% Open Access: Publishing do not have to cost you anything,
Mikael Karstensen Elbæk (DTU Bibliometrics and Data Management)

15.45 OpenScienceLink: open access to scientific information,
Freyja van der Boom

16.15 Closing remarks,
Lars Rønn Olsen, PhD (Technical University of Denmark and University of Oxford)

Contact information


The Lundbeck Foundation Auditorium, Copenhagen Biocenter, University of Copenhagen, Ole Maaløes Vej 5, 2200 Copenhagen, Denmark

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Organisers: YAAC - Young Alliance Against Cancer
Language: English


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