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The European Commission’s actions for Open and high-quality academic publishing

The European Commission’s actions for Open and high-quality academic publishing

| Sara Di Giorgio | News
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Thursday, October 12th, 2023, 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM, Open Science Café with Elena Giglia and Gabriella Leo

The presentation aims to outline the key points that emerged from the conclusions of the European Union Council meeting on May 23, 2023, concerning the topic "High-quality, transparent, open, trustworthy, and equitable scholarly publishing." Additionally, it will highlight specific actions undertaken by the European Commission to promote Open Access, with a particular focus on the publishing platform "Open Research Europe."


2:30 PM - 2:40 PM Opening and welcome by Elena Giglia
2:40 PM - 2:50 PM Introduction
2:50 PM - 3:00 PM Presentation by Gabriella Leo, European Commission -
DG R&I, Unit Open Science & Research Infrastructures
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM Q&A/Discussion

Who will speak

Gabriella Leo serves as a Policy Officer in the "Open Science and Research Infrastructure" unit of the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation of the European Commission. She is currently on secondment from the National Research Council (CNR). Within DG R&I, her responsibilities include developing and monitoring European policies for Open Access and engaging citizens and society in research and innovation activities. Prior to joining the European Commission in 2021, she worked as a researcher for over 30 years at CNR, specializing in advanced materials for applications in sensing and optoelectronics. 

Elena Giglia (moderator): is responsible for the Open Access Project Unit at the University of Turin. She plays an active role in national and international working groups on Open Science and is a partner in several Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe projects. She was part of the Commission at the Ministry of University and Research that drafted the National Plan for Open Science, which will soon be published. She was a member of the "Open Access and New Indicators" working group at ANVUR (2013-2014). She actively participates in national and international conferences on various aspects of Open Science, including evaluation, and conducts extensive training, information, and promotion activities on these topics.

Who should attend?

The webinar is designed for the Italian community and is aimed at researchers, research support staff, technicians and technologists interested in learning about open science and FAIR principles.

Mandatory registration at the link: link: 

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