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* GA Splinter Meetings (details needed)
* GA Splinter Meetings (details needed)
* GA Townhall Events (details needed)
* GA Townhall Events (details needed)
** [https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/EGU_Townhall_2017 2017]
** [https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/EGU_Townhall_2016 2016]
** [https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/EGU_Townhall_2015 2015]
** [https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/EGU_Townhall_2014 2014]
** [https://wiki.osgeo.org/wiki/EGU_Townhall_2013 2013]
===== Conferences =====
===== Conferences =====
* FOSS4G Asia 2017 [https://www.slideshare.net/cannata/massimiliano-cannata-keynote-foss4gasia-2017 Keynote] by Maxi Cannata
* FOSS4G Asia 2017 [https://www.slideshare.net/cannata/massimiliano-cannata-keynote-foss4gasia-2017 Keynote] by Maxi Cannata

Revision as of 12:17, 24 November 2017

Research Infrastructure Activities


This page collects all acitvities within OSGeo, which are related to research infrastructure (RI). OSGeo activities related to RI currently include internal discussions within Committees and Projects, official agreements with external parties (e.g. MOUs) and reach out activities.

Definition Research Infrastructure (RI)

Research infrastructure topics are currently adressed using by different terms, including E-Research and others (to be extended).

RI Stakeholders

Stakeholders in RI-related topics include (but are not limited) to:

  • funding agencies (e.g. NSF, European Union, Foundations),
  • publishers/editors (e.g. Science, Nature, Copernicus),
  • data repository manager (e.g. PANGAEA, NASA, etc.)
  • data community (e.g. RDA, FORCE11, etc.)
  • data/publishing infrastructure
  • journal workflow vendors
  • librarians
  • researcher/scientists (ranging from early career to end-of career).

RI paradigms

Bad Science

The term bad science stands for the inceasing number of failings of the classical scientific exchange via scholarly articles, which result from ignoring the changes induced to the scientific work environment by the computer age (especially publication and preservation of research data and research code as part of the scientific process)

Open Science

Open Science definition by Wikipedia

Data Science

Data Science definifiton by Wikipedia

FAIR (Findable|Accessible|Interoperable|Reproducible)

FORCE11 FAIR data principles

RI-related activities by OSGeo Projects


  • Discussion on PSC level about software citation

RI-related activities by OSGeo Committees


Open Geoscience

Science Organisations
American Geophysical Union (AGU)
European Geoscience Union (EGU)
  • GA Workshops (Input from Maxi needed)
  • GA Splinter Meetings (details needed)
  • GA Townhall Events (details needed)
  • FOSS4G Asia 2017 Keynote by Maxi Cannata

other RI-related activities


European Chapter
  • DI4 conference (details needed)


  • FOSS4G Europe 2015 (Como): Dedicated track on library sciences