Satellite events are held year round, open to anyone, and arranged by hosts around the world in partnership with the main OpenCon conference. Approximately 2000 people have attended past events in 2014 and 2015. Satellites often combine content, themes and ideas from the main meeting with locally arranged activities. They're the perfect way to learn and get involved in the community, and are an essential part of the OpenCon community.
OpenCon 2016 Lahore will take place at Shaikh Zayed Hospital in Lahore. We aim to bring to you the idea of "openness" in a unique way. We will have targeted workshops, international speakers, PhD researchers and Open enthusiasts in attendance. The highlights of the workshop will be Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data. There is no cost to attend.
Additionally, attendees may get the chance to collaborate on some of our research projects! We welcome you to join us on 25 Aug 2016, from 13:00 to 18:00.
Looking forward to seeing you! Email email@example.com for details.
Note: The Shaikh Zayed Hospital is near Muslim town, adjacent to UHS and Punjab University Khayaban e Jamia Road.
OpenCon 2016 will gathering of 15 to 50 participants including students of secondary and tertiary institutions, teachers and lecturers, researchers and practitioners. It will basically be built on the OpenCon global meeting. Using video clips, materials and images, the objectives and successes of the main event will be communicated to as many as possible players. We hope to break barriers to achieve a more open system of sharing information and research across the globe.
Federal Institute of Sao Paulo is proud to announce OpenCon satellite conference that will be held in Campus Campinas on October 21, 2016. There will have a rich agenda of activities such as keynote, seminars, workshops, panel discussions, and a lot of networking among specialists, students and early carrier researches. In this year’s event we expect +200 participants all over our region.
You are invited! Just apply for the activities (see agenda below) or help us making a great event. You can propose an activity, be a volunteer or even support our event.
Propose an activity
- Share your knowledge proposing an activity! If you are doing meaningful work to advance Open causes in your community, we deeply appreciate your help. Write us an e-mail and ask for information on how to propose an activity till August 31.
- We always need help! It’s an event made by passionate about Open causes. The will is the only requirement. So get involved and send us an e-mail offering your help.
Support OpenCon 2016 Campinas
- If you represent a company or an institution and see importance in our work, please consider being our sponsor and funding us. At this moment we don’t have any funding at all. It would be great if you help us by providing financial resources to cover refreshments, program printing costs, travel costs for speakers, conference badge holders, etc. Send us an e-mail and give you more details.
OpenCon around the World
“A great moment to build the momentum for Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data in our region”.
OpenCon is a platform for the next generation to learn about Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data, develop critical skills, and catalyze action toward a more open system of research and education. The objective is convening students and early career academic professionals from around the world, and serves as a powerful catalyst for projects led by the next generation, to advance OpenCon's three focus areas.
Now we have the opportunity to hold an OpenCon satellite conference, held in partnership with the main conference, here in Campinas. It will be the perfect opportunity to learn and get involved in the OpenCon community. Also we expect to stimulate the local progress on Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data while staying connected to a global movement.
“OpenCon satellite events are a critical part of the community. In OpenCon’s first year the satellite events reach double the number of the people as the main conference alone. Now almost 2000 people have attended over 40 satellite events in 25 countries”.
Come and join Crossref and ORCID for OpenCon 2016 Oxford!
We're hosting a satellite event to watch and reflect on the OpenCon 2016 conference, talk about what ORCID and Crossref are working on and to discuss all things open. We're interested to know your thoughts and challenges, and will provide coffee, snacks and drinks afterwards in exchange...
We hope to see you on November 18 - let us know if you can make it!
OpenCon 2016 Kaunas is dedicated to learning about Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data, develop critical skills, and catalyze action toward a more open system for sharing the world’s information—from scholarly and scientific research, to educational materials, to digital research data.
PechaKucha 20×20 is a presentation style where 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each, allowing for a short and efficient presentation. The Liège event will feature 8 to 12 speakers. Head to the event's official website to buy tickets and for more details: http://pechakuchaliege.be/
OpenCon satellite events are local meetings about Open issues that are held in partnership with a global annual OpenCon meeting to advocate for Open Access, Open Data, and Open Education around the world.
Our event in Zorzor, Lofa County(northern Liberia) will bring together over two hundred participants including students, researchers, and members of the public who are interested in learning more about openness in research and education from Lofa county and other parts of the Country. There will be talks by local speakers, video content streamed from the global OpenCon meeting held in Washington DC, and participatory workshops about open information and community organizing.
The program will begin on Saturday November 26 and ends on Sunday November 27, 2016 at the Zorzor Lutheran Mission High School Auditorium.
OpenCon 2016 Buea is a satellite event held in partnership with the global OpenCon 2016 conference taking place in Washington, DC. This event shall take place in the University of Buea on the 28th of November and will teach all the indigents of Cameroon about Open Data, Open Access and Open Education.
The information shared at the OpenCon 2016 in the USA will be brought to us locally.
We plan to have keynote speakers who are very influential such as;
- The Librarian of the University of Buea
- The Communication Department of the Catholic University Institute of Buea.
- The ICT of Saint Monica University Buea.
- A representative from Mozilla Cameroon.
- A representative from the GDG Cameroon, Buea.
We hope OpenCon 2016 Buea will be an amazing event where all attendees can share knowledge and learn. Do not miss out the opportunity of attending this event!
The OpenCon 2016 Abuja is a satellite event, held in partnership with the global OpenCon 2016 meeting taking place in Washington D.C. OpenCon 2016 Abuja is a platform that brings together researchers, policy makers, scientists, government officials, data and education professionals together to discuss new approaches to the way we access research and data. The event gives all participants the opportunity to know more about world trending issues like Open Research, Open Data, Open Access and Open Education.