Open Science Day

18 October 2019
Forum Rolex

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of EPFL, I wanted to give the important topic of open and reproducible science the place it deserves.

I decided to invite a group of world-class researchers and policy makers and ask them to share their thoughts on several pressing questions.

How can we successfully transition to digital scholarship? What will knowledge production and dissemination resemble in the future?

I would be delighted if you would join our discussion.

Martin Vetterli, President of EPFL

The EPFL Open Science Day is a full-day event that will take place in the main auditorium of the landmark Rolex Learning Center on EPFL Campus.

The detailed program will be unveiled soon. In the meantime, register below and save the date in your calendar!

Open science is a complex and transversal topic that can only be understood when a variety of point of views collide. We invited world-class researchers and policy makers, from both sides of the Atlantic, to give their perspective on the promises and challenges of open and reproducible science.

We are honoured to confirm that the following people have accepted our invitation to share their expertise with the participants:

Katie Bouman, California Institute of Technology

Sir Philip Campbell, Editor-in-Chief Springer Nature

Ingrid Daubechies, Duke University

Fabiola Gianotti, CERN Director-General

Maria Leptin, EMBO Director

José Moura, IEEE President Elect

Fernando Perez, University of California Berkeley

Marcel Salathé, EPFL

Robert-Jan Smits, TU/e Executive Board President

Bruno Strasser, University of Geneva

Jeannette Wing, Columbia University

More information will follow.

BUONSANTI Raffaella; SB ISIC LNCE Energypolis (VS); Projet photographique du 50ème anniversaire de l'EPFL; Catherine Leutenegger

Registration

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The event is open to all and free to attend!

Contact

Luc Henry, DPhil

Scientific Advisor

Presidency | EPFL PRES

BC 342 (Bâtiment BC) Station 14
CH-1015 Lausanne, Switzerland


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