Open Research Symposium

Tuesday, April 4, 2023 13:00to16:00
McLennan Library Building Rare Books and Special Collections, Colgate Room, 4th floor, 3459 rue McTavish, Montreal, QC, H3A 0C9, CA

Join us for a free half-day symposium dedicated to all things open: open data, open access, open methods, and open science! 

Hear from researchers from across campus on their initiatives to integrate open into their practices. 


1:00pm: Welcome and introduction

1:15pm Keynote: Creating an open access community: Launching the Seismica journal (Christie Rowe, Associate Professor, Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences; Canada Research Chair in Earthquake Geology; Executive Editor, Seismica)

1:45 - 2:00pm Break (coffee and tea will be served)

2:00 - 3:30pm Lightning talks:

  • The Challenge of Communicating Science (Joe Schwarcz)
  • CONP Experiments: An open-source experiment-sharing platform (Katie Lavigne)
  • Promising but mixed: How researchers envisaged the future of open access publishing in Canada (Philips Ayeni)
  • Registered reports in practice (Jessica Flake)
  • JTCAM: a new Diamond Open Access Journal in Mechanics (Mathias Legrand)
  • Canada BioImaging Repository and Resource (CBI-R&R) for Microscopy Data (Lisa Lipowski, Alice Kang)
  • Living Data Project: Rescuing ecological data from extinction (Samantha Straus)
  • Building an Accessible Machine Learning Workflow for Geospatial Analysis (Nathalie Redick)

3:30 - 3:45pm Closing remarks

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