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
Blue graphic that says "Open Research Symposium" with the McGill Library logo.

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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