Finland in the international open science arenas

Tapahtumat   29.1.2016 11.38   Päivitetty 1.3.2016 12.19

Finnish Committee for Research Data ( welcomes all members of the Finnish research community to a discussion event on Finnish research data and international collaboration in the areas of open science, data policies and research infrastructures. The aim of the discussion is to share information of and gather ideas for he Finnish presence in the development of international open science. The discussion will be held in English.

Participation is free but requires registration. Link to the online registration form:

You can already get the debate going by tweeting with the hashtag #FinCRD.


DISCUSSION EVENT: Finland in the international open science arenas - collaboration, policies, infrastructures

Date and location: 15 February 2016 at 13.00-16.00, the National Archive of Finland, the old
reading room (vanha tutkijasali), Rauhankatu 17, Helsinki

Event website:


13.00 Director General Jussi Nuorteva, the National Archives: Welcome

13.05 FCRD Chair, Professor Pekka Orponen, Aalto University: Introduction to Finnish Committee for Research Data (FCRD)

13.20 Executive Director Simon Hodson, CODATA: Introduction to International Council for Science: Comittee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) and its activities

13.50 Director Leif Laaksonen, CSC - IT Center for Science: Sharing research data globally and supporting re-use - Playing your part

14.10 Research Manager Sanna Sorvari, Finnish Meteorological Institute: World Data Systems - trusted data services for global science

14.30-14.45 Coffee break

14.45 Secretary General Pirjo-Leena Forsström, Open Science and Research Initiative (ATT): The Open Science and Research Initiative in Finland

15.15 Panel discussion with the speakers

16.00 Closing


On behalf of the Finnish Committee for Research Data,
Heidi Laine
FCRD Secretary and Contact Person