« NordForsk will hold a seminar on “Opportunities and Challenges for the implementation of ERA: Open Access to Data” in Brussels on 5 February, 2013, at 13:00 – 16:30.
The seminar will be opened by Secretary General of Nordic Council of Ministers, Mr Halldór Asgrímsson. Professor Sverker Holmgren, Director of the Nordic eScience Globalisation Initiative, will present Nordic ambitions and experiences regarding Open Access to Data.
Challenges and opportunities connected to Open Access to Data will also be presented and discussed by representatives of EARTO (European Association of Research and Technology Organisations), EUA (European University Association), LERU (League of European Research Universities) and Science Europe. Representatives of DG Research and Innovation and DG Connect will also contribute.
Information about the venue in Brussels and a final programme will be sent out during the first half of January.»