As in 2014, we are again supporting the Science 2.0 Conference from March 25th to 26th in Hamburg. Organized by one of our consortium members, ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics, it brings together scientists from numerous disciplines, such as the social sciences, humanities, life sciences, media science and communication science. This year the conference will focus on Science 2.0 in the context of related topics such as Citizen Science and Big Data Analytics.
Registration for the conference is open now: www.science20-conference.eu
One of the highlights of the conference will be the opening speech of Jean-Claude Burgelman, Head of Unit A6 “Science Policy, Foresight and Data” at the European Commission. Jean-Claude Burgelman will present the results of the Europe-wide “Public Consultation on ‘Science 2.0’: Science in Transition” for the first time to the expert community.
The following internationally renowned experts will give talks on Science 2.0:
- Professor Isidro F. Aguillo, The Cybermetrics Lab, Institute of Public Goods and Policies (IPP), Spanish National Research Council (CSIC), Spain
- Professor Aletta Bonn, Department of Ecosystem Services, Helmholtz-Center for Environmental Research, Germany
- Dr Jean-Claude Burgelman, Head of Unit “Science Policy, Foresight and Data”, DG RTD, European Comission
- Dr Rodrigo Costas, Leiden University, Netherlands
- Professor Alexander Grossmann, Leipzig University of Applied Science (HTWK) / ScienceOpen, Germany
- Professor Matthew Hiebert, Department of English & Electronic Textual Cultures Lab, University of Victory, Canada
- Professor Stefanie Lindstaedt, Know Center, Austria
- Professor Geoffrey Rockwell, Department of Philosophy, University of Alberta, Canada
- Dr Laurent Romary, French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation (INRIA), France
- Dr Christin Seifert, Media Computer Science, University of Passau, Germany
- Professor Eric W. Steinhauer, FernUniversität Hagen / Library and Information Science, Humboldt University Berlin Germany
- Professor Eric Tsui, Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Beside the talks, members of the Leibniz Research Alliance Science 2.0 will present and discuss their research findings in interactive sessions. Prior to the conference, a Science 2.0 barcamp will take place on 24 March 2015 at the ZBW – Leibniz Information Centre for Economics.