4th EGDF workshop: Piloting Governance Framework for the European Open Science Cloud

4th EGDF workshop: Piloting Governance Framework for the European Open Science Cloud
25 Jan 2018

4th EGDF workshop: Piloting Governance Framework for the European Open Science Cloud

 

January 25, 2018, Porto, Portugal

How European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) will be governed is being designed now. EOSCpilot project, in charge of trialing and designing a stakeholder-driven governance framework for EOSC, has recently published the draft governance framework for the EOSC: Stakeholders, such as research communities, research institutions, research infrastructures, e-infrastructures, and research funding bodies are invited to debate and pilot the main characteristics of the framework and to highlight the items for improvement. A workshop in this theme will be organized on the 25th January, 2018 in Porto, as a collocated event of the EUDAT conference.

AGENDA

 

TIME TOPIC & PRESENTER(S)
9:00 – 9:10 Welcome and introduction to EOSCpilot activities on governance, Per Öster
9:10 – 09:30 Draft governance framework for the EOSC, Matthew Dovey
 

9:30 – 9:50

Business models and sustainability of the EOSC, NN
 
9:50 – 10:10 Principles of Engagement for the EOSC, Pascal Kahlem
 

10:10 – 10:30

Discussion facilitated by Claudio Gheller
 

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee and networking break
 

11:00 – 11:15

Orientation for the governance framework piloting exercise, Claudio Gheller
 

11:15 – 12:15

Governance framework piloting exercise (work in groups). Facilitators Claudio Gheller, Pihilippe Segers, Matthew Dovey, Per Öster, Saara Kontro
 

12:15 – 12:45

Wrap up of the piloting exercise, Philippe Segers

12:45 – 13:00

Next steps and end of the workshop, Per Öster

Establishing a governance for the EOSC is a challenging task, since it aims at constructing a framework allowing strong but disparate stakeholders to work together. Stakeholders include for instance: research communities, research institutions, research infrastructures, e-infrastructures, and research funding bodies. This framework also needs to address cultural challenges, encouraging the adoption of new ways of working and scientific practices. Overall, it will shape and oversee future development of the European Open Science Cloud.

At the end of its first year of activity, EOSCpilot has defined a first draft framework for governance, principle of engagement of stakeholders and sustainability. This initial framework has to be improved and tuned according to the inputs of the stakeholders in order to shape it in the most effective and broadly accepted fashion.

This workshop will introduce the initial version of the governance framework, to discuss with stakeholders its main characteristics, highlighting possible limitations, incompleteness and problems, collecting suggestions and feedback in order to improve it toward its final implementation. The workshop will start with an introduction to the draft governance framework and other items of the governance being under work by EOSCpilot project. In the second part of the workshop the participants will be divided into groups by stakeholder categories in order to pilot the governance framework. The group work aims to demonstrate 1) How the proposed governance framework would fit into the already existing governance structures of a given stakeholder group / environment the stakeholder group / representative is operating in? 2) Are the governance scenarios derived from the EOSC governance framework acceptable for a stakeholder representative? Which characteristics of the governance framework are acceptable and which should be improved?

The workshop participants are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the recently draft governance framework for the EOSC https://eoscpilot.eu/content/d22-draft-governance-framework-european-open-science-cloud to enable involvement and contribution to the discussions and governance piloting exercise.

Registration: Please register to this workshop using the EUDAT conference registration pages https://eudat.eu/eudat-conference-2018-registration-form. If you intend to participate only in the Piloting EOSC Governance Framework workshop, you do not need to pay the registration fee, but you will need to register (choose this as the only session to attend). If you wish to attend the whole EUDAT conference, please use a discount code available for our workshop attendees ("EUDAT-DI4R2017").

More information:

EUDAT Conference Programme https://eudat.eu/eudat-conference-2018-programme

Venue and accommodation https://eudat.eu/eudat-conference-2018-venue-accommodation