Open Science and Publishing in a Pandemic



Keynote: Data Sharing in a rapid and coordinated response to Infectious Disease Outbreaks

Priyanka Pillai, University of Melbourne, Australia


Discussion Panel: Medical journals and Speed of Publication during a Pandemic

Representatives of Science, BMJ and two more well-known medical journals discuss the dilemmas of speedy publication of new findings.

Valda Vinson, Editor Research, Science
Theodora Bloom,
Executive Editor, BMJ

more names TBA soon.




Break-out groups discuss the new opportunities for sharing research data, free access to pandemic related information, quicker peer review, trust and integrity during a pandemic

Each group kicks off with a short introduction by an expert.


Plenary reporting back from Break-out discussions


Close of satellite session


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