Open Science in the time of a Pandemic

Registration for the 2020 Online Conference includes free attendance at satellite webinars (6-8 October)



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

Moderated by: Ian Moss, CEO, STM

Representatives of BMJ, Science, The Lancet and Cell discuss the dilemmas of speedy publication of new findings.

Theodora Bloom, Executive Editor, British Medical Journal
Naomi Lee, Senior Editor, The Lancet
Valda Vinson, Editor Research, Science




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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