Date and venue: 19 October 2023 | University of Vienna, Main Library

from 11:30

Check-In: Main entrance of the University ("Aula")

Please keep your Online-Registration (QR-Code) ready!

12:30Admission to the Main Reading Room


Welcome and opening session

  • EOSC Lustrum – Moment of truth October 2023: Short interviews/statements by invited guests, flash interviews (5')
    Paolo Budroni, TU Wien and Stefan Hanslik, BMBWF
  • Lightning talk: Open Science, a global consensus (20')
    Paul Ayris, UCL Library Director, LERU OS chair


Session 1

Session 1a

  • Lightning talk: The main play, European Science – the global feature? (20')
    Karel Luyben, President of the EOSC Association

Session 1b

  • Lightning Talk: Architectures of Knowledge: the EOSC (20')
    Michel Schouppe, Senior Expert of the European Commission and team leader on the EOSC in the Open Science Unit of the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (DG RTD)

Session 1c

  • "EOSC doers": Illustration of EOSC implementation and its impact during the last 5 years at European, national and institutional levels (45')
    • European/international level
      • Thematic demonstrator: C-SCALE initiative: Enabling  Copernicus Big Data Analytics through EOSC and its portal. The project was coordinated by EODC and brought together 11 partners from all across Europe. (15')
        Charis Chatzikyriakou, EODC
    • National level
      • The Croation Open Science Cloud Initiative (HR-OOZ)
        Draženko Celjak, Data Management Department, SRCE at the University of Zagreb University Computing Centre (15')
      • The current Swiss model in relation to EOSC, with reference to the Swiss  open research data (ORD) strategy. (15')
        Anna Fill (SERI)
  • Panel discussion (15') with Karel Luyben (EOSC-A), Michel Schouppe (EC), Daniel Weselka (BMBWF), Draženko Celjak (SRCE – University of Zagreb, University Computing Centre), Anna Fill (Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation SERI) and Charis Chatzikyriakou (EODC)


  • Recreational time


Session 2

Session 2a

  • Lightning talk: Can the EOSC governance as it is now be sufficient for all EOSC infrastructures, current and future? (20')
    Elena Hoffert, ESFRI Executive Board
  • Panel discussion (10') with Elena Hoffert (ESFRI), Stefan Hanslik (BMBWF, e-IRG Chair) and Tiziana Ferrari (EGI Foundation)

Session 2b 

  • Lightning talk: On the reasons why EOSC is still needed (or "such a long road ahead of us" free to A. Brink) (20')
    Jean-Claude Burgelmann, Em. Professor Free University of Brussels, Editor in Chief Frontiers Policy Labs
  • Panel discussion (10') with Barend Mons (CODATA), Michel Schouppe (EC) and Ilire Hasani-Mavriqi (TU Graz, designated Chair of Austrian EOSC Mandated Organisation)

17:00 - 17:40

Session 3

 Session 3

 17:40 (- 18:15)

Closing session and condluding statement

  • Closing session: EOSC at a glance, in a global context (10')
    Simon Hodson, CODATA
  • Concluding statement and reference to the Vienna Declaration on EOSC (15')
    The Austrian  Ministry for Science and Research, the rectors of the Universities and the director of NHM are giving a statement in reflection to the main objectives  of the Vienna declaration.
 18:30 End of conference
until 19:30Buffet in the library foyer