#OAI8, the 8th Workshop on Innovations in ScholarlyCommunication will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 19th to21st June 2013.


OAI8, the 8th Workshop on Innovations in Scholarly Communication will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, from Wednesday 19th to Friday 21st June 2013. The event is a unique opportunity to exchange ideas and contact details with a large public connected to the OA movement. The OAI workshops are a series of the most important international meetings in this field and take place roughly every two years. CERN workshop on Innovations in Scholarly Communication (OAI8) (19-June 21, 2013)

Once in two years, OAI8 is going to be held at Geneva. I attended to the 7th workshop (OAI7) for poster presentations.

At OAI7 we had a good time with colleagues from Europe.

had drink w/ Imma Subirats in front of her poster. #oai7

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The Social Event at CERN, attendees were free to bring in the liquor from their countries.

Next day,
Social Event was followed by some overnight hangings at bar. Coming again after 2 years!

I am eager to take part in OAI8, to meet colleagues and become new friends! Of course,
hanging up is not the only purpose. 🙂 OAI8 features some sessions
about altmetrics, which I am particularly
interested in, makes me looking forward to.

New areas to be discussed at OAI8 will be
Alternative Metrics and a special focus on Scholarly Communication
developments in the Arts and Humanities. CERN workshop on Innovations in Scholarly
Communication (OAI8) (19-June 21,

Would you join to attend? Let’s see the OAI8 Facebook page!

OAI7では、ヨーロッパにいる同志たちと、楽しい時間を過ごしました。 CERNで開催されたSocial
Eventでは、参加者が持ち込んだ各国のお酒に酔いしれました。 翌日のSocial
私は、是非OAI8に参加し、再会と新しい出会いを楽しみたいと思います。 勿論、仲間と再会し、飲んで騒ぐだけではありません。笑
あなたは参加しますか? 続きはOAI8のFacebookページで!!

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