During November 2-4, within the frames of 1st Open Science Forum organized by the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia, on November 2, Georgian Research and Educational Networking Association GRENA conducted 2nd national dissemination event.
The forum took place at the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia and was attended by 120 participants in total both in person and online. During the opening speech Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Georgia Ms. Nunu Mitskevich noted the importnce of development of open science practices in Georgia.
The event gathered representatives of research and education community as well as librarians. The speakers in the 2nd national dissemination event included Ramaz Kvatadze from GRENA, Marina Razmadze from Institute Techinformi, Nino Pavliashvili from National Science Library of Georgia and Irma Khachidze from Ivane Beritashvili Center of Experimental Biomedicine. The presenters made talks regarding: NI4OS-Europe project and EOSC activities of GRENA, OS&EOSC – Achievements and Future Insights Experience of TECHINFORMI, Open Science in National Science Library of Georgia and “EEGHUB.GE” Brain Electrical Activity.
2nd national dissemination event was concluded by panel discussion involving the participants from local and international community. The participants expressed huge interest towards EOSC, got engaged in discussions and showed interest in attending future meetings.
NI4OS-Europe is a project promoting national open science Cloud initiatives, services and e-infrastructure in 15 countries in South East Europe. The project aspires to enable researchers of the region to store, manage, analyze and share open scientific data, enhancing their work, boosting innovation in Science.