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FORCE11 Scholarly Communications Institute (FSCI)
3 August 2020 - 13 August 2020US$10 – US$185
Stay a step ahead in scholarly communications
Are you passionate about the future of scholarly communications? Do you want to stay current in the changing landscape? Do you want a deep-dive into FAIR research data management and stewardship? Then don’t miss FSCI 2020 – a premium combination of learning and networking online!
What is FSCI all about?
Fundamentally, FSCI is about equipping you for the changes taking place across scholarly communication. Whether you are a researcher, a librarian, a funder or a publisher, FSCI will deepen your understanding of the forces at work and how you can use them to shape the future.
By participating in FSCI, you will learn about:
- The mechanisms supporting scholarly communications
- FAIR data management
- FAIR data stewardship
- Relationships between publishing, research and the real world
- How technology is creating an open, transparent and collaborative research endeavour
- New ways to measure research output and showcase success
- The role of data in developing a robust and trustworthy research environment
The FSCI experience is designed so you can bring back your new wisdom and make change happen where you work. See course list here.
When and where is FSCI2020?
It’s completely online! August 3rd – 13th, 2020.
How much is FSCI2020?
We are offering three levels of enrollment:
- Package 1: Plenary and Community Sessions plus 1 course – US$110
- Package 2: Plenary and Community Sessions plus 2 courses – US$185
- Package 3: Plenary and Community sessions only – US$10
Scholarships are available, apply here by the end of June.
Why do we need FSCI 2020?
This institute focuses on teaching researchers, librarians and scholars innovative ways to publish reproducible research. The theme this year is on the “FAIR” Data Principles highlighting the importance of managing and publishing research data that is Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Reproducible. This is a robust community that draws scholars from all over the world including countries that are historically underrepresented in scholarly communication. FSCI is of interest to STEM researchers and beyond because the central theme of the conference is to teach people the most up-to-date ways to manage and communicate data and scholarship. This institute will educate our scholars on methods to advance science beyond the bench and take part in the transformation of how we communicate science.
Who is FSCI?
FSCI 2020 is co-hosted by the UCLA Library and FORCE11 – FORCE11 is a community of scholars, librarians, archivists, and research funders that arose organically to study and facilitate new developments in knowledge creation and communication. Membership is open to all who share this interest. Join Today.