Researcher meeting: the National Plan and you

The first national meeting on Open Science for researchers tooke place on May 29 and was hosted at the Aula of TU Delft.

Results Researcher meeting

In this report you can read the results of the Researcher meeting 'Open Science: the National Plan and You'. This includes presentations of the plenairy sessions, the speech of State Secretary Sander Dekker, statements and session reports of the break-out sessions and more.

>> Results Researcher meeting: the National Plan and You


The presentations of the plenary sessions are also available on video: see presentations

What does Open Science mean to you?

Mark van Huystee visualizes topics about openness in science and education for Delft Technical University. The results are posted on this site.

What to expect?

The day started with a series of short presentations by researchers from several disciplines, highlighting both the benefits and challenges in practicing Open Science. Representatives from Dutch scientific and government organizations who created the National Plan for Open Science presented their perspective. State Secretary Sander Dekker of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science  also held a brief speech.

Participants (both researchers and organizations supporting research) had the opportunity to exchange ideas and experiences at the informal ‘knowledge commons’ during the lunch break. You could prepare your Open Science questions and best practices and to share them!  

In the afternoon, small breakout groups were planned to discuss various aspects of Open Science in general, and the aims and ambitions of the National Plan Open Science in particular. Representatives of the Dutch scientific and government organizations who created the National Plan for Open Science were present to listen, engage in discussion and answer questions. The day ended with a plenary debate, summarizing the outcomes of the breakout sessions.


(programma also available in PDF)

Conference chair: Rolf van Wegberg (Promovendi Netwerk Nederland)

09:30 - 10:00 | Walk-in with coffee/tea

09:30 - 10:00

Informal polling of opinions/priorities.

10:00 - 12:00 | Short presentations and discussion

Opening and welcome

Speakers Karel Luyben (TU Delft)

Government persepective

Speaker: Sander Dekker (OCW)

Funder perspective

Speakers Wim van den Doel (NWO)

Researcher perspective

Speakers Rosanne Hertzberger (independent) John-Alan Pascoe (TU Delft) and René Bakker (HAN)

Workflow perspective

Speakers Jeroen Bosman & Bianca Kramer (101 Innovations in Scholarly Communication)

12:00 - 13:30 | Lunch

12:00 - 13:30

Location Aula of TU Delft

Oppertunity for researchers and organiszations to exchange knowledge, experiences, best practices


13:30 - 14:15 | Breakout sessions 1

13:30 - 14:15

Open Access

13:30 - 14:15

Research data

13:30 - 14:15

Rewards & incentives

13:30 - 14:15


14:15 - 15:00 | Breakout sessions 2

14:15 - 15:00

Metascience perspective

14:15 - 15:00

If it can't be open

14:15 - 15:00

Commercial use

14:15 - 15:00

Competition vs. collaboration

15:00 - 16:00 | Plenary discussion and wrap up

15:00 - 16:00

Including a closing presentation: Egon Willighagen (UM)

16:00 - 17:00 | Drinks

16:00 - 17:00
Latest modifications 13 Oct 2017