The inaugural meeting of OSI took place at George Mason University in April of 2016 and attracted nearly 200 top leaders in scholarly communication, who worked together to create some insightful and innovative paths forward.
Several OSI members spoke at the 20th anniversary meeting of SciELO in Sao Paulo in September of 2018. The video and slide show by OSI’s program director, on finding common ground in the scholarly communication community, are linked below.
In August 2020, OSI took part in a podcast interview with Emerald Publishing to discuss OSI Policy Brief 2 on finding common ground, and also touch on themes such as alternative measures of impact, funding and the future of open research.
In August 2020, OSI presented at the 6th Brazilian Meeting on Research Integrity, Science and Publication Ethics (BRISPE). The focus of this meeting was to explore the impact of COVID on research and research publishing practices. OSI’s presentation, focused on peer review, is linked below.
In March 2021, OSI hosted a session at the 2021 Computers in Libraries Conference (CIL). OSI’s presentation was a summary of Policy Brief 4, how we can approach the future of open solutions as a single policy construct.
In May 2021, OSI delivered the opening remarks for a panel at the annual meeting of the Council of Science Editors. The panel’s task was to discuss the key challenges currently facing open solutions in science.
In August 2021, SCI/OSI spoke at the annual international Materials for Humanity conference (hosted in 2021 by the Singapore’s Materials Research Society) on the topic of improving the future of science communication.
In September 2021, OSI spoke on the topic of leveraging digital technology for the future of science as a panelist at the annual International Day for Universal Access to Information, oragnized by UNESCO.
In October 2021, OSI spoke at VI BRISPE Conference on Research Integrity, Open Science and Authorship. OSI co-taught a course on open solutions (with Abel Packer from SciELO), and also presented on a panel discussing the future of data sharing.