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Open Science Cafe Speakers

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Los Open Science Cafés estarán protagonizados por ponentes expertos en distintos aspectos de las políticas y prácticas de Open Science.

A continuación se puede acceder a su trayectoria profesional e información sobre su trabajo más relevante en la materia.

Maja Dolinar

Maja Dolinar is currently serving as the User Engagement & EOSC Liaison at OpenAIRE AMKE. In her multifaceted role within the EOSC EU Node, Maja is entrusted with a range of responsibilities aimed at fostering community engagement and enhancing the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) ecosystem. Her duties encompass designing, spearheading, and implementing diverse initiatives tailored to the EOSC community, with a particular focus on leveraging OpenAIRE services and collaborating with OpenAIRE National Open Access Desks (NOADs) and members. Maja co-leads the OpenAIRE Working Group on EOSC, playing a pivotal role in shaping the strategic direction and operational aspects of EOSC-related endeavors. In addition, Maja assumes the role of co-chair for the Open Science Working Group at EURODOC, further solidifying her commitment to advancing open science principles and practices amongst early career researchers.

Javier López Albacete

Javier López Albacete has worked as a researcher in several institutions in Europe (CERN, CNRS, CEA, ECT* Trento and University of Granada) and the USA (The Ohio State University). His research focused on the theory and phenomenology of strong interactions under extreme conditions, and closely related to experimental programmes at large accelerator facilities such as RHIC or the LHC. He is currently working in research management and policy making in the EU institutions. He also worked on the evaluation and monitoring of projects funded under the "Fundamental Constituents of Matter" panel of the European Research Council. In 2021 he joins the Open Science and Research Infrastructures unit of the European Commission as a policy officer, where he contributes to driving EU policies on the European Open Science Cloud and the reform of research evaluation.

Joy Davidson

Joy Davidson is Coordinator for the UK's Digital Curation Centre (DCC) - a research infrastructure that specialises in research data management planning, curation and Open Science. Joy currently leads WP3 of the EC funded FAIRsFAIR project which aims to increase the production and use of FAIR data. She has been a involved in reviews for previous ESFRI roadmaps and several H2020 research infrastructure funding programmes.

Marco Masia

In recent years Marco Masia has developed his career at the intersection between innovation and politics. Thanks to his collaboration with the University of Vienna, work in his own company and previous work engagements allow him to have a multi-level understanding of research and innovation processes, from developing new knowledge and supporting start-ups to contributing to the policy discourse at EU level. With a strong background in science, entrepreneurship and management, Marco brings a unique set of skills, experience and creativity to identify strategic opportunities, plan and develop a roadmap for innovation.

Dr. Javier de la Cueva

Javier de la Cueva (Madrid, 1962) holds a degree in Law and a Master's degree in Advanced Studies in Philosophy, as well as a PhD in Philosophy from the Complutense University of Madrid. He has devoted his entire professional life to teaching and the free practice of law. As a lawyer, he specialises in knowledge policy, intellectual property and legal aspects related to Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). He is an associate professor at the Faculty of Philosophy of the Complutense University of Madrid and at the IE School of Human Sciences and Technology. In addition to his work as a lawyer and speaker, he is currently involved in programming technological projects, giving conferences and writing about his specialisation. He has been a GNU/Linux user since 1998 and a GNU/Linux system administrator since 2003. He writes his scripts in Python and enjoys using n3 notation to model semantic web ontologies. Last but not least, he is a trustee of the Board of Trustees of the Civio Citizen Foundation.

Fermín Serrano

Fermín Serrano has collaborated as Commissioner for the 2030 Agenda in the Government of Aragon, supporting and advising the President in the implementation and coordination of policies aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as part of the government's commitment and cross-cutting approach to the global agenda. With more than 15 years of experience in innovation management, citizen science and digital communities, Fermín leverages his skills and knowledge to foster collaboration, engagement and transformation across different sectors and stakeholders.

Dr. Cameron Neylon

Dr. Cameron Neylon is Professor of Research Communications and co-lead of the Curtin Open Knowledge Initiative within the School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry, and the Centre for Culture and Technology at Curtin University. He does research, consultancy and technology development in areas of Open Research including Open Access, Open Data, and Open Source as well as the wider technical and social issues of applying the opportunities the internet brings to the practice of research. Dr. Cameron was also named as a SPARC Innovator in July 2010 for work on the Panton Principles for Open Data and was a co-author of the Altmetrics manifesto.

Eva Méndez Rodríguez

Eva Méndez is a lecturer in the Department of Library Science and Documentation at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, where she has also been Deputy Vice-Rector for Science Policy and Digital Strategy and Education. She is the director of the OpenScienceLab research group where different meta-research projects for Open Science are developed, including citizen science as a fundamental component of Open Science. Dr. Méndez was the chair of the Open Science Policy Platform of the European Commission (2018-2020) and is currently a board member of CoARA (Coalition for the Advancement of Research Assessment).

Dr. Erzsébet Tóth-Czifra

Erzsébet received her PhD in Cultural Linguistics summa cum laude in 2018 at Eötvös Loránd University for her corpus study of the evolution of certain Hungarian word-formation schemata. After graduating, she had been teaching linguistics and Hungarian as foreign language at the Eötvös Loránd University as well as at the Fachhochschule Burgenland in Eisenstadt, Austria. In 2016, her commitment to democracy in science led her to join ScienceOpen, a research evaluation and discovery platform, as Content Integration Manager and open science advocate. Her role at DARIAH enables her to merge the 2 main pillars of her professional life: humanities and open science. She is responsible for fostering and implementing open science practices across DARIAH and its cooperating partners and contributes to the design and implementation of open science policy statements, guidelines and service related to the open dissemination of research results in the humanities.