Call for Posters

OS FAIR 2023 gives the opportunity to individuals, organisations and initiatives to present their work and ideas addressing one of the conference topics. 

The call for posters is an opportunity for individuals and teams to showcase the latest knowledge and potential solutions to support open access and open science in the academic, commercial or public environment.

The deadline for submissions is April 17th 2023.


Topics of interest

Topics of interest include:

Advancing and reforming research assessment (RRA) and Open Science; connections, barriers and way ahead

  • Alternative assessment approaches
  • How to value all contributions to the scholarly process?
  • Equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Funding & institutional support

AI impact on Open Science and Open Science impact on AI

  • AI tools and platforms impact for research
  • Ethical considerations
  • Natural Language processing, Machine Learning and Knowledge Representation
  • Copyright and legal aspects (text and data mining, reproducibility, transparency, reusability of training and trained models and access to training materials for reproducibility)

Innovation & disruption in scholarly publishing

  • New emerging publishing models
  • Diamond Open Access; regional initiatives, projects and plans
  • Rights Retention; primary and secondary publishing rights, 
  • Multilingualism in academic publishing

FAIR Data, software & hardware

  • Collaborative development
  • Open licensing and the new wave of EU data legislation.
  • Reproducibility
  • Interoperability 

Openness in research & education

  • Open Education
  • Open Educational resources (OERs)

Public Engagement & Citizen Science

  • Community driven research initiatives
  • Tools and technology for public engagement
  • Open data and scientific literacy
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Authors are asked to submit a short proposal that describes the main contributions of the poster. Proposals should contain a brief abstract, place an emphasis on the motivation for the work, and summarize contributions being presented. Preliminary results may also be included. 
  • Abstract length: maximum 300 words.
  • The language of the conference will be English; therefore, the abstract must be in this language.
  • All submitted abstracts will be peer-reviewed (blind peer-review) by members of the Conference Programme Committee based on the criteria mentioned above.

Authors of accepted poster proposals will be provided instructions for preparing the posters. Stands/tripods will be provided to display all accepted posters.



Demos and Lighning talk proposals will be evaluated primarily on their potential to stimulate interesting discussions, facilitate the exchange of ideas, and promote collaborations. Additional criteria are:

  • Relevance
  • Impact on the wider community
  • Level of innovation
  • Originality
  • Openness and Fairness of the solution / method / product
  • Quality of the abstract

Special consideration will be given to ensure that a variety of topics and geographical / cultural range will be represented.
Applications will be evaluated by the Conference Programme Committee (blind peer review).

Important dates

  • Abstract submission deadline: 24 April, 2023
  • Notification of acceptance / rejection:  May, 2023
  • Conference Dates: 25 – 27 September, 2023

Please note that the Open Science Fair 2023 is intended to be an in-person event. We expect all contributors (or their representatives) to be able to attend the conference on the premises.


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