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Barcamp@GeNeMe’2020: Open Science in Times of Crisis

Like many other events, the first “satellite event” of the Barcamp Open Science had to be moved to digital space due to the global pandemic. Appropriately, the topic “From the crisis of science to science for times of crisis?” was addressed. Contributors showed different examples of where Open Science can help in overcoming global challenges. And the digital space offered the possibility of global participation. In the following, organising team and contributors give some insight into the barcamp.

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Moving the Open Science Barcamp Online!

The Open Science Barcamp was hosted by the ‘Communities in New Media’ (GeNeMe) conference organised by the TU Dresden Media Centre on the 7th of October. The move to online only for the barcamp managed to keep the ‘in-the-moment’ spontaneity that makes a barcamp special – showing off group ingenuity and creating a welcoming environment attracting participants from around the world. The format also worked in terms of turning questions and abstract notions into concrete steps that participants could take away.