Call for posters & Demos

OSF2019 gives the opportunity to selected projects, organisations and initiatives to present their work and ideas addressing one of the conference topics. 

The call for Posters & Demos is an opportunity for individuals, teams and projects to showcase the latest knowledge and potential solutions to support Open Science and FAIR data in the academic, commercial or public environment.

The deadline for submissions is May 22, 2019.


Topics of interest

Topics of interest include:

Infrastructures for Open Science: services, methods, networks
Open Access Platforms for all research artifacts
Next Generation of Repositories
Infrastructures for responsible metrics

European Open Science Cloud (EOSC)
FAIR data policy and practice: from theory to implementation
EOSC in national settings
Thematic Clouds

RRI and Open Science: bridging the gap
Citizen Science and Public and Societal Engagement
Governance settings for Institutional embedded RRI and OS

Training and skills for Open Science
Sustaining Open Science training: people and resources
FAIR competences for Higher Education

Policies, Evaluation and Legal issues
PlanS - principles, guidelines and implementation services
Responsible metrics and research assessment
GDPR and IPR exploitation
Rules of Participation in EOSC

Innovative publishing and research dissemination
Alternative publishing models
Open Peer Review
Innovation on science communication

Value added data products/services from Open Science
Research analytics and visualizations
Text and data mining for/from research


Authors are asked to submit a short proposal (300 - 500 words) that describes the main contributions of the Poster / Demo. Proposals should contain a brief abstract, place an emphasis on the motivation for the work, and summarize contributions being presented. For Posters, 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 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.

Authors of accepted demo proposals will be provided instructions for the demo presentations. Stands with a screen will be provided to display all accepted demos.




Poster and Demo 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.

Important dates

  • Abstract submission deadline: May 17, 2019 | 22 May, 2019
  • Notification of acceptance / rejection:  3 June, 2019 | 14 June, 2019
  • Final abstract and poster submission:  
  • Conference Dates: 16 – 18 September, 2019


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