Dr Birgit Schmidt leads the Knowledge Commons unit at the Göttingen State and University Library, University of Göttingen (UGOE), and coordinates Open Science projects and activities with a focus on policies, e-infrastructures, training and implementation support. Her activities build bridges between policies and the practical implementation of Open Science at Campus Göttingen. She is a member of the LIBER (Association of European Research Libraries) board and the Library Carpentry Advisory Group, and contributes to several international committees (e.g. Research Data Alliance, Knowledge Exchange, The Guild). Previously, she acted as Scientific Manager of the European OpenAIRE project and as Executive Director of the Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR). She has a background in Mathematics and Philosophy, and a postgraduate degree in Library and Information Science. She regularly speaks and teaches on Open Science topics.
17th September, 1st part (14:00), 2nd part (16:30)
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