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ICSTI 2019 Annual Conference and Workshops

ICSTI’s 2019 Annual Conference and Workshops will take place in China on 24–26 September. This year’s conference is titled ‘Open Science and Open Innovation' and we are very fortunate that the Shanghai Library/Institute of Scientific & Technical Information of Shanghai is hosting our event.

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! Please register as soon as possible. Admission to the event is free for ICSTI members. For other delegates, note that the early bird rate (RMB 1200 or US$ 200) is available through July 31st. The Conference Website provides practical information for registration, registration costs and accommodation.

The Conference will include our now renowned ITOC and TACC workshop sessions that will provide significant insights on the theme of ‘Open Science - Latest Developments and Initiatives’ and ‘Technology Enabled Innovation in Open Science’ respectively.


Tuesday 24 September (pm)

Closed Membership Assembly, dedicated to ICSTI’s management affairs.

Wednesday 25 September

Devoted to the theme of ‘Open Science and Open Innovation’, Conference opens.

A session organized by the Shanghai Competitive Innovation Forum is scheduled in the morning. In the afternoon, the joint Forum on Knowledge Technology Applications and Information Management Services is confirmed, organized by ICSTI’s member organizations from China (ISTIC), Japan (JST), and Korea (KISTI).

Participation in the Conference is free for ICSTI Members.

Thursday 26 September

  • Chaired by Margret Plank of TIB, the ITOC Workshop organized by the Information Trends and Opportunities Committee of ICSTI presents an in-depth perspective on ‘Open Science – Latest Developments and Initiatives’.
  • Chaired by Brian Hitson of DOE/OSTI, the TACC Workshop organized by the Technical Activities Coordinating Committee of ICSTI provides a survey and focusses on ‘Technology Enabled Innovation in Open Science’.

Panellists information will be announced in due course.

We encourage you to regularly check the ICSTI website for programme updates and other practical news.

We hope that these first details about the ICSTI 2019 Conference and Workshops event will be of immediate interest to you and advise you all to start making your travel plans.

Join the ICSTI community in Shanghai in September to share expertise and ideas and develop networking and collaboration!

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When 12:00 AM, 24 Sep 2019–12:00 AM, 26 Sep 2019
Where Shanghai, China
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