The programme consisted of key note speeches, panel discussions, paper sessions and a poster session. Dr. Pierre-Benoit Joly (LISIS – Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire Sciences Innovations Sociétés), Dr. Steven Hill (Higher Education Funding Council for England) and Dr. Liz Allen (Strategic Initiatives, F1000) were engaged as key note speakers at ‘Open Evaluation 2016’. Dr. Joly talked about challenges of research impact assessment for addressing Societal Challenges. Dr. Hill’s speech focued on UK’s experience in assessing research impact. Dr. Allen provided us with a reflection on the promise of open science. The panel sessions examined the question if we can generate more impact of R&I interventions through better governance, discussed the changing challenges of RTI evaluation in Europe and deliberated the problems in evaluation and selection of risky research.
The official conference booklet, containing all information, abstracts, speakers and other useful details, can be downloaded here [11 MB].
We thank our partners, sponsors, members of the scientific and organisational committee as well as all speakers and participants for supporting us in making Open Evaluation 2016 a successful event!