13th International Symposium on Open Collaboration

Du 23 au 25 août 2017 - Galway, Irlande

Publié le 13 mars 2017, par Thérèse Hameau

About the conference : The 13th International Symposium on Open Collaboration (OpenSym 2017) is the premier conference on open collaboration research and practice, including open source, open data, open science, open education, wikis and related social media, Wikipedia, and IT-driven open innovation research.

OpenSym is the first conference series to bring together the different strands of open collaboration research and practice, seeking to create synergies and inspire new collaborations between people from computer science, information science, social science, humanities, and everyone interested in understanding open collaboration and how it is changing the world.

This year’s conference will be held in Galway, Ireland, on August 23-25, 2017. A Doctoral Symposium will take place on August 22, 2017.


Call For Papers

We are looking for submissions on, but is not limited to, the following topics :

● Free/Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS)

○ FLOSS development communities, including both software engineering aspects and human factors
○ FLOSS development processes, such as code reviews, joining process, etc.

● Open Data and Open Science

○ Open data quality, standards, measures and metrics
○ Open data and open science methods, applications and prototypes
○ Best practices and case studies for Open Data and Open Science
○ Repositories, networks and working platforms for open scientific communication, collaboration, exchange and access to open knowledge

● Open Education

○ Tools and methods for managing, storing and sharing of Open Educational Resources (OER)
○ Open online learning environments such as MOOCs

● IT-Driven Open Innovation

● Open Collaboration Research, esp. Wikis and Social Media

● Open Policy/Open Government

● Wikipedia and Wikimedia Research


General Submissions ;

● Submission deadline : April 7, 2017

● Reviews sent to authors : June 2, 2017

● Response to reviews from authors due : June 30, 2017

● Decision notification : July 7, 2017

● Camera-ready papers due : July 21, 2017

OpenSym 2017