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Drago, Federico; Ferguson, Nicholas; Gebreyesus, Netsanet; Flicker, Katharina; Giroletti, Juliana; Grant, Annabel; Kossack, Annika; Liinamaa, Iiris; Märkälä, Anu; Saurugger, Bernd; Thorley, Mark; Van Wezel, Jos
The EOSC Governance Symposium 2020 brought the EOSC community together to discuss the transition of the EOSC from its initial phase of development (2016-2020) to its second implementation phase (2021-2027). The event was a culmination of two years of work carried out by the current EOSC governance including the EOSC Governance Board and the Executive Board and its Working Groups.
Delivered online to just under 1,000 EOSC stakeholders from over 50 different countries, this was not only the largest EOSC Symposium yet, but it was also an essential opportunity for convergence and alignment principles and priorities which are key for ensuring a smooth transition to the implementation phase.
During the Symposium, the Executive Board and its Working Groups delivered nine vital documents which were in various stages of publication. They pave the way forward for EOSC and provided the right spark for extensive and constructive discussion throughout the four days.
We would like to thank the EOSC Governance, the German Presidency of the Council of the European Union, and the EOSC Community. Finally, we’d like to thank you, the EOSC stakeholders who despite these challenging times, made this the biggest EOSC Symposium to date