Helmholtz Open Access Workshop „Open Access to Publications and Data in the Research Field ‚Structure of Matter‘ of the Helmholtz Association“

Hamburg, 10-11 June 2013


The DESY Central Library at Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY) and the Helmholtz Open Access Coordination Office are pleased to announce an internal workshop on „Open Access to Publications and Data in the Research Field ‚Structure of Matter‘ of the Helmholtz Association“. The workshop on 10-11 June 2013 will be open to members of the Helmholtz Association and to invited external speakers.

The workshop will offer a platform for information exchange and a discussion forum on open access in the Helmholtz research field Structure of Matter, with a special focus on materials research. It is targeted at Helmholtz scientists who are interested in open science and open access to publications and research data. In addition, practitioners from libraries and computing and data centres as well as all interested Helmholtz staff are welcome. Participants can choose to either attend the workshop in person or to join a live webcast of the talks.

Registration for the workshop has closed.


Dr. Martin Köhler, DESY Central Library
Phone (040) 8998-1814

Dr. Paul Schultze-Motel, Helmholtz Open Access Coordination Office
Phone (0331) 288-1653



Place: Seminar Room FLASH/FEL, 2nd Floor, Building 28c, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron (DESY), Notkestraße 85, 22607 Hamburg

Date: 10-11 June 2013.

Monday, 10 June 2013

2.00 pmWelcome to DESYProf. Dr. Edgar Weckert, DESY
2.15 pmOpen Science in the Helmholtz Research Field „Structure of Matter“ - cancelled Dr. Ilja Bohnet, Helmholtz Berlin Office
2.45 pmEstablishing an open access journal: New Journal of PhysicsProf. Dr. Alexander Bradshaw, Max-Planck-Institut für Plasmaphysik (IPP)
3.15 pmData are first class outputs of science - and why data journals are one way to
establish this
Dr. Hans Pfeiffenberger, Alfred-Wegener-Institut Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung (AWI)
3.45 pmCoffee break
4.15 pmProblems in research data archivingDr. Iver Lauermann, Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin für Materialien und Energie (HZB)
4.45 pmAn information system for research data in materials scienceThorsten Wuest, Universität Bremen
5.15 pm Helmholtz High Data Rate Processing and Analysis Initiative (PNI-HDRI)Dr. Rainer Gehrke, DESY
5.45 pmEuropean federated data infrastructure for research with photons and neutronsDr. Frank Schlünzen, DESY
6.15 pmEnd of talks
7.00 pm Dinner (a la carte / individual payment):
Asian Restaurant „Mahlzeit live“, Albert-Einstein-Ring 8, 22761 Hamburg


Tuesday, 11 June 2013

9.00 amResearch data: what can libraries do?Dr. Zaven Akopov, DESY
9.30 amHow to get a DOI – tips for scientistsDr. Kirsten Sachs, DESY
10.00 amKCDC – publishing research data from the KASCADE experimentDr. Benjamin Fuchs, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
10.30 amCoffee break
11.00 amIntroducing Authorea, an online collaborative platform for creating and sharing
dynamic articles
Dr. Nathan Jenkins, Authorea
11.30 amCollaborative tools for an institutional repositoryDr. Alexander Wagner, Forschungszentrum Jülich (FZJ)
Publication fees for open access journals – work flows at Helmholtz CentresEdith Reschke (HZDR); Katrin Große (GSI); Dr. Martin Köhler (DESY); Dr. Alexander Wagner (FZJ)
12.30 pm Open panel discussion & question timeDr. Nathan Jenkins, Authorea; Katrin Große (GSI); Dr. Hans Pfeiffenberger (AWI); Dr. Frank Schlünzen (DESY); Prof. Dr. Brian Yates, Australian Research Council
1.30 pmEnd of talks
2.00 pmoptional: Guided lab tourDr. Gerald Falkenberg (DESY); Torsten Golz (DESY); Dr. Frank Poppe, European XFEL GmbH
3.30 pm End of workshop



A limited number of rooms is available on campus at the DESY hostel. If you would like to book one of the guest rooms, please indicate the following additional information on the hostel reservation form:
- DESY Group: L
- Additional Text: HGF OA Workshop

Selected hotels in Hamburg near DESY:

Mercure Hotel Hamburg am Volkspark **** 0,6 km
Albert-Einstein-Ring 2
22761 Hamburg – Bahrenfeld
Phone (040) 899 52-0

NH Altona **** 3,1 km
Stresemannstraße 363-369
22761 Hamburg – Bahrenfeld
Phone (040) 42 10 60-0

Motel One Altona *** 3,8 km
Kieler Straße 171
22525 Hamburg – Stellingen
Phone (040) 897 20 69-0

GHOTEL hotel & living *** 4,2 km
Kaltenkirchener Straße 1
22769 Hamburg – Altona
Phone (040) 853 52-0

Hamburg-Altona ** 4,3 km
Hahnenkamp 8
22765 Hamburg – Altona
Phone (040) 39 90 89 54


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