OpenCon 2016 in Washington, DC is Now Open!
Application deadline: July 11, 2016
Location: Washington, DC
Partially Funded !!
travel scholarships available to most participants
OpenCon is more than a conference. It’s a platform for the next generation to learn about Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data, develop critical skills, and catalyze action toward a more open system for sharing the world’s information—from scholarly and scientific research, to educational materials, to digital research data. OpenCon 2016 will be held in Washington, DC on November 12-14, with satellite events hosted around the world.
OpenCon is the conference and community for students and early career professionals interested in advancing Open Access, Open Education and Open Data. OpenCon 2016 will be held on November 12-14 in Washington, DC. Each year, OpenCon brings together a diverse, representative, and engaged group of participants, with travel scholarships available to most participants. For this reason, attendance at OpenCon 2016 is by application only.
The benefits of applying for OpenCon 2016 extend far beyond attending the Washington, DC meeting. It’s an opportunity to find collaborators, get connected with scholarships to attend related conferences, and be recognized by the community for the work you do to promote Open Access, Open Education and Open Data. To find out more about OpenCon before applying, click here. To learn more about these issues, click here.
Discover & Advance
Through a programs of keynotes, panels, workshops, webcasts and hackathons, participants build skills and knowledge in key areas—from raising institutional awareness to coordinating national campaigns and Open Research and Education.
Apply to Attend OpenCon
Applications to attend OpenCon 2016 are now open! Attendance at OpenCon 2016 is by application only as most participants receive travel scholarships if needed, but anyone can attend remotely.
Develop a global network
OpenCon 2014 & 2015 drew participants from over 40 countries across five continents. OpenCon satellite events have been hosted across 25 countries with approximately 2,000 participants. Community initiatives including Community Calls, our Discussion List and Collaboration forum can expand your network even further.