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Welcome to the virtual final ORION Open Science Conference on 27-28 September to learn about and discuss achievements and lessons learned throughout the ORION project from 2017 to 2021. The conference is free of charge and open to anyone interested in Open Science and RRI practices, and its future national and international implications.

At the heart of the ORION Open Science EU-project is the ambition to open up the way we fund, organise and conduct life science research. During the project lifetime we have developed and tested a wide range of engagement methods, funding schemes, training materials and co-creation activities to engage the public in science. Now it is time to open up and share with you our achievements, tools and lessons learned. 

Join the discussions and meet speakers from our partner organisations and representatives from leading national and European organisations like Marta Agostinho, EU-Life, Rachel Bruce, UKRI, Kostas Glinos, European Commission, Peter Rugg-Gunn, Babraham Institute, Ignasi López Verdeguer, "la Caixa" Foundation, Ana Peršić, UNESCO. More speakers will be announced shortly.

The conference will consists of two parts, each three hours long and held on consecutive days, 27-28 September. You are welcome to join both days or just the part most relevant to you.

27 September 10:00-13:00 CET - Co-creation, engagement and dialogue – Sharing experiences
Get practical tips and hands-on tricks to engage the public in science and how to embed Open Science and RRI practices in your organisation. The session will highlight; citizen science activities, co-creation methodologies, funding frameworks, action plans and training materials developed and tested during the ORION Open Science project.

28 September 10:00-13:00 CET - Embedding Open Science practices at institutional, national and European level
Join policy makers and other stakeholders from across Europe to discuss ways to embed Open Science practices at all levels. The session will also focus on future implementation of Open Science in a European context with input from policy representatives from the European Commission and other EU projects.

Please see the draft programme for more information. You are welcome to forward this invitation to colleagues and stakeholders that might be interested to attend the conference.

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