Asia Open Access Meeting is going to be held in Bangladesh on 6-7 March, 2019

Syeda Mukta Begum 8 February 2019

Asia Open Access (OA) is an extraordinary discussion facilitated by Confederation of Open Access Repositories (COAR) in which individuals from the Asian OA network can share data, meet one another and manufacture connections. It has a mailing list and arranges gatherings to encourage more prominent trade past national limits. It observes Asian social assorted variety and remarkable method for getting things done. The Asia (OA) meeting will give a chance to find out about worldwide patterns, share data crosswise over Asian nations, and help with neighbourhood procedures for expanding the selection of open access and open science in the nation as well as in Bangladesh.

The meeting will be organized by the Bangladesh Agricultural Research Council (BARC), Farmgate in Dhaka, Bangladesh in collaboration with COAR on March 6-7, 2019. Dr Susmita Das, Principal Documentation Officer, Agricultural Information Centre (AIC), BARC and Vice President Centre for Open Knowledge in Bangladesh (COK) and focal person for the Open Govt. Data, Mr Nurunnaby Chowdhury, General Secretary (COK) and Bangladesh Ambassador of Open Knowledge International and Dr Md. BaktearHossain, Director (AIC), BARC are working together to organize this international meeting successfully at BARC, Farmgate Dhaka. Registration for the meeting is free.

The registration link is given below:

A number of agenda is going to be discussed in the upcoming two days meeting including Current Status of Open Access and Open Science, Open Data Science and Creative Commons in Bangladesh, Asian Country Updates, Institutional Role in Supporting in Open Science, Next generation repositories, Open Education: Focus in Bangladesh and Identifying gaps and next steps for Bangladesh.

Program details now available in the attachment Please check it out.