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EOSC Symposium 2023

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NH Madrid Ventas
C/ de Biarritz, 2
Madrid, Spain
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Madrid is getting ready to host the annual EOSC event, EOSC Symposium 2023. Over 470 individuals, representing policy and decision makers, experts and practitioners from the EOSC field, have registered to participate (online and in person). Since this year’s symposium will be in hybrid format, if you have not secured a spot yet, please register for online participation by Thursday, 14 September, close of business:


The event will kick off on Wednesday, 20 September, at 9.15 CEST sharp. The opening session will be chaired by Anna Panagopoulou, Director for ERA & Innovation, DG Research and Innovation, European Commission, and will start with a welcome speech from Gonzalo Arévalo, General Director for Research Planning, Spanish Ministry for Science and Innovation. Opening messages will also be heard from the European Commission, jointly by Ms Panagopoulou and Gustav Kalbe, Acting Director of DG Connect C – Digital Excellence and Science Infrastructure.

The floor will then be passed to the keynote speakers: Joaquin Tintoré, Research Professor from the Spanish Research Council (CSIC) and Director of SOCIB, the Coastal Ocean Observing and Forecasting System of the Balearic Islands, who will address how Open Science principles are applied to SOCIB’s research infrastructure for ocean observation and data. Emanuela Girardi, Founder and President of Pop AI and President of ADRA (AI, Data, Robotics Association), will offer the audience a deep dive into the complex world of AI and reflect on its current, and potential, impact on research.

A second plenary will focus on the achievements of the EOSC tripartite collaboration. The morning will end with a presentation on the main results and legacy of the EOSC Future project.

During the afternoon of 20 September, and the following days, participants will have the opportunity to discuss governance, financial, technical, policy topics related to EOSC, complemented by sessions aimed at increasing awareness among the EOSC community about the developments of other strategic initiatives such as data spaces, Destination Earth, European Digital Infrastructure Consortium (EDICs), to mention a few. The closing plenary on Friday, 22 September, from 11-12.30 CEST, will bring together key EOSC stakeholders, together with the audience, to discuss the future of EOSC, in particular EOSC federation.

This is just a short overview of what to expect during the EOSC Symposium. To stay updated on what is happening live, follow our hashtag #EOSCsymposium23.

Check out the final programme: https://symposium23.eoscfuture.eu/programme/

If you have questions about the event, please contact: symposium23@eoscfuture.eu

Unconference results

On the 28 of August the unconference voting has closed with over 180 votes. Six topics have been prioritized by the community and added to the programme:

  • EOSC Nodes
  • Trust in Sharing Sensitive Data
  • Harmonised PID practices for protected data
  • Data spaces in dialogue: Cultural heritage data as an essential resource for humanities research
  • Digital twins and EOSC: Advancing data-driven science through optimal data use, data management, computing and research infrastructures. Insights from the Biodiversity Digital Twin project (BioDT)
  • Leveraging global data communities in regional initiatives and cross-border infrastructures

These sessions will be featured on Thursday 21 September from 16 to 18:15 CEST. As previously communicated, the unconference is for “on site” participants only.

Free online attendance for the Data Spaces session

To facilitate the participation of the broader community, the session “Data Spaces” on Friday 22 September from 9 to 10:30 will be open to every remote participant. If you want to join it please register at https://eoscfuture.eu/eventsfuture/second-eosc-and-data-spaces-joint-session/.

If you are already registered (for in person or online participation) to the EOSC Symposium, no other actions are needed.

Here’s the agenda of the session: https://symposium23.eoscfuture.eu/symposium/data-spaces/

Stay tuned for more information

Visit the official EOSC Symposium website and keep an eye out for the #EOSCsymposium23 hashtag.