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COAR 2020 Annual Meeting & General Assembly will take place in Peru hosted by the Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas and organized in conjunction with CONCYTEC in collaboration with LA Referencia.

A pre-conference workshop will be held in Cusco, Peru on April 20-21, which will focus on next generation repositories, peer-review and overlay services for repositories, national and regional network services, and more. The main COAR Annual Meeting will be held in Lima, Peru on April 23-24, and include a panel on research assessment, a discussion about bibliodiversity, research data management and repositories, and other topics.

Registration costs for the meeting are €105 for COAR members, €125 for non-members.

For more information about the conference, please visit the conference website.

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Conference Program

Pre-conference Sessions – April 20 & 21, 2020 – Cusco, Peru

*Simultaneous translation will be provided for the Open Science and Dspace Workshops

Monday, April 20 Open Science and Next Generation Repositories
09:00 – 09:45 How openness is transforming research communications
09:45 – 10:15 Next generation repositories – vision and user stories
10:15 – 10:45 Break
10:45 – 12:00 Improving discovery in repositories
12:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 14:45 Developing a framework for overlay services on repository resources
14:45 – 15:30 Defining the institutional role for research data management
15:30 – 16:00 Break
16:00 – 17:30 Supporting “la ruta verde” – strategies for populating repositories
Tuesday, April 21 DSpace 7 Workshop
08:30 – 17:15 Technical workshop for DSpace users in Peru
Tuesday, April 21 Repository Networks Meeting
09:30 – 10:00 Strategic vision for repository networks
10:00 – 12:00 Data quality and curation
Integrating broker services into regional and national networks
12:00 – 12:30 Lunch
13:30 – 15:00 Usage statistics
Full text harvesting / text and data mining
15:00 – 15:30 Break
15:30 – 17:00 Institutional dashboards
International repository directory

Wednesday April 22 is a travel day. Meeting participants are responsible for planning their own travel from Cusco to Lima. 

Main Conference – April 23 & 24, 2020 – Lima, Peru

The main conference will take place in English with no simultaneous translation

Thursday, April 23
09:00 – 10:30 Welcome and Opening talk
10:30 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 12:30 Strategies for strengthening local services
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 15:30 Reflections on the research evaluation system
15:30 – 16:00 Break
16:00 – 17:30 Fostering diversity in scholarly communications
19:30 Conference dinner
Friday, April 24
10:00 – 12:30 COAR General Assembly
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 14:00 Building an architecture for overlay services on repositories
14:00 – 15:00 Sustainability in research communications
15:00 – 15:30 Break
15:30 – 16:30 Closing talk
16:30 – 17:00 Closing the conference