This year’s meeting focused on initiatives to connect, modernize, and innovate repositories and their networks. With COVID-19 and the UNESCO Open Science Recommendation, open access and open science are high on the agenda of many countries around the world. This presents an important opportunity for the repository community. Repositories are already increasingly considered critical research infrastructures that support inclusiveness and diversity in open science. Working together, we can further harness the power of the global repository network to transform the scholarly communications system, making it less costly, more innovative, and community-owned.
The meeting took place at the