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The open e-IRG Workshop "Open Science and e-Infrastructures" under the auspices of the Latvian EU Presidency of the European Union was held on 3 June 2015 in Riga, Latvia 

- Summary of the workshop -

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The e-IRG workshop covered the theme of Policy Aspects of Open Science for e-Infrastructures, discussing the requirements and consequences of the transition to Open Science on e-Infrastructure policies. Topics covered the policies on governing the access to data, computing and networking resources, sharing of resources and the transfer of knowledge. The Workshop sessions addressed the issues on how different policies have to be adapted to support Open Science and how widening countries could benefit from these changes.

The WIRE Conference was right after the e-IRG workshop: (June 4-5). At the WIRE Conference there has been a plenary session on June 4 in timeslot 17.00-18.00 devoted to Open data. Please find here more information on WIRE conference events.

On the 4th of June, the HPC Conference was held at the Riga Technical University, linked to e-IRG events and supported by the Ministry of Education and Science of Latvia. The programme of this Conference and registration can be found here.


e-IRG Delegates Meeting  and Workshop during the Latvian Presidency of the European Union are supported by the European Regional development fund within the project „Development of Riga Technical University International Cooperation and Scientific Capacity", No.2015/0015/2DP/