From December 13 - 14, 2010, the "Open Access - Open Data" Conference will be taking place in Cologne. It is an international expert conference that will look closely on how the Open Access movement has developed within the last five years and what is going to happen within the next five to ten years. Additionally, the "Open Data Movement" that is gaining more and more importance will be under consideration.
The conference is organized by Goportis, the Leibniz Library Network for Research Information. Open Access is one of the fields of competence of Goportis.
Goportis is the name of the Leibniz Library Network for Research Information.
Partners in Goportis are the three German National Libraries TIB (German National Library of Science and Technology, Hanover), ZB MED (German National Library of Medicine, Cologne/Bonn) and ZBW (German National Library of Economics - Leibniz Information Centre for Economics, Kiel/Hamburg). Goportis is the expert partner in Germany for the following competence fields: Full text service, licences, non-textual materials, long-term preservation and Open Access.