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The 2020 COEE culminated on Sunday, November 29, with a series of open discussions about areas of urgency for the Canadian scholarly and scientific community: open science and open access publishing.

Open Science: Next Steps

In February 2020, the Office of the Chief Science Advisor released the Roadmap For Open Science (, providing recommendations for research funded by federal departments and agencies. The intent of open science is to make research outputs and data freely accessible with minimal restrictions. While the initial focus of the roadmap is on research carried out within federal departments and agencies (intramural R&D), it highlights the need for national approach for federally funded extramural research. This session provided an opportunity to discuss and provide feedback to the CSA, from the perspective of Canada’s scholarly community, on the opportunities and challenges of implementing a Canadian open science policy.


Open Access Publishing in Canada: Next Steps

What are next steps toward a “Made-in-Canada” approach to open access?

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COEE2020 | Day 7 | 29.11.20
November 29, 2020
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November 27, 2020
The Legacy of Insulin Discovery: Origins, Access, and Translation
November 26, 2020
COEE2020 | Day 3 | 25.11.20
November 25, 2020
COEE2020 | Day 2 | 24.11.20
November 24, 2020
COEE2020 | Day 1 | 23.11.20
November 23, 2020
Online Panel | Restoring Trust
July 16, 2020
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G7 Summit | Ottawa | September 19, 2019
September 19, 2019 to September 20, 2019