2018 OpenCon Conference for students/early career Professionals, Toronto, Canada (Travel Scholarships Available)

Application Deadline: July 13th 2018 at 11:59pm U.S. Pacific Time.

OpenCon is the conference and community for students and early career professionals interested in advancing Open Access, Open Education and Open Data. OpenCon 2018 will be held on November 2-4 in Toronto, Canada. Each year, OpenCon brings together a diverse, representative, and engaged group of participants, with travel scholarships available to most participants. For this reason, attendance at OpenCon 2018 is by application only.

The benefits of applying for OpenCon 2018 extend far beyond attending the Toronto meeting. It’s an opportunity to find collaborators, get connected with scholarships to attend related conferences, and be recognized by the community for the work you do to promote Open Access, Open Education and Open Data.

The benefits of applying for OpenCon 2018 extend far beyond attending the meeting in Toronto this November. It’s an opportunity to find new collaborators, get connected with scholarships to attend related conferences, and actively participate in a larger community of Open advocates year-round.

Students and early career academic professionals of all experience levels are encouraged to apply. We want to support those who have ideas for new projects and initiatives in addition to those who are already leading them. The most important criteria is an interest in advancing Open Access, Open Education, and Open Data and a commitment to taking action. You can learn more about the types of projects and impact OpenCon community members are working on to advance Open through our community report.

Application Instructions

Complete the form below to apply for OpenCon 2018. First, enter your email address to unlock the rest of the questions. Once you begin, you can save your progress at any time by clicking “Save for Later” at the bottom of the form. You will then be sent an email with a secure link that you may use to resume your application later. The deadline to apply for OpenCon 2018 is July 13 at 11:59 U.S. Pacific Time. Drafts not submitted by that date will be considered final. All questions are required unless otherwise noted.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the 2018 OpenCon Conference

3 COMMENTS

  1. I don’t know how to even thanks OpenCon supporter and collaborators for such a brilliant initiative given to students around the globe. Am hardly interested in the outcome of students open intellect and open data basic for increasing our creativities to the world. Am hardly in buttress of the conference and i hope to be there come November.

  2. Hello, I am a Masters degree holder in Applied Geology and I am interested in the
    2018 OpenCon Conference which will take place on the 2-4November. Please I wish to be a full participant. How do I go about the application please?

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