Program Living Norway Colloquium 2021

The ethics and technical know-how of open science in ecology and evolution

Dates: October 25. -26. – 2021

Venue: The seminar and workshops will be a hybrid event, with an in-house colloquium located at NINA-huset in Trondheim, but possibility for full participation remotely (via video and discussion software). 

Tentative program: 

October 25th: 

The plan on day 1 is to have a series of lectures covering three main topics. Each session will be followed by a panel discussion. The lecturers will be from various sectors, both from Norway and abroad. The tentative program for day 1 is as follows: 

TimeActivity / SessionDescription
10:00 – 12:00Session 1What tools and know-how do we need to manage our data according to modern expectations?
12:00 – 13:00Lunch
13:00 – 14:15Session 2Ethics and best principles in a FAIR and open data landscape
14:15 – 14:45Coffee break
14:45 – 16:00Session 3The global landscape of infrastructures for open data in ecology and evolution

October 26th: On day 2, we will arrange two workshops that will extend the discussions from day 1. Before lunch, we will arrange a workshop on education and training in open science and FAIR data management. This workshop will be arranged in collaboration with SFU bioCEED ( After lunch, we will arrange a workshop on novel tools for reproducible and transparent workflows in ecology and evolution. We will particularly focus on tools developed within the Living Norway Network. This workshop will be arranged in collaboration with SFF Centre for Biodiversity Dynamics (CBD;