[CODATA-international] AOSP Webinar Series on Open Science Incentives: Guidelines to connect 25-27 October 2017

Simon CODATA simon at codata.org
Tue Oct 24 06:34:14 EDT 2017

Please note that it is still possible to join the African Open Science Platform webinars on Open Science Incentives, for Open Access Week.

It is still possible to register <https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSft0WgCJNSTSkQOV6ryTfAqDOA5rLfW9t14icb-LYFPDvD2IQ/viewform>.  But even without registration, joining instructions are given below.  See below also for further information about the webinars.

With very best wishes,


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> On 24 Oct 2017, at 17:38, Ina Smith <Ina at assaf.org.za> wrote:
> *Apologies for cross-posting*
> #aosp_incentives  #openaccessweek  #openscience
> Thank you for your interest in the upcoming webinar/s, to be presented as part of the African Open Science Platform <http://africanopenscience.org.za/> initiative. We are looking forward welcoming all! Once again, please take note of the dates and times (first webinar to start tomorrow):
> Presenter
> Date
> Time
> Meeting Room Name
> Meeting Room Password
> Louise Bezuidenhout
> Wednesday 25 October 
> 10:00 – 11:00 (SAST) Time Zone Converter <https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=Open+Science+Incentives+25+October+2017&iso=20171025T10&p1=269&ah=1>	
> Open Science Incentives 1
> #openafrica
> Martin Wittenberg
> Thursday 26 October
> 10:00 – 11:00 (SAST) Time Zone Converter <https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=Open+Science+Incentives+26+October+2017&iso=20171026T10&p1=269&ah=1>	
> Open Science Incentives 2
> #openafrica
> Jean-Claude Burgelman
> Friday 27 October
> 10:00 – 11:00 (SAST) Time Zone Converter <https://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=Open+Science+Incentives+27+October+2017&iso=20171027T10&p1=269&ah=1>	
> Open Science Incentives 3
> #openafrica
> How to connect for each of the above
> 1. Please join us approximately 20 minutes before the start of each webinar, so we can test the connection with you/conduct a sound test. We will be starting at 10:00 SAST promptly for each webinar.
> 2. Go to http://journals.assaf.org.za/blog/ <http://journals.assaf.org.za/blog/> (please use the most recent version of Firefox or Edge/Explorer, since you will require Adobe Flash <https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/> – please download & install <https://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/> if not installed).
> 3. On the right-hand side of the web page mentioned, see Big Blue Button.
> 4. Select the appropriate meeting room name (see table above). 
> 5. Type your own name, and then the password: #openafrica (see table above). Then Join/Login.
> 6. Follow the wizard, and make sure you do all the sound tests, and that the sound on your e-device is turned on. Select that you will Listen only, and select the correct speakers installed on your device. 
> Technical support
> In case something goes wrong regardless of all precautions, please refresh your screen, and follow the wizard again. Don’t worry should there be an interruption of any kind. Simply try login again. The same applies should the presenter be interrupted, because of unforeseen events such as interruption in Internet connection. Should you have any questions/something you want to communicate during the webinar, please type it in the text box to the right and we will respond. Alternatively contact ina at assaf.org.za <mailto:ina at assaf.org.za> or at ismonet or smith.ina (Skype).
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> Thank you so much once again for your interest in participating, and speak tomorrow then!
> Kind regards
> Ina
> Ina Smith
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