In 2018, OpenAIRE established a legal entity called OpenAIRE A.M.K.Ε., a non-profit partnership, to ensure a permanent presence and structure for a European-wide national policy and open scholarly communication infrastructure.

AMKE Standing Committees

Management and Administration

Description

The role of the Management and Administration Standing Committee is primarily to provide financial oversight of the organization. It provides guidance with regards to its budget formation (budgeting, financial planning and reporting) and monitoring (creation and monitoring of internal controls and accountability policies). And it makes suggestions to the OpenAIRE competent bodies, particularly the Executive Board regarding selection and appointment of OpenAIRE Management Office officers and staff.

Members

  1. Pauli Assinen, University of Helsinki (Finland) chair
  2. André Dazy, Couperin (France) co-chair
  3. Najla Rettberg, University of Göttingen (Germany) co-chair
  4. Iryna Kuchma, EIFL (Lithuania)
  5. Natalia Manola, ARC (Greece)
  6. Vasia Diochnou, ARC (Greece)
  7. Pedro Principe, UMinho (Portugal)
Legal, Policy and Ethics

Description

The purpose of the LPE SC is to provide guidance on policy, legal matters and ethics. It is responsible for advising the General Assembly (GA) and Executive Board (EB) in establishing clear rules, regulations and guidelines required for all levels of operation within the OpenAIRE AMKE. The LPE SC is responsible for providing template documents, e.g. contracts and policies, in accordance with the applicable legal frameworks and ethical best practices. In addition the LPE SC is responsible for ensuring that necessary guidelines and policies are in place and that they are regularly reviewed.

The LPE will focus on setting up and updating:

  1. Statutory documents
  2. Internal Rules of Procedure (IRoP)
  3. Data policies
  4. Service-level Agreements (SLA)

Members

  1. Jens Harald Aasheim, UNIT (Norway) co-chair
  2. Prodromos Tsiavos, ARC (Greece) chair 
  3. Alicia Gómez, FECYT (Spain)
  4. Laura Bonora, FECYT (Spain)
  5. Eloy Rodrigues, UMinho (Portugal)
  6. Inge Van Nieuwerburgh, UGent (Belgium)
  7. Thomas Margoni, CREATe (UK)
  8. Frank Manista, JISC (UK)
  9. Lucie Pocha, CERN (Switzerland)
Outreach, Communications and Engagement

Description

The Standing Committee provides the AMKE with a communications, outreach and engagement high-level strategy; it recommends the prioritization for services and stakeholders, and is responsible for the onboarding of new OpenAIRE members (who, how, when).

Members

  1. Elli Papadopoulou, ARC (Greece) co-chair
  2. Iryna Kuchma, EIFL (Lithuania)
  3. Paula Moura, UMinho (Portugal)
  4. Pedro Principe, UMinho (Portugal)
  5. Pauli Assinen, University of Helsinki (Finland)
  6. Gerda McNeill, University of Vienna (Austria)
  7. Ilaria Fava, University of Göttingen (Germany) chair 
  8. Lena Dreher, University of Konstanz (Germany)
  9. Kevin J. Ellul, University of Malta (Malta)
  10. Mark A. Poulton, University of Malta (Malta)
  11. André Dazy, Couperin (France)
  12. Pilar Rico, FECYT (Spain)
  13. Mihaela Hubert, University of Vienna (Austria)
  14. Frank Manista, JISC (UK)
Training and Support

Description

The Training and Support Standing committee develops training strategy and monitors and measures training operations. It identifies areas of training that are of strategic importance and priority for the OpenAIRE communities; provides train-the-trainers as a service for all interested; and collaborates with the global open science and open scholarly communication training and education communities. It also contributes to building open science skill sets and provides strategic guidance with regards to the production of learning material, modules and open educational resources, based on regional, national or local contexts.

Members

  1. Iryna Kuchma, EIFL (Lithuania) chair
  2. Birgit Schmidt, University of Göttingen (Germany)
  3. Bojan Macan, Ruđer Bošković Institute (Croatia)
  4. Pedro Principe, UMinho (Portugal)
  5. Eloy Rodrigues, UMinho (Portugal)
  6. Pauli Assinen, University of Helsinki (Finland)
  7. Susanne Blumesberger, University of Vienna (Austria)
  8. Lena Dreher, University of Konstanz (Germany)
  9. André Dazy, Couperin (France)
  10. Pilar Rico, FECYT (Spain)
  11. Laura Bonora, FECYT (Spain)
  12. Alicia Gómez, FECYT (Spain) co-chair
  13. Gultekin Gurdal, IIT (Turkey)
  14. Ieva Ceseviciute, KTU (Lithuania)
  15. Bénédicte Kuntziger, CCSD-HAL (Couperin, France)
  16. Emilie Hermans, UGent (Belgium) co-chair
  17. Gerda McNeill, University of Vienna (Austria)
  18. Jonathan England, University of Luxembourg, (Luxembourg)
  19. Laurence Crohem, University of Lille (France)
  20. Peter Stanchev, IMI-BAS (Bulgaria)
  21. Simcha Meir, Bar Ilan University (Israel)
  22. Judit Fazekas-Paragh, University of Debrecen University and National Library (Hungary)
  23. Ilkay Holt, COAR
  24. Elly Dijk, DANS (the Netherlands)
  25. Pierre Mounier, CNRS (France)
  26. Ellen Leenarts, DANS (the Netherlands)
Services and Technologies

Description

The objective of the Services and Technologies Steering Committee is to provide the strategic framework necessary in order to define, assess, expand, maintain and improve the OpenAIRE services and enhance their interoperability with international, national, regional, and sub-regional services.

Members

  1. Alen Vodopijevec, Ruđer Bošković Institute (Croatia)
  2. Kimmo Koskinen, University of Helsinki (Finland)
  3. Raman Ganguly, University of Vienna (Austria)
  4. Jens H. Aasheim, Unit (Norway)
  5. Najko Jahn, University of Göttingen (Germany)
  6. Andreas Czerniak, University of Bielefeld (Germany) chair 
  7. Emmanuel Hadj, FECYT (Spain)
  8. Alfonso López, FECYT (Spain)
  9. Joaquín Tribaldos, FECYT (Spain)
  10. Bruno Marmol, CCSD-HAL (Couperin, France)
  11. Pedro Principe, UMinho (Portugal) co-chair 
  12. André Vieira, UMinho (Portugal)
  13. José Carvalho, UMinho (Portugal)
  14. Claudio Atzori, CNR (Italy)
  15. Miriam Baglioni, CNR (Italy)
  16. Alessia Bardi, CNR (Italy)
  17. Marek Horst, ICM (Poland)
  18. Jose Benito Gonzalez Lopez, CERN (Switzerland)
  19. Camilla Lindelöw, National Library of Sweden (Sweden)
  20. Jochen Schirrwagen, UNIBI (Germany)
  21. Andrius Kriščiūnas, Kaunas University of Technology (Lithuania)
Open Science Strategies

Description

The Open Science Policy Committee has the two-fold objective to:
  1. Identify emerging and analyse existing policies regarding Open Science
  2. Analyse and assess OS business models (e.g., APC, non-APC) relevant for the OpenAIRE communities
  3. Carry out/ commission studies about Open Science policy emerging trends
  4. Identify innovative services, tools and business models to serve open science
and also to establish OpenAIRE LE as a key European organization in open scholarly communication by engaging with Open Science Policymakers at the national (especially at the ministry level), European and international level in order to set up, support and expand the Open Science Policy network.

Members

  1. Najla Rettberg, University of Göttingen (Germany)
  2. Inge Van Nieuwerburgh, University of Gent (Belgium) co-chair
  3. Iryna Kuchma, EIFL (The Netherlands)
  4. Eloy Rodrigues, UMinho (Portugal) chair
  5. Jadranka Stojanovski, Ruđer Bošković Institute (Croatia)
  6. Gerda McNeill, University of Vienna (Austria)
  7. Nina Karlstrøm, Unit (Norway)
  8. Jochen Schirrwagen, University of Bielefeld (Germany)
  9. Josianne Camilleri Vella, University of Malta (Malta)
  10. Kaja Slonina, University of Malta (Malta)
  11. André Dazy, COUPERIN (France)
  12. Pilar Rico, FECYT (Spain)
  13. Gultekin Gurdal, IIT (Turkey)
  14. Gintare Tautkeviciene, KTU (Lithuania)
  15. Christine Berthaud, CCSD-HAL (France)
  16. Bénédicte Kuntziger, CCSD-HAL (France)
  17. Romain Féret, University of Lille (France)
  18. Mihaela Hubert, University of Vienna (Austria)
  19. Michal Růžička, Masaryk University (Czech Republic)
  20. Erzsébet Tóth-Czifra, DARIAH-EU (Germany)
  21. Frank Manista, JISC (UK)
  22. Tim Smith, CERN (Switzerland)
  23. Laurence El Khouri, CNRS (France)
  24. Sylvie Rousset, CNRS (France)

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