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OpenAIRE Workshop - Impact and Measurement of Open Access

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OpenAIRE is set to organise 5 international workshops on Open Access related issues. Two such workshops have already been held - “Sharing research data and open access to publications in H2020” in Ghent (Belgium) and “Open Peer Review: Models, Benefits and Limitations” in Gottingen (Germany). The third workshop will be on measuring Open Access and its impact. It will be hosted in Oslo, Norway, on the 14th of February 2017.


The workshop is free and open to all. However, all participants need to register:


Below is the preliminary draft programme. Please note that this programme is not definite yet and subject to change. 

The Impact and Measurement of Open Access




Welcome - Curt Rice (Rector)

By HiOA (Oslo and Akershus University College)


OpenAIRE2020 Workshop IntroDUCTION


Session 1 - Measuring Open Access


Knowledge Exchange - Michael Svendsen

Topic: Results and Summary of Workshop on Monitoring OA


Coffee, Cake and Conversation


Danish Open Access Indicator - Karen Sofie Hytteballe Ibanez

Topic: Measuring OA from the Institution side


Crossref - Rachael Lammey

Topic: Discovery and Measuring of OA from the Publisher side


Session 2 - The Impact of Open Access


Funder - To be announced

Topic: The Importance of OA




SCOAP3 - Salvatore Mele

Topic: Impact of OA on Usage Statistics


To be announced soon


To be announced soon


Coffee, Cake and Conversation


Bibliometric - Carlos Galan-Diaz

Topic: The Impact of Research on Society


Panel Discussion

Topic: Measuring the Impact of Open Access


Wrap Up and Summary


This will be a one day workshop on Tuesday the 14th of February 2017, estimated from 0900 CET to 1700 CET.

Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences (HiOA)
Pilestredet 46
0130 Oslo
Accommodation info

We have arranged a conference discount on some hotels close to the venue. They cover a wide range of hotels, from budget options and upwards. Most of them require booking 2-4 weeks in advance, minimum. Please use the provided email address and code to make sure you get the conference discount.

Thon Hotel Slottsparken:
- Single room € 120 (NOK 1083,-)
- Double room € 142 (NOK 1283,-)
- Prices include breakfast and WIFI
- Booking must be done via:
Using code 24547540 or PLUKKHIOA17
Address: Wergelandsveien 5, 0166 Oslo, Norway

Scandic Holberg:
- Room € 165 (NOK 1490,-)
- Price includes breakfast and WIFI
- Booking must be done via:
Using code 46091516 eller HOE1402_001
Address: Holbergs plass 1, 0166 Oslo, Norway

Thon Hotel Gyldenløve:
- Room € 116 (NOK 1 042,-)
- Price includes breakfast and WIFI
- Booking must be done via:
Using code 24551761
Address: Bogstadveien 20, 0355 Oslo, Norway

Smarthotel Oslo:
- Single room € 86 (NOK 775,-) 
- Double room € 97 (NOK 875,-)
- Prices include breakfast and WIFI
- Booking must be done via:
Using code OpenAIRE Conferance 
Hotel website:
Address: St.Olavsgate 26, 0166 Oslo, Norway
Radisson Blu Scandinavia Hotel:
 - Single room € 188 (NOK 1695,-)
- Double room € 210 (NOK 1895,-)
- Prices include breakfast and WIFI
- Booking must be done via:
Hotel website using code OPEN17

Hotel website:
Address: Holbergsgate 30, 0166 Oslo, Norway

Travel info

The venue is centrally located in downtown Oslo. It is easily accessible by buss, tram and within 10 minute walking distance of Oslo’s main street (Karl Johans gate).

From Oslo Airport:

Option 1 - Take the Airport Express train to Oslo Central Station (Oslo S), it departs every 10 minutes. Take the tram to Frydenlund. Tram 17 or 18, towards Rikshospitalet, departs every 5 minutes and the trip takes about 10 minutes (

Option 2 - Take the Airport Express train to Nasjonaltheateret station. It departs every 10 minutes, except for 20 past the hour. From Nasjonaltheateret it is an 11 minute walk to the venue (

Here is a downloadable PDF with travel information.

Contact Us

For your questions concerning the workshop, please contact: Jens H. Aasheim