Registration is now open! IGAD Coffee Break Webinar on 8 September 2021 from 13:00 to 13:30 CEST


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The next webinar part of the Research Data Alliance Interest Group for Agricultural Data (IGAD)’s new Coffee Break initiative will take place on 8 September from 13:00 to 13:30 CEST. The webinar, titled Supporting Open Data in agriculture with F1000Research will feature Guillaume Wright from F1000Research

F1000Research is an open research publishing platform with a mission to allow authors to publish fast, openly and without restrictions, while incorporating unique post-publication transparent peer reviews and open data as core principles for publication.

During this webinar, Guillaume will introduce the innovative publishing model behind F1000Research and provide guidance and resources for authors on meeting F1000Research’s criteria for ensuring open data; and how their publishing model aligns with the FAIR data principles. He will also introduce the Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Gateway; a dedicated space on F1000Research supporting Rapid and transparent dissemination of research, shaping key challenges in all areas of agriculture, food, and nutrition. 

Registration is now open. Interested participants can register for the webinar here.

Guillaume Wright / Presenter
Guillaume Wright



Guillaume Wright is an experienced Publisher and Editor with an established background having worked for over 12 years in academic publishing, including specialisms in interdisciplinary research, media and outreach, editorial strategy, and open science publishing. Currently, Guillaume is the Physical Sciences Publisher for F1000 Research, an open research publishing platform, developing relationships and collaborations within the physical sciences community to support the acceleration of open science, open research, and open data in academic publishing.



More about the IGAD Coffee Break

The new IGAD Coffee Break webinar series, which will feature eight different webinars from eight different presenters running from 16 June to 27 October 2021. The innovative initiative will help to create an ongoing dialogue and encourage the exchange of experiences on agricultural research and innovation within the IGAD community and beyond.