Thursday, July 29, 2010

Open Science : A Sociology of Information Topic par excellence

Conference at Berkeley this weekend on changing the way we think about scientific knowledge

From the conference website

Open Science Summit 2010: Updating the Social Contract for Science

July 29-31 International House Berkeley
Synthetic Biology, Gene Patents, Open Data, Open Access, Microfinance for Science, DIY science, DIY Biology, Alternative Funding for Science, Open Source Drugs, Patent Pools, Open Health/Medicine, Patient Advocacy for Innovation

"Ready for a rapid, radical reboot of the global innovation system for a truly free and open 21st century knowledge economy? Join us at the first Open Science Summit, an attempt to gather all stakeholders who want to liberate our scientific and technological commons to enable an new era of decentralized, distributed innovation to solve humanity's greatest challenges."

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