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FSCI 2020 | Online | August 3-13, 2020 old

Modified: Wed, 06 Oct 2021 10:21:45 +0000
Published: 6 Oct 2021

We are pleased to announce that Registration is NOW OPEN for the FORCE11 Scholarly Communications Institute (FSCI), which will be delivered virtually from August 3-13, 2020.

Review our full course list, and click on any course number to view the course abstract. Our focus this year is on the theme of FAIR Data principles. The theme includes an array of  courses and plenaries in innovative publishing practices, policy implementation, and other aspects of scholarly communication — all delivered virtually. Browse through all the additional information in the dropdown menus, and see what interests you! 

We understand that many people may be experiencing financial difficulties during the global pandemic. In response, the 2020 FSCI organizing team is offering three levels of enrollment:

  • Package 1: Plenary and Community Sessions plus 1 course – US$110
  • Package 2: Plenary and Community Sessions plus 2 courses – US$185
  • Package 3: Plenary and Community sessions only – US$10

We will also offer a limited scholarship program, to increase participation from financially disadvantaged and underrepresented groups.  Click here to see more details and submit an application.

Wait no further to register, join our community of scholars this August! 

Register for FSCI today

Last year, FSCI attendees shared what they found to be the appeal and value of their experience and how it uniquely distinguishes itself from other similar events. 

  • “Interdisciplinary with a strong and inclusive community”
  • “I appreciated the diversity of participants, both in terms of academic background and demographics.”
  • “The atmosphere is challenging but welcoming, and the international attendees help provide a broader view of the challenges and approaches to scholarly communication.” 
  • “The focus on scholarly communication in all of its aspects – research, teaching, technology, publishing, policy, activism and theory.”
  • “I was blown away by the brilliant minds of both instructors and attendees alike.
  • “I had a fantastic experience at FSCI2019. It was very immersive and I came away with a much richer understanding of scholarly communication.”

Please share this with your community of practice, and help us draw your colleagues to FSCI. Any questions? Email us:

Best wishes,
The FSCI 2020 Organizers