PhDnet in collaboration with Max Planck Digital Library are restarting the Open Access Ambassadors (OAA) program. A conference with leading experts and interactive workshops for Max Planck Society’s early career researchers will be held 10-11 December 2019 at Harnack House in Berlin. The OAA program follows a train-the-trainer concept aiming at enabling early stage researchers to promote open access and open science at their respective institutes.

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  • Train Max Planck Society’s early career researchers on open access and open science in order to share and distribute knowledge throughout and beyond MPG
  • Integrate transparency and principles of openness into the standard research workflow of early stage researchers
  • Initiate a real change and a sustainable transition towards open access and open science in the long term


  • Noémie Aubert Bonn Hasselt University
  • Georg Botz Max Planck Society
  • Colleen Campbell Max Planck Digital Library
  • Véronique De Herde European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers
  • Kai Geschuhn Max Planck Digital Library
  • Wolfgang Huang Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings
  • Corina Logan Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
  • Gerard Meijer Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society
  • Mark Patterson eLife Sciences Publications
  • Ana Valente Max Planck Digital Library
  • Sandra Vengadasalam Max Planck Digital Library