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The second annual BTSCON will be held virtually via Zoom October 23-25, 2023 (10:00 - 21:00 UTC). The goal of this three-day virtual conference is to bring together a multidisciplinary group of researchers, funders, and stakeholders to discuss advancements, challenges, and future opportunities related to big team science.

2023 Keynote Presenters

Madalina Vlasceanu, Ph.D.

Madalina Vlasceanu, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Psychology, New York University, US; International Collaboration to Understand Climate Action

Global collaborations improve the impact of behavioral science: Examples from a manylabs megastudy to increase climate action

Marcus Munafo, Ph.D.

Marcus Munafo, Ph.D.

Professor of Biological Psychology and MRC Investigator, University of Bristol, UK; UK Reproducibility Project

Collaborative approaches to improving research culture and practice

Nokuthula Mchunu, Ph.D.

Nokuthula Mchunu, Ph.D.

Deputy Director, The National Research Foundation of South Africa

African Open Science Platform

2023 Invited Sessions

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ManyManys 1: Reversal Learning

Chairs: Nicolás Alessandroni, Concordia University, Canada & Laurent Prétôt, Pittsburgh State University, US



Open Innovation in Science (OIS): How open and collaborative practices in science influence scientific productivity and societal impact

Chair: Susanne Beck, Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft Open Innovation in Science Center, Austria
Additional Presenters: Christoph Grimpe, Marion Poetz, Henry Sauermann


Open Science in Developing Countries

Chair: Hu Chuan-Peng, Nanjing Normal University, China
Additional Panelists: Alma Jeftic, Leonardo Seda, Samiul Hossain, Zhiqi Xu, Nikita Ghodke

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The Emotion Physiology and Experience Collaboration

Presenter: Bartek Perz, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Poland

Sponsor Organizations


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