The Seventh Open Science Meeting, entitled Science and Society, has been held from 26 to 28 January 2014 in Makassar, Indonesia. The Open Science Meeting (OSM) is an activity of the Joint Working Committee Indonesia – The Netherlands (JWC) and has been organized biannually, mostly in Indonesia.
were present and have presented their research and policy. Academics has indicated how their research projects can benefit society and contribute to better policy. In a number of sessions, representatives from business, policy circles, societal organisations and science have discussed the opportunities and obstacles in the relationships between their respective spheres.
The OSM 2014 programme consisted of scientific presentations, public disputes, workshops, keynote speeches, laptop presentations and science for policy sessions. Around the two plenary days of the OSM, Masterclasses on different themes has been organized at several locations in the archipelago.