GYA Executive Committee member and former co-lead of the Open Science working group Koen Vermeir (France) represented the GYA at the European Commission’s Open Science Policy Platform (OSPP) meeting in Bucharest, Romania, on 11 April 2019, where the future of scholarly communication and new indicators for open science were discussed.

Koen also participated in the discussion panel on Next Generation Metrics, Next Indicators, Next Science of the OSPP-organised stakeholders consultation event ‘New indicators to support open science’ in Bucharest on 12 April 2019.