Call for Papers

We are delighted to announce the Call for Papers for the Open Knowledge Conference, a dynamic and interdisciplinary event dedicated to exploring the vast and transformative landscape of open knowledge and its profound implications for the advancement of science, technology, and society. The conference aims to bring together an illustrious gathering of researchers, practitioners, and enthusiasts from diverse fields to foster collaboration, exchange innovative ideas, and promote the widespread dissemination of open knowledge.


Conference Theme:

The Open Knowledge Conference warmly welcomes contributions that revolve around the expansive concept of open knowledge. Submissions may encompass, but are not restricted to, the following areas:

  • Open access and open data initiatives
  • Open education and e-learning
  • Open source software and hardware
  • Open science and research practices
  • Open government and transparency
  • Open innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Open cultural heritage and digital humanities
  • Open collaboration and crowdsourcing
  • Open standards and interoperability
  • Open policies and licensing


Publication Opportunity:

Selected full papers from this prestigious conference will be given due consideration for publication in the esteemed Journal of Knowledge and Science Technology (JKST). Authors of accepted papers will have the exclusive chance to present their groundbreaking work during the conference and subsequently submit an extended version of their paper for the rigorous review process of the JKST. This esteemed journal reaches a wide audience of dedicated researchers, scholars, and practitioners in the field of knowledge and science technology.


Submission Guidelines:

We extend an enthusiastic invitation to researchers, scholars, practitioners, and students to submit their original, unpublished papers that align seamlessly with the conference's thought-provoking theme. To ensure a seamless review process, please adhere to the following guidelines:


Full papers: Submit a complete research paper of maximum 8,000 words, inclusive of references and appendices. The manucripts should be sent to

Formatting: Kindly utilize the formatting and citation style guidelines provided by the Journal of Knowledge and Science Technology.

Language: Submissions must be in English.

Submission Process: Kindly submit your outstanding paper through the conference submission system by the specified deadline.

Important Dates:

  • Paper Submission Deadline: August 30th, 2023
  • Notification of Acceptance: September 10th, 2023
  • Camera-Ready Submission Deadline: September 20th, 2023
  • Conference Dates: September 30th, 2023

We eagerly anticipate receiving your valuable contributions and fostering vibrant discussions at the Open Knowledge Conference. Together, let us embark on an enriching journey to explore the unparalleled power of open knowledge in shaping the future of science, technology, and society.

Conference Fee

We are delighted to inform you that the conference registration is entirely FREE of charge. Attendees can participate in all conference sessions, keynote speeches, workshops, and networking events at no cost.

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Best regards,


Open Knowledge Conference Organizing Committee