CRAFT-OA Tech Event

From 10-11 October 2024, CRAFT-OA organises the CRAFT-OA Tech Event in Turin, Italy.

The gathering aims to bring together various stakeholders, including members of the Diamond Open Access (OA) community, institutional publishing service and technology providers, journal editors, and technical professionals working with publishing systems like OJS, Lodel, and Janeway. 

The event will feature presentations, workshops, and hands-on sessions on topics such as:

  • the Diamond Discovery Hub – the registry of Diamond OA journals 
  • OJS core and plug-in developments
  • Indexes and Aggregators Knowledge Base  
  • Journals Visibility Pathfinder for indexing and harvesting services
  • Training materials and curriculum for technical standards
  • the Living Handbook for Diamond OA publishing
  • AAI – single sign-on service for the community
  • and much more (detailed information on topics is given on the registration website) 

This event is a unique opportunity to share knowledge on the technological advancements within the CRAFT-OA project, collaborate and shape the future of equitable, scholar-led, digital publishing. 

The registration is open until 31 July 2024: 

To ensure an engaging and interactive event, the number of participants is limited to 99

Please note that a PKP sprint, hosted by CRAFT-OA, will also take place in the same location from October 08-09, 2024:  

We look forward to an enriching experience in Turin, where we can come together as a community to make a significant impact on the future of Diamond OA.

If you have any questions regarding the event, please do not hesitate to reach out to the CRAFT-OA coordination team at

We encourage you to share the information about this event with your colleagues, associates, and any other interested individuals who may benefit from participating in our Tech Event.

October is the time to harvest grapes in Piemonte, called vendemmia. Turin is close to Langhe – one of Italy’s most famous wine production regions. Home of Barolo, Barbaresco, Dolcetto and Barbera d’Alba, among others. This might be of interest to you if you consider prolonging your stay.