Types of Groups on OPEN
City Partnership Collaborative Group
City Partnership Collaborative Groups are private and accessible only to users added to the Group by one of its managers. For example, if several City Partnerships want to work together on sustainability issues, they might create a Group called the Urban Sustainability Collaborative Group and invite Users from different City Partnerships who are concerned about the same topic.
City Partnership Editorial Group
CP Editorial Group in which content is accessible to all users on the site. Users must be invited to join the Group. Example: a City Partnership editorial Group such as Trento CP: Members of this Group can discuss privately amongst themselves or choose to post items publically, such as in the News section of the website.
PLACES Private Group
PLACES private group is used for creating groups with private content, only available to group members. For example, the PLACES Executive Committee (PEC) – composed of representatives from the project’s partner organizations – has a private Group on OPEN.
Thematic Working Groups
Thematic Working Groups are private groups accessible only to users added to the group by one of the group's managers. The TWG Leaders, once selected, will each be Managers of a TWG on OPEN and will then invite users from different Regions and City Partnerships of the PLACES Project. TWGs are different from PLACES Collaborative Groups because they have a specific mandate to provide recommendations and address how science communication can contribute to achieving the Europe 2020 Flagships.