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Fourth US-China Roundtable Meeting on Scientific Data Cooperation

Focus on the Opportunities for Cooperation in Data for Global Health and Environment
Beckman Study Center, National Academy of Sciences
 Irvine, California, USA
March 29 and 30, 2010
 
 
AGENDA
 
Day 1: Monday,March 29, 2010

9:00
Opening Plenary Session
Welcoming Remarks
 
Roberta Balstad (US) and
Guo Huadong (China), Roundtable Co-Chairs
9:20
 
Belinda Seto, Deputy Director, NIBIB, NIH
9:50
 
Liu DePei, President, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences
10:20
 
Tan Tieniu, Deputy Secretary-General, CAS
10:45-11:10
Coffee Break
 
 
11:10
Keynote address on Global Change Data
 
Gregory Withee, USGS 
11:35
Guo Huadong, Director-General, Center for Earth Observation and Digital Earth (CEODE), CAS
12:00
 
Paul Uhlir, Director, USNC/CODATA and BRDI
12:15
Group Photo
 
 
12:30-13:30
Lunch
 
 
 
Parallel Breakout Sessions
 
13:30-15:30
 
A: Biomedical Data
Cooperation
 
US Co-Chair: Belinda Seto
China Co-Chair: Liu DePei
 
A1. Health IT, EHR and standard sharing
 
 
China National EHR: How Far We Are?, Huilong Duan, Professor Zhejiang University (30 min.)
 
Image Sharing - the NIBIB/RSNA image sharing project employing IHE solutions, David Mendelson, Chief of Clinical Informatics MSMC, Director of Radiology Information Systems, The Mount Sinai Medical Center (MSMC) (30 min.)
 
Data Integration and Clinical Decision Support for Personalized Medicine and Healthcare,
Lei Liu, Professor, Deputy Director, Shanghai Center for Bioinformation Technology – SCBIT (30 min.)
 
 
 
 
B1: Advanced Cyber-infrastructure for Scientific Data Applications
 
US Co-Chair: Harlan Onsrud
China Co-Chair: Li Jianhui
 
 
Washington University/China Interactions for Planetary Science, Thomas Stein, Washington University at St. Louis
 
 
 
The Integration of Microbial Data in China, Ma Juncai, Network Information Center, Institute of Microbiology, CAS
 
US participants:
·   Gregory Cole, Director and Principal Investigator, GLORIAD
 
China participants:
·   Guo Huadong,CEODE/CAS
·   Fan Xiangtao,CEODE/CAS
·   Li Xinwu,CEODE/CAS
·   Liu Chuang,IGSNRR/CAS
·   Liu Ruifeng,CEA
·   Jia Gensuo,IAP/CAS
 
15:30-16:00
Coffee Break
 
 
16:00-17:00
 
A2. Genomic Wide Association Study (GWAS)
 
Integrating imaging and genomic data: Infrastructure for a GWAS of human brain development, Dr. David Kennedy, Dept. of Psychiatry, Director, Division of Neuroinformatics, University of Massachusetts Medical Center (30 min.)
 
GWAS study and Pharmacogenomics in China,Professor Chao Chen, Vice President, Northwestern University of China. (30 min.)
 
US participants (TBC):
·   Jie Liang
·   Wei Zheng
 
China participants:
·   Wang Heng, Director, Institute of Basic Research, CAMS
·   Yang Gonghuan, Vice-Director, Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
·   Guan Jian, Director, Division of Scientific Research, Beijing Union Hospital
·   Jin Shuigao, Director, Information Center, China CDC
·   Li Hao, Director, Data Center of Beijing Tiantan Hospital
·   Shen Haipeng, Vice President, Neuroimage Center of Beijing Tiantan Hospital
·   Wang Yilong, Vice President, Beijing Tiantan Hospital
 
Discussion of Day 1 proceedings to be started on Day 2 at 9am.
 
B2: Earth and Environmental Scientific Data Application
B2.a. Seismology Data
 
US Co-Chair: Harlan Onsrud
China Co-Chair: Prof. JIA Gensuo
 
The History and the Future of Global Seismology, Ray Willemann, IRIS (15 min.)
 
Seismic Data Exchange Between China and US, Liu Ruifeng, CEA (15 min.)
 
 
US participants:
·   Paul Richards, Columbia Univ.
 
China participants:
·   Guo Huadong, CEODE/CAS
·   Li Guoqing, CEODE/CAS
·   Liu Chuang, Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research (IGSNRR), CAS      
·   Li Xinwu, CEODE/CAS
 
17:00
Adjourn
 
 
17:15-18:00
Reception at the Beckman Study Center
 
 
18:00-19:30
Banquet for All Delegates at the Beckman Study Center
 
 
19:45
Bus transportation back to the hotel
 
 

 
Day 2: Tuesday, March 30, 2010

 
Parallel Breakout Sessions (continued)
 
9:00-12:00
 
A: Biomedical Data
Cooperation (continued)
 
US Co-Chair: Belinda Seto
China Co-Chair: Liu DePei
 
Q&A and Roundtable Discussion of Day 1 Proceedings (30 min.)
 
B2: a. Earth and Environmental Scientific Data Cooperation
 
US Co-Chair: Paul Richards
China Co-Chair:: Li Guoqing
 
 
10:30-10:50
Coffee Break
 
 
 
 
A3. Informatics Infrastructure That Support Data Sharing
 
Integrated biomedical database platforms at SCBIT, Dr. Yixue Li, Director, Shanghai Center for Bioinformation Technology (30 min.)
 
NIBIB Health IT Initiatives and Medical Image Sharing, James Luo, Director, Biomedical Informatics Programs (30 min.)
 
Basic Medical Data Cooperation at BMICC, Heng Wang, Director, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (30 min.)
 
Q&A and Roundtable Discussion of Day 2 (30 min.)
 
China Participants?
·   Yang Gonghuan,China CDC
·   Guan Jian,Beijing Union Hospital
·   Jin Shuigao, China CDC
·   Li Hao, Beijing Tiantan Hospital
·   Shen Haipeng, Beijing Tiantan Hospital
·   Wang Yilong, Beijing Tiantan Hospital
 
 
B2.c  Atmospheric and Climate Data
 
 
Data Sharing – Critical for Global Science, E. Lynn Usery, USGS
 
US participants:
·   Gregory Withee, USGS
·   Harlan Onsrud, University of Maine
·   Roberta Balstad, Columbia University
 
China participants:
·   Guo Huadong, CEODE/CAS
·   Liu Ruifeng, CEA
·   Fan Xiangtao,CEODE/CAS
 
12:00-13:30
Lunch
 
 
13:30
 
Closing Plenary Session (all Roundtable participants)
Discussion on Joint Study on Improving Data Sharing
 
Michael Johnson, University of Illinois at Chicago, and Liu Chuang, IGSNRR, CAS
14:45
Assessment and Discussion of the US-China Roundtable program

Li Jianhui, CNIC/CAS
Paul Uhlir, USNC/CODATA
15:20
Concluding remarks by the Roundtable Co-Chairs
Roberta Balstad, US, and
Guo Huadong, China
15:30
End of Meeting
 
 
15:45
Bus transportation back to the hotel
 
 
18:30
Dinner at the hotel