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Board on Research Data and Information/US CODATA
International Coordination for Science Data Infrastructure: A Symposium

National Academy of Sciences
2101 Constitution Avenue NW, Lecture Room
Washington, DC
November 1, 2017

 
Symposium Objectives: To review proposed science data infrastructure projects around the globe, such as the Cross-Continental Collection Access and Management Pilot (C2CAMP), Data Commons, Global Open (GO) FAIR, and National Data Service, as well as to highlight, compare, and contrast the plans and capabilities of these projects. View the official announcement.


8:30 am Registration

9:00 am Welcome
Alexa T. McCray (Board Chair), Harvard Medical School
George Strawn, The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

9:10 am Symposium Overview and Objectives
James Hendler, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Symposium Chair)

9:15 am European Efforts
Barend Mons, Leiden University Medical Center

9:45 am Reflections on the Research Data Alliance and Global Data Infrastructure
Mark Parsons, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

10:15 am BREAK

10:30 am Open Research Data Policies and Practices in China
Lili Zhang, Chinese Academy of Sciences

11:00 am Bioinformatics and Relevant Initiatives
George Komatsoulis, CancerLinQ, LLC

11:30 am National Institutes of Health and Related Activities

12:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm Panel I: Emerging Efforts for Science Data Infrastructure
Moderator: Amy Brand, MIT Press
Chaitan Baru, National Science Foundation (Open Knowledge Network)
• L.K. Williams and Scott Wymer (Metadata2020: Initiatives for the Research and Data Communities)
Larry Lannom, Corporation for National Research Initiatives (C2CAMP)

2:00 pm Q&A and Discussion

2:15 pm BREAK


2:30 pm Panel II: Research Community Perspectives
Moderator: Sarah Nusser, Iowa State University

Jane Greenberg, Drexel University
Purvesh Khatri, Stanford University
Myles Axton, Nature Genetics
William Regli, Defense Advances Research Projects Agency

3:50 pm Q&A and Discussion

4:05 pm Summary Remarks
James Hendler, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Symposium Chair)

4:30 pm Symposium Adjourns


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