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Research Data Alliance and global Data and Computing e-Infrastructure challenges

11th-12th December 2014

Grand Hotel Plaza, via del Corso 126, Rome, Italy

#RDAITEU2014

PRESENTATIONS AVAILABLE ON INDIVIDUAL SESSION PAGES & LINKED BELOW

11th December 2014, Grand Hotel Plaza, Rome

13:00 - 14:00

Registration

14:00 – 15:00

Opening plenary session - https://rd-alliance.org/opening-session.html

Chair: Marco Conti, Director Department of Engineering, ICT and Technologies for Energy and Transport, Italian National Research Council (CNR), Italy

 

14:00 – 14:15   

Cristina Messa, Chancellor Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Vice President Italian National Research Council and Italian Horizon2020 Research Infrastructures Delegate & Steering Committee Chair

14:15 – 14:30

Antonello Giacomelli, Undersecretary of State, Italian Ministry of Economic Development

14:30 – 14:45

The Data Harvest Report: How sharing research data can yield knowledge, jobs and growth presented by Leif Laaksonen, RDA Europe Coordinator & Director, CSC IT Center for Science, Finland

14:45 – 15:00

Zoran Stančič, Deputy Director-General, Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology - European Commission

15:00 – 15:30

Keynote

Building on the experience of RDA: Opportunities to advance Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering - Irene Qualters, Head of Cyberinfrastructure Programme, National Science Foundation, US

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee break

16:00 – 17:00

Setting the Scene: International Panel - https://rd-alliance.org/setting-scene-international-panel.html

Chair: John Wood, Secretary General Association for Commonwealth Universities & RDA Europe Chair & RDA Council Co-Chair

 

 

Ross Wilkinson, Executive Director, Australian National Data Service, Australia

Naoyuki Tsunematsu, Principal Adviser,  Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), Japan

Dietrich Nelle, Head Directorate “Science Systems” in the Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Germany

Mark Asch, Scientific Advisor, MENESR, France

17:00 – 18:00

e-Infrastructures for science challenges - https://rd-alliance.org/e-infrastructures-science-challenges-session.html

Panel on data and computing with "disciplinary cases" proposing the big challenges for science and underlying infrastructures

Chair: Mark Parsons, RDA Secretary General

 

 

Rolf Apweiler, Joint Associate Director EMBL-European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI) & ELIXIR

Ferath Kherif, Head Human Brain Project Medical Informatics Platform, University of Lausanne

Nicolaus Hanowski, Head of the Ground Segment & Operations Department, in the ESA Earth Observation Directorate (EOP)

20:00

Social Dinner, Grand Hotel Plaza, Salone delle Feste

12th December 2014, Grand Hotel Plaza, Rome

9:00 – 9:30

Data sharing in the face of emerging epidemics, bridging science to politics - Ilaria Capua, Member of the Chamber of Deputies of the Italian Parliament, Vice-President of VII Commission ‘Culture, Science and Education’ – Director, Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences at the Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Legnaro, Italy

https://rd-alliance.org/keynote-data-sharing-face-emerging-epidemics-bridging-science-politics.html

9:30 – 11:00

Promoting innovation in science for growth & jobs - https://rd-alliance.org/promoting-innovation-science-growth-jobs-session.html

How e-infrastructures and Research Infrastructures can be a vehicle for growth and jobs

Chair: Sandra Collins, Chair of the ALLEA E-Humanities Working Group & Director of the Digital Repository of Ireland (DRI), Ireland

 

 

 

 

 

Anne Christine Brusendorff, General Secretary, International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES), Denmark

Colin Wright, Advisor on Cyberinfrastructure to the Department of Science and Technology, South Africa

Francesco Saverio Nucci, Application Research Director, Engineering Spa, Italy

 

 

Open discussion moderated by Session Chair

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee break

11:30 - 13:00

Opening science to society - https://rd-alliance.org/opening-science-society-session.html

Supporting open science and mechanisms to engage citizens and gain their trust

Chair: Peter Doorn, Director, Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS), The Netherlands

 

 

Paul Ayris, Director of Library Services, University College London, United Kingdom

Geoffrey Boulton, Regius Professor Emeritus of the University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom & President of CODATA

Walter Stewart, Coordinator, Research Data Canada

 

 

Open discussion moderated by Session Chair

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch break

14:00 – 15:30

Enabling the integration of institutional, regional and national research capacity: The "data glue" for Research and e-Infrastructures - https://rd-alliance.org/data-glue-session.html

Covering the integration and opening of national level infrastructures through physical & remote access.

Chair: Augusto Burgueno-Arjona, Head of e-Infrastructures Unit, DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology - European Commission

#RDADataGlue

 

 

Daniel Adams, Chief Director: Basic Sciences and Infrastructure, Department of Science and Technology (DST), Pretoria, South Africa

David Carr, Policy Adviser, Wellcome Trust, United Kingdom

Mário J. Gaspar da Silva, INESC-ID and Instituto Superior Técnico, U. Lisboa, Portugal

Inmaculada Figueroa, Deputy Assistant Director-General for International Relations and European Affairs, Secretariat of State for Research,
Development and Innovation, Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, Spain

 

Open discussion moderated by Session Chair

15:30 - 16:00

CLOSING SESSION - PRESENTATION

Augusto Burgueno-Arjona, Head of e-Infrastructures Unit, DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology - European Commission & Cristina Messa, Chancellor Università degli Studi di Milano-Bicocca, Vice President Italian National Research Council and Italian Horizon2020 Research Infrastructures Delegate & Steering Committee Chair