16:00 - Welcome - by John Wood, Secretary General, Association of Commonwealth Universities, as moderator
16:05 - Introducing the Research Data Alliance, by Prof. Francine Berman, Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute - What is the RDA's vision of data-sharing and collaboration in science?
16:15 - Preliminary comments
• Malcolm Harbour, MEP, and Chair, Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee, European Parliament
• Rep. Dan Lipinski, ranking member, House Subcommittee on Research (tbc)
16:30 - What is this about?
• Ross Wilkinson, Executive Director, Australian National Data Services
• G. Sayeed Choudhury, Associate Dean for Research Data Management, Johns Hopkins
• Laurence W. Lannom, Vice President, (US) Corporation for National Research Initiatives
17:00 - Open discussion
17:30 - Ends