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Thursday, June 20 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Panel: "Institutional, Regional, National, and International Research Data Initiatives"

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What have we learned from national and regional research data sharing initiatives? What type of actions should academic institutions undertake to support research data management? Which responsibilities on improving research data management should fall into governments and which ones into research communities? These are some of the topics that will be discussed in this one hour panel with world leaders involved in research data initiatives.

Moderators
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Mercè Crosas

Chief Data Science and Technology Officer, IQSS, Harvard University

Speakers
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Martha Whitehead

University Librarian, Vice President for the Harvard Library, and Larsen Librarian for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University
Martha Whitehead is the new Vice President for the Harvard Library and University Librarian and Roy E. Larsen Librarian for the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Prior to joining Harvard in June 2019, Martha was vice-provost (digital planning) and university librarian at Queen’s University... Read More →
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Robert J. Hanisch

Director of the Office of Data and Informatics, Material Measurement Laboratory, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Dr. Robert J. Hanisch is the Director of the Office of Data and Informatics, Material Measurement Laboratory, at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, Maryland. In this role he is responsible for improving data management and analysis practices and helping... Read More →
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Francine Berman

Edward P. Hamilton Distinguished Professor of Computer Science, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Dr. Francine Berman is the Edward P. Hamilton Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).   She is a Fellow of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), and a... Read More →
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Wolfram Horstmann

University Librarian, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Wolfram Horstmann is the director of the Göttingen State and University Library at Georg-August-University of Göttingen since 2014. Prior to his current position he was Associate Director at the Bodleian Libraries of the University of Oxford, UK. He is currently leading several... Read More →


Thursday June 20, 2019 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Tsai Auditorium (Room S010) CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium 1730 Cambridge Street Cambridge, MA 02138

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