Programme

Timings Mary Ogilvie Lecture Theatre Tzuzuki Lecture Theatre
09.45 – 10.00 Welcome
Introduction: Simon Hodson, Fiona Murphy
10.00 – 10.30 Key Note One: Peter Fox, ‘The Now and Now for Data: Metaphors for Making Data Publically Available’
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, earth observation and computer science
10.30 – 11.00 Key Note Two: Unni Karunakara
President of Médicins Sans Frontières
11.00 – 11.30 Break (Ruth Deech Building)
11.30 – 13.00 Plenary Panel One:
Where are we now? What’s new? Why the new initiatives? What are the benefits?

Chair: Eefke Smit
Panelists:
Toby Green, OECD
Rebecca Lawrence, F1000
Bernd Pulverer, EMBO
Ruth Wilson, Nature Publishing Group
Elena Zudilova-Seinstra, Elsevier
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch (Ruth Deech Building)
14.00 – 15.00 Parallel Panel One:
Semantic Publishing, Publishing at Scale for Machines

Chair: Susanna Assunta-Sansone
Panelists:
Natalia Manola (OpenAire)
Andrew Hufton (NPG)
Matthew Day (Wolfram Research)
Tom Mowlam (Ubiquity Press)
Parallel Panel Two:
Policy, Funding and Sustainability

Chair: Simon Hodson (Jisc)
Panel:
Marianne Bamkin (JoRD Project on journal data availability policies)
Brian Hole (PRIME Project and Ubiquity Press)
Mark Thorley (NERC, RCUK)
Hans Pfeiffenberger (Alfred Wegener Institute)
Ross Mounce (Open Knowledge Foundation and University of Bath)
15.00 – 16.00 Parallel Panel Three:
Citation, Impact, Metrics

Chair: Theo Bloom
Panel:
Euan Adie (Altmetrics)
Liz Lyon (DCC and UKOLN, University of Bath)
Rodrigo Costas (CWTS, University of Leiden)
Sarah Callaghan (CODATA WG on Data Citation and BADC)
Parallel Panel Four:
Partnerships, Trust, Quality

Chair: Fiona Murphy
Panel:
Jonathan Tedds (PREPARDE Project and University of Leicester)
Duncan Irving (Teradata)
Simon Coles (University of Southampton)
16.00 – 16.30 Break (Ruth Deech Building)
16.30 – 18.00 Plenary Panel Two:
Where do we want to go?

What are the challenges facing data publication? Are the right partners involved? What is the optimal future of data publication?
The panel will be chaired by David Shotton (OeRC, University of Oxford) who will give a short presentation on the Amsterdam Manifesto on Data Citation Principles.
Susan Reilly (LIBER)
Brian Hole (Ubiquity Press)
Sarah Callaghan (BADC)
Eefke Smit (STM Publishers Association)
Bill Michener (DataONE, Dryad, University of New Mexico)
Mark Thorley (NERC, RCUK)
The closing panel will consider such issues as:

  • Should journals scrap ‘supplementary material’?
  • Can institutional data repositories and subject-specific data repositories co-exist?
  • Is the ‘data journal’ a convenient fiction?
  • Why should libraries curate data?
  • Can we afford universal data publication?
  • Data and society – how can we ensure future political decisions are evidence-led?
18.00 – 18.15 Closing Address
John Wood
(Research Data Alliance and  Association of Commonwealth Universities)
18.15 – Reception: Ruth Deech Building