Speakers

Kerstin Helbig

Short CV

Kerstin Helbig is research data management coordinator at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany. She assists researchers in the management of their research data and organizes training as well as information sessions. In her former position she was a research associate at GESIS – Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences, where she was responsible for the further development of the used metadata schema and supported researchers in the registration of their research data. Since September 2016, Kerstin has been a member of the DINI-nestor research data working group steering committee and since March 2018 she is a member of the executive board of the German Research Data Alliance node (RDA-DE e.V.). She supports and promotes national and international research data management activities, especially in the area of training and data management planning.

About Workshop

Title: RDA-pt The Portuguese node of the Research Data Alliance

When

16th September, 14:00

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Gina Pavone

Short CV

Gina Pavone works at ISTI/CNR as OpenAIRE National Open Access Desk and RDA National Node Responsible. She is a journalist and expert of data analysis, she has written for various Italian newspapers and magazines.
She has studied data and visual journalism, and she has also attended a master course in big data analytics at the University of Pisa. She has worked as data journalist and she has done some advocacy work on transparency and openness of public data, in particular budget data from the public administration.

About Workshop

Title: RDA-pt The Portuguese node of the Research Data Alliance

When

16th September, 14:00

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Maria Manuel Borges

Short CV

Maria Manuel Borges is an Associate Professor in Information Science and co-coordinator of the Digital Humanities Group at the Centre for 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies of the University of Coimbra. She is the Head of Department of Philosophy, Communication and Information. She is a member of the Interministerial Working Group, sub-group Research Assessment to advise the Portuguese Ministry of Science, Technology and Higher Education about the strategic orientation for the National Open Science initiative. She is also a member of the Research Data Alliance and a member of the board supported by the University of Coimbra of the node RDA.pt

About Workshop

Title: RDA-pt The Portuguese node of the Research Data Alliance

WHEN

16th September, 14:00

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Ina Blümel

Short CV

Ina Blümel is Professor of Information Science at Hannover University of Applied Sciences and Arts and research group leader at TIB - German National Library of Science and Technology, where she helped to establish the Competence Center for Nontextual Materials and the Open Science Lab. She is a trained architect and holds a PhD in Library and Information Science from Humboldt University Berlin. Ina carries out experimental research and development in the field of open science, preferably involving junior scientists and students, Wikimedia and other communities outside the ivory tower with dedication to free knowledge.
Her focus areas are collaborative knowledge creation and its interplay with machine-based methods, information modeling and contextualization as well as decentralized approaches for knowledge and data. She likes to investigate the relationship between digitisation and the intersectional points of science and society.

About Workshop

Title: The Utopia of Innovative Open Research Infrastructures

WHEN

16th September, 14:00

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João Miranda

Short CV

João Luís de Miranda is Adjunct Professor (tenured) at Escola Superior de Tecnologia e Gestão of Instituto Politécnico de Portalegre (ESTG/IPP), Portugal, and researcher in Optimization methods and Process Systems Engineering (PSE) at Centro de Recursos Naturais e Ambiente of Instituto Superior Técnico (CERENA/IST). He is teaching for two decades in the Mathematics group (e.g.: Calculus, Numerical Analysis, Operations Research, Quantitative Methods, Multivariate Analysis, Statistics) and is Author/Editor of diverse publications in Optimization, PSE, and Education subjects in Engineering and OR/MS contexts. He is also interested in strengthening his research topics through international cooperation in multidisciplinary frameworks.

About Workshop

Title: RDA-pt The Portuguese node of the Research Data Alliance

When

16th September, 14:00

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Georgios Kakaletris

Short CV

Georgios Kakaletris (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), is a senior software architect and researcher with more than 25 years of experience in commercial and research projects with roles that spanned from s/w engineer and researcher to workpackage and technical leader. He is graduate of the Department of Physics at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, and holds a M.Sc. in Computer Science. He has worked for major Greek companies and during the later years as Chief Research and Innovation Officer for CITE S.A. where he has led the design and implementation of several large scale applications for various sectors such as finance, human resource management, infrastructure management, culture etc
Presently he collaborates with major academic and research institutes, including Athena Research and Innovation Center and National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Since early 2000 he has been engaged in several research projects holding key positions (scientific responsible, sector manager, workpackage leader, task leader) in fields such as Geospatial data management and visualization (mGuide, EarthServer 1 & 2, BlueBRIDGE etc) distributed processing (DILIGENT, ESA-NASA Hubble Space Telescope Catalogue of Variables and several others), metadata federation / information retrieval (DILIGENT, DRIVER, D4Science I & II, iMarine). His main scientific interests cover the areas of distributed processing, information retrieval, cloud computing, query/workflow optimisation and interoperability. He has published a number of articles in journals and conferences (IEEE, ACM, etc).

About Demo

Title: OpenDMP: a collaborative workspace for delivering DMPs

WHEN

  • 18th September, 11:30
    • Demo presentations (2 min.)
    • Parallel Presentations (3 sessions x 20 min.)

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Kevin Ashley

Short CV

Kevin Ashley is Director of the Digital Curation Center.
The DCC provides services for data management planning; advice and guidance; training; consultancy on all aspects of data management and reuse; and engagement in international projects such as EOSCPilot, FOSTER+, FAIR's FAIR & FAIR4Health. He’s vice-chair of the Digital Preservation Coalition, co-chair of RDA's OAB and chair of the SSI advisory board.
Kevin’s career has been spent in supporting research. At ULCC his team delivered delivered digital preservation services to organisations including the UK National Archives and the British Library and developed training, including the award-winning DPTP. His career began in a medical research unit devoted to innovative uses of IT in the support of clinical research and practice.

About Workshop

Title: Making EOSC Training more FAIR

When

17th September, 1st part (14:00), 2nd part (16:30)

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Annabel Grant

Short CV

Annabel Grant, Senior Stakeholder Engagement Manager. Annabel joined GÉANT in 2012 and has over 20 years' experience of project and programme management of regional, national and EC funded projects. She leads Stakeholder Engagement activities in the GN4-3 project including all aspects of stakeholder engagement, community building, requirements gathering and feedback and is the lead coordinator for collaboration activities with other e-infrastructures. Additionally she contributes to a number of EOSC related projects including EOSC Secretariat. For over 10 years she managed a portfolio of funding programmes and innovation initiatives for early-stage technology SMEs and university spin-outs in the Cambridge Cluster.

About Workshop

Title: The Journey to EOSC - preparing at national level

When

17th September, 11:00

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Manolis Terrovitis

Short CV

Dr. Manolis Terrovitis is a Researcher at the Information Management Systems Institute (IMSI) of Research Center Athena ,and President of the Hellenic Accreditation System (www.esyd.gr). His research work includes big data analytics, data privacy and anonymization methods.
He is leading the development of Amnesia and he is serving as DPO in two health consortiums for precision medicine. Google Scholar reports 1800 citations to his work, which includes publications to some of the most prestigious venues in data management (VLDB, VLDBJ, TKDE etc).

About Demo

Title: GDPR, Anonymized Data and Open Science

WHEN

  • 18th September, 11:30 - Demo presentations (2 min.)
  • 18th September, 12:00 - Demo sessions (20 min. x 3)

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Ron Dekker

Short CV

Ron Dekker is the director of CESSDA ERIC, the Consortium of Social Science Data Archives, with its main office in Bergen, Norway.
CESSDA is a European Infrastructure with 20 members (countries) and combines the work and expertise of these countries’ social science data service providers, see www.cessda.eu. On behalf of CESSDA, he is also the coordinator of the Social Sciences & Humanities Open Cloud project (SSHOC). He is a member of the European Open Science Cloud Executive Board and serves in several strategic advisory boards.
Ron studied econometrics and worked for ten years in labour market research at Dutch universities. He was at the national research council for almost twenty years – running a data agency, program committees and in general management (institutes, infrastructure and open science). This included secondment to the Dutch government for project leadership on Open Science of the Dutch EU Presidency in 2016 and as national expert at the European Commission in Brussels in 2017.

About Workshop

Title: The Journey to EOSC - preparing at national level

When

17th September, 11:00

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