DataCite's Summer Meeting

Aug. 24, - Aug. 25, 2011
Location: Berkeley CA at the Hotel Shattuck Plaza Berkley, California

Please join us for DataCite's Summer Meeting on August 24th and 25th at the historic Shattuck Plaza Hotel in Berkeley, California and is being co-hosted by the University of California Curation Center at the California Digital Library. The 2011 Summer Meeting has the theme: "Data and the Scholarly Record: the Changing Landscape" and is open to all.

The Summer Meeting brings together people from research organizations, data centers, government, and information service providers to hear about the latest developments in data science, data citation, discovery, and reuse. It also provides opportunities to exchange experience and influence the next generation of data citation services.

Preliminary Program and Speakers

August 24th






Keynote Address:John Wilbanks


 Session 1: Citing Research Data: Community Practice

  • Heather Piwowar, Postdoctoral Research Associate, NESCent, Dryad, DataONE, University of British Columbia
  • Hailey Mooney, Data Services and Reference Librarian, Michigan State University
  • Elizabeth Moss, ICPSR

Moderator: Joan Star




 Session 2: Beyond Citing Data: Trends and Practices

  • John Kunze, Associate Director, University of California Curation Center, California Digital Library
  • Joel Hammond, Director, Product Management & Development IP & Science Thomson Reuters


 Pecha Kucha– Rapid Fire Talks From DataCite Partners







August 25th



8:00 am –
9:00 am



Session 4: Data and the Scholarly Output

  • MacKenzie Smith, Director of Research, MIT Libraries

  • Greg Janee, Digital Library Research Specialist, Earth Research Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara

  • Dr. Micah Altman, Archival Director, Henry A. Murray Research Archive, Senior Research Scientist, Harvard University




 Session 5: The Role of Data Archives and Data Centers in Identifying and Preserving Data

  • Sarah Callaghan,  Research Scientist and Project Manager, British Atmospheric Data Centre at STFC
  • Bob Cook, Research Scientist, Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Lab
  • Uwe Schindler, PANGAEA, Data Publisher for Earth and Environmental Science, University of Bremen

Moderator: Jan Brase, German National Library of Science and Technology



1:30pm - 3:00pm

Session 6: Publishers and Research Data - Roundtable Discussion

  • Dr. Hylke Koers, Content Innovation Manager, Innovation & Product Development, S&T Journals, Elsevier
  • Chuck Koscher, Director of Technology, CrossRef
  • TBD, PLoS

3:00pm - 3:30pm


3:30pm -

Session 7: DataCite: Looking Ahead

Adam Farquhar, Head of Digital Scholarship, Scholarship and Collections, The British Library










Location and Hotel Information

The 2011 DataCite Summer Meeting will be held Aug 24-25, 2011 in Berkeley CA at the Hotel Shattuck Plaza. (Note: the conference rate is no longer available.)

Hotel Shattuck Plaza
2086 Allston Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
Telephone: 510-845-7300
Toll Free: 866-466-9199