We have a great lineup of speakers for the upcoming JISC/CNI conference in Edinburgh. In addition to the plenary speakers listed below, both Cliff and I will be presenting breakout sessions. Hope to see you there.
A reminder about the forthcoming JISC/CNI event in Edinburgh. It is not too late to register; the delegate rate is £345 including attendance at all conference sessions, refreshments and lunch on 1 and 2 July, a place at the conference reception and evening activities on 1 July, overnight accommodation on 1 July and breakfast. For registration, please go to: http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/events/jisc-cni-2010/
Managing Data in Difficult Times: policies, strategies, technologies and infrastructure to manage research and teaching data in a fast changing technological and economic environment
Following the success of previous conferences held in venues such as York and Belfast, JISC and the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) are proud to announce the 8th International Meeting that will be held at the Barcelo Carlton Hotel, Edinburgh on 1-2 July 2010.
The meeting will bring together experts from the United States, Europe and the United Kingdom. Parallel sessions will explore and contrast major developments that are happening on both sides of the Atlantic. It should be of interest to all senior management in information systems in the education community and those responsible for delivering digital services and resources for learning, teaching and research.
The main conference will open at 09.30hrs on Thursday 1 July and will close at 15.00hrs on Friday 2 July. Conference keynote speakers include:
- Dan Atkins, Professor and Associate Vice President, University of Michigan and former Director, Office of Cyberinfrastructure, US National Science Foundation
- Sayeed Choudhury, Associate Director for Library Digital Programs, John Hopkins University
- Heather Joseph, Executive Director, SPARC
- Liz Lyon, Director, UKOLN
Topics for sessions include:
- Cloud Computing
- Innovation in Learning and Teaching
- Open Data Policies
- Shared Services
- Digital Content and Institutional Planning
- Resource Discovery
- Digital Preservation
The residential delegate fee includes attendance at all conference sessions, refreshments and lunch on 1 and 2 July, a place at the conference reception and evening activities on 1 July, overnight accommodation on 1 July and breakfast for one person.
The residential delegate rate is £345. To register for the event, please go to: http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/events/jisc-cni-2010/