DiSSCo Connect Event | Leiden, NL | 15 May 2017

The meeting titled “DiSSCo Connect” aims at facilitating the connection between all (internal and external) stakeholders. The meeting will bring together the DiSSCo consortium, key external stakeholders, ESFRI delegates and ministry representatives.

We particularly invite

  • Natural science collection representatives from organisations and countries not currently participating in the DiSSCo consortium
  • Representatives of international organisations related to the misison and objectives of DiSSCo
  • Research scientists and managers, who would like to know more on the DiSSCo initiative

 

Find more information and register to attend at

https://dissco_connect.eventbrite.com

 

Leiden, Monday 15 May 12.00-17.00

12.00 – 13.00     Welcome Lunch and networking session

13.00 – 13.10     Welcome by Host & Chair of DiSSCo Steering Committee (Edwin van Huis, Director of Naturalis)

13.10 – 13.40     Short speeches by invited speakers | John Wood  (co-chair of RDA Council), Edit Herczog (Former MEP, lead on research infrastructures), Augusto Burgueño (European Commission, Head of e-Infra Unit)

13.40 – 13.50     Building on CETAF | Ana Casino (CETAF & DiSSCo coordination team)

13.50 – 14.05     Scientific vision and mission of DiSSCo | Ian Owens (Director of Science, Natural History Museum London)

14.05 – 14.15     DiSSCo European engagement and governance model | Dimitris Koureas (DiSSCo coordinator)

14.15 – 14.30     DiSSCo systems architecture and technical design | Wouter Addink (Naturalis & DiSSCo coordination team )

14.30 – 15.00     Coffee Break

15.00 – 15.10     Institutional benefits of DiSSCo: Building on our experience | Vince Smith (Natural History Museum London) 

15.10 – 15.15     Interfaces with other Infrastructures - EGI example  |  Yannick Legré (Managing Director EGI)

15.15 – 15.20     Interfaces with other Infrastructures - EUDAT example  |  Alexis Jaen-Laurent (CINES)

15.20 – 15.30     Interfaces with other Infrastructures - GBIF and COL examples  |  Peter Schalk (Executive Secretary Species 2000 & GBIF Governing Board Chair)          

15.30 – 16.10     Structured open discussion

16.10 – 16.45     National consortia introductions

16.45 - 17.00     Closure of the meeting (Dimitris Koureas)

17.00 – 18.00    Consortium celebration & Drinks

 

Meeting venue

Scheltema

Marktsteeg 1, 2312 CS  Leiden