Workshops

PEGASCIS Scoping Meeting
Platform for Enhancing Global Academic Strategic Collaboration in Science

Date:

July 21, 2014


Meeting Place:

Department of State
Washington D.C.

Schedule:

Sunday, July 20, 2014

6:00-8:00pm International Science Networking Event for University, Government, Business, Foundation, NGO and Diplomatic Community (hosted by the American Chemical Society (ACS), in conjunction with the American Society for Microbiology and the American Physical Society, at ACS Headquarters, 1155 16th St NW)

Monday, July 21, 2014

8:00am Registration Opens
U.S. Department of State (Enter at 21st St./Virginia Ave. Entrance)
George C. Marshall Conference Center, Room 1482
8:30am

Welcome, Introductions and Opening Remarks
E. William (Bill) Colglazier
Science and Technology Adviser to the Secretary of State (STAS)

8:50am

Keynote Speaker
C. Dan Mote
The U.S. National Need for Strategic Global Engagement
President, National Academy of Engineering

9:10am

Panel 1: Stakeholder Perspectives
Moderator: Elizabeth (Libby) Lyons, Senior Advisor, STAS/OES, Department of State

Panelist

Affiliation

Topic

James Herrington

Director, Division of International Relations, Fogarty International Center, NIH

Opportunities and Challenges with Academic Science Data – a Government Perspective

James Roberts

Executive Vice Provost, Duke University

Academic Data for Understanding and Showcasing University Global Knowledge Networks

Arturo Pizano

Program Manager, University Relations, Siemens Corporate Technology

Academic Data for Understanding and Showcasing University Global Knowledge Networks

10:15am Coffee Break
10:30am

Panel 2: Challenges and Opportunities for PEGASCIS
Moderator: Julia Trimmer, Manager, Faculty Data Systems & Analysis, Duke University

Panelist

Affiliation

Topic

Jane Gatewood

Associate Provost for Global Engagement, University of Rochester

Social Dimensions of Global Academic Data Collection and Use

Holly Falk-Krzesinski

Vice President
Global Academic & Research Relations, Elsevier

Current Capacities for Turning Academic Science Data into Knowledge for Strategic Decision Making

Sally Crimmins

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Global Affairs, SUNY

Tracing a University’s Dynamic Global Portfolio with UCosmic

Katy Börner

Victor H. Yngve Professor of Information Science, Indiana University

Open Source Data and Tools for Global Science Decision-Making

12:00pm Lunch
1:15pm

Overview of PEGASCIS Scoping Issues
Introduced by Elizabeth Lyons, Department of State

1:30pm

Breakout Groups (Rms 1482, 1478) Parallel discussions - first topics:
Stakeholders; Knowledge Needs; Priorities; Modes of Action

2:30pm

Breakout Groups Parallel discussions - second topics:
Platform Establishment; Resources; International Engagement; Scenarios

3:30pm Coffee Break
3:45pm

Reports from Break-out Groups

4:15pm

Outcomes and Next Steps

5:00pm

Closing Comments and Adjournment
Elizabeth (Libby) Lyons and E. William (Bill) Colglazier


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