ALLEA General Assembly
29/30 April 2013 - Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
For the first time in the last 15 years, ALLEA (All European Academies) convened its General Assembly 2013 in Germany. ALLEA's annual meeting comprised an open scientific symposium on "management of large data corpora" (29 April 2013) and the internal business meeting for the delegations of the ALLEA member academies (30 April 2013).
The symposium was opened by the
Federal Minister for Education and Research, Professor Johanna Wanka,
and the Deputy Director General of DG Connect, Dr Zoran Stancic.
29 April 2013 - Symposium "Management of large data corpora"
The symposium aimed to highlight the
challenges and opportunities that the rapid progress in data
digitisation creates for scientists and researchers, including
questions of storage, accessibility and long-term preservation of
research data, pan-European interoperability and large-scale European
data infrastructures, as well as reliable digital archives and
International experts from various European countries and different institutional backgrounds presented examples of best practice and addressed the opportunities and challenges that arise when dealing with these issues.
The event was chaired by Dr Sandra Collins, Director of the Digital Repository of Ireland and chairperson of the ALLEA Working Group on E Humanities.
- Welcome Addresses:
- Professor GŁnter Stock (President of ALLEA, Union of the German Academies and Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities)
- Professor Johanna Wanka (German Federal Minister for Education and Research)
- Dr Zoran Stancic (European Commission, Deputy Director General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology)
- Presentations of the speakers:
- Dr Sandra Collins - Introduction
- Dr William Kilbride - The Challenges and Opportunities of Digital Preservation
- Professor Laurent Romary - Scholarly Work and Open Access
- Professor Claudine Moulin - Research Infrastructures and Cultural Data
- Professor Tito Orlandi - Bibliographic eArchives
- Dr Peter Doorn - Trusted Digital Archives
- Recordings of the event:
30 April 2013 - Business Meeting
Further information about the meeting can be found here.
Last Modified: 25.11.2013