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UK 2018

Join the CASRAI community in the UK as we work together to make research information more efficient and effective throughout an ever changing research management lifecycle


CASRAI Reconnect UK 2018 will take place 25th/26th June, 2018.

Preliminary Programme

Monday 25th June1000-1230CASRAI-UK Steering Committee
(by invitation)
A business meeting of the chapter Steering Committee.
1130-1230CASRAI Tutorial for Newcomers
An introduction to the CASRAI standards and the methodology for developing and maintaining them. Geared to beginners but potentially useful to all.
1230-1315Registration, Lunch, Networking
1315-1330Welcome & Announcements

Welcome from CASRAI-UK Chair and Glasgow Speaker (tbc).
1330-1415Keynote REF and Open Standards
Catriona Firth, Deputy REF Manager, Research England (UKRI)
1415-1445UK 2018 Working Group Updates10 minute updates on Impact; Career Levels; Open Access
1445-1505Networking Break with refreshments
1505-1600Breakout Session 1 (incl. plenary feedback)- Impact
- Career Levels
- Open Access
- Bring your own issues (shared doc to come)
1600-1620Organisational Identifiers1. Open Persistent Institutional Identifier Registry, Christopher Brown, Jisc

2. Update on the ISNI Organisations Registry: a networked approach to identifier management, Andrew MacEwan, British Library
1620-1700CASRAI Updates and Closing Day 1CASRAI Organisational Updates (David Baker) + Wrap up incl. feedback from breakout sessions
1700-1800Civic ReceptionSponsored by The Lord Provost and Glasgow City Council
1930 startDinnerVenue tbc
Tuesday 26th June0900-0930Networking w/refreshments
0930-1000From authorship to contributor roles: the adoption of the CRediT taxonomyLiz Allen, F1000, CRediT Chair
1000-1100International CollaborationsAutomated project information flow from Funders to Institutions; an update from the Netherlands and panel discussion (Ed Simons, Radboud University and President of euroCRIS)
1100-1120Networking Break w/refreshments
1120-1215Breakout Session 2- Organisational Identifiers
- CRediT
- Funder-Institution project information
- Bring your own issues (shared doc to come)
1215-1230Closing Day 2Wrap up incl. feedback from breakout sessions
1230-1330Networking Lunch


List of hotel options


A block of rooms have been reserved for the CASRAI Reconnect 2018 at the Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor. This special room rate will be available until 26th May or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.


Of note to those interested: there are a number of great local events happening around the same time as the CASRAI-UK meeting. Learn more:

West End Festival

Charles Rennie Mackintosh Making the Glasgow Style

CASRAI-UK thanks The Lord Provost and Glasgow City Council for their generous support.
Questions? Send us an email!

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