Presentation on theme: "Co-funded by the European Union under FP7-ICT-2009-6 Co-ordinated by aparsen.eu #APARSEN Welcome to the Conference !! Juan Bicarregui Chair, APA Executive."— Presentation transcript:
Co-funded by the European Union under FP7-ICT Co-ordinated by aparsen.eu #APARSEN Welcome to the Conference !! Juan Bicarregui Chair, APA Executive Board Head, STFC Data Division
Co-funded by the European Union under FP7-ICT aparsen.eu #APARSEN Overview “Yesterday” –Some history of the APA –How the world has changed in a decade “Today” –This conference and the Centre of Excellence
Co-funded by the European Union under FP7-ICT aparsen.eu #APARSEN Conclusion: to establish a “European Task Force Permanent Access” Yesterday: EU Conference “Permanent Access to the Records of Science” November 2004 The Hague … Where did we start?
Co-funded by the European Union under FP7-ICT aparsen.eu #APARSEN 2005 – “The Alliance for Permanent Access to the Digital Records aims to: 1.“establish a wide consensus on a strategic level among the major stakeholders as to the main characteristics of a European virtual ‘infrastructure’ for long-term preservation of and access to digital data, with an initial focus on the records of science; 2.“accelerate significantly the creation of the main building blocks of this ‘infrastructure’; 3.“…
Co-funded by the European Union under FP7-ICT aparsen.eu #APARSEN Stichting European Alliance for Permanent Access (APA) The aims of the Foundation are: to support the development of a sustainable Digital Information infrastructure that guarantees the permanent access to the digital records, whether documents or data, across all fields of research, scholarship, culture and technology; … to be a platform that will assist key stakeholders to cooperate amongst themselves and with other organisations on digital repositories; …
Co-funded by the European Union under FP7-ICT aparsen.eu #APARSEN 2010 APARSEN – Alliance Permanent Access to the Records of Science in Europe Network Task 1110: Creation of Virtual Centre of Excellence “…main building blocks…” “…sustainable information infrastructure…” Task 1120: Common vision of digital preservation “ … establish a wide consensus…” “ … cooperate amongst themselves …”
Co-funded by the European Union under FP7-ICT aparsen.eu #APARSEN Meanwhile in a Galaxy far far away: (1 of 2) Policy development Prominence of Data Management has risen astronomically: , OECD, Principles and Guidelines for Access to Research Data from Public Funding , EC, Recommendation on access to and preservation of scientific information , G8+5, Global Research Infrastructure Sub Group on Data 2011, Research Councils UK, Joint Principles on Data 2012, Royal Society, Science as an Open Exercise 2013, G8 Ministerial Declaration on Open Research Data From Policy to Practice: OECD 2004: “Principles and Guidelines … G8 2013: “We decide to build on the existing work to coordinate …
Co-funded by the European Union under FP7-ICT aparsen.eu #APARSEN Meanwhile in a Galaxy far far away: (2 of 2) Practical development The Research Data Month 18 (September 2012) Plenary4 in Amsterdam (not The Hague) 2353 Individual Members in 93 countries 30 Organisational Members 17 Working Groups and 35 Interest Groups 535 people attended Plenary 4 “Getting things done”
Co-funded by the European Union under FP7-ICT aparsen.eu #APARSEN Today APA/APARSEN Conference & Launch of the Centre of Excellence A “Virtual” Centre of Excellence Programme of talks many byAPA/APARSEN members A collection of Services and Infrastructure components A Common Vision for an Information Infra structure Developed in cooperation during APARSEN Several relevant groups in RDA Completed Original Programme set in 2004 in The Hague The Brave New World begins in 2015 !
aparsen.eu #APARSEN Network of Excellence
Co-funded by the European Union under FP7-ICT aparsen.eu #APARSEN RDA Working Groups 1.Brokering Governance* 2.Data Citation WG 3.Data Description Registry Interoperability 4.Data Foundation and Terminology WG 5.Data Type Registries WG 6.Metadata Standards Directory Working Group 7.PID Information Types WG 8.Practical Policy WG 9.RDA/CODATA Summer Schools in Data Science and Cloud Computing in the Developing World* 10.RDA/WDS Publishing Data Bibliometrics WG 11.RDA/WDS Publishing Data Services WG 12.RDA/WDS Publishing Data Workflows WG 13.Repository Audit and Certification DSA–WDS Partnership WG 14.Standardisation of Data Categories and Codes WG 15.The BioSharing Registry: connecting data policies, standards & databases in life sciences* 16.Urban Quality of Life Indicators 17.Wheat Data Interoperability WG * in review
Co-funded by the European Union under FP7-ICT aparsen.eu #APARSEN RDA Interest Groups 1.Agricultural Data Interoperability IG 2.Big Data Analytics IG 3.Biodiversity Data Integration IG 4.Brokering IG 5.Community Capability Model IG 6.Data Fabric IG 7.Data for Development 8.Data in Context IG 9.Defining Urban Data Exchange for Science IG* 10.Development of cloud computing capacity and education in developing world research 11.Digital Practices in History and Ethnography IG 12.Domain Repositories Interest Group 13.Education and Training on handling of research data 14.ELIXIR Bridging Force IG* 15.Engagement IG 16.Federated Identity Management 17.Geospatial IG* 18.Libraries for Research Data* 19.Long tail of research data IG 20.Marine Data Harmonization IG 21.Metabolomics 22.Metadata IG 23.PID Interest Group 24.Preservation e-Infrastructure IG 25.RDA/CODATA Legal Interoperability IG 26.RDA/CODATA Materials Data, Infrastructure & Interoperability IG 27.RDA/WDS Certification of Digital Repositories IG 28.RDA/WDS Publishing Data Cost Recovery for Data Centres 29.RDA/WDS Publishing Data IG 30.Reproducibility IG* 31.Research data needs of the Photon and Neutron Science community 32.Research Data Provenance 33.Service Management IG 34.Structural Biology IG 35.Toxicogenomics Interoperability IG * in review