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Representatives from CNI member organizations gather twice annually to explore new technologies, content, and applications; to further collaboration; to analyze technology policy issues; and to catalyze the development and deployment of new projects. Each member organization may send two representatives. Visit https://www.cni.org/mm/spring-2017 for more information.
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Tuesday, April 4 • 8:45am - 9:45am
Open Persistent Identifier Infrastructures: The Key to Scaling Mandate Auditing and Assessment Exercises

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With the steady increase in research outputs, and the increasing number of active researchers from both academia and industry, research stakeholders find they need to be able to automate workflows in order to scale their systems efficiently. Funders want to be able to track the outputs that arise from research they have funded. As a result, institutions find themselves having to regularly analyze and summarize the research their faculty produce. Faculty, in turn, are facing increasing accounting bureaucracy in order to meet all the reporting requirements that are cascading through the system. And finally, publishers are seeking to make the manuscript submission and evaluation process more efficient as well as to increase the discoverability and richness of their publications. The key to scaling these activities is to take advantage of the open identifier and metadata infrastructures that have been developed by the industry. This talk will explore existing and emerging industry initiatives to develop open, robust, international and interdisciplinary identifier systems to help manage the increasing reporting requirements of the academia.

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Geoffrey Bilder

Director of Strategic Initiatives, Crossref
Geoffrey Bilder is Director of Strategic Initiatives at CrossRef, where he has led the technical development and launch of a number of industry initiatives including CrossCheck, CrossMark, ORCID and FundRef. He co-founded Brown University's Scholarly Technology Group in 1993, providing the Brown academic community with advanced technology consulting in support of their research, teaching and scholarly communication. He was subsequently head of IT... Read More →


Tuesday April 4, 2017 8:45am - 9:45am
Enchantment C-D