2016 ORCID Ottawa Workshop: Why identifiers matter to scholars and researchers

ORCID and Carleton University held the first ORCID workshop in Ottawa on 20 May 2016. The workshop is part of ORCID's growing global outreach program, made possible as a result of a grant from The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust. 


Carleton University, MacOdrum Library, Discovery Centre, 4th Floor

Session 1: ORCID adoption and use by the research community 

Audience: Funders, Librarians and the wider Ottawa research community (including federal government, academic institutions and other funding bodies)

Objective: Discuss importance of PIDs in establishing a strong research infrastructure, demostrate value of cross-sector approach and application of ORCID in the research infrastructure

08:30 Welcome (Wayne Jones, Carleton University and Laure Haak, ORCID)

08:45 ORCID cross-sector application and use cases (Laure Haak, ORCID)

09:30 ORCID identifiers and other PIDs in research workflows (Matthew Buys, ORCID and George Duimovich, Carleton University)

10:00 ORCID at Scale: Approaches to adoption and implementation (Laura Paglione, ORCID)

10:30 Moderated Q&A (moderated by Heloise Emdon, Carleton University)

Session 2: ORCID: Why identifiers matter to scholars and researchers (yes, that means you!)

Audience: Researchers, Scholars, Authors, Faculty Office, Librarians

Objective: Clarity around use of ORCID identifiers, benefits to the individual and application in the research and scholarship lifecycle

11:00 Core Principles of ORCID: Researcher control, community governance, openness, and persistence (Laure Haak, ORCID)

11:30 Using ORCID identifiers to distinguish yourself (including hands on demonstration) (Matthew Buys, ORCID)

12:00 Moderated Q&A (moderated by Heloise Emdon, Carleton University)

Session 3: Integrating ORCID identifiers in university workflows

Audience: Researchers/Authors, Faculty Office, Journal Publishers/Editors, IT System Integrators, Librarians

Objective: Discuss the application of ORCID identifiers for interoperability in digital data governance, with particular reference to academic institutions 

13:30 Enabling information interoperability with identifiers (Laure Haak, ORCID)

14:00 ORCID APIs (Laura Paglione, ORCID)

14:40 Moderated Q&A (moderated by Matthew Buys, ORCID)

15:00 Closing Remarks


We would like to thank our collaborators for making this workshop possible: