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2016 ORCID UAE Workshop

ORCID, American University of Sharjah and Knowledge E are delighted to invite you to the 2016 UAE ORCID workshop on 6 March 2016. This 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. We look forward to welcoming you on 6 March!

Morning session: Vice Provosts, Senior Management, Library Directors, Research Directors and Administrators


09:00-09:20 Registration and Coffee

09:20-09:30 Introduction and welcome. Daphne Flanagan, University Librarian, American University of Sharjah

09:30-10:05 Why, What & How: The role of ORCID in Research Management.  Matthew Buys, ORCID Regional Director

10:05-10:40 Boosting University Citation Impact using ORCID. Philip Purnell, Knowledge E, Director of Research Services

10:40-11:00 Morning Tea Break

11:00-11:40 How can I convince someone to fund my brilliant idea? Martina Newell-Mcgloughlin, Abu Dhabi Education Council, Research Director

11:40-12:15 ORCID Integration with Thomson Reuters Scholarly Research Solutions. Jamal El Ouahi, Thomson Reuters,  MENA IP & Science Specialist

12:15-12:30 Discussion

12:30- 13:30 Lunch

Afternoon session: Researchers 


13:30-14:45 Your Work is Distinctive: What About Your Name. Matthew Buys, ORCID Regional Director

14:45-15:15 Maximising the Power of ORCID with metrics. Philip Purnell, Knowledge E, Director of Research Services

15:15-15:45 Discussion and closing remarks

15:45 Adjourn


A special thank you to our sponsor Thomson Reuters who have made it possible for this event to be free attendance:

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