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2019 ORCID South Africa Workshop

We are delighted to announce that ORCID and TENET are hosting a workshop at the Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre located just outside Johannesburg, South Africa on Tuesday, 12 November. The workshop is tailored for administrators, managers, librarians, and developers of research institutions, funders, publishers, and associations. 

There will be ample opportunity for networking and Q&A. We look forward to seeing you in Johannesburg!

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Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre

14 View Point Rd, Bardene, Boksburg 

1456, South Africa (map)

Please note that the venue has accommodations; you may book on their website: https://www.birchwoodhotel.co.za/accommodation/birchwood/


09:30  Registration

10:00  Welcome / SA Consortium Update Guy Halse  (TENET), Wesley Barry  (TENET)

10:15  ORCID overview and update Nabil Ksibi  (ORCID)

10:35  Tea Break

10:50  National ORCID Strategy New Zealand Jason Gush (Royal Society Te Apārangi), Jill Mellanby  (Royal Society Te Apārangi)

11:00  National ORCID Strategy Australia Elleina Fillipi  (Australian Access Federation)

11:15  National ORCID Strategy South Africa Daisy Selematsela  (University of South Africa - UNISA)

11:45  Persistent identifiers for users and data (National view) Anwar Vahed  (Data Intensive Research Initiative of South Africa - DIRISA)

12:15  Lunch

13:15  Implementation of ORCID and understanding the API Nabil Ksibi  (ORCID)

13:45  ORCID in Libraries Marie Roux  (Stellenbosch University)

14:00  ORCID in Libraries Lazarus Matizirofa (University of Pretoria)

14:15  Closing Remarks Including Q&A


The ORCID SA Consortium Meeting will follow the workshop from 14:45 to 15:15. 



Thank you to our host, TENET, for making this event possible.