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May 18, 2015

09:00 - 09:30 Welcome

Conference chair.

  • Liz Allen (Wellcome Trust) Review programme goals and meeting structure

Meeting Host.

  • Enric Canela, Vice-rector Scientific Policy University of Barcelona
  • Claudi Alsina, General Secretary of the Interuniversity Council of Catalonia

Meeting Organizers.

  • David Baker (CASRAI)
  • Marta Soler (University of Barcelona, ORCID Board Member)


  • Laura Paglione (ORCID)

09:30 - 10:00 Keynote

“Envisioning an ideal research evaluation environment” (slides)

  • Prof. Sergio Benedetto, Consiglio Direttivo, Agenzia Nazionale Valutazione del sistema Universitario e della Ricerca (ANVUR)

10:00 - 11:30 Plenary Panel 1

“Challenges and opportunities in research evaluation: National perspectives.”

Moderator: Josh Brown (Regional Director for Europe, ORCID)

  • Aurelia Andrés Rodríguez (FECYT)
  • Steven Hill (HEFCE) (slides)
  • Klaus Zinöcker (FWF)
  • Prof. Sergio Benedetto (ANVUR)

11:30 - 12:00 Coffee Break

12:00 - 13:00 CASRAI & ORCID Updates

  • David Baker (Executive Director, CASRAI) (slides)
  • Laure Haak (Executive Director, ORCID)

13:30 - 14:30 Lunch

14:30 - 15:40 Parallel session 1.1

“Beyond Authorship: Recognising all research contributions."

Moderator: Laura Paglione (Technical Director, ORCID)

  • Mark Hahnel (figshare) - Software
  • Muriel Swijghuisen Reigersberg (Goldsmiths) – “Problematizing Digital Research Evaluation and Emerging Practices in RDM for the Arts, humanities and Social Sciences” (slides)
  • Dr Berris Charnley (ConSciCom, University of Oxford) – Citizen Science

14:30 - 15:40 Parallel session 1.2

“Real and Perceived Barriers to Research Assessment.”

Moderator: Michele Mennielli (External Relations and International Affairs, CINECA)

  • Sally Rumsey (University of Oxford) - Complex institutional structures (slides)
  • Josh Schnell (Thomson Reuters) - Data structures (slides)
  • Liz Allen (Wellcome Trust) - Identifying people and places (slides)

15:50 - 17:00 Parallel session 1.3

“Attribution in the Research Lifecycle: Persistent identifiers.”

Moderator: Mikael Elbaek (Senior Project Officer, DTU)

  • Richard Wynne (Aries Systems) - Journal publication workflows
  • Lluís Anglada (Consortium of Catalan University Services) - Adoption of ORCID iDs by the Catalan universities network
  • Dr Simon Coles (University of Southampton and UK National Crystallography Service) - Capturing contributions (slides)

15:50 - 17:00 Parallel​ session 1​.​4​

“Think Between the Boxes: CASRAI interoperability approach.” (slides)

  • Moderator: Simon Kerridge (ARMA Chair, and Director of Research Services, University of Kent)
  • Veronique Kiermer (Nature Publishing Group) - Project CRediT: a contributor role taxonomy
  • Rebecca Lawrence (F1000) - Peer Review
  • Jonas Björck (Swedish National board for research information)  andJessica Lindholm (Chalmers University) - Artistic Outputs Articulated: a CASRAI pilot in Sweden
  • Catherine Grout (Jisc) – The CASRAI UK pilot

17:00 - 17:30 Coffee Break

17:30 - 18:45 Plenary Panel 2

“Gaps and assumptions in our research assessment approach.”

Moderator: Marta Soler (University of Barcelona)

  • Ramon Flecha (University of Barcelona) Social Impact in Research Evaluation (slides)
  • James Wilsdon (SPRU, University of Sussex) In metrics we trust? Emerging findings from the UK's research metrics review (slides)
  • Thibaut Lery (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology) (slides)

18:45 - 19:00 Wrap­up & Day 2 Preview

  • Liz Allen (Wellcome Trust)

19:00 - 20:00 Wine & Cheese Reception at the University Gardens


May 19, 2015

09:00 - 10:00 Plenary Panel 3​

“Standards and tools for capturing outcomes and impact.”

Moderator: Laure Haak (Executive Director, ORCID)

  • João Moreira (FCT) and Alcino Cunha (Univeridade do Minho) - An ORCID based synchronization framework for a national CRIS ecosystem (slides)
  • Laura Fedorciow (Vertigo Ventures) - An ontology and platform for collecting impacts (slides)
  • David Baker (CASRAI) - Data exchange standards: CASRAI Impact Data Profiles

10:15 - 11:30 Parallel session 2.1

“Distinguishing UK Research and Researchers – from concept to implementation: the Jisc-ARMA ORCID Pilot Project in the UK”


  • Catherine Grout (Jisc) (slides)
  • Ellen Cole (University of Northumbria) (slides)
  • Lesley Gould (University of Kent) (slides)

10:15 - 11:30 Parallel session 2.2

“Capturing information from diverse sources”

Moderator: Josh Brown (ORCID, Regional Director for Europe)

  • Andy Mabbett (Royal Society of Chemistry, Wikipedia) - ORCID in Wikipedia and sister projects
  • Mohamed Ba-Essa (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology) - Connecting the Pieces: Using ORCIDs to Improve Research Impact and Repositories (slides)
  • Brian Fallon (SmartSimple)

11:30 - 12:15 Coffee break and Poster Session


  • How are scholars changing the ways they manage their online academic records? (Eleonora Dagiene and Danute Krapavickaite, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University)
  • How (and Why) to Grow Your ORCIDs (Alison McGonagle-O’Connell, Aries Systems)
  • Altmetrics for ORCID (Keita Bando, MyOpenArchive)
  • Maximizing the power of ORCID with PlumX interoperability (Mike Buschman, Plum Analytics)
  • The importance of being reconciled - Creating a bridge between national CRISs (Marco Gomes, FCT)
  • Research data citations and re-use; Research info system connection & uIDs (Mike Showalter, Plum Analytics)

12:15 - 13:30 Parallel session 2.3

“Impact indicators and metrics”

Moderator: James Wilsdon (Professor, Science and Democracy, SPRU, University of Sussex)

  • Marco Malgarini (ANVUR) - Journal ratings as predictors of article quality in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (slides)
  • Teresa Sordé-Martí (Autonomous University of Barcelona) - SIOR: recognition of the social impact of research through open access resources (slides)
  • Ismael Rafols (SPRU/Universitat Politecnica de Valencia) - Towards indicators for ‘opening up’ science and technology policy (slides)

12:15 - 13:30 Parallel session 2.4

“Systems integrations and standards”

Moderator: Consol Garcia (Head of Research Services at BCBL, Universitat Polytecnica de Catalunya)

  • Natalia Madjarevic (Altmetric) - Connecting Altmetric: Integrating with Institutional Publications Systems
  • Christian Herzog (UberResearch) - Research Portfolio Analysis and Comparison Using Open Standards
  • David Resnick (SmartSimple) - Integrating ORCID: A Research Funders Perspective

13:30 - 14:30 Lunch

14:30 - 15:30 Closing Keynote

“Looking to the Future: Closing the gaps in our assessment approach” (slides)

  • Paul Wouters (CWTS)

15:30 - 16:15 Reports from Codefest

Moderator: Rob Peters

16:15 - 16:30 Closing Address

  • Dr Jordi Alberch (Vice-rector for Research, Innovation and Transfer, University of Barcelona)
  • Prof. Marta Soler (University of Barcelona, ORCID Board Member)