Meeting Program

The theme of our October 2016 Outreach Meeting is Research without Borders, and we are grateful to our distinguished Program Committee for their help designing the agenda. 

The meeting will run from 8.30am - 5.00pm on Wednesday October 5, 2016 and will be followed by a cocktail reception. Preliminary information about the program is now available, and more details will be posted over the coming weeks; register now to be sure of a place and follow us on Twitter for updates as they happen #ORCID16DC.

Program Committee

  • Bonnie Carroll, CENDI (Commerce, Energy, NASA, Defense Information Managers Group)
  • Angela Cochran, American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Seth Denbo, American Historical Association
  • Brooks Hanson, American Geophysical Union
  • Richard Ikeda, National Institutes of Health
  • Stefan Kramer, American University
  • Ed Liebow, American Anthropological Association
  • Michael Savelli, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Rise Schnizlein, American Chemical Society
  • Yvette Seger, Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology


8.30 - 8.45: Welcome - Laure Haak, ORCID, Rush Holt, CEO, American Association for the Advancement of Science and Executive Publisher, Science

8.45 - 9.45: Opening keynote: Applications of ORCID in Promoting Research Integrity and Other Advantages - Marcia McNutt, President, National Academy of Sciences

9.45 - 10.15: Break

10.15 - 11.30: ORCID update - ORCID Staff

11.30 - 12.00: Lightning talks I  - five-minute demos of ORCID integrations in practice, including:

12.00 - 1.15: Lunch 

1.15 - 1.45: Lightning talks II, including:

1.45 - 3.15: Parallel sessions

3.15 - 3.45: Break

3.45 - 5.00: Closing plenary: Why ORCID?
Moderator: Amanda Wilson, Dept of Transportation; Panelists: Benjamin Brown, Dept of Energy; Christine Stamison, NorthEast Research Libraries consortium (NERL); Michael Savelli, AAAS; Mohammad Hossein Asadilari, University of British Columbia

5.00: Close/Cocktail reception