2015 ORCID Kenya Workshop

We are delighted to be co-hosting our first Kenya ORCID workshop on 23 July 2015 jointly with the University of Nairobi, and with the generous support of CABI International and EBSCO Information Services. 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 23 July!


Morning session: DVCs, Funders, Library Directors, Research Directors, Editors and administrative staff

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09:00-09:30 Registration and Coffee

09:30-09:45 Introduction and welcome. Prof Irungu, University of Nairobi DVC RPE

09:45-10:30 Training, Funding, Publishing, and Tracking Research: The role of ORCID interoperability between research systems.  Matthew Buys, ORCID Regional Director

10:30-10:50 Maximizing the power of ORCID with PlumX interoperability. Guy Robertson, EBSCO Regional Sales Manager

10:50-11:20 Morning Tea Break

11:20-11:50 Attribution in the Research Lifecycle: Persistent identifiers. Renee Reagon, Thomson Reuters Professional Services Manager

11:50-12:10 Accessibility of Publications for the Global Research Community. David Onyango, CABI Plantwise Communications Expert

12:10-12:30 Discussion and Closing Remarks

12:30- 13:30 Lunch

Afternoon session: Researchers and administrators 

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13:30-14:00 Afternoon Registration

14:00-14:30 The role of ORCID in the publication process. Matthew Buys, ORCID Regional Director

14:30-14:45 Maximizing the power of ORCID with PlumX interoperability. Guy Robertson, EBSCO Regional Sales Manager

14:45-15:00 Accessibility of Publications for the Global Research Community. David Onyango, CABI Plantwise Communications Expert

15:00-15:15 Discussion

15:15-15:45 Afternoon Tea Break

15:45-16:15 ORCID Live Demonstration 

16:15-16:30 Discussion and Closing Remarks 

16:30 Adjourn

 

Thank you to our sponsors for making this workshop possible: