ORCID Outreach Meeting, Fall 2014 (日本語)

4 November 2014, Tokyo, Japan

ORCID hosted its biannual Outreach Meeting on November 4, at the National Institute of Informatics in Tokyo, Japan. Links to the presentations from the event are provided below.

The event feautured how research organizations and universities, publishers, and professional societies in Asia are adopting ORCID, sharing lessons learned from implementations and plans for the future. 

Event program

09:30          Check-in and coffee/tea

10:00          Welcome & opening remarks, Jun Adachi, NII Deputy Director General

10:10          ORCID status and plans, Laurel Haak, ORCID Executive Director (slides)

10:45          Break

11:15          Why ORCID? Perspectives from the Research Community


12:30          Lunch 

14:00          ORCID and researcher identifiers

ORCID is an international, non-proprietary, and interdisciplinary identifier for researchers, and can be linked with other local and national researcher identifiers, facilitating disambiguation and data sharing across systems. This panel will share how ORCID is being adopted to support researcher identification throughout Asia.

  • Jonas Gilbert, moderator, Deputy Library Director, Chalmers University of Technology
  • Mikiko Tanifuji, General Manager, Scientific Information Office,  National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS) (slides)
  • Mitsuru Mizuno, Director, Department of Database for Information and Knowledge Infrastructure, Japan Science and Technology Agency (slides)
  • Choi Seon (Sunny) Heui, Principal Researcher, Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI) (slides)

15:30          Break

16:00          Effective practices for integrating ORCID identifiers

Universities and research institutes, professional societies, and national agencies are actively integrating ORCID into their systems. Panelists will share about their integration and outreach efforts and how ORCID is benefiting researcher and institutions.

  • Simeon Warner, moderator, Director of Repository Development, Cornell University Library
  • Chris Chan, Head, Information Services Section, Hong Kong Baptist University Library (slides)
  • Hao-Ren Ke, University Librarian, National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) (slides)
  • Yasuhisa Kondo, Vice Chair, Japan Geosciences Union Information System Committee (slides)

17:30          Closing remarks and recap, Hideaki Takeda

18:00          Adjourn

Local program committee

We thank our dedicated Program Committee in Japan for their leadership in developing the meeting program and their help organizing meeting logistics:

  • Hideaki Takeda, Professor, National Institute of Informatics (NII), and ORCID Board
  • Soichi Tokizane, Professor, Aichi University, and ORCID Ambassador
  • Keita Bando, Digital Repository Librarian, Nagoya Gakuin Daigaku, and ORCID Ambassador
  • Nobuko Miyairi, Consultant/Analyst, Asia Pacific, Nature Publishing Group, and ORCID Outreach Steering Group
  • Naoko Furubayashi, Manager, Research Analytics, Japan RBU, Thomson Reuters
  • Kazuhiro Hayashi, Senior Research Fellow, National Institute of Science and Technology Policy (NISTEP)


Event sponsors

Special thanks to our event sponsors. Their support enabled us to offer this event at no charge to all who attended. 

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Other supporters




Special Thanks

Special thanks to the National Institute of Informatics for hosting the event and helping us with arrangements!


This is ORCID's 13th outreach meeting! Please use the hashtag #orcid13 when tweeting about this event. 

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