Speakers & Panellists

20 Nov 2018

Philippe Segers

Philippe Segers Head of European High Performance Computing (HPC) projects for GENCI, the French HPC agency, where he manage the contribution of the French partners (CEA/CNRS/University and Inria) to the PRACE projects, member of PRACE Technical Board and Management Board, and he was work-package leader of the PRACE Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) on “Whole System Design for Energy Efficient HPC” (procurement of R&D for Finish, French, German, Italian and UK partners).

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22 Nov 2018

Barend Mons

Barend Mons is a molecular biologist by training (PhD Leiden University 1986) He spent over 15 years in malaria research in close collaboration with endemic countries. After that he gained experience in computer-assisted knowledge discovery, which is still his research focus. He spent time with the European Commission as a Seconded National Expert with the INCO-DC pogramme (1993-1996) and with the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO 1966-1999). Barend also co-founded several spin off companies.

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15 Nov 2018

Sergei Yakneen

Researcher and technology leader in the fields of cancer genomics, bioinformatics, distributed systems, and cloud computing. Currently at EMBL, Heidelberg, he has over 15 years of industry experience in leading the development of globally distributed large-scale enterprise information systems in domains as diverse as Governance, Risk, and Compliance, Operations Management, and e-commerce, at companies like Amazon.com.

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20 Nov 2018

Pascal Kahlem

Pascal Kahlem (PhD) (M): Coordinator of the Training Platform of the ELIXIR Research Infrastructure and owner of Scientific Network Management SL (Spain registered). PhD in Human Genetics at the University Paris VII (France) in 1999. He pursued 3 Post-docs on Human Genetics successively at the CNRS (Paris, France), Max-Planck-Institute (Berlin, Germany) and Charité Hospital (Berlin, Germany).

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22 Nov 2018

Gareth O'Neill

Gareth O'Neill [https://twitter.com/gtoneill] is a doctoral candidate in linguistics at Leiden University and is president of the European Council of Doctoral Candidates and Junior Researchers (Eurodoc) [http://eurodoc.net/]. He is interested in science policy for researchers and in improving the broad implementation and skills training of Open Science across Europe.

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15 Nov 2018

Petr Knoth

Dr. Petr Knoth leads the KMI’s Big Scientific Data and Text Analytics group. He is the founder, product and team leader for CORE, which is a service that aggregates millions of open access articles from around the world and makes them available for people to search and machines to text-mine. Previously, he worked as a Senior Data Scientist at Mendeley on information extraction and content recommendation for research. He has a deep interest in the use of AI to improve research workflows.

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20 Nov 2018

Vanessa Hannesschläger

Vanessa Hannesschläger completed her studies in German Language and Literature at the University of Vienna with a diploma thesis on Peter Handke. She gained experience in working with archival material in a digital context in online projects on Peter Handke and Ernst Jandl, which inspired her interest in standardization and preservation of (meta)data, digitization processes, and the semantic web’s potential benefits for the arts and humanities.

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21 Nov 2018

Doina Cristina Duma

Doina Cristina Duma (Female) is the leader of the Distributed Systems group at the INFN National Center (CNAF), providing the core operational support for the INFN-wide Grid infrastructure and for the CNAF Cloud infrastructure. The task of her group is also to investigate how to evolve the existing infrastructures to pursue increased resource efficiency in view of the progress in the underlying technologies.

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15 Nov 2018

Jean-Francois Perrin

He has been strongly involved in all ILL projects regarding data policy, data management and related services since 2008. He has gained experience and international contacts due to his dedicated involvement in the previous EU projects (PANData-Europe, PANData-ODI, CRISP, …). He will now be in charge of the collaboration with the e-Infrastructure inside the PaNOSC project in order to jointly build EOSC and make it effective for the scientific communities.

 

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20 Nov 2018

Alastair Dunning

Alastair runs 4TU.ResearchData, the data archive for the technical sciences on behalf of the 4 technical universities in the Netherlands, and is also head of the Research Data Services within  TU Delft.

His (current) biggest challenge is persuading researchers of the benefits of research data – a task that not only requires knowledge of research processes, but realises the importance of building trust and good relationships.

Previously, Alastair has worked for the cultural heritage innovators Europeana, and for JISC, the UK’s shared service for ICT in education

 

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