Speakers & Panellists

21 Nov 2018

Jean-Claude Burgelman

Jean-Claude Burgelman is responsible for open science and data policies of DG Research and Innovation. He joined the European Commission in 1999 as a Visiting Scientist in the Joint Research Centre (the Institute of Prospective Technological Studies - IPTS), where he became Head of the Information Society Unit in 2005. In January 2008, he moved to the Bureau of European Policy Advisers (attached to the president of the EC) as adviser for innovation policy.

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15 Nov 2018

Lothar Wolf

Lothar Wolf was with the German National Meteorological Service (DWD) and the European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF), Reading (UK) and since 2004 he is with the European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites. As Competence Area Manager for Data Services he is responsible for the definition of the medium and long term EUMETSAT Data Services Strategy including the specification of the related corporate service portfolio and managing its evolution via a programme of related projects.

 

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20 Nov 2018

Arjen van Rijn

Arjen van Rijn is institute manager and deputy director of the Dutch National Institute for subatomic Physics (Nikhef) since 1999. Through the Nikhef activities in networking and distributed computing, and in particular through his role as project leader of the Dutch BiG Grid project (2007-2012), he became involved in the development of the national e-infrastructure, coordinated by SURF. He was one of the founders of EGI.eu (European Grid Infrastructure) and member of its Executive Board in the years 2010 - 2014.

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22 Nov 2018

Eliane Fankhauser

 

Eliane Fankhauser obtained her PhD about polyphonic music in the Netherlands in the late Middle Ages at Utrecht University. At KNAW-DANS she is a project manager and policy officer in the role of which she currently works on the external communication for the FREYA project and is the coordinator of the Oral History collection in the EASY repository. Together with a small team, moreover, she is working on a FAIR checklist for researchers to measure and evaluate the FAIRness of data.

 

 

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15 Nov 2018

Pedro Gonçalves

Pedro Gonçalves is Terradue director, a company started in 2006 as a spinoff of the European Space Agency following his postdoctoral work designing the Grid infrastructure in ESRIN, the ESA G-POD (Grid Processing on Demand for Earth Observation). With the participation in several European Commission and European Space Agency projects, Terradue is supporting international organizations, research institutes and commercial companies in deploying their Earth Observation services into Cloud platforms tapping new computational and data resources.

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20 Nov 2018

Anca Hienola

Anca Hienola holds a PhD in Atmospheric Physics and has over 17 years’ experience in atmospheric sciences and climate change research. Her expertise extends from new particle formation, contact phenomena, organic compounds nucleation to global and regional climate modelling. She has 18 peer-reviewed publications and one of her first-author paper was cited in the latest Special IPCC report on Global Warming of 1.5degrees.

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21 Nov 2018
Juan Bicarregui

Juan Bicarregui

Juan Bicarregui is Head of the Data Division in the Scientific Computing Department at STFC. Juan’s division has responsibility for research and development of the data systems that handle much of the huge volume of scientific data that is produced by the STFC research facilities.

 

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22 Nov 2018
Tiziana Ferrari

Tiziana Ferrari

Tiziana is Technical Director at the EGI Foundation since October 2013 and Technical Coordinator of the H2020 EGI flagship project funded by the EC: EGI-Engage. She was responsible for the direction of the EGI-InSPIRE project and was former Chief Operations Officer taking care of the operations coordination of EGI. She is a promoter of the Open Science Commons and participated in the definition of the EGI governance and service portfolio in the framework of the EGI_DS project.

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21 Nov 2018
Hermann Lederer

Hermann Lederer

Hermann Lederer received a diploma in physics from the University of Munich and a PhD in Natural Sciences from the Technical University of Munich for studies of the quaternary structure of the RNA polymerase promotor complex and its components by neutron small-angle scattering. After a post-doc position at Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry with research stays at ILL (Grenoble), Risoe National Lab (Roskilde), and DESY (Hamburg), he took a position at RZG.

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