Workshop (19th October 2012)

The CIA workshop at Woburn House in London on Friday 19th October was extremely well-attended with over 60 people present, showing the demand for exchanging research data between organisations. The workshop had representation from a wide variety of stakeholders, including:

  • Project team
  • Software partners
  • Research information/systems/operations/development staff at HEIs
  • Repository managers, librarians and open access managers
  • Project Managers from other research information projects
  • Representatives from:
    • JISC
    • RCUK & ROS
    • Funding Councils
    • ResearchFish
    • UKOLN
  • … and more


The presentations from the CIA workshop are below:

Workshop Feedback

The feedback from the workshop was generally very positive – anonymous favourable comments included:

  • The practicality, it was about things happening not just abstract;
  • The mixture of talks and work group activities;
  • Setting context for wider agenda;
  • Presentation and inclusion of institutions and suppliers;
  • Getting updates on how CERIF is applied in the real world.  The demos were useful;
  • Great view of current position of CIA & chance to shape future project direction;
  • It was useful to have 2 lots of break out sessions;
  • Very useful update;
  • Lots of useful information;
  • Chance to engage with users in a dedicated space;
  • Learning a lot about the issues;
  • Very informative;
  • Very useful day; thanks for organising.  High quality speakers, good to see how much progress is being made and how active discussion is in this area.

A few comments were made about the length of the workshop and that it could have been longer (1 1/2 to 2 days) to account for all the areas of discussion.


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