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Project Title: Ensuring the Utility and Integrity of Research Data in a Digital Age

PIN: CSEP-Q-06-02-A         

Major Unit:
Policy and Global Affairs

Sub Unit:
Committee on Science, Engineering, Medicine, and Public Policy

Arrison, Tom

Subject/Focus Area:
Policy for Science and Technology

Ensuring the Utility and Integrity of Research Data in a Digital Age Committee Meeting
April 16, 2007 - April 17, 2007
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Neeraj Gorkhaly
Phone: 202-334-1358


National Academies
Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy

Committee on Assuring the Integrity of
Research Data in an Era of E-Science

1st Committee Meeting

April 16-17, 2007

The National Academies
500 5th Street, NW
Washington, DC

Room 100

Monday, April 16

11:00 Physical Sciences Case Study
Gerald North, Distinguished Professor of Meteorology and Oceanography and Harold J. Haynes Endowed Chair in Geosciences, Texas A&M University and Chair, National Academies committee that developed the report Surface Temperature Reconstructions for the Last 2,000 Years (accepted)

Working Lunch

12:00 Satellite Data Case Study
John Christy, Professor of Atmospheric Science, and Director
Earth System Science Center University of Alabama, Huntsville (accepted)

1:00 Life Sciences Case Studies
Thomas Cech, President of Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Chair, National Academies committee that developed report Sharing Publication-Related Data and Materials: Responsibilities of Authorship in the Life Sciences (accepted)

2:00 Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industry Case Study
Eve E. Slater, Director on Board of Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Theravance, Inc, and others, Former Senior Vice President, Merck and Former Assistant Secretary for Health, Health and Human Services (accepted)

3:00 Break

3:15 Journals Perspective on Charge Questions
Randy Schekman, Editor-in-Chief, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (accepted)
Monica Bradford, Executive Editor, Science(accepted)
Linda J. Miller, U.S. Executive Editor, Nature(accepted)
Michael Rossner, Executive Editor, The Journal of Cell Biology, and Executive Director, The Rockefeller University Press. (accepted)

5:15 Public Comment

5:45 Adjourn for Day

Tuesday, April 17

9:30 Office of Science and Technology Policy
Sharon Hays
Associate Director, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (Invited)

10:30 Journal Perspective (continued)
Robert A. Moffitt, Editor, American Economic Review (accepted)

11:00 Break

11:15 Academic Perspective on Charge Questions

Chuck Phelps, Provost, University of Rochester on behalf of the Association of American Universities (accepted)

David Shulenburger, Vice President Academic Affairs, National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges (accepted)

Todd G. Guttman, Associate Vice President for Research Compliance, The Ohio State University on Council on Government Relations Report “Access to and Retention of Research Data: Rights and Responsibilities” (accepted)

12:30 Working Lunch

1:00 Government Agency Perspective on Charge Questions
Joan Schwartz, Assistant Director, Office of Intramural Research, National Institute of Health (accepted)
Chris Pascal, Director, Office of Research Integrity, HHS (accepted)
Patricia Dehmer, Associate Director of Science for Basic Energy Sciences, Department of Energy (accepted)
Kathie Olsen, Deputy Director, National Science Foundation (Invited)

3:00 Public Comment

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Dan Kleppner
Phillip Sharp
Norman Bradburn
John Brauman
Jennifer Chayes
Carl Lineberger
Tom McGarity
Tony Tyson
Michael Turner
and Steve Wofsy

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
report outline

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
Committee Meeting Agenda Book

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: April 30, 2007