Riding the Next Wave of Research Data: Leveraging the COVID-19 response towards advancing data interoperability

Monday, 7 June 2021 - 10:30

        : Sessions
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        : Breaks
7 Jun 2021
Session 1: Sharing is caring: first anniversary of the European COVID-19 Data Platform (until 11:15) ()
10:30 Speech by Manuel Heitor, Minister for Science, Technology and Higher Education, Government of Portugal   ()
10:40 Speech by Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, European Commission   ()
10:49 Speech by Simona Kustec, Minister of Education, Science and Sport, Republic of Slovenia   ()
10:57 Speech by Michael Meister, Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister of Education and Research, Federal Republic of Germany   ()
11:05 Speech by Edith Heard, Director General of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL)   ()
Session 2: Scientific data exchange in public health emergencies: what we learned from the COVID-19 outbreak (until 13:15) ()
11:15 Session Chair - André Peralta-Santos (DGS)   ()
11:20 Data exchange for pandemic preparedness and management in the Union - Marion Koopmans (Erasmus MC)   ()
11:30 The European COVID-19 Data platform: Mobilising open and FAIR data in Europe and beyond: Lessons learnt and challenges - Rolf Apweiler (EMBL-EBI) Kostas Glinos (EC)   ()
11:45 Q&A   ()
11:50 Towards a Portuguese COVID-19 data portal - Mário Silva (Biodata.pt/ELIXIR PT) Patrícia Calado (AICIB)   ()
11:55 The Swedish COVID-19 data portal: From leveraging infrastructure investment to brokering Public Health submission - Johan Rung (Uppsala University)   ()
12:00 The Spanish COVID-19 data portal: connecting to clinical data in hospitals - Alfonso Valencia (BSC)   ()
12:05 The UK use case: Making health data research more accessible - Susheel Varma (HDR UK)   ()
12:10 Genomic data user perspective & wastewater surveillance initiative - Guy Van den Eede (EC-JRC)   ()
12:15 The data challenge for ECDC: monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and assessing the risk to the EU - Mike Catchpole (ECDC) (ECDC)   ()
12:20 Break   ()
12:30 Panel discussion (Keynote speakers and panellists)   ()
13:15 --- Break ---
Session 3: Challenges towards a more inclusive interoperability framework for scientific data (until 16:00) ()
14:00 Session Chair - Paulo Quaresma (FCT)   ()
14:05 Introduction by the European Commission: Research data interoperability in the European policy context - Michel Schouppe (EC)   ()
14:10 ELIXIR efforts towards data interoperability in the Life Sciences (RDM efforts, core resources, galaxy workflows, helpdesk for researchers, etc.) - Niklas Blomberg (EOSC-Life)   ()
14:20 EOSC vision and activities towards data interoperability (including the EOSC Interoperability Framework, legal interoperability across Member States and Associated Countries (co-creation study outcome) - Oscar Corcho (EOSC-Association/UPM)   ()
14:30 The Portuguese experience in enabling interoperability frameworks for scientific data - Ana Portugal Melo (Biodata.pt/ELIXIR PT)   ()
14:40 The RDA’s role in the pandemic: The COVID-19 recommendations and guidelines for data sharing and management; the need for community-driven international standards to address interoperability - Ingrid Dillo (RDA)   ()
14:50 GO-FAIR/VODAN data visiting use case: The FAIR data points. Lessons learnt from addressing interoperability of data for data that does not leave its jurisdiction. Harnessing AI - Barend Mons (CODATA and GO-FAIR)   ()
15:00 Break   ()
15:10 Panel discussion (involving the above speakers)   ()
Conclusions (until 16:30) ()
16:00 Declaration by the PT Presidency on advancing data interoperability at EU and international levels   ()
16:15 Session Chairs - Closing remarks   ()