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



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    • 10:30 11:15
      Session 1: Sharing is caring: first anniversary of the European COVID-19 Data Platform

      Sharing is caring: first anniversary of the European COVID-19 Data Platform

      • 10:30
        Speech by Manuel Heitor, Minister for Science, Technology and Higher Education, Government of Portugal 10m
      • 10:40
        Speech by Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, European Commission 9m
      • 10:49
        Speech by Simona Kustec, Minister of Education, Science and Sport, Republic of Slovenia 8m
      • 10:57
        Speech by Michael Meister, Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister of Education and Research, Federal Republic of Germany 8m
      • 11:05
        Speech by Edith Heard, Director General of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) 10m
    • 11:15 13:15
      Session 2: Scientific data exchange in public health emergencies: what we learned from the COVID-19 outbreak

      Scientific data exchange in public health emergencies: what we learned from the COVID-19 outbreak.

      • 11:15
        Session Chair 5m
        Speaker: André Peralta-Santos (DGS)
      • 11:20
        Data exchange for pandemic preparedness and management in the Union 10m
        Speaker: 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 15m
        Speakers: Kostas Glinos (EC), Rolf Apweiler (EMBL-EBI)
      • 11:45
        Q&A 5m
      • 11:50
        Towards a Portuguese COVID-19 data portal 5m
        Speakers: 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 5m
        Speaker: Johan Rung (Uppsala University)
      • 12:00
        The Spanish COVID-19 data portal: connecting to clinical data in hospitals 5m
        Speaker: Alfonso Valencia (BSC)
      • 12:05
        The UK use case: Making health data research more accessible 5m
        Speaker: Susheel Varma (HDR UK)
      • 12:10
        Genomic data user perspective & wastewater surveillance initiative 5m
        Speaker: 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 5m
        Speaker: Mike Catchpole (ECDC) (ECDC)
      • 12:20
        Break 10m
      • 12:30
        Panel discussion (Keynote speakers and panellists) 45m
    • 13:15 14:00
      Break 45m
    • 14:00 16:00
      Session 3: Challenges towards a more inclusive interoperability framework for scientific data
      • 14:00
        Session Chair 5m
        Speaker: Paulo Quaresma (FCT)
      • 14:05
        Introduction by the European Commission: Research data interoperability in the European policy context 5m
        Speaker: Michel Schouppe (EC)
      • 14:10
        ELIXIR efforts towards data interoperability in the Life Sciences (RDM efforts, core resources, galaxy workflows, helpdesk for researchers, etc.) 10m
        Speaker: 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) 10m
        Speaker: Oscar Corcho (EOSC-Association/UPM)
      • 14:30
        The Portuguese experience in enabling interoperability frameworks for scientific data 10m
        Speaker: 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 10m
        Speaker: 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 10m
        Speaker: Barend Mons (CODATA and GO-FAIR)
      • 15:00
        Break 10m
      • 15:10
        Panel discussion (involving the above speakers) 50m
    • 16:00 16:30
      • 16:00
        Declaration by the PT Presidency on advancing data interoperability at EU and international levels 15m
      • 16:15
        Session Chairs - Closing remarks 15m