Program for Invited Speakers

Session Topics Speaker/Moderator
19 Nov. 2013
(Tue)
Arrival
20 Nov. 2013
(Wed)
Perspectives from International Collaborative Platforms and Data Portals
English-Chinese simultaneous interpretation available
08:30-09:00 Registration
09:00-09:10 Opening ceremony and welcome remarks Y. Henry Sun (Deputy Minister of NSC) /
Wen-Hsiung Li (Director, BRCAS) /
Kwang-Tsao Shao (Conference Chair)

Dr. Kwang-Tsao Shao

Conference Chair
TaiBIF Project Director
Research Fellow
Executive Officer for Systematics and Biodiversity Information Division
Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica
128 Sec. 2, Academia Road, Nangang District 11529
Taipei, Taiwan
e-mail: zoskt@gate.sinica.edu.tw

Curriculum vitae

09:10-09:50 GBIF - mobilising global biodiversity data Donald Hobern

Mr. Donald Hobern

Executive Secretary
GBIF Secretariat
Universitetsparken 15
DK-2100 Copenhagen Ø
Denmark
e-mail: dhobern@gbif.org

Curriculum vitaeAbstractSlides

09:50-10:20 Coffee break (Group photo)
10:20-10:50 EU BON - Integration of biodiversity data for Europe Dirk Schmeller

Dr. Dirk Schmeller

Co-coordinator of WP7 & EuMON, member of GEOBON WG2 - terrestrial monitoring
Raum 3.41
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Department of Conservation Biology
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig
Germany
e-mail: dirk.schmeller@ufz.de

Curriculum vitaeAbstractSlides

10:50-11:30
  • Introduction to JBIF and its connection with other biodiversity informatics-related organization
  • Open Biodiversity Data using GBIF protocol - A case study on Ecological Research Data Paper
  • Tsuyoshi Hosoya
  • Takeshi Osawa

Dr. Tsuyoshi Hosoya

JBIF Node Manager
Division of Fungi and Algae
Department of Botany
National Museum of Nature and Science
Amakubo 4-1-1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-0005
Japan
e-mail: Hosoya@kahaku.go.jp

Curriculum vitaeAbstractSlides

Dr. Takeshi Osawa

Researcher
National Institute for Agro-Environmental Science
3-1-3 Kannondai, Tsukuba, 305-8604
Japan
e-mail: arosawa@affrc.go.jp

Curriculum vitaeAbstractSlides

11:30-11:50 International cooperation is crucial to integrate Taiwan’s biodiversity data Kwang-Tsao Shao

Dr. Kwang-Tsao Shao

TaiBIF Project Director
Research Fellow
Executive Officer for Systematics and Biodiversity Information Division
Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica
128 Sec. 2, Academia Road, Nangang District 11529
Taipei, Taiwan
e-mail: zoskt@gate.sinica.edu.tw

Curriculum vitaeAbstractSlides

11:50-12:00 Q&A Kwang-Tsao Shao

Dr. Kwang-Tsao Shao

Conference Chair
TaiBIF Project Director
Research Fellow
Executive Officer for Systematics and Biodiversity Information Division
Biodiversity Research Center, Academia Sinica
128 Sec. 2, Academia Road, Nangang District 11529
Taipei, Taiwan
e-mail: zoskt@gate.sinica.edu.tw

Curriculum vitae

12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:00 US NEON: Open Data and Information for Large-Scale Ecological Sciences Brian Wee

Dr. Brian Wee

Chief of External Affairs
National Ecological Observatory Network
NEON, Inc.
c/o Smithsonian Institution
1100 Jefferson Drive SW
Suite 3123, MRC 702
Washington, DC 20560
U.S.A.
e-mail: bwee@neoninc.org

Curriculum vitaeAbstractSlidesPrezi

14:00-14:30 DataONE - Supporting Scientific Analysis for the Long Term Dave Vieglais

Dr. Dave Vieglais

Director of Development and Operations
DataONE
1312 Basehart Dr SE 1
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM 87106
U.S.A.
e-mail: dave.vieglais@gmail.com

Curriculum vitaeAbstractSlides

14:30-15:00 Introduction of Linked Data for Science Hideaki Takeda

Dr. Hideaki Takeda

Researcher
Research and Development Center for Scientific Information Resources
National Institute of Informatics
2-1-2 Hitotsubashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 101-8430
Japan
e-mail: takeda@nii.ac.jp

Curriculum vitaeAbstractSlides

15:00-15:30 Coffee Break
15:30-16:00 Making Open Biodiversity Data accessible through GBIF Oliver Meyn

Mr. Oliver Meyn

Software Developer
GBIF Secretariat
Universitetsparken 15
DK-2100 Copenhagen Ø
Denmark
e-mail: omeyn@gbif.org

Curriculum vitaeAbstractSlides

16:00-16:30 Development of Biodiversity LOD in Japan: a collaboration of taxonomists and information scientists Utsugi Jinbo

Dr. Utsugi Jinbo

Researcher
Division of Terrestrial Invertebrates
Department of Zoology
National Museum of Nature and Science, Tokyo
Amakubo 4-1-1, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, 305-0005
Japan
e-mail: ujinbo@kahaku.go.jp

Curriculum vitaeAbstractSlides

16:30-17:00 A Tool For Many Tasks: The Drupal Ecological Information Management System Chau-Chin Lin

Dr. Chau-Chin Lin

Research Fellow
Fire Ecology and Ecoinformatics Lab
Taiwan Forestry Research Institute
Fl. 5, No. 67, San-Yuan St., Zhongzheng District 10079
Taipei, Taiwan
e-mail: linchauchin@gmail.com

Curriculum vitaeAbstractSlides

17:00-17:30 Discussion Chau-Chin Lin

Dr. Chau-Chin Lin

Research Fellow
Fire Ecology and Ecoinformatics Lab
Taiwan Forestry Research Institute
Fl. 5, No. 67, San-Yuan St., Zhongzheng District 10079
Taipei, Taiwan
e-mail: linchauchin@gmail.com

Curriculum vitae

18:00-20:00 Welcome banquet4F, Recreation Hall
21 Nov. 2013
(Thu)
Open Data and Data Publishing: Societal Benefits and Academic Rewards
English-Chinese simultaneous interpretation available in the morning
08:30-09:00 Registration
09:00-09:30 Contents, Data, and Tools: Why Openness Benefits Research Tyng-Ruey Chuang

Dr. Tyng-Ruey Chuang

Associate Research Fellow
Institute of Information Science, and the Research Center for Information Technology Innovation, Academia Sinica
128 Sec. 2, Academia Road, Nangang District 11529
Taipei, Taiwan
e-mail: trc@iis.sinica.edu.tw

Curriculum vitaeAbstractSlides

09:30-10:00 Introduction of Open Data Policy and License Lucien Cheng-hsia Lin

Mr. Lucien Cheng-hsia Lin

Legal Specialist
Open Source Software Foundry, Academia Sinica
128 Sec. 2, Academia Road, Nangang District 11529
Taipei, Taiwan
e-mail: lucien@citi.sinica.edu.tw

Curriculum vitaeAbstractSlides

10:00-10:30 Coffee break
10:30-11:00 The Biodiversity Data Journal: Towards next-generation, integrated, narrative (text) and data publishing Lyubomir Penev

Dr. Lyubomir Penev

Managing Director
Pensoft Publishers
Prof. Georgi Zlatarski Street 12
1700 Sofia
Bulgaria
e-mail: info@pensoft.net

Curriculum vitaeAbstractSlides

11:00-11:30 Functions and benefits of Data papers in Ecological Research: Pathway to the open data Nobuhito Ohte

Dr. Nobuhito Ohte

Associate Editor-in-Chief
Ecological Research
Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences
University of Tokyo
Tokyo, 113-8657
Japan
e-mail: nobu@fr.a.u-tokyo.ac.jp

Curriculum vitaeAbstractSlides

11:30-12:00 Advancing Research and Innovation in the Open Data Environment Ning Ning

Dr. Ning Ning

Solution Consultant
Scientific & Scholarly Research
Thomson Reuters
18 Science Park Drive, Level 3
Singapore
e-mail: ning.ning@thomsonreuters.com

Curriculum vitaeAbstractSlides

12:00-13:30 Lunch
15:30-18:00 Travel to Fushan Botanical Garden (Yilan County, North-East Taiwan)
22 Nov. 2013
(Fri)
Excursion to North-East Taiwan
23 Nov. 2013
(Sat)
Departure