Tuesday 17 April

09h00-09h30      Opening and welcome address

Chair: Marcos Cortesão (Brazilian Academy of Sciences)

  1. Luiz Davidovich (President of Brazilian Academy of Sciences)
  2. Alfredo Tolmasquim (Musem of Tomorrow)
  3. Manuel Limonta (Director ICSU Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean)
  4. Ingrid Dillo (Vice-chair of ICSU-WDS and Data Archiving and Networked Services: DANS, Netherlands)

Moderator:Alfredo Tolmasquim (Musem of Tomorrow)

  1. New trends and challenges for scientific data management – 
    Alex de Sherbinin (CIESIN, University of Columbia, USA) and Wim Hugo (SAEON, South Africa)
  2.  Principles and Policies for International Coordination of Research Data Networks – 
    Mustapha Mokrane (Executive Director, International Programme Office ICSU-WDS)
  3. The Research Data Alliance: potential value for the Latin American and Caribbean Region – 
    Leslie McIntosh Borrelli (RDA-US Executive Director)

10h30-11h00      Coffee break

11h00-12h30      Panel 2: Challenges for data management projects in Latin America & the Caribbean

Chair: Sarita Albagli (Brazilian Institute of Information in Science and Technology: IBICT)

  1. Scientific data initiatives and the multilateral context  
  2. Marcos Regis da Silva (Executive Director of Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research, Uruguay)
  3. Data, Open Data and Big Data: results of the LEARN project
    Wouter Schallier (Chief Librarian of the Hernán Santa Cruz Library ECLAC/CEPAL, Chile)
  4. Global to Regional: Global Biodiversity Information Facility and the LAC Region (video)
    Anabela Plos (Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales MACN-CONICET, Argentina)
  5. Public goods for scientific data policies in Latin America
    Alberto Cabezas (LA Referencia, Chile)

12h30-13h30      Lunch

13h30-15h00      Session 1: Case Studies in Agriculture and Soil Science

Chair: Wim Hugo (South African Earth Observation Network SAEON and WDS Scientific Committee)

  1. A Data Repository for Agricultural Science & Technology
    Debora Pignatari Drucker (Embrapa, Brazil)
  2. The Free Brazilian Repository for Open Soil Data
    Alessandro Samuel-Rosa (Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Brazil)
  3. Making Available Digital Soil Maps from Brazil in an Interactive WebGIS
    Ricardo de Oliveira Dart (Embrapa Solos, Brazil)
  4. InfoSoilsBr: The Brazilian Soils Database
    Marcos Bacis Ceddia (Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
  5. Toward Integration of Data-Centric Agronomic Experiments with Data Provenance
    Sergio Manuel Serra da Cruz (Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Questions and Answers

15h00-16h00      Lightning Talks for posters

Chair: Michael Stanton (Brazilian National Research and Education Network: RNP)

  1. Repositorio Institucional de la Universidad Nacional de Asunción, Una Iniciativa Para el Acceso Abierto
    Marta Barrios de Alvarez Emilce Sena Correa (Universidad Nacional de Asunción, Paraguay)
  2. In search of a repository of scientific data in an adverse climate: the Salvadoran experience —
    Willian Heriberto Carballo Sánchez (Universidad Escuela de Comunicación Mónica Herrera, El Salvador)
  3. Exploring Costa Rica scholarly records by interactive knowledge networks: case of implementation of VIVO software in Universidad Nacional, Costa Rica –
    Andrea Mora-Campos, David Hine (Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica)
  4. Towards a Brazilian Geoinformation Suite for Rational Use of Fertilizers in Agriculture — 
    Ronaldo Pereira de Oliveira (Embrapa Solos, Brazil)
  5. Panorama dos dados governamentais abertos para pesquisas no Brasil –
    Neide De Sordi (Open Knowledge Brasil, Brazil)
  6. Linked Administrative Data Management for Research and Public Policymaking Purposes in Brazilian Public Health –
    Bethania de Araujo Almeida (Fiocruz, Brazil)
  7. Data management for health care and research: An experience of a leprosy reference centre in Rio de Janeiro
    Ximena illarramendi (Fiocruz, Brazil)
  8. Machine learning techniques to find correlations between open data and confidential data
    Laci Mary Barbosa Manhães (Universidade Federal Fluminense – UFF, Brazil)
  9. Opportunity and challenges to deal with public sector information management in science
    Renato Cerceau, Luis Alfredo Vidal De Carvalho (ANS, Brazil)
  10. Cross-border epidemiological data integration and harmonization – Application to malaria in the cross-border area between French Guiana and Brazil 
    Christovam Barcellos 
    (ICICT, Fiocruz, Brazil)
  11. Hydrophysical Database for Brazilian Soils -
    Marta Vasconcelos Ottoni (Geological Survey of Brazil)

16h00-16h30      Coffee-Break and poster viewing

16h30-18h00      Session 2: Case Studies in Biodiversity, and Climate

Chair: Aude Chambodut (International Service of Geomagnetic Indices: ISGI)

  1. PPBio's Metacat Data Respository
    Timothy Lee Vincent (Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia – INPA, Brazil)
  2. Big Data Landscape to Improve LBA Scientific Data Management
    José Laurindo Campos dos Santos (Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas da Amazônia – INPA, Brazil)
  3. A unified South American Paleohidrological Database: LOTRED SA –
    Juliana de Sousa Nogueira (Universidade Federal Fluminense)
  4. A snapshot of glacier monitoring in South America
    Isabelle Gärtner-Roer (World Glacier Monitoring Service: WGMS)
  5. Initiatives on Pollinator and Pollination Data Digitization and Sharing and Data Quality -
    Antonio Mauro Saraiva (Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil)

Questions and Answers


Wednesday 18 April

09h00-10h30      Special Session: Accreditation of Scientific Data Repositories

  1. Why and how promote the certification of Scientific Data Repositories
    Ingrid Dillo (Vice-chair of ICSU-WDS and Data Archiving and Networked Services: DANS, Netherlands)
  2. The accreditation process of ICSU World Data System
    Rorie Edmunds (ICSU World Data System International Programme Office, Japan)
Questions and Answers

10h30-11h00      Coffee-Break

11h00-12h30      Session 3: Case Studies in Astronomy, Space, and Private Sector

Chair: Alberto Laender (Federal University of Minas Gerais and Brazilian Academy of Science)

  1. The LIneA Science Portal: Handling the Large Volumes of Data from Modern Astronomical Surveys
    Luiz Nicolaci da Costa (LIneA/Observatorio Nacional, Brazil)
  2. The implementation experience of the Chilean Virtual Observatory –
    Mauricio Solar (Universidad Técnica Federico Santa María, Chile)
  3. The United Nations Open Universe initiative and the Brazilian Science Data Center
    Ulisses Barres de Almeida (CBPF)
  4. Research Data Management in Nuclear: the experience of the Nuclear Engineering Institute Area
    Luana Farias Sales (CNEN-IEN / IBICT)
  5. Research Data Management in Exploration and Production context: opportunities and challenges
    Dean Pereira de Melo, Marcelo Fagundes de Rezende (PETROBRAS)

Questions and Answers

12h30-13h30      Lunch

13h30-15h00      Session 4: Case Studies in Health and Humanities

Chair: Isabelle Gärtner-Roer (World Glacier Monitoring Service: WGMS)

  1. The Brazilian Initiative on Precision Medicine (Bipmed): The First Publicly Available Genomic Database in Latin America – Iscia Lopes-Cendes (University of Campinas – UNICAMP, Brazil)
  2. The Center for Data and Knowledge Integration for Health (CIDACS -Fiocruz) — 
    Mauricio L. Barreto (CIDACS - Fiocruz, Brazil)
  3. MaoBD - Open-access data in forensics anthropometry of Brazil
    Maria Elizete Kunkel (Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Brazil)
  4. Music in eighteenth-century periodicals — 
    Martha Tupinambá de Ulhôa (Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
  5. Intelligo – Exploring Large Science and Technology Data Collections Using Online Semantic Maps
    Lautaro Matas (Observatorio Iberoamericano de la Ciencia, la Tecnología y la Sociedad, Argentina)
Questions and Answers

15h00-15h30: Coffee-Break and Poster Viewing

15h30-17h30      Panel 4: Infrastructure, training and funding of Scientific Data initiatives

Moderator: Marie-Anne Van Sluys (São Paulo University, FAPESP and Brazilian Academy of Science)

  1. Challenges for Big Data Management and Analysis in Earth Sciences – 
    Gilberto Câmara (Co-Chair, Belmont Forum of Scientific Agencies and Researcher, National Institute for Space Research)
  2. Towards a Scientific Data Policy — 
    Roberto de Pinho (Ministry of Science, Technology, Innovation and Communication, Brazil)
  3. Collaborating through data - from data-intensive research to data management policies –
    Claudia Medeiros (FAPESP Research Program on eScience and Data Science, Brazil)
  4. RNP support to data-driven research — 
    Leandro Ciuffo (RNP, Brazil)
  5. Scientific Data Analysis at LNCC, Towards a Generic Platform 
    Fabio Porto (LNCC, Brazil)
  6. WDS China Data Centers Activities and the Common Clearing House – 
    Juanle Wang (Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, China)

 17h30-18h00: Closing remarks and next steps

  1. Alfredo Tolmasquim (Museum of Tommorrow and WDS Scientific Committee)
  2. Mustapha Mokrane (WDS International Programme Office)


Posters only (no lightning talk)

  1. Renewable Energy Generated by the Impacts of Natural and Accidental Disasters — Fátima Antonethe Castaneda Mena (UNESCO CON E ECT, Guatemala)

  2. Database Crimes May 2006: towards the establishment of forensic anthropology and transitional justice in human rights in Brazil
    Maria Elizete Kunkel (Universidade Federal de São Paulo, Brazil)

  3. Regional WDS-Oriented Activities in the Asia-Oceania Area – Watanabe Takashi (ICSU-WDS International Programme Office, Japan)

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