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Friday, August 7 • 2:00am - 2:45am
Midpoint Plenary Panel B: The Past, Present and Future of FAIR Data

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Throughout Friday, August 7, across time zones around the world, we will have a dynamic global panel session featuring leading experts on FAIR Data, its limitations and challenges, and its future. Each time slot throughout the day will draw on a different subset of panelists and focus on a different aspect of FAIR Data.

Confirmed panelists for this session include Ginny Barbour (Director, Australasian Open Access Strategy Group), Lorretta Favour Ntoimo (Senior Lecturer, Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Nigeria), Lesley Wyborn (Adjunct Fellow, Australian National University), Maui Hudson (Director, Te Kotahi Research Institute, University of Waikato, New Zealand), Steve McEachern (Director, Australian Data Archive, Australian National University), Leyla Jael Garcia Castro (Team Leader, ZB MED Information Centre for Life Sciences), and Cameron Neylon (Professor of Research Communications, Centre for Culture and Technology, Curtin University, Australia). Natasha Simons (Associate Director, Data & Services, Australian Research Data Commons) will chair the panel. Sessions will include statements and discussion on the past, present, and future of the FAIR principles, and on the principled and respectful use of data in general.

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Natasha Simons

Associate Director, Data & Services, Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC)
Natasha Simons is Associate Director, Data & Services, with the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC). Based in Brisbane, Australia, Natasha drives national-scale initiatives and projects that build world class data infrastructure for researchers and that contribute to the ARDC’s... Read More →

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Ginny Barbour

Director, AOASG
Ginny Barbour is Director of the Australasian Open Access Strategy Group and is Co-Lead, Office for Scholarly Communications, Queensland University of Technology (QUT). In 2004, she was one of the three founding editors of PLOS Medicine. She has been involved over the years with... Read More →
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Maui Hudson

Director, Te Kotahi Research Institute, University of Waikato
I affiliate to the Whakatohea Iwi (Tribe) in Aotearoa New Zealand. I am a founding member of Te Mana Raraunga Māori Data Sovereignty Network and the Global Indigenous Data Alliance which released the CARE Principles for Indigenous Data Governance. I am an Associate Professor at the... Read More →

Lorretta Favour Ntoimo

Senior Lecturer, Federal University Oye-Ekiti, Nigeria

Leyla Jael Garcia Castro

Team leader, ZB MED Information Centre for Life Sciences
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Lesley Wyborn

Honorary Professor, Australian National University

Friday August 7, 2020 2:00am - 2:45am PDT
The Great Hall