Thursday 25th September 2014

Time Trust & Certification SESSION
13.30 - 13.45 
Introduction on trust and the EUDAT services by Peter Doorn, Director, DANS

Peter Doorn studied Human Geography at Utrecht University and received his PhD there. He taught Computing for Historians at Leiden University from 1985 to 1997. Later, he was the director of the Netherlands Historical Data Archive and a head of department at the Netherlands Institute for Scientific Information Services (NIWI). He acquired and directed a considerable number of externally funded digitisation projects and other projects in the field of humanities computing.Peter is director of DANS.

13.45 – 14.00
DSA overview by Mary Vardigan, Assistant Director ICPSR and chair of the DSA Board

Mary Vardigan holds the position of Archivist and directs the ICPSR Collection Delivery Unit, which involves oversight of activities in the areas of Metadata, Publications, Web Site Development, User Support, and Membership Development. She also serves as Director of the Data Documentation Initiative (DDI), an effort to establish a metadata standard for the social and behavioral sciences. She is involved in other international projects related to data stewardship, including the Data Seal of Approval, the Research Data Alliance, and various efforts to promote data citation.

14.00 -  14.20

Two use cases from community repositories  

Certification@CINES, use case from community repository - Pascal Dugenie, Senior engineer communication systems CINES

Pascal Dugénie is a senior engineer in communication systems and doctor in computer science. He worked for the last ten years in the field of distributed systems and collaborative data infrastructure. He began his career in hardware and software design of mobile networks equipment at Orange and Motorola. Then joined academic organizations i

n the UK (Univ. of Bristol) and in France (CNRS). Since 1996 he worked in international projects and chaired a European workgroup of the EU-ACTS framework program for the standardization of 3G mobile networks. He is main author of five A-rank publications and about twenty other articles in his domain of expertise including data grid architecture design (iRODS, Globus), service quality and performances optimization of distributed system. Since 2009, he has been actively involved in data archival systems, assessment of processes at CINES, the main French HPC and data archival center and one of the EUDAT and PRACE partners.

The use case of the DSA at DANS: work in progress - Heiko Tjalsma, Policy Advisor DANS

Heiko Tjalsma is a policy advisor at DANS Data Archiving and Networked Services, an institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy for Arts and Sciences (KNAW) and the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). His expert fields are long term preservation of digital data, access to research data, selection of research data, trusted digital repositories as well as cost models in digital data archiving. Presently he is working in the fields of access to data and legal issues concerning research data and trusted digital repositories, in particular certification. He is by background a historian and has been involved for a number of years in applying information technology to the historical sciences, in particular social and economic history.

14.20 – 14.40

Two use cases from research infrastructures

Using the DSA to benchmark Trust in CESSDA - Hervé L’Hours, UK Data Archive and DSA Board member

Hervé L’Hours is the Preservation Planning Manager for the UK Data Archive within the digital preservation systems and security team. He monitors the repository environment, providing recommendations and preservation plans to ensure that the information stored remains accessible and understandable over the long term. He supports OAIS-compliance and Trusted Digital Repository status by specifying  and maintaining a life-cycle, metadata schema-based system for preservation of the data collections and by developing preservation strategies, standards, packaging designs and migration plans across the functions described under the OAIS and associated standards.

CLARIN Centre certification, Dieter Uytvanck - Technical Director CLARIN ERIC

Dieter van Uytvanck is technical director for the CLARIN ERIC. He graduated in Informatics (2002, Ghent University) and Language and Speech technology (2007, Radboud University Nijmegen) and has been involved in technical infrastructure building (based at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics) since CLARIN's preparatory phase in 2008. As of 2012 he is the chair of the Standing Committee on CLARIN technical centres. He is a member of EUDAT's Services and Architecture Forum, GÉANT's International User Advisory Committee and is co-chair of the RDA working group on dynamic data citation.

14.40 – 15.00 Questions and discussion


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PeterDoorn.pdf (2.04 MB) 2.04 MB
MaryVardigan.pdf (466.7 KB) 466.7 KB
PascalDugenie,.pdf (487.56 KB) 487.56 KB
HerveLHours.pdf (722.99 KB) 722.99 KB
HeikoTjalsma.pdf (428.14 KB) 428.14 KB
DieterVanUytvanck .pdf (292.66 KB) 292.66 KB