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Bringing Coherence to Networked Information for the New Century

JISC/CNI Conference, 14th-16th June 2000, Moat House, Stratford-upon-Avon, England

A conference co-ordinated by UKOLN


Wednesday 14th June

10.00 – 15.00 Registration
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 14.05 Introductions
14.05 – 14.30 Opening Address: Maxwell Irvine (JISC Chairman)
14.30 – 15.30 Keynote: NSF Support for International Collaboration in Digital Libraries and Information Technology: Mike Lesk,National Science Foundation and Telcordia Technologies.
Going Global: JISC in the International Scene. Reg Carr, Director of University Library Services, University of Oxford. Chair of JISC Committee for Electronic Information
15.30 – 16.00 Tea
16.00 – 16.45 Parallel Sessions: 45 minutes each session

NSF/JISC Project Report. London Redivivus: Developing a City Level Digital Library

Gregory Crane, Professor in Classics, Tufts University

US Intellectual Property: National Council IP Report. Howard Besser and Cliff Lynch

From the virtual map library to geospatial digital libraries-EDINA digimap and beyond

David Medyckyj Scott, EDINA Service Manager

17.00 – 17.45 Parallel Sessions: 45 minutes each session

NSF/JISC Theme: The Open Archives Initiative: mechanisms for federating Eprint archives.

Carl Lagoze, Digital Library Scientist

UK/EU Developments in Intellectual Property. Charles Oppenheim, Professor of Information Science, University of Loughborough

Digital Maps and Distibuted Geolibraries. Greg Janee,US Alexandria Project, UC Santa Barbara

17.45 – 1900 Drinks Reception and Finger Buffet.

Information provided to delegates on theatre and local restaurants

Thursday 15th June

07.30 – 08.45 Breakfast
08.45 – 10.15 Plenary: Basic Values, Middleware and Advanced Technologies: It's *.* All The Way Down. Ken Klingenstein, Project Director, Internet2 Middleware Initiative.
Introduced by Annette Haworth, Chair of JISC Committee for Authentication and Security
10.15 – 10.45 Coffee
10.45 – 11.40 Parallel Sessions: 55 minutes each session

Digital Preservation in UK higher education and beyond. Neil Beagrie, JISC Digital Preservation Focus Middleware: US/UK Developments. Panel Discussion: Ken Klingenstein, Director, Internet2 Middleware Initiative.George Brett, Senior Project Coordinator, NLAN/DAST. Alan Robiette, JCAS Programme Director. SMETE: Towards a Federated Digital Library for Science, Mathematics, Engineereing, and Technology Education. Alice Agogino,Professor, University of California, Berkeley. Lee Zia, Director, National Science Foundation.
11.50 – 12.45 Parallel Sessions: 55 minutes each session

Preservation. Panel Discussion - Clifford Lynch, Executive Director, CNI. Peter Graham, University Librarian, Syracuse University. JISC/Publishers Association - Electronic ILL Project. Lyn Norris, Technical Director, ingenta
12.45 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 14.45 Parallel Sessions: 45 minutes each session

SPARC: Sparking world wide action in the journals market. Alison Buckholtz, SPARC. Michael Hannant, Royal Society of Chemistry. John Haynes, Institute of Physics Publishing. Colin Rourke, Geometry and Topology. Integrated Environments for Learners-are we there yet?. John Slater, PVC Learning and Teaching, University of Kent, Canterbury IMS Project - Ed Walker, Chief Executive Officer, IMS
14.50 – 15.35 Parallel Sessions: 45 minutes each session

JSTOR. Kevin Guthrie, President JSTOR Automatic Librarianship. How effectively can computers be used for the skilled tasks of professional librarianship. William Arms, Professor, Computer Science, Cornell University The UK 'e-University Project. Alice Frost, e-University Project Manager
15.30 – 16.15 Tea
16.15 – 17.15 Plenary: Taking the British Library Forward in the 21st Century. Lynne Brindley Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Leeds University and Chief Executive Designate of the British Library. Introduced by Miriam Drake,
CNI and Georgia Institute of Technology.
19.00 Conference Dinner. After Dinner Speaker, Derek Law, Director of Information Strategy, University of Strathclyde

Friday 16th June

07.30 – 09.00 Breakfast
09.00 – 9.45 Parallel Sessions: 45 minutes each session

Enhancing access to the Internet for learning, teaching and research: the Resource Discovery Network. Justine Kitchen, Information and Training Manager, RDN, & Emma Place, Research Officer,ILRT, University of Bristol Moving Images & Multimedia Rights in the UK. Jeremy Atkinson, University of Glamorgan & Charles Oppenheim, Professor of Information Science, University of Loughborough Copyright Security Standards for Electronic Books. Thomas Diaz, Product development, Glassbook Inc.
09.50 – 10.45 Parallel Sessions: 55 minutes each session

Assessment. Chris Peebles, Office of Information Technologies, Indiana University Moving Images in the US - Howard Besser, Associate Professor, UCLA School of Education and Information Studies Rights Management. Charles Barlas, Rightscom
10.35 – 11.00 Coffee
11.00 – 12.30 Plenary Closing Session: The Distributed National Electronic Resource(DNER) Programme. Lorcan Dempsey, DNER Programme Director. Introduced by Malcom Read, JISC Secretary.
12.30 – 13.00 Closing Remarks. Cliff Lynch, Executive Director, CNI
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
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