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The JISC/CNI Meeting 2010

Managing Data in Difficult Times: policies, strategies, technologies and infrastructure to manage research and teaching data in a fast changing technological and economic environment

The Carlton Hotel, Edinburgh

1-2 July 2010

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Following the success of previous conferences held in venues such as York and Belfast, The Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) and the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) are proud to announce the 8th International Meeting that will be held at the Barcelo Carlton Hotel, Edinburgh on 1-2 July 2010.

The meeting will bring together experts from the United States, Europe and the United Kingdom. Parallel sessions will explore and contrast major developments that are happening on both sides of the Atlantic. It should be of interest to all senior management in information systems in the education community and those responsible for delivering digital services and resources for learning, teaching and research.

The main conference will open at 09.30hrs on Thursday 1 July and will close at 15.00hrs on Friday 2 July. Conference keynote speakers include:

  • Dan Atkins, Professor and Associate Vice President, University of Michigan and former Director, Office of Cyberinfrastructure, US National Science Foundation
  • Sayeed Choudhury, Associate Director for Library Digital Programs, John Hopkins University
  • Heather Joseph, Executive Director, SPARC
  • Liz Lyon, Director, UKOLN

Topics for sessions include:

  • Cloud Computing
  • Innovation in Learning and Teaching
  • Open Data Policies
  • Shared Services
  • Repositories
  • Digital Content and Institutional Planning
  • Resource Discovery
  • Digital Preservation
  • e-Science


The residential delegate fee includes attendance at all conference sessions, refreshments and lunch on 1 and 2 July, a place at the conference reception and evening activities on 1 July, overnight accommodation on 1 July and breakfast for one person.

Residential delegate rate is £345. The day delegate rate is £150 for Day 1 (including evening entertainment) and £80 for Day 2.

N.B. When booking extra nights’ accommodation directly with the hotel (as explained on the booking form) please ensure that you state that you are attending the JISC CNI conference and will be paying the arranged conference rate for your extra night(s).

Further information

If you have any questions regarding the meeting, Edinburgh or the hotel please contact Natasha Bishop at:

University of Bath
Bath BA2

Tel: +44 (0) 1225 38 6256
Fax: +44 (0) 1225 38 6838