[Sigmetrics] Achieving Canada¹s research goals: Best practices in research evaluation

Gingras, Yves gingras.yves at uqam.ca
Thu Jul 20 14:01:44 EDT 2017

We are pleased to invite you to a workshop co-hosted by Clarivate Analytics and Observatoire des sciences et des technologies (OST):

Achieving Canada’s research goals: Best practices in research evaluation        / Atteindre les objectifs de recherche du Canada: Les meilleures pratiques en évaluation de la recherche

October 10, 2017                                                                                                           Le 10 octobre 2017

University of Ottawa, 55 Laurier Avenue East                                                          Université d’Ottawa, 55 avenue Laurier est

Register here for this free event: http://info.clarivate.com/OST2017               Inscrivez-vous gratuitement ici: : http://info.clarivate.com/OST2017

We are excited to co-host this event about the state of science in Canada during its sesquicentennial anniversary.  We look forward to bringing together representatives from the Canadian federal government, universities, and other science-focused organizations to discuss best practices in quantitative research evaluation.  Join us also in celebrating OST’s 20th anniversary of providing bibliometric analysis to the Canadian research community.

Participants will have the chance to hear keynote speakers, as well as users of data and thus learn the state of the art and critical reflections about the quantitative evaluation and planning of research. The agenda includes speakers from key Canadian funding agencies and universities, as well as US federal agencies.  We anticipate a great deal of information sharing and discussion about methods for evaluating research output and impact, from bibliometrics to altmetrics.

Agenda (subject to change):

7:30am-8:30am Registration and breakfast

8:30am-9:00am Welcome keynote- Martha Crago, Vice-Principal, Research and Innovation, McGill University

9:00am-9:30am The state of Canadian science- Clarivate Analytics and OST

9:30am-10:30am Panel Discussion: Government Perspectives on Research Evaluation

·         Barney Laciak, Manager, Corporate Planning and Reporting, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC)

·         TBC, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

·         TBC, US National Institutes of Health

10:30am-11:00am   Coffee Break

11:00am-12:00pm Panel Discussion: University Perspectives on Research Evaluation

·         Vivek Goel, Vice President, Research and Innovation, University of Toronto

·         Denis Marchand, Director of Institutional Research, Université du Québec

·         Held De Souza, Research Support Librarian,  École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS)

12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch

1:00pm-1:30pm Afternoon keynote-Remi Quirion, Chief Scientist Quebec, Fonds de Recherche du Québec – Société et Culture (FRQSC)

1:30pm-2:30pm Panel Discussion: Uses of Bibliometrics and Altmetrics to Measure Science

·         Stephanie Haustein , University of Ottawa

·         Philippe Mongeon, Université de Montréal

·         Adèle Paul-Hus, Université de Montréal

2:30pm-3:30pm Coffee break and poster session

3:30pm-4:30pm Panel Discussion: Using bibliometrics to identify emerging technology

·         Alain Auger, Lead, Science and Technology Outlook, Office of the Chief Scientist, Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC)

·         Ryen Zelnio, Associate Director - Tech Watch / Horizon Scanning, US Department of Defense (DOD)

4:30-4:45 Closing remarks

4:45pm-5:45pm Networking reception

If you have any questions, please contact Ann Beynon ann.beynon at clarivate.com<mailto:ann.beynon at clarivate.com> and Yves Gingras gingras.yves at uqam.ca<mailto:gingras.yves at uqam.ca>.
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