Technology Trends in Research Management, Showcasing Outputs & Collaboration


It has never been more important to promote the successes of your institution and to find first rate collaborators.

Join us for a Digital Science hosted event at the Luxe Hotel Sunset Boulevard, where technology trends in research data management, showcasing outputs and collaboration will be discussed and explored.

Hear the ideas on the changing landscape from the people leading the way:

C_BorgmanChristine Borgman, Professor and Presidential Chair in Information Studies, University of California, Los Angeles, will speak to the challenges and opportunities for active research data management, and for better collaboration and discovery tools for more specialized research data.


Hulser thumbnailRichard Hulser, Chief Librarian, Natural History Museum, Los Angeles County, will speak on how his institution uses altmetrics to track their research outputs.



Timo Hannay, Managing Director of Digital Science, will share his global perspective on how the modes of scholarly communication are evolving to better support collaboration and discovery.


Euan Adie, Founder of Altmetric, will discuss the opportunities for collaboration and showcasing which are gained from social, news and public policy attention.



Mark Hahnel, Founder of Figshare, will speak about the new institutional Figshare offering that allows researchers to publish, control and share their research data and build productive collaborations.


Ashlea Higgs, Co-Founder of UberResearch, will show how researcher profiles and IDs can be enriched with the funding awards that enabled the research.



Tim Alby, Software Developer at Overleaf, will discuss how cloud-based scientific writing tools facilitate improved local and international collaboration.



Agenda (subject to change):

9.00 Registration and welcome
Timo Hannay, Digital Science
Christine Borgman, University of California
11.00 Morning break
11.30 Mark Hahnel, figshare
12.20 Lunch
13.20 Euan Adie, Altmetric
13.50 Richard Hulser, Natural History Museum, Los Angeles County
Afternoon break
Tim Alby, Overleaf
Panel discussion
 16.40 Drinks and canapes

Who should attend the event?

Executive, DVCR, University Librarians, Research Office Representatives, Administrators, Directors and Repository Managers and anyone interested in research information & research object management.