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Tuesday, December 7 • 18:00 - 19:00
Panel: Governance Models of Open Infrastructure: Building Sustainability and Capacity

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When open infrastructure projects attempt to shape a sustainable model, their key stakeholders look to transparency around governance. This session will explore a variety of governance models and examine how they support sustainability, both financial and scalability, to provide projects with a better long-term footing. Speakers from a variety of regions will discuss the impact of funders and funding models, local versus global issues, communication and collaboration strategies in the day-to-day activities and the long term mission of their organizations.

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Chris Erdmann

Assistant Director, Data Leadership, American Geophysical Union (AGU)
Christopher Erdmann is an author, developer, and experimenter in the areas of digital libraries, social networking, library UX, interactive technologies, bibliometrics, and data services in libraries. Prior to joining the American Geophysical Union as the Assistant Director for Data Stewardship, he was... Read More →
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Heather Staines

Senior Consultant, Delta Think
Heather Staines is Senior Consultant at Delta Think and Director of Community Engagement for the OA Data Analytics Tool. Her prior roles include Head of Partnerships for Knowledge Futures Group, Director of Business Development at Hypothesis, as well as positions at Proquest, SIPX... Read More →

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Brian O’Connor

PI, Broad Institute & Nimbus Informatics LLC
Dr. Brian O’Connor joined the Broad in March of 2020 as a Principal Investigator in the Data Sciences Platform (DSP).  He works on a wide variety of cloud compute and interoperability projects in the DSP including Terra, NCI's Cancer Data Aggregator, and NHGRI's AnVIL. Previously... Read More →
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Vanessa Proudman

Director, SPARC Europe
Vanessa Proudman is Director of SPARC Europe where she is working to make Open the default in Europe. Vanessa has 20 years’ international experience working with many leading university libraries worldwide as well as research institutions, foundations, international policymakers... Read More →
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Arianna Becerril-García

Professor, UAEM, Executive Director, Redalyc
A researcher working for the democratization of knowledge in the Latin American region through Open Access and Technology. Artificial Intelligence, Semantic Web Technologies, Scientific Journals.
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Joy Owango

Executive Director, TCC Africa
Joy Owango is an experienced award-winning Founding Director with a demonstrated history of working in capacity support for early career researchers. She is skilled in Management, Business Strategy and Research Metrics. She is experienced in matters relating to Research Capacity... Read More →

Tuesday December 7, 2021 18:00 - 19:00 UTC