Transforming Research 2019 

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The George Washington University (GWU), Washington DC, USA
Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University, 1957 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20052

Program Chair

Mike Taylor - Digital Science

2019 Organizing Committee

Mike Taylor, Digital Science

Nicholas Vonortas, George Washington University

Shmuel Ben-Gad, George Washington University

Sergio Salles, University of Campinas, Brazil

Anne Seymour, Johns Hopkins University

Kristi Holmes, Northwestern University

Barbara Kern, University of Chicago

Bart Ragon, University of Virginia

Joshua Schnell, Clarivate Analytics

Jeffrey Alexander, RTI International

Anne Stone, TBI Communications

Holly Falk-Krzensinski, Elsevier




The 2019 program will cover a diverse range of themes including

  • Data governance and open data
  • Macro scale research transformation and Plan S: how government and funders effect change
  • Entrepreneurialism, collaborations and economic impact
  • Managing the cycle of research planning, portfolio management, and evaluation
  • Science analytics for portfolio management and opportunity targeting

Benefits of attending

  • Two days of deep discussions into the practices, policies, and methods that will enable research to understand its own impact and potential for success
  • Bringing together leaders from a wide variety of disciplines, with contributions from a diverse, international audience
  • Speakers and panellists will explore The Structure of Research; Research, Policy and Strategy; Metrics, Evaluation and Behaviour; and Careers, Review and Promotion