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Part 1:International Workshop on Open Data for Science and Sustainability in Developing Countries: Training Session
4-5 August 2014
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi

Monday, 4 August 2014
Location: Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya (JKUAT), Nairobi, Kenya

Registration

8:00-9:00

Trainee On-site Registration
ICT Lab, JKUAT

Ms.Jane Mbijiwe( JKUAT, Kenya)

Ms.Qiuhua Qi(PKU,China)

1. Opening and Data Policy

9:00-9:20

Opening Remarks

Prof. Mabel Imbuga(JKUAT and CODATA-PASTD, Kenya)

9:20 - 10:00

Training Workshop
Introduction, Introduction to each other and discussions

Dr.Xiang Zhou (CODATA-PASTD, China)

10:00-10:20

Tea break and Group Photo

10:20-11:40

Open Data Principle and Policy

Dr.Simon Hudson (CODATA, France)

11:40-13:00

Intellectual Property Rights Management of Data

Dr.Paul Uhlir (CODATA-USA, CODATA-PASTD,USA)

13:00-14:00

lunch

 

2. Access to Worldwide Data Resources

14:00-16:00

World data resources and regional network

Dr. Mika Odido (UNESCO, CODATA-PASTD, Kenya)

16:00-16:20

Tea Break

16:20-17:30

Hands-on Practice - Cases of application of earth observation data from open source

Dr. Xiang Zhou (CODATA-PASTD, China)

Tuesday, 5 August 2014

3. Data Processing and Analysis

9:00-11:00

 

GIS-based Multi Criteria Evaluation (MCE) and Hands-on Practices

Dr.Tomoko Doko(CODATA-PASTD, Japan)

Dr.Wenbo Chen (ISDE, JAPAN)

11:00-11:20

Tea Break

11:20-13:00

Understanding 3D-geography

Prof. Eugene Eremchenko (Moscow State University, Russia)

13:00-14:00

lunch

4. Data Reuse, Publishing & Closing

14:00-15:20

Data Re-use

Prof. Waweru Mwangi(JKUAT, Kenya)

15:20-15:40

Tea Break

15:40-17:10

Data Publishing

Dr. Chuang Liu (CODATA-PASTD, China)

Dr. Xuehong Chen (ISPRS, China)

 

17:10-17:30

Closing Remarks

Prof. Mabel Imbuga(JKUAT, CODATA-PASTD,Kenya)

Part 2:International Workshop on Open Data for Science and Sustainability in

Developing Countries

6-8 August 2014

Location: United Nations Office at Nairobi, Kenya

Wednesday, 6 August 2014
Location: United Nations Offices at Nairobi, Kenya

Registration

8:00-9:00

Mr.David Kirenga(UNESCO)
Ms.Jane Mbijiwe(JKUAT,Kenya)
Ms.Qiuhua Qi(PKU,China)

9:00 - 10:30

Session 1. Opening

Co-Chairs:

  • Ke Gong, Scientific Advisory Board of the UN Secretary-General, Vice President of World Federation of Engineer Organization (WFEO), President of Nankai University, China
  • Mabel Imbuga, Co-Chair of CODATA-PASTD, Vice Chancellor of JKUAT, Kenya
  • Welcome from Organizers

  • Xingfa Gu, On Behalf of CODATA-PASTD (Co-Chair of CODATA 每 PASTD)

  • Ke Gong, On Behalf of WFEO (Vice President of World Federation of Engineer Organization)

  • Fred Matiang'I, ?On behalf of Kenya Government (Cabinet Secretary for Information Communication and Technology, Kenya)

  • Mohamed Djelid, On Behalf of UNESCO (Director of the UNESCO Regional Office for Eastern Africa)

    Official Opening:

  • Fred Matiangi, Cabinet Secretary for Information Communication and Technology, Kenya

    Keynote Speeches:

  • Judi Wakhungu, Scientific Advisory Board of the UN Secretary-General, Professor of Energy Resources Management, First Cabinet Secretary, Ministry for Environment, Water and Natural Resources, Kenya

  • Jean-Bernard Minster, Chair of Scientific Committee of World Data System, International Council for Sciences (WDS/ICSU)

10:30-11:00

Tea break and Group Photo

 

10:50 - 12:30

 

 

Session 2: Partners* summary of data policy and management activities in developing countries during the last ten years

Co-Chairs:

  • Xingfa Gu (Co-Chair, CODATA-PASTD, Chinese Academy of Sciences)
  • Prof David Some, Commission for University Education, Kenya

Speakers:

  Chuang Liu, CODATA-PASTD, China

  Topic: Summary of CODATA-PASTD Activities since WSIS (Geneva 2003, Tunis 2005)

  Jaco du Toit, UNESCO

  Topic: UNESCO Open Solutions for Knowledge Societies programme (open educational resources, free and open source software, open training platforms, open data and open cloud)

  Jean-Bernard Minster, Chair of Scientific Committee of World Data System, International Council for Sciences (WDS/ICSU)

  Topic: Summary of WDS Activities in Developing Countries since WSIS

  Vladimir Tikunov, ICA, Russia

  Topic: Summary of ICA Activities on Data in Developing Countries since WSIS (Geneva 2003, Tunis 2005)
Issues for Open Discussion:

Summary of activities in developing countries during the last ten years by the partners

Relevance to the draft Guidelines for Implementation of Open Data Principles for Science and Sustainability in Developing Countries (※The Nairobi Data Guidelines§)

 

12:30-13:30

Posters & Lunch

 

13:30-15:30

Session 3: Open Data for International Cooperation Programs

Co-Chairs:

  • Changlin Wang, Executive Director of International Society of Digital Earth, China
  • Tumusabyimana Veronique, Vice Rector for Academics, Independent Institute of Lay Adventists of Kigali, Uganda

Speakers:

  Ke Gong, Scientific Advisory Board of the UN Secretary-General, Vice Chair of World Federation of Engineer Organization (WFEO), President of Nankai University, China

  Topic: Introduction to the UN Post-2015 SDGs

  Jaco du Toit, UNESCO

  Topic: Introduction to the UNESCO Memory of the World programme

  Dr Edith Madela-Mntla, Director of ICSU Regional Office for Africa

  Topic: Introduction to the Future Earth and African Actions

  Nordin Hasan, Director of ICSU Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, President of Research Council of Asia, Malaysia

  Topic: Introduction to the IRDR Program and Asia-Pacific Actions
Issues for Open Discussion:

  • Research Data Priorities for International Sustainability Programs in the Next Decade Research Data Priorities for International Scientific Research Programs in the Next Decade
  • Relevance to the draft Nairobi Data Guidelines

 

15:30-15:50

Tea Break and Posters

 

15:50-18:00

Session 4: Principles of open data from international organizations

Co-Chairs:

  • Mika Odido, Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO
  • Amani Uisso, Research Officer of Tanzania Forestry Research Institute ,Tanzania

Speakers:

  Paul Uhlir, Director of CODATA-USA

  Topic: Development of Full and Open Data Principles of Industrialized Countries and the OECD

  Simon Hodson, Executive Director of CODATA

  Topic: Open Data and Data Sharing Principles of International Scientific Communities and GEO
Issues for Open Discussion:

  • Importance of Full and Open Data Principles for Sciences and Sustainability in Developing Countries and Relevance to Draft Nairobi Data Guidelines
  • Possibility and Critical Issues of Full and Open Data Principles in Developing Countries

18:30-20:00

Workshop reception

Thursday, 7 August 2014
Location: United Nations Offices at Nairobi, Kenya

 

9:00 - 10:30

Session 5: Guideline of international cooperation on Open Data in/for/with Developing countries

Co-Chairs:

  • Johannes van der Kwast, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, the Netherlands
  • Aggrey Bernard Nyende, Professor of JKUAT, Kenya

Speakers

  Simon Hodson, Executive Director of CODATA, France

  Topic: Global Collaboration on Open Data and Data Science: an introduction to CODATA

  Jean-Bernard Minster, Chair of Scientific Committee of World Data System, International Council for Sciences (WDS/ICSU), USA

  Topic: How to Contribute to and Benefit from WDS/ICSU

  Peter Wittenburg , Research Data Alliance, Germany

  Topic: RDA 每 A New Data Community ?
Issues for Open Discussion:

  • Guidance on national strategy to join the international data organizations and cooperation
  • Relevance to the draft Nairobi Data Guidelines

 

10:30-10:50

Tea break and Posters

 

10:50 - 12:30

Session 6: Guideline of Regional network and cooperation

Co-Chairs:

  • Waweru Mwangi, Professor of JKUAT, Kenya
  • Xiang Zhou, Deputy Director of Department of S&T, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Speakers

  Peter Wittenberg, RDA, Germany

  Topic: EU Methodology for Enhancing Research Data Infrastructure Cooperation with Developing Countries

  Yunqiang Zhu, Deputy Director of World Data Center on Renewable Resources and Environment, WDS, China

  Topic: Methodology of World Data System Network in China as well as in the Developing Countries of Asia

  Noasilalao A. Lucie, African-GEOSS, Madagascar

  Topic: Mechanism and Progress of African GEOSS

Issues for Open Discussion:

  • Key points in building open data regional network in developing countries
  • Guidelines for developing counties to be involved and to play an active role in a regional data network
  • Relevance to the draft Nairobi Data Guidelines

 

12:30-13:30

Posters & Lunch

 

13:30-15:30

Session 7: Guidelines for a National Research Data Strategy and Policies

Co-Chairs:

  • Paul Uhlir, Director, Board on Research Data and Information, USA
  • Paul Laughton, Senior Lecturer, Department of Information and Knowledge Management, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Speakers

  • Dr. Francis Wangusi, Director General, Communications Authority of Kenya

  Topic: Kenya Data Management Strategy and Policy

  • Josephat Okuku, Kenya National Spatial Data Infrastructure (KNSDI)

  Topic: Milestones and Journey Ahead, Kenya

  • Dr. Paul Laughton, Senior Lecturer, Department of Information and Knowledge Management, University of Johannesburg, South Africa

  Topic: South Africa Data Management Strategy and Policy

Issues for Open Discussion:

  • Government role in the implementation of open data principles, especially in building a national information infrastructure
  • Scientific community role in building a national information infrastructure
Relevance to the draft Nairobi Data Guidelines

15:30-15:50

Tea Break and Posters

15:50-17:30

Session 8: Guidelines for the Re-use of Global Data Resources

Co-Chairs:

  • Tomoko Doko, CODATA-PASTD, Japan
  • Edith Madela-Mntla, Director of ICSU Regional Office for Africa

Speakers

  Harrison Ong*anda, Research Officer, Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI), Kenya

  Topic: Methodology of integrating world data resources and Local knowledge for scientific discoveries 每 The African Marine Data Portal example

  Xuehong Chen, International Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ISPRS), China

  Topic: Methodology of Data Re-Use and Data Quality Control

  Wenbo Chen, Keio University, Japan

  Topic: Procedure of re-use of the world*s data resources
Issues for Open Discussion:
  (1) Key points of re-using world data resources
  (2) Critical issues of data quality control in data re-using

  (3) Relevance to the draft Nairobi Data Guidelines

 

18:30

Workshop dinner

Friday, 8 August 2014
Location: United Nations Offices at Nairobi, Kenya

Session 9: Guideline of Research Data Publishing

Co-Chairs:
Jean-Bernard Minster, Chair of Scientific Committee of World Data System (WDS), USA
Jeremiah Ombane, Data Officer of International Centre for Environmental, Social and Policy Studies, Kenya

Speakers

  Johannes van der Kwast, UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, the Netherlands

  Topic: Challenges of Data Publishing in Developing Countries

  Paul Uhlir (CODATA-USA)

  Topic: Intellectual Property Rights in the Publishing of Research Data

  Chuang Liu (CODATA-PASTD)

  Topic: Procedures of Research Data Publishing
Issues for Open Discussion :

  • Guidance for Data Publishing and Citation
  • Key Points for Data Contribution to be Recognized and Rewarded
  • Relevance to the draft Nairobi Data Guidelines

 

10:30-10:50

Tea break and Posters

10:50 - 12:30

Session 10:Guidelines for the Preservation of and Open Access to Research Data in the Age of Big Data

Co-Chairs:

  • Vladimir Tikunov, Professor of M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russa
  • Simon Hodson, Executive Director of CODATA, France

Speakers:

  Xingfa Gu, Co-Chair of CODATA-PASTD, Member of Implementation Plan Working Group of GEO, Deputy Director of Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

  Topic: Methodology and Implementation of GEO Data-CORE (Data Collection of Open Resources for Everyone) and GEO 2025

  Changlin Wang, Executive Director of ISDE, China

  Topic: Digital Earth Solution for Supporting Online Data Preservation and Services

  Corresponding presentation from John Faundeen, U.S. Geological Survey, USA

  Topic: EROS Data Center/USGS Methodology of Preservation of and Open Access to Landsat Data during the Last 40 Years
Issues for Open Discussion:

  • Challenges and Solutions of Long-term Preservation of Data in Developing Countries
  • Data Center and Cloud Technology Applications of Preservation of and Open Access to Research Data
  • Relevance to the draft Nairobi Data Guidelines

12:30-13:30

Posters & Lunch

13:30-15:30

Session 11: Guidelines for Capacity Building in Data Management

 

Co-Chairs:

  • Peter Wittenburg, RDA, Germany
  • Nordin Hasan, Director of ICSU Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, President of Research Council of Asia, Malaysia

Speakers:

  Xiang Zhou, CODATA-PASTD and Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

  Topic: Summary of the PASTD Training Sessions and Lessons Learned

  Simon Hondson, Executive Director of CODATA, France

  Topic: RDA/CODATA Summer Schools in Data Science and Cloud Computing in the Developing World Case Statement

Issues for Open Discussion:

  • Courses and open online courses in universities
  • Training workshops in developing countries
  • Relevance to draft Nairobi Data Guidelines

 

15:30-15:50

Tea Break and Posters

15:50-18:00

Session 12: Summary and Closing

Co-Chair:

  • Chuang Liu, Co-Chair of Executive Committee
  • Paul Uhlir, Co-Chair of Executive Committee

Discussions:

  • Summary Report of activities in developing countries during the last ten years from the partners 每 next steps
  • Nairobi Guidelines for the Implementation of Open Data Principles for Science and Sustainability in Developing Countries (The Nairobi Data Guidelines) 每 formal endorsements, online availability, and active dissemination

Closing Remarks:

  • Xingfa Gu, CODATA-PASTD
  • Mika Odido (UNESCO)
  • Mabel Imbuga (JKUAT)

 

18:00

Closing

Part 3:International Workshop on Open Data for Science and Sustainability in Developing Countries
9 August 2014
Location: Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya


Co-Chairs:

Dr. Mika Odido, UNESCO
Prof. Xingfa Gu, Co-Chair of CODATA TG-PASTD, Institute of Remote Sensing and Digital Earth, Chinese Academy of Sciences
List of Posters (TBD)