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Wolfram Data Summit 2010


Thursday, September 9

9:30am Keynote
Stephen Wolfram, CEO of Wolfram Research and creator of Wolfram|Alpha
11:15am Health and Medical Data
Lynn Etheredge, Rapid Learning Project, George Washington University
James B. Golden III, Global Lead, Healthcare Data Analytics, Accenture
Scott Kahn, Vice President & Chief Information Officer, Illumina, Inc.
Peter Meyer, Director, Research Data Center, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC
  Impact of Large-Scale Textual Data
Edward Betts, Bibliographic Engineer, Internet Archive
Chris Cole, President, Ur Studios, Inc.
Byron Reese, Chief Innovation Officer, Demand Media
1:15pm Crowdsourcing and Collaborative Sites
Helen Berman, Director, The Protein Data Bank
Steve Coast, Founder, OpenStreetMap
Erin McKean, CEO, Co-Founder, Wordnik
Antony Williams, VP of Strategic Development, Royal Society of Chemistry/ChemSpider
2:45pm Biological Data
Clifford S. Duke, Director of Science Programs, Ecological Society of America
William Michener, Professor, Director of DataONE, University of New Mexico
Nathan Wilson, Director of Biodiversity Informatics, Encyclopedia of Life—Marine Biological Laboratory
  Geographic Data
Steve Coast, Founder, OpenStreetMap
Siri Jodha Khalsa, Research Scientist, National Snow and Ice Data Center
John Spencer, Senior GIS Coordinator, MEASURE Evaluation
4pm Data and the Media
Daniel Jacobson, Director of Application Development, NPR
John O'Donovan, British Broadcasting Corporation
Stephanie Salmon, Director, Information Services, U.S. News and World Report;
Douglas Lay, Director, Web Technology, U.S. News and World Report
Derek Willis, Web Developer, The New York Times

Friday, September 10

9:30am Open Government Data
Seth Chandler, Professor, University of Houston Law Center
Giovanni Alfredo Barbieri, Director, Istat (Statistics Italy)
Neil Fantom, Senior Statistician, The World Bank
Sabrina Juran, Census Analyst, United Nations Population Fund
Tom Lee, Director, Sunlight Labs
Joshua Tauberer, Proprietor,
11:45am Data Aggregation
Alberto Conti, Archive Scientist, Space Telescope Science Institute
Clay Heaton, Owner, The Perihelion Group
C. Alan Joyce, Content Manager, Wolfram|Alpha
1:45pm Scientific and Technical Data
Kirk Borne, Associate Professor, George Mason University
Stephen Bryant, Senior Investigator, NCBI, NLM, NIH
Yuri Ralchenko, Physicist, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Michael Trott, Senior Researcher, Wolfram|Alpha
  Economic and Financial Data
Ann McPhail, Chief, Statistical Information Management Division, International Monetary Fund
James Powell, Chief Technology Officer, Thomson Reuters
Katrina Stierholz, Director of Library and Information Services, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
2:45pm Data Crosslinking, Linguistics, and Ontology
William C. Block, Director, Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research;
Stefan Kramer, Research Data Management Librarian, Cornell University
Dan Gillman, Information Scientist, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Stuart Macmillan, Chief Scientist, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Consulting Professor, Stanford
Anthony Scriffignano, Vice President of Global Data Strategy, Dun & Bradstreet