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    There was an emergency and we had to cancel yesterday’s session meeting. I’ll send you the notes next week when we have it. Meanwhile, for the program, here is the relevant info as I know it.
    Dr. Francine Berman
    Chair, Research Data Alliance / US
    Edward P. Hamilton Distinguished Professor of Computer Science
    Director, Center for a Digital Society
    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    IDF: 16:30-17:45
    Data for the Public Good – A Next-generation Vision
    Moderator: Francine Berman
    Co-Chair, RDA Council; RDA/US Chair; Hamilton Distinguished Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
    Old – please remove: This session will conclude the International Data Forum through a series of presentations that address the possibility of throwing open the laboratory doors by accepting science as a public enterprise, recognizing the digital revolution as an enabler of knowledge co-production, and examining the potential downsides related to the database state, the privatisation of knowledge and the human/machine disjunction.
    New – please insert: The IDF will conclude with a view from the next generation of data professionals. As data becomes more ubiquitous and fundamental for every aspect of life, how will our responsibilities and opportunities evolve? How does the current generation of digital natives see the impact of data on their work lives and the broader society? What does the horizon look like to them? The session will provide a glimpse of the views of next generation professionals about the brave new world of data.
    * Candice Lanius, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations
    * Xiaogang (Marshall) Ma, University of Idaho
    * D. Sarah Stamps, Virginia Tech
    * Henri Tonnang, Global Young Academy

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