Simon Porter

Simon Porter

Digital Science

    Simon Porter is Director of Innovation at Digital Science. He spent 15 years at the University of Melbourne in roles spanning the Library, Research Administration, and Information Technology. With his understanding of how information on research is collected, Simon has forged a career transforming university practices in how data about research is used, both from administrative and eResearch perspectives. In addition to making key contributions to research information, visualization and discovery within the university, Simon is well known for his advocacy of research profiling systems and their ability to create new opportunities for researchers. Simon established and ran the annual Australasian conference on research profiling. In 2012, Simon was the program chair of the annual VIVO conference.

    All Sessions by Simon Porter

    Chapter XIV: Rome 05-09-2019
    11:25 - 11:45

    Sponsor Talk: From Information Stewardship to Data Science Fluency - The changing expectations of Research Information Citizens

    02:15 - 03:15

    Panel Discussion

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