Notice of Open Planning Meeting for Public Access to Federally Supported Research and Development Data: May 16-17, 2013 in Washington, DC


Notice Number:  NOT-OD-13-065


Key Dates

Release Date:  May 7, 2013

Issued by

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Purpose

NIH is cosponsoring a public consultation on digital data with other agencies on May 16, 2013, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., and May 17, 2013, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. 

The purpose of the meeting is to seek broad input from concerned stakeholder groups concerning issues related to expanding public access to the results of Federally funded R&D digital scientific data, as part of the planning process called for in the Memorandum on Expanding Public Access to the Results of Federally Funded Research, released by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) on February 22, 2013.

Summary

The National Academy of Sciences, with support from NIH and other agencies, has organized a two-day meeting on data to allow members of the public and representatives of concerned stakeholder groups and communities to voice their concerns about issues related to public access to the results of Federally funded R&D and thus to allow agencies which are covered by the February 22, 2013 memorandum and others which are complying with its terms voluntarily to consider these views as the agencies develop their respective plans, which are due to OSTP on August 22, 2013.

Public Participation

The meeting is open to the public. However, registration is required through the Web site: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1202554/Public-Access-to-Research-Outputs-Part-1.

Transcript

A transcript of the meetings and written comments will be posted to the Web site within 60 days: http://sites.nationalacademies.org/DBASSE/CurrentProjects/DBASSE_082378.

Meeting Details

May 16, 2013, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., and May 17, 2013, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.

Auditorium, National Academy of Sciences, 2101 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20418 (http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1202554/Public-Access-to-Research-Outputs-Part-1).

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Sarah Carr, Acting Director
Office of Clinical Research and Bioethics Policy
Office of Science Policy
Office of the Director
National Institutes of Health
6705 Rockledge Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892
Telephone: 301–496–9838
Email: carrs@od.nih.gov

J.P. Kim, JD, MBA, MPP, MSc, MALS
Director and Policy Officer
Division of Extramural Inventions and Technology Resources
Office of Policy for Extramural Research Administration
Office of Extramural Research
Office of the Director
National Institutes of Health
6705 Rockledge Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892
Telephone: 301-435-0679
Email: jpkim@nih.gov


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