Sanger Series: The Politics of Personal Research Data
Hermes A. Kontos Medical Sciences Building
1217 E. Marshall Street, Richmond, VA 23298
The VCU Office of Research and VCU Libraries launch a new speaker series, the Sanger Series, designed to address ethical issues and trends that affect research, scholarship and creative expression. A focus of the intellectual series is ethics and intellectual property in the digital age. John Wilbanks, a well-known national voice on many topics related to medical and health informatics and human subjects in the digital age, presents the inaugural Sanger Series lecture on Feb. 18. A reception follows the presentation.
The event is free and open to the public, but registration is requested, to assist us with the planning of the event and to facilitate seating. Parking is available for a fee in the 8th Street parking deck. If special accommodations are needed, please call (804) 828-0017 prior to Feb. 14.
About the Speaker
John Wilbanks is chief commons officer for Sage Bionetworks and senior adviser for the National Coordination Office for Networking and Information Technology Research and Development. A pioneer and ardent campaigner for data sharing by scientists and wider adoption of open-access publishing, Wilbanks has been featured by Scientific American, named a game-changer and revolutionary mind by Seed magazine and a visionary by the Utne Reader. He has lectured around the world, including presenting a TEDTalk.