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2009 SSP 31st Annual Meeting, Marriott Baltimore Waterfront, Baltimore, MD

Concurrent 4D: Managing the Research Lifecycle….

The development of a virtual research environment, the Research Information Center (RIC), and add-ins to assist in the publishing of research results.


Pablo Fernicola
Pablo Fernicola is a Group Manager at Microsoft, focused on the creation, workflow, and dissemination of scholarly articles and communication. Previously, Pablo played a leading role in the creation of the new development platform for Windows, Windows Presentation Foundation, and key roles in the development of several versions of Internet Explorer and Windows. With an early focus on web content, 3D graphics, and multimedia, Pablo’s industry experience spans Microsoft, Apple, and Intergraph corporations. Pablo received a Master’s degree from the University of Florida and a bachelor’s degree from Texas Tech University.
Alex Wade
Alex Wade is Senior Research Program Manager for Scholarly Communications within Microsoft’s Technical Computing initiative (a part of Microsoft Research), where he manages a variety of research programs related to open access to research data, interoperability of archives and repositories, and the preservation of digital information. Alex holds an Masters of Librarianship degree from the University of Washington.
Lee-Ann Coleman
Lee-Ann joined the British Library in 2007 to take up the post of Head of Scientific, Technical and Medical Information. For ten years prior to that, she worked in science policy and administration, and gained experience in the funding, university and medical research charity sectors. She has a PhD from the University of Western Australia where she studied the development of the visual system and completed postdoctoral research in the United States and at Oxford before moving into scientific administration.