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 Updated invitation for the Thomson Reuters & Discovery Logic event on
November 10 * With a link to the registration page:  Thomson Reuters and
Discovery Logic Present:   
Measuring the Impact of Research Funding Decisions and Providing
Quantitative Foundations for Science Policy
Tuesday, November 10th
Library of Congress, Madison Bldg.
National Digital Library Learning Center 
9:30AM to 12:30 PM
Register here

Join Thomson Reuters, producer of ISI Web of KnowledgeSM, and the
world's leading source of intelligent information, and our partner,
Discovery Logic, a leading provider of scientific and technical
intelligence, productivity and portfolio management systems for this
half-day program: 
                
9:30-10:00 - Registration and continental breakfast

10:00 - 10:15 - Introduction and overview of Thomson Reuters Healthcare
and Science 

10:20 - 10:45 - Overview of ScienceWire* - Discovery Logic's data
visualization and database infrastructure comprised of multiple
scientific data sources interlinked to provide real-time information on
scientific funding, productivity, and impact.  The ScienceWire platform
maps research performance by revealing relationships between projects,
people and ideas through analysis of seemingly unrelated data - the
results of which assist Government agencies in making informed R&D
decisions.

10:50- 11:20 - Demonstration of the ScienceWire* Grant Portfolio
Management System- ScienceWire helps Agencies, nonprofit and academic
organizations correlate research funding with resulting public health
outcomes by automating the linkage between research grants and
quantitative output and outcome indicators (including publications and
citations), and provides analytic tools for evaluation of research grant
portfolios. 
11:25-12:00 - Overview of Discovery Logic's Analytics Group -A
presentation of the latest research and evaluation projects performed
using the ScienceWire platform, addressing such questions as program
evaluation, applicant and workforce demographics, program impact,
person- and organization based-networks, and trend analysis. 
12:00- 12:30 - Closing and networking light lunch/ snacks

We look forward to seeing you for this discussion designed to answer
questions like:  What does my agency know about the effectiveness of the
research programs that it funds - and how is this represented to the
public?  How do I preserve scientific integrity, track research
outcomes, and analyze research trends using data-driven research
performance indicators? 

Don't forget to register by November 6th in order to reserve your
space!  

Regards, 
Thomson Reuters & Discovery Logic
  
Thomson Reuters 
1500 Spring Garden Street, Fourth Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19130 USA 
77 Hatton Garden, London EC1N 8JS, UK 
Palaceside Bldg. 5F, 1-1-1 Hitotsubashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0003
Japan 
80 Robinson Road, #15-00, Singapore, 068898opyright * 2009 Thomson
Reuters 
  Tom Love
Strategic Account Manager, Government MarketHealthcare & Science
Thomson Reuters Phone:  +1-484-343-0918Fax:       +1-215-689-4159
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