Sanna Kaisa Spoof
Chair of the ENRIO European Network of Research Integrity Offices
Sanna Kaisa SPOOF has been the Secretary General for the Finnish National Board on Research Integrity TENK since 2010. Her previous working experience includes positions as Faculty Head of Research Administration (Faculty of Arts, University of Helsinki), Head of Department of Continuing Education (Sibelius Academy), Secretary General (Lahti University Consortium) and Research Associate (University of Helsinki, Department of Cultural Studies). She has been both a project manager and a member or chair of steering groups in various EU-funded education end regional projects. She received her PhD in European Ethnology in University of Helsinki in 1998.
Vice President of the ALLEA Permanent Working Group on Science and Ethics
Krista VARANTOLA is member of the Council of Finnish Academies and of the Finnish Academy of Science and Letters. She is Professor and Rector Emerita of the University of Tampere in Finland. Her academic field is English linguistics. She is currently Chair of the University Board of the University of Jyväskylä in Finland. Varantola has a long-standing interest in research integrity. She chairs the National Board on Research Integrity in Finland and is member of the ALLEA Permanent Working Group on Science & Ethics. She was one of the drafting group members of the 2017 revised edition of The European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity. She also acts in an advisory role for research integrity in a number EU funded research projects. Since 2016 she is part of the ALLEA Board and was reelected in 2018.
Project Officer at the European Citizen Science Association (ECSA)
Margaret GOLD is Project Officer at the European Citizen Science Association (ECSA), a non-profit association set up to encourage the growth of Citizen Science in Europe, initiate and support citizen science projects, and perform research on ‘the science of citizen science’. Margaret represents ECSA in the WeObserve project, which is consolidating knowledge about citizen observatories for environmental monitoring, the LandSense project, which is a citizen observatory and innovation marketplace for land use and land cover monitoring, and the EU-Citizen.Science project, which is building a platform for sharing citizen science projects, resources, and training in support of the European community of practitioners (both experienced and new, formal and DIY). Margaret is also a Guest Researcher at the University of Leiden Citizen Science Lab. Before specialising in citizen science, Margaret worked in the mobile & web technology sector as Director and Co-Founder of the Mobile Collective, Innovation Consultant and start-up Advisor.
Institute for Advanced Studies
Angela WROBLEWSKI is senior researcher at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna. She is a trained sociologist and has been concerned with evaluation of equality programs and policies in schools, universities and the non-university research sector for more than 15 years. Her current research focuses on the development of indicators to measure gender equality. This includes a critical reflection on the validity of available data and indicators as well as the conceptualisation of new indicators. She is also interested in the steering function of indicators and monitoring systems in the context of equality and diversity policies.
Chief Researcher at China Academy for Urban Planning and Design (CAUPD)
Chang LIU is chief researcher at the China Academy of Urban Planning & Design (CAUPD), which is the official think tank of the Ministry of Housing and Rural-Urban Development of the People’s Republic of China; director of the Culture & Tourism Research Center of CAUPD (Beijing) Urban Planning & Design Consultants; general manager of Yangtze River Delta Culture & Tourism Research Institute of CAUPD; vice secretary general of the International Society for Heritage Studies; member of UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage Academic Editorial Board; executive head of the Beijing office of the EU-China Innovation Platform on Sustainable Urbanization; part-time master tutor at the School of Design and Art at the Beijing Institute of Technology; and senior urban planner. She has rich experiences in tourism planning, creative industry, cultural tourism, sustainable protection and utilization of cultural heritage. For years, she has played a role in pioneering the industry that has been actively engaged in international cooperation and exchange of cultural tourism.
Senior Advisor, Policy and Planning, Canada Foundation for Innovation
David MOORMAN is a science policy expert with over twenty years of experience working for Government of Canada research granting agencies, including positions as the Director, Policy and Planning and Senior Advisor at the Canada Foundation for Innovation and Senior Policy Advisor at the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
David has extensive experience developing and implementing S&T policies. As the CFI’s Director of Policy and Strategic Engagement, Dr. Moorman assisted with the development and planning of new research infrastructure support programs and related policies. David was specifically responsible for the drafting of strategic plans, conducting community consultations, developing implementation strategies, as well as drafting corporate plans, and a variety of policy statements. He also advised the CFI senior management team on broader S&T policy issues, recent developments in science and new directions in research funding programs, both domestic and international. David represented the CFI in various fora, both domestic and international, and organized a number of conferences, workshops, and consultations.
David holds a Ph.D in Canadian History from the University of Ottawa. He has extensive experience in international S&T affairs, including working with the OECD, various national research support agencies and with the European Commission on common issues related to science policy and research support programs.
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