Chair and co-chair of the HLAC appointed
York Sure-Vetter, professor at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Director of NFDI, the German National Research Data Infrastructure, and Michelle Barker, Director of the Research Software Alliance (ReSA), were appointed chair and co-chair of the FAIR-IMPACT High Level Advisory Committee.
The High Level Advisory Committee (HLAC) is a group of international experts acts as advisory body on strategy to increase the effectiveness and impact of FAIR-IMPACT. Key strategic choices are discussed with the HLAC, where their active participation and independent feedback ensures that FAIR-IMPACT strategy remains relevant in a fast-moving data landscape. Members of the HLAC cover a wide range of disciplines and stakeholders including research organizations, funders of research, open science ambassadors, publishers, amongst others.
The HLAC was formally appointed in December 2022. The first meeting with the HLAC took place on January 12th.