The patron of the conference is The Committee on Education, Science and Culture of the Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania.
Partners: The Research Council of Lithuania, Kaunas University of Technology, Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University
Date: March 19, 2014 (Wednesday)
Venue: The Seimas of the Republic of Lithuania, Gedimino pr. 53, Vilnius, Lithuania
The Aim of the Conference. Since research performance is more and more regarded as a key factor in economic performance and societal welfare, research assessment has become a major issue for a wide range of stakeholders, and there is an increasing concern for research quality and excellence, for transparency, accountability, comparability and competition. Researchers, their papers, research institutions, universities undergo evaluation in terms of all the aspects mentioned above.
Target audience: policy makers of universities, govermental and research institutions; editors of research journals and anyone interested in the latest trends in scientometrics.
Conference Chair Prof. Gintautas Tamulaitis
Welcome speeches by
Audronė PITRĖNIENĖ, Chair of the Committee on Education, Science and Culture of the Seimas of Lithuania
Rimantas VAITKUS, Vice-minister of the Ministry of Education and Science of Lithuania
Eleonora DAGIENĖ, President of the Association of Lithuanian Serials
Henk Moed ‘Metrics-Based Research Assessment’ Abstract, video, PDF
Pero Šipka ‘Journal quality enforcement: An approach to support publishing in developing, transition, emerging, and small countries’ Abstract, video, PDF
Ulf Sandström ‘Publication Incentives and Rewards Problems and Opportunities’ Abstract, video, PDF
Răzvan Valentin Florian ‘Research assessment in Romania’ Abstract, video, PDF
Ülle Must ‘The Science of the Baltic States in the World’s information market – 20 years later’ Abstract, video, PDF
Rūta Petrauskaitė ‘Citation Indexes for the Social Sciences and Humanities’ Abstract, video, PDF
Chair Eleonora Dagienė, The Association of Lithuanian Serials, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University
Leonas Balaševičius, Kaunas University of Technology
Rūta Petrauskaitė, Lithuanian Research Council
Inga Žalėnienė, Mykolas Romeris University
Conference is free of charge. The organizing committee would like to thank Elsevier, initiator of Scopus, SciVal, Snowball Metrics, for handouts for conference participants.
Photos from the conference by Saulius Žiūra.