NCRN Meeting Spring 2013

Location: NISS Headquarters, Research Triangle Park, NC

Registration: Registration closed

Logistics: The building is located at 19 T. W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. Directions are available at

Airport: The local airport is Raleigh-Durham International (RDU), which is approximately 15 minutes from NISS and the hotel. It is served by most major airlines, including American, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest and US Air.

Event Hotel: A block of rooms has been reserved for the nights of May 15 and 16 at the Radisson Hotel Research Triangle Park. You need to make your own room reservation, which should be done by calling the hotel directly at 919-549-8631. (DO NOT call the Radisson 1-800 number). Please mention that the event is the NISS NCRN Meeting.

Local transportation: The Radisson shuttle, which is free, will pick you up at RDU airport: you call it from the arrivals area. A taxi from the airport to the Radisson will cost on the order of $20.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

8:45 AM    Welcome and Introductions
9:00          Research Session IA: Cornell: John Abowd, Lars Vilhuber, William Block
9:45          Research Session IB: Duke/NISS: Hang Joon Kim, Daniel Manrique Vallier
10:30        Break
11:00        Research Session IIA: Missouri: Scott Holan, Aaron Porter
11:45        Research Session IIB: Carnegie Mellon: Samuel Ventura, Zachary Kurtz
12:30 PM  Lunch
2:00          Collaboration Incubators I

  • Record Linkage
  • Spatial Statistics

3:15           Break
3:30           Collaboration Incubators II

  • Privacy and Confidentiality
  • Organic Data

4:45            Reports from Incubators; General Discussion
5:30            Poster Reception
6:30            Dinner

Friday, May 17, 2013

9:00 AM      Research Session IIIA: Michigan: Margaret Levenstein, Matthew Shapiro
9:45            Research Session IIIB: Nebraska: Allan McCutcheon, Leen-Kiat Soh
10:30          Break
11:00          NCRN-CO Plans and Activities: Lars Vilhuber, Alan Karr
11:45          General Discussion; Plans for October 2013 Meeting
12:00          Steering Committee Working Lunch (Lunch available for other attendees)