Occupy Impact – the 1st Annual CASRAI International Conference | CASRAI

These guys are on the right track, if you ask me!

We feel the ‘occupy’ meme fits the subject well. In our case occupy is not about protest or revolution. It is about getting inside a difficult issue and tackling it as a community. From the conference website: “Measuring the impact of a highly diverse research community is a hard problem but one that we need to ‘occupy’ together as a community in order to make it something we own collectively.”

Occupy Impact – the 1st Annual CASRAI International Conference | CASRAI.

You’ll see that Claire Donovan is one of the keynote speakers — also a good move by the organizers, since Claire has some very good thoughts on impact.

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