Web Cast Begins


Welcome and Brief Overview for Web Cast Audience

Sharon Priest and Olene Walker, Committee and Workshop Co-chairs


Panel III Record Matching: Technical/Operational Issues and Problems


What types of technical problems can occur in record linking? What is the impact on data quality? What type of data cleaning is required? What are potential solutions to these problems?

Moderator: William Winkler



Gio Wiederhold, Professor (Emeritus), Computer Science, Medicine, and Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

William Cohen, Associate Research Professor, Machine Learning Department, Carnegie Mellon University

Michael Franklin, Professor, Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley



James Willis, Principal, Banyan Social Technology, and Former Director, eGovernment for Rhode Island

Frank Olken, Computer Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory


Q&A with presenters


Panel IV Interoperability and Database Operations in Other Domains


What kinds of problems or issues exist in non-election domains (i.e., government and nongovernmental settings), including technical and organization dimensions? What is the range of possible solutions?

Moderator: Paula Hawthorn



John Glaser, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Partners Healthcare System

Dan Schutzer, Executive Director, Financial Services Technology Consortium

Vivek Narasayya, Senior Researcher, Data Management, Exploration and Mining Group, Microsoft Research

Ken Orr, Founder, Ken Orr Institute (participating by phone and Web conference)


Q&A with presenters



5:30–6:30 p.m.

Open Reception

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