OERRM/OER Knowledge Management Events
Knowledge Management Symposium
On February 6th, 2006 OERRM/OER sponsored "Knowledge in Service to Health: Leveraging Knowledge for Modern
Science Management". The symposium explored the field of Knowledge Management (KM) through presentations and
demonstrations by experts from academia, industry, and biomedical research funding agencies.
Topics included the application of KM techniques and approaches to understand the culture and practices of large
organizations and to facilitate collaboration; the current state of the art in the discovery and management of diverse
knowledge; visualization and communication techniques that help convey complex ideas; the use of text mining to analyze
and explore data repositories; and the development of performance measures to analyze the impact of biomedical
Experts in KM and science management addressed diverse aspects of KM and its value to science management in general,
and biomedical research in particular:
Additional symposium information and KM resources can be found on the OERRM/OER KM Symposium (please login with NIH user id
and password). The morning symposium may be viewed at NIH KM Symposium. Please send feedback, comments and questions to
Dr. Marie Zeimetz or to OERRM/OER KM.
OERRM/OER KM Portal:
Additional information for NIH staff will be available on the OERRM KM portal at: OERRM KM Community Home Page
(NIH staff: Please login with NIH user name and password).
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