PIDapalooza, the first ever festival of persistent identifiers, set out not only to bring together the creators and users of PIDs, but also to make PIDs cool. Did it succeed? Find out in this report on the event from Alice Meadows and Phill Jones
Alice Meadows is the Director of Communications for ORCID, a community-led nonprofit organization that aims to solve the name ambiguity problem in research and scholarly communications. She previously held a range of marketing roles for Wiley and, before that, Blackwell (US and UK) including, most recently, as Director of Communication. Alice was also a founding partner in a small UK business offering marketing services to scholarly and STM publishers.