Research Data Management Week: Data Horizons

If you are involved in research on campus then RDM Week will be of interest to you! May 6 - 10, 2019

University of Alberta Libraries - 16 April 2019

The research data management (RDM) landscape in Canada is rapidly evolving - from funder policies, to institutional strategies, data management planning, data deposit and beyond!

Join us for the 6th annual Research Data Management Week May 6-10, 2019

View the full program and register for sessions here!

This year's RDM Week will offer both a wide range of applied learning and information sessions, as well as discussions regarding the changing landscape, including the 2018 draft Tri-Agency Research Data Management Policy, which demonstrates both the importance of RDM and some of the challenges faced by researchers and institutions regarding the management of research data.

Opening Keynote Panel Discussion:

"Embracing Data Horizons: Research Data Management at the University of Alberta"

Date: May 6, 2019
Time: 10:30 AM

Join us for an interactive panel session where senior administrators, researchers and RDM professionals from across campus discuss the evolving Research Data Management landscape and offer perspectives on Research Data Management at the University of Alberta.

  • Evan Davies - Associate Professor, Faculty of Engineering
  • Lorraine Deydey - Director, Research Services Office
  • James Doiron - Research Data Management Services Coordinator, Libraries
  • Kim Kordov - Associate Director, Research Ethics Office
  • Lawrence Richer - Director, Northern Alberta Clinical Trials and Research Centre & Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics
  • Matthias Ruth - Vice-President, Research

Other exciting sessions being offered throughout the week include:

  • RDM 'Therapy'
  • Research Data Management 101
  • Data Management Planning 101
  • Dataverse 101
  • Spotlight on Indigenous Research
  • Compute Canada 101
  • Speed "Data-ing"!
  • Open Government Data De-mystified

If you are involved in research on campus then RDM Week will be of interest to you! See

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