Data Day 2018: Giving VOICE to your research

Event Date: 
May 2, 2018
Event Location: 
1966 Reading Room, Douglas Library

The fifth annual Queen's University Data Day will be held on Wednesday, May 2, from 8:30 am to 1:30 pm in the Douglas Library 1966 Reading Room. The program features presentations and panels on national initiatives and local services for managing, linking and promoting research data. Our keynote speaker is Jeff Moon, Director, Portage Network, who will be providing an overview of Portage. The Portage Network is a national, library-based research data management network that coalesces initiatives in research data management to build capacity and to coordinate activities. A light lunch will be provided.

Data Day 2018: Giving VOICE to your research is of particular interest to faculty, staff, researchers, students, and community members who are doing research. All are welcome to join the conversation!

Queen’s University Research Development Day (hosted by URS) will be held the day after Data Day in the same location. For more information, see the URS website.

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Program

8:30 – 9:00:  Registration – Coffee and Tea

9:00 – 9:15:   Welcome and Opening Remarks

  • Martha Whitehead, Vice-Provost (Digital Planning) and University Librarian

9:15 - 9:25:  Poll Everywhere Introduction

  • Shaun Cahill, Information Technology Services

9:25 – 10:40:  Services and Infrastructure Panel

  • Panel Moderator: Karina McInnis, Executive Director, University Research Services
  • Data Day 2018
    • Jennifer Doyle, Chief Information Officer & Associate Vice Principal of Information
  • The Centre for Advanced Computing (CAC) Overview
    • Dr. Ken Edgecombe, Director, Analytics Development Hub, Centre for Advanced Computing (CAC)
  • How and Why the Queen's University Research Ethics Boards are Keeping Research Data Safe:
    • Jennifer Couture, Ethics Compliance Advisor, University Research Services
  • Open Scholarship Services at the Queen's University Library
    • Courtney Matthews, Head, Open Scholarship Services
  • Data at Scholars Portal: Dataverse and other shared platforms for discovery, access, deposit, and re-use
    • Meghan Goodchild, Research Data Management Systems Librarian, QUL and Scholars Portal

10:40 – 10:55: Coffee and Conversation

10:55 – 12:00: Research Experience Panel

  • Panel Moderator – Sarah Bartlett, Library Intern, Open Scholarship Services
  • Advanced Analytics at SCENE
    • Dr. Stephen Thomas, Smith School of Business
  • The Perils and Promise of Global Data Collection
    • Andrew Coombs, Doctoral Student, Assessment & Evaluation Group, Faculty of Education
  • A closer look at the scalability of spatiotemporal data in geological sciences and engineering
    • Danielle Beaulne, Fotopolous Lab, Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
  • Using text corpora to study language
    • Anastasia Riehl, Director, Strathy Language Unit

12:00 – 12:20:  Research Data Management (RDM) Survey Summary of Findings: Navigating the RDM landscape at Queen’s University and beyond

  • Francine Berish, Geospatial Data Librarian
  • Alexandra Cooper, Data Services Coordinator

12:20 – 12:50:  Portage Network

  • Jeff Moon, Director, Portage Network

Portage is a national, library-based research data management network that coalesces initiatives in research data management to build capacity and to coordinate activities better.

12:50 – 1:00: Closing Remarks & Networking Lunch Introduction

  • Heather McMullen, Associate University Librarian

1:00 – 2:00: Networking Lunch

Partners

Data Day Organizing Committee

  • Sarah Bartlett, Open Scholarship Services Intern, Queen's University Library
  • Francine Berish, Geospatial Data Librarian, Queen's University Library
  • Shaun Cahill, Information Technology Services (ITS)
  • Graeme Campbell, Open Government Librarian, Queen's University Library
  • Alexandra Cooper, Data Services Coordinator, Queen's University Library 
  • Rosarie Coughlan, Scholarly Publishing Librarian, Queen's University Library
  • Meghan Goodchild, Research Data Management Systems Librarian, Queen's University Library
  • Courtney Matthews, Head, Open Scholarship Services, Queen's University Library
  • Heather McMullen, Associate University Librarian, Queen's University Library 
  • Karina McInnis, Executive Director, University Research Services
  • Karen Samis, Assistant Director, Grants and International (URS)
  • Mark Swartz, Copyright Manager

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