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2020 RDAP Summit Program

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Basic schedule below; see full schedule with session descriptions and virtual attendance information at https://rdap2020.sched.com/

The RDAP 2020 Summit will be held at the Santa Fe Convention Center in Santa Fe, NM. WiFi access will be available through the Convention Center's open network, "convention center WIFI."

Communal notes document for RDAP 2020

Wednesday, 11 March 2020

Main sessions in Ballroom A&B; Lunch & Poster sessions in Ballroom CD&E

  • 8:30 - 9:00 a.m. - Breakfast/registration
  • 9:00 - 9:15 a.m. - Welcome
  • 9:15 - 10:00 a.m. - Opening keynote
    • UPDATED 2/18: Michele Suina, PhD (Cochiti Pueblo), Program Director, Albuquerque Area Southwest Tribal Epidemiology Center (AASTEC)
  • 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. - Panel 1: Partnerships
    • Connecting people and data via a collaborative data repository
      Matthew Mayernik, National Center for Atmospheric Research; Tran Nguyen, University of California, Davis; Eric Nienhouse and Steve Worley, National Center for Atmospheric Research
    • The Digital Object LifeCycle Project (DOLCe): Connecting libraries and advanced computing
      Jessica Trelogan, University of Texas at Austin, and Anna Dabrowski, Texas Advanced Computing Center
    • An interdisciplinary approach to research data and computation: stories from three institutions
      Anna Sackmann Amy Neeser, University of California, Berkeley; Jonathan Anderson, University of Colorado, Boulder, Matthew Harp and Jeremy Kurtz, Arizona State University
  • 11:00 - 11:15 a.m. - Break
  • 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. - Posters (Ballroom CD&E)
  • 12:15 p.m. - 1:30 - Lunch (Ballroom CD&E)
  • 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. - Panel 2: Data Visualization (back in Ballroom A&B)
    • Connecting Non-scientists with Modern Data Techniques through the Data Visualization Lab at Xavier University of Louisiana*
      Alex Saltzman, Xavier University of Louisiana
    • Connecting Communities through a Passion for Data Visualization in Libraries: The Visualizing the Future Symposia
      Jo Klein, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; Tess Grynoch, University of Massachusetts Medical School; and Alisa Rod, Barnard College
  • 2:30 - 2:45 p.m. - Break
  • 2:45 - 3:45 p.m. - Lightning Talks
    • Dataset Search: a lightweight, community-built tool to support research data discovery at small and mid-sized institutions
      Sara Mannheimer, Jason A. Clark, James Espeland, Jakob Schultz, and Kyle Hagerman, Montana State University
    • Open Data Toolkit for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Access
      Rachel Woodbrook, Laura Sanchez-Parkinson, Karen Downing, Jake Carlson, Chanese Forte, and Elyse Thulin, University of Michigan
    • Digging into Data: Quantifying curation quality at two institutional repositories
      Mara Sedlins and Helen Baer, Colorado State University; and Amy Koshoffer, University of Cinncinnati
    • Building Institutional and Individual Capacity around Ethical Management of Research Data at the University of Calgary
      Heather Ganshorn and Penny Pexman, University of Calgary
    • Developing a model for DOI Services
      Mara Blake, John Hopkins University
    • Who Pays for ELNs on Campus?
      Daureen Nesdill, University of Utah
    • How can we do better? Digital information organizations and approaches to equity, diversity, and inclusion work
      Heather James, Marquette University; Teresa Schultz, University of Nevada, Reno; Pamella Lach, San Diego State University; Kristen Mapes, Michigan State University; Arianne Harsell-Gundy, Duke University; Jennifer Hootman, University of Kentucky; Talea Anderson, Washington State University; Amy Gay, Binghamton University; Stephanie Pierce, University of Arkansas; and Elisandro Cabada, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    • Communication toolkit for data sharing: facilitation for a conflict free sharing experience
      Clara Llebot, Oregon State University
    • Collections as/are Data[sets]: Connecting Research Data Management to Digital Collections
      Jason Clark, Montana State University
  • 3:45 - 4:45 p.m. - Panel 3: Consortia
    • Creating Consortiums: NYDCLC, NESCLIC, NMCIT, GPN - library carpentries, data literacy, data skills
      Adrienne Canino, University of Rochester; Julie Goldman, Harvard University; Wendy Kozlowski, Cornell University; Jonathan Wheeler, University of New Mexico; and Kate Adams, Great Plains Network

Thursday, 12 March 2020

Main sessions in Ballroom A&B; Lunch in Ballroom CD&E

  • 8:30 - 9:00 a.m. - Breakfast
  • 9:00 - 9:05 a.m. - Opening announcements
  • 9:05-10:35 a.m. - RDAP business meeting
  • 10:35-10:50 a.m. - Break
  • 10:50-11:50 a.m. - Panel 4 : Data Connections 
    • We’re All in This Together: Building a Network of Data Support Professionals in the Classroom
      Stefan Ekman, Swedish National Data Service
    • The Data Disconnect: How Changing Industry Data Sharing Policies Impact Business Research and Pedagogy
      Kurtis Tanaka, Ithaka S+R        
    • Making Campus Connections through Endangered Data Week Events that Highlight Ethical Issues in Research with Vulnerable Populations
      Wanda Marsolek, Rachel Mattson, Alicia Kubas, Shanda Hunt, Shannon Farrell, and Katie Wilson, University of Minnesota 
  • 12:00 - 1:15 p.m. - Lunch (Ballroom CD&E)
  • 1:20 - 2:20 p.m. - Panel 5: Data privacy (back in Ballroom A&B)
    • Screening for human subject disclosure risk during data curation and RDM service connections*
      David Fearon, John Hopkins University
    • Connecting Students to Their Data : Data Doubles and the Student Voice in Library Learning Analytics
      Kristin Briney, California Institute of Technology, and Abigail Goben, University of Illinois at Chicago
    • Policy as Practice: The Whys and Hows of a Library Privacy Policy Content Analysis
      Greta Valentine, University of Kansas
  • 2:20 - 2:35 p.m. - Break
  • 2:35 - 3:35 p.m. - Closing keynote
    • Amber Budden, DATAONE Director for Community Engagement and Outreach
  • 3:40 - 3:50 p.m. - Closing announcements

Friday, 13 March 2020

RDAP Workshops

Location: O’Keefe and Milagro rooms

  • CANCELED - contact rdapboard@gmail.com with questions
    9:00 - 11:00 a.m. - Workshop 1: Connecting with Coding for Basic Data Processing
    Michele Hayslett and Barrie Hayes, University Libraries at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Learning Outcomes:
    1. Understand the power of coding for automating repetitive tasks
    2. Learn to use several basic command line commands for web scraping
    3. Learn how to be polite in scraping
    4. Obtain resources for learning more about Python
  • 9:00 - 12:00 p.m. - Workshop 2: Moving the ESIP Data Management Training Clearinghouse to a Training & Education Gateway for Research Data Skills Instructors and Learners
    Nancy Hoebelheinrich, Knowledge Motif LLC, and Karl Benedict, University Libraries at the University of New Mexico

    Learning Outcomes:
    1. Apprise workshop participants of the expanded range and depth of educational and training resources in the DMTC, and of changes to the DMTC platform and other enhancements added by virtue of the IMLS NLG.
    2. Enable the workshop participants to work with the Clearinghouse as contributors to and reviewers of the growing collection of training materials, both before and after inclusion in the Clearinghouse.
    3. Engage with the data management, access, and preservation communities attending RDAP to present and discuss prospective guidelines on creating FAIR educational and training resources and on developing a Community of Practice for Research Data Skills instructors. 
    4. Recruit community members for participation in the project as members of the reviewer and editorial teams, and as participants in upcoming usability testing of Clearinghouse UI enhancements.
  • NEW: 11:00 - 11:45 a.m. - Workshop (free): What’s in a Data Story? Understanding the Basics of Data Storytelling
    Martha Meacham, Associate Director, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, New England Region; Shannon Sheridan, Data Management Librarian, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, MidContinental Region; Nancy Shin, Research and Data Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Pacific Northwest Region

    Learning Outcomes:
    1. Name the parts of a data story
    2. Apply their knowledge of data storytelling to real data
    3. Identify and explain good and bad examples of data storytelling
  • 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. - Workshop 3: Mind the gap - Connecting campus-wide expertise to address disparities in RDM education
    Katie Wilson, Shannon Farrell, and Wanda Marsolek, University of Minnesota

    Learning Outcomes:
    1. Attendees will learn how to share the foundations of data management with graduate students from various disciplines
    2. Attendees will be provided with suggestions on how and who to partner with on their campuses to make more of an impact and increase their reach with data management education 
    3. Attendees will receive recommendations for data management related topics, activities, breakout sessions, and workshops to fit the needs of researchers from various disciplines
  • 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. - Workshop 4: Supporting Open Science Data Curation, Preservation, and Access by Libraries
    Sara Bowman, Center for Open Science

    Learning Outcomes:
    1. Expanded awareness of issues relating to the reproducibility of research
    2. Improved ability of individuals, lab groups, and institutions to manage research workflows, collaborate with team members, and increase the visibility of their research by use of open tools.
    3. Enable the workshop participants to work with the Open and Reproducible Research Practices training curriculum as contributors and reviewers of the materials, providing meaningful feedback used to improve the content. Identify gaps for iterating towards a shared resource of materials that support data sharing, discover, reuse, preservation and reproducible research practices.
    4. Ability to create preservation packages of content created on OSF, to be stored on Internet Archive or another repository.
    5. Recruit participants for participating in a preservation network and development of methods for sharing of archived data and testing of replication
    6. Discussion on how preservation data could be leveraged for data mining and computational use cases.

*Distance presentation

Summit 2020 Code of Conduct Resources

(See also webpage for the full Code of Conduct)

2020 Summit Code of Conduct Helpers

 Yasmeen Shorish Rachel Woodbrook

Local Resources Contacts

  • Conference venue:
    Santa Fe Community Convention Center
    201 W Marcy St, Santa Fe, NM 87501
    Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm Monday - Friday
    (800) 777-2489
  • Santa Fe Police Department:
    2515 Camino Entrada, Santa Fe, NM 87507
    Non-emergency/dispatch: (505) 428-3710
    Emergencies: Dial 911
  • Santa Fe Rape Crisis and Trauma Treatment Center Crisis Hotline:
    (505) 988-1951 / (800) 721-7273
  • Santa Fe Pickup Shuttle: (505)-955-2001
  • There is no taxi service in Santa Fe; Uber & Lyft Ride Sharing is available


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