First Illinois Research Data Initiative Event!

Institutional Issues in Research Data (Administrators)

The featured speaker will be James Hilton, Vice President and Chief Information Officer at the University of Virginia. Dr. Hilton will speak on “Managing and Preserving Research: “Forever” Soup to Nuts”.  After Dr. Hilton’s talk, a panel of experts across campus will discuss current efforts on campus to address the increasing need for good data management and curation practices. There will be time for discussion and conversation.  The target audience for this event includes faculty and administrators who are involved in institutional research: unit executive officers, associate deans and directors for research, unit CIO’s and technology officers.

The session on September 14 is the first in Illinois Research Data Initiative series of symposia scheduled for the 2011-2012 academic year.  The series will focus on understanding research data management needs within and across the subject domains and identifying a campus-level strategy for supporting long-term research data management at Illinois.

10:30 am – 12:00 noon
Refreshments at 10:00 am
Levis Center, 2nd floor

Keynote Speaker:  James Hilton, Vice President and Chief Information Officer at the University of Virginia

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