Schedule for Opening Symposium – Illinois Research Data Initiative

Below is the schedule for the Opening Symposium tomorrow, September 27th. All are welcome! Registration is encouraged at: Register at http://www.conferences.illinois.edu/data

Note that we’ve had a last minute replacement to our keynote speaker. Chris Lintott was unable to join us, but Arfon Smith, a colleague at the Adler and with Zooniverse, will be joining us and making the keynote address.

Illinois Research Data Initiative
Opening Symposium
September 27, 2011
8:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Refreshments at 8 AM
Alice Campbell Alumni Center – Ballroom

 8:30-8:40 AM  – Welcome

 Richard Wheeler, Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost (introduced by Paula Kaufman, Juanita J. and Robert E. Simpson Dean of Libraries and University Librarian)

8:40-8:50 AM  – Illinois Research Data Initiative

 Paula Kaufman, Juanita J. and Robert E. Simpson Dean of Libraries and University Librarian; Chair, Campus Data Stewardship committee

8:50-10:00 AM – Keynote:

Arfon Smith, Technical Lead, Zooniverse and Director of Citizen Science at the Adler Planetarium (introduced by Sarah Shreeves, IDEALS and Scholarly Commons Coordinator, University Library)

10:00-10:30 AM – Break and Refreshments

10:30-11:15 AM – Panel on Issues and Challenges in Data Management and Curation

–   Carole Palmer, Director, Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship and Professor, Library and Information Science – Moderator
–   Brian Jewett, Research Scientist, Atmospheric Sciences
–   Allen Renear, Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Science
–   Jerry McDonough, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Science
–   Arfon Smith, Technical Lead, Zooniverse, and Director of Citizen Science, Adler Planetarium

11:15-11:45 AM – Closing Address

 Carole Palmer, Director, Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship and Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Science

11:45-11:50 AM – Announcement of future events

Beth Sandore, Associate University Librarian for Information Technology Policy and Planning, University Library

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