Planning for research data management - meeting funder imperatives

Added by Stephane Goldstein on 02 March 2011 14:44

Thursday, 5 May 2011 17:00 - Friday, 6 May 2011 16:00

Location: University of Leicester

The sixth meeting of the Research Data Management Forum (RDMF6), sponsored by the Digital Curation Centre (DCC) in association with RIN, will be hosted by the University of Leicester on 5-6 May 2011.  The theme for the meeting will provide an opportunity to explore the principles for data management planning that are set by the major funders, what these mean in practice for researchers and institutions, as well as how plans are assessed, monitored and their agreed outputs measured.

Presentations and discussions currently planned comprise:

  • Keynote - Juan Bicarregui, Chair, RCUK Outputs Group: research funder requirements for data management planning
  • The challenge for institutions 1: data management planning and the research strategy
  • The challenge for institutions 2: the impact on resourcing and supporting the plan
  • Winning the grant and delivering the plan - a researcher’s view
  • International developments in data management planning
  • Practical guidance and training to facilitate data management planning
  • The emergence of research information systems and the management of research output

Further details and a registration form can be found on the DCC website.

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