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Open Access to Research Data

London, 9 December 2015
Confirmed to speak Dr Steven Hill, Head of Research Policy, HEFCE Iain Hrynaszkiewicz, Head of Data and HSS Publishing, Open Research, Nature Publishing Group/Palgrave Macmillan Kitty Inglis, Librarian, University of Sussex & Chair, Academic Content and Communications Strategy Group, SCONUL Christopher Gutteridge, System, Information and Web Programmer, IT Innovation Team, University of Southampton Dr Chris Tyler, Director, Parliamentary Offi

Effectively Utilising Higher Education Data

London, 26 November 2015
The Effectively Utilising Higher Education Data forum will present delegates with the opportunity to gain practical insights into how to effectively use and analyse data to drive forward improvements and develop an integrated approach to information sharing.

iPRES2015

2 - 6 November 2015
In November 2015, the School of Information and Library Science and the Odum Institute for Research in Social Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will co-present the 12th International Conference on Digital Preservation. This premier event brings together key theorists, researchers and practitioners to explore the latest trends, innovations, policies and practices in digital preservation. iPRES2015 draws participants from around the world and from leading institutions, projects and initiatives currently working in this domain.

Research Data Alliance Sixth Plenary Meeting

Paris, 23 - 25 September 2015
RDA Plenaries are held every six months in different places around the world. They are exciting and productive events that bring together a unique community of data scientists, librarians, computer scientists, and domain scientists. Plenary meetings are special working events that really help move the community forward in creating tangible deliverables that improve data sharing across disciplines, technologies, and countries.

The 19th International Conference on Electronic Publishing

Valletta, 1 - 3 September 2015
The International Conference on Electronic Publishing (Elpub) approaches its 20th anniversary. Elpub 2015 is the 19th edition of the conference and it will continue the tradition, bringing together academics, publishers, lecturers, librarians, developers, entrepreneurs, users and all other stakeholders interested in issues regarding electronic publishing in widely differing contexts. These include the human, cultural, economic, social, technological, legal, commercial and other relevant aspects that such an exciting theme encompasses.

Repository Fringe 2015

Edinburgh, 3 - 4 August 2015
Repository Fringe provides an annual forum for repository administrators, developers/coders, and information professionals to interact and explore the application of innovative technologies including cultural developments (such as research data management principles and open data, social media, altmetrics) to their ongoing repository work in a relaxed and informal environment.

Islandora Conference 2015

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, 3 - 7 August 2015
The Islandora community has been working since 2006, via email, listservs, irc, and nearly a dozen Islandora Camps. Having grown, matured and tackled major changes in the structure of the project, they are now ready to come together for a full conference to talk about where they have been and where they are going in the first ever Islandora Conference.

Curating and Managing Research Data for Re-use workshop

27 - 31 July 2015
The ICPSR Summer Program is offering a five-day workshop on Curating and Managing Research Data for Re-Use, July 27-31, 2015.  This workshop is for individuals interested or actively engaged in the curation and management of research data for sharing and reuse, particularly data librarians, data archivists, and data producers and stewards with responsibilities for data management.

Data management planning for researchers - University of Salford

2 July 2015
Research Councils and funding bodies are increasingly requiring evidence of adequate and appropriate provisions for data management and curation in new grant funding applications. This half-day workshop provides an introduction to data management planning and DMPonline.  By the end of this workshop participants will be able to:

Research Data Management – solutions for your needs

Lancaster, 22 June 2015
The DCC is pleased to be collaborating with the University of Lancaster on a workshop to explore several Jisc Research Data Spring (RDS) projects.