DCC Roadshow Brighton - Event Postponed

4 - 6 October 2011
University of Sussex Conference Centre, Brighton

Overview

The fifth DCC Roadshow is being organised in conjunction with the University of Sussex Library.

This event has been postponed and the registration is now closed.

Accommodation

A list of university-approved hotels and Bed & Breakfasts in the area is available

You can get a discount by quoting University of Sussex when booking

DAY 1 - Tuesday 4 October

Draft Programme

Audience

Researchers, data curators, and data centre managers, data scientists, digital repository managers, staff from library, information and research organisations, research funding organisations and research networks.

Objectives - Awareness raising

  • To provide a brief introduction to Digital Curation Centre (DCC) Roadshows
  • To describe the emerging trends and challenges associated with research data management and their potential impact on higher education institutions
  • To examine case studies at both disciplinary and institutional levels, highlighting different models, approaches and working practice
  • To explain the role of the DCC in supporting research data management
  • To provide an overview of the portfolio of DCC resources, tools and services.
  • To facilitate networking and the exchange of skills and experience.

DAY 2 - Wednesday 5 October

Draft Programme

Format

A full day event comprising a mixture of presentations, group work exercises and discussion to allow time for networking and collaboration.

Audience

Senior managers, Research PVCs/Directors, Directors of Information Services, University Librarians, Heads of Computing Services, Heads of Research Support Services, digital repository managers, senior staff from library, information services, data librarians.

Objectives - Strategy/Policy implementation

  • To describe the emerging trends, disciplinary diversity and challenges associated with research data management and their potential impact on higher education institutions
  • To communicate the implications of compliance with research data and funder policy requirements
  • To identify issues of risk governance that determine the adoption of effective research data management strategies
  • To examine case studies, institutional evidence and resulting lessons learned
  • To provide an overview of the resources, tools and services available via the DCC that can inform planning and service delivery
  • To identify first steps in developing an institutional strategic plan for research data management support and service delivery
  • To facilitate regional networking and the exchange of skills and experience.

DAY 3 - Thursday 6 October

Programme

Digital Curation 101 - How to manage research data: tips and tools 

The day will run from 10.30am - 3pm.

The day will include an introduction to digital curation, the range of activities and roles that should be considered when planning and implementing new projects, and an overview of tools that can assist with curation activities.

 

Costs and Registration

This event has been postponed and the registration is now closed.