External Events

Research Data, Records and Archives: Breaking the Boundaries

Edinburgh, 18 April 2016
The University of Edinburgh is hosting a free one-day workshop to discuss the challenge of managing research data in relation to records management and archives.  The University takes a proactive and practical cross-disciplinary approach to the management of data, records, archives and other collections.  This is an opportunity to explore with other professionals the new issues we are facing at a time of rapid change.

RDAP15

Minneapolis, 22 - 24 April 2015
RDAP15 offers attendees the unique chance to interact with and learn from practitioners and researchers working in a variety of fields on research data management, access, and preservation issues. The summit provides a forum for reaching across disciplines and institutions to work on common solutions to issues surrounding research data management. Participants will have multiple opportunities to expand professional networks and acquire practical knowledge and skills that can be applied to their own work and projects.

Leveraging High Performance Computing Resources for Managing Large Datasets workshop

Bethesda, 27 October 2014
Co-located with the 2014 IEEE Big Data conference, a one-day hands-on workshop on leveraging High Performance Computing (HPC) resources for Big Data management will be held between October 27 to October 30, 2014 in Washington D.C. The target audience includes, but is not limited to, archivists, librarians, data curators, researchers, educators and students. No prior HPC experience is required. During this hands-on workshop, the participants will:

2nd Data Management Workshop

Cologne, 28 - 29 November 2014
The 2nd Data Management Workshop will be held from 28 to 29 November 2014 at the University of Cologne. The focus of this workshop is on (interdisciplinary) research data management. The aim of the workshop is to bring together managers and developers of project databases, repositories or data archives, data scientists, information scientist, librarians, and funding agencies. The workshop program offers invited talks and extended poster sessions. Workshop participants are welcome to present poster contributions.

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.

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.

INSERM workshop – management & reuse of health data

15 - 17 May 2017
INSERM workshop 246 – Management and reuse of health data: methodological issues (Bordeaux, France, 15-17 Mai 2017)  

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.

42nd IASSIST Conference

Bergen, 31 May - 3 June 2016
IASSIST is an international organization of professionals working in and with information technology and data services to support research and teaching in the social sciences. Its 300 members are from a variety of workplaces, including data archives, statistical agencies, research centers, libraries, academic departments, government departments, and non-profit organizations.

LIBER Annual Conference: Libraries Opening Paths to Knowledge

Helsinki, 29 June - 1 July 2016
LIBER (Ligue des Bibliothèques Européennes de Recherche – Association of European Research Libraries) is the main network for research libraries in Europe. The association, founded in 1971, includes more than 400 national, university and other libraries from over 40 countries. LIBER’s Annual Conference is one of the most important gatherings for research library professionals. During the event, participants can build networks and share information and ideas with one another. The conference is held in a different location each year.