RDMF8: Engaging with the Publishers

"Research data management - engaging with the publishers"

29 - 30 March 2012
Hilton Southampton, Southampton


Hosted by the University of Southampton, this event took place at the Hilton Southampton hotel.

The programme included speakers from Nature, Elsevier, Dryad, the International Union of Crystallography and Faculty of 1000.

Presentations from RDMF8:

Ruth Wilson, Nature Publishing

David Tempest, Elsevier

Rebecca Lawrence, Faculty of 1000

Brian McMahon, International Union of Crystallography

Todd Vision, University of North Carolina

Simon Coles, University of Southampton

Notes from the breakout sessions:

Group 1 - Barriers to researcher/publisher collaboration

Group 2 - Peer review of data

Group 3 - Role of national and institutional repositories

In her blog about the event, Sarah Callaghan of the British Atmospheric Data Centre has also included a summary of feedback from the three breakout sessions.

Costs and Registration

The cost per delegate was £100 (£60 for members of the DCC Associates Network).