Registration now open for DCC Roadshow Northwest England

13 February, 2012 | in DCC News
By: Martin Donnelly

Registration is now open for the DCC Roadshow for the Northwest of England. The event is being organised in conjunction with The Library, University of Salford.

The roadshow runs between 20-21 March 2011, and will be held at the the Clifford Whitworth Building, University of Salford.

The programme includes an exciting range of speakers who will share examples of developing research data management services and infrastructure.

The event will be opened by Professor Martin Hall, Vice Chancellor of the University of Salford and Chair of the UK Open Access Implementation Group, who will give a keynote talk entitled "Towards Open Worlds" 

Registration is FREE and each day can be booked individually.

  • Day 1 is a general introduction. Best practice will be shared through case studies to help build a community of data management expertise in the Northwest of England.
  • Day 2 is a strategic training day.  The workshop provides an introduction to curation and DCC tools through presentations and breakout exercises, so you can start to plan research data management services for your institution. 

Blog posts about previous roadshows can give you a taste for what to expect. Steve Walsh from the Interoperable Geospatial Data for Biosphere Study (IGIBS) Project, Aberystwyth University, wrote a review of the Oxford roadshow, and John Murtagh from the University of the Arts, London offers an arts perspective as he undertakes work on the JISC-funded KAPTUR project. 

Attending the forthcoming roadshow may help you not only realise the importance of data management, but provide you with the tools to move it up your priority list.

We look forward to seeing you there!

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