You are here
Programme PDF (updated 12 January 2011)
Monday 6 December
A programme of pre-conference workshops were held at the Chicago Mart Plaza. See the Workshops link for more information.
Tuesday 7 December
The first day of the conference looked at how data curation practices are evolving and spreading throughout the disciplines and what institutional structures and communities are needed to help support these developments. The programme included invited speakers in plenary sessions together with an interactive afternoon, including a “Community Space” for posters, demonstrations and informal meetings and a Symposium.
- Working the crowd: Lessons from Galaxy Zoo. Chris Lintott, Principal Investigator, University of Oxford & Adler Planetarium.
- Curation Centres, Curation Services: How Many is Enough? Kevin Ashley, Director, Digital Curation Centre, University of Edinburgh.
- ChemSpider as a Platform for Crowd Participation. Antony Williams, Vice President of Strategic Development, ChemSpider, Royal Society of Chemistry.
- The curation challenge for the next decade: Digital overlap strategy or collective brains? Barend Mons, Scientific Director, Netherlands Bioinformatics Centre & Biosemantics Group, Leiden University Medical Centre.
- Idiosyncrasy at Scale: Data Curation in the Humanities. John Unsworth, Dean & Professor, Graduate School of Library and Information Science & Director Illinois Informatics Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Best peer-reviewed paper
- Education for eScience Professionals: Integrating Data Curation and Cyberinfrastructure. Youngseek Kim, Benjamin K. Addom & Jeffrey M. Stanton, Syracuse University.
- Libraries, Librarians and Data. Sheila Corrall, Professor of Librarianship & Information Management, University of Sheffield & Christine Borgman, Professor & Presidential Chair in Information Studies, UCLA.
- Clifford Lynch, Executive Director, Coalition for Networked Information.
Wednesday 8 December
The second day featured the accepted papers presented in themed parallel sessions.
- Managing Research Data at MIT: Growing the Curation Community One Institution at a Time MacKenzie Smith, Associate Director for Technology, MIT Libraries.
Best student paper
- Linking to Scientific Data: Identity Problems of Unruly and Poorly Bounded Digital Objects Laura Wynholds, University of California, Los Angeles.
Curation in Institutions
- Making Digital Curation a Systematic Institutional Function. Christopher Prom, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign.
- An Institutional Approach to Developing Research Data Management Infrastructure. James A. J. Wilson, Michael A. Fraser & Luis Martinez Uribe, University of Oxford.
- Responding to the Call to Curate: Digital Curation in Practice at Penn State University. Patricia Hswe, Michael Giarlo, Michael J. Furlough & Mairead Martin, Penn State University.
- A Practice & Value Proposal for Doctoral Dissertation Data Curation. W. Aaron Collie, Michigan State University & Michael Witt, Purdue University.
- Data Management for All – The Institutional Data Management Blueprint. Wendy White, Kenji Takeda, Mark Brown, Simon Coles, Les Carr, Graeme Earl, Jeremy Frey, Peter Hancock, Fiona Nichols, Michael Whitton, Henry Gibbs, Christine Fowler, Pam Wake & Steve Patterson, University of Southampton.
- Research Data Management Initiatives at University of Edinburgh. Robin Rice & Jeff Haywood, University of Edinburgh.
National Perspectives on Curation Policy
- Data Link Australia. Adrian Burton & Andrew Treloar, Australian National Data Service.
- Use and Impact of UK research data centres. Ellen Collins, Research Information Network.
- Beyond the Data Deluge: A Research Agenda for Large-Scale Data Sharing and Reuse. Ixchel Faniel & Ann Zimmerman, University of Michigan.
- Towards an holistic approach to policy interoperability in digital libraries. MacKenzie Smith, Kevin Ashley, Perla Innocenti, Seamus Ross, Hans Pfeiffenberger, John Faundeen & Antonella De Robbio (various institutions).
Metadata, Ontologies & the Semantic Web
- An outcome-centric approach to metadata collection, use and display in a large OAIS repository. Kate Zwaard, United States Government Printing Office.
- Automating the Extraction of Metadata from Archaeological Data Using iRod Rules. Maria Esteva & David Walling, Texas Advanced Computing Centre.
- Use of Ontologies for data integration and curation. Michael Lesk, Rutgers University & Judith Gelernter, Carnegie-Mellon University.
- DataStaR: Using the Semantic Web approach for Data Curation. Huda Khan, Brian Caruso, Brian Lowe, Jon Corson-Rikert, Diane Dietrich & Gail Steinhart, Cornell University.
Digital Curation Education
- Making sense: talking data management with researchers. Catharine Ward & Lesley Frieman, University of Cambridge, Sarah Jones, Laura Molloy & Kellie Snow, University of Glasgow.
- Educating Digital Curators: Challenges & Opportunities. Peter Botticelli & Bruce Fulton, University of Arizona, Christine Szuter, Arizona State University, Pete Watters, Arizona State Library & Richard Pearce-Moses, Clayton State University.
- Digital Curation Education in Practice: Catching up with Two Former Fellows. Lisa Gregory, State Library of North Carolina & Samantha Guss, New York University.
Data Curation Case Studies
- TextGrid – Virtual Research Environment for the Humanities. Heike Neuroth, State & University Library, Göttingen & Kathleen Smith, University of Illinois.
- The milieu and the MESSAGE: talking to researchers about data curation issues in a large and diverse e-Science project. Martin Donnelly, DCC & University of Edinburgh, Robin North, Imperial College London.
- Open Science in practice: Researcher Perspectives and Participation. Angus Whyte & Graham Pryor, Digital Curation Centre.
Emulation, Format Conversion & Visualisation
- Dependency Analysis of Legacy Digital Materials to Support Emulation Based Preservation. Aaron Hsu & Geoffrey Brown, Indiana University.
- What constitutes successful format conversion? Towards a formalisation of "intellectual content". C.M.Sperberg-McQueen, Black Mesa Technologies LLC.
- Assessing the preservation condition of large and heterogeneous electronic records collections with visualizations. Maria Esteva, Weijia Xu, Suyog Dutt Jain & Jennifer Lee, University of Texas at Austin. [QuickTime Demonstration]
- Open data for open science – physicists and software engineers do it – why can't biologists do it too? Stephen Friend, President & CEO, Sage Bionetworks.
Programme PDF (updated 12 January 2011)