McMaster Research Data Forum: Dec 12

McMaster faculty members, staff, and students are invited to attend the 2018 McMaster Research Data Forum – an event hosted by the McMaster Library, RHPCS, MacDATA Institute, and the Tier 3 Research Data Management IT Committee.

This event aims to facilitate a broad discussion around data management challenges faced by researchers, as well as potential implications of a pending Tri-Agency Research Data Management policy.

When: Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Where: The Sherman Centre for Digital Scholarship, First floor, Mills Memorial Library

REGISTER NOW (Registration is free, lunch will be provided to registrants)

The agenda includes:

  • A keynote address by Jeff Moon, Director of the Portage Network, describing the evolving national landscape of research data management policy and infrastructure.
  • An interactive panel discussion, where McMaster researchers and service providers will discuss their research data challenges in the exploration of common solutions.
  • In the afternoon session, facilitators from Statistics Canada will provide a workshop on disclosure control methods using confidential microdata at Research Data Centres (RDCs).

A full description and agenda for the event can be found here.

The event will also be live-streamed for remote attendees (no registration required). A link to the stream will be provided on the event webpage.