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RDMF2: Roles and Responsibilities for Effective Data Management
26-27 November 2008 |
Following on from our Research Data Management Forum: Inaugural Workshop on 19-20 March 2008, the DCC - in partnership with the Research Information Network - held the second workshop on the roles and responsibilities for effective data management at Chancellors Conference Centre, Manchester.
The themes explored at this workshop included:
- Roles and responsibilities associated with data curation and good stewardship
- The core skills required for these roles
- Ways in which the various stakeholders might acquire the required skills
- Models and working practice to facilitate the exchange of skills
- "Roles and Responsibilities for Data Management: an Australian Perspective" - Andrew Treloar, Deputy Director, Australian National Data Service
- "Research Data Skills" - Alma Swan, Key Perspectives Ltd.
- Data Creation: Towards the Prevention of Psychosis - Stephen Lawrie, University of Edinburgh
- "A Data Scientist's Perspective on Roles and Responsibilities in Data Curation" - Helen Parkinson, Production Coordinator, ArrayExpress Database, European Bioinformatics Institute
- "Roles and Responsibilities for Data Curation: the Data Librarian" - Robin Rice, EDINA & Data Library Information Services, University of Edinburgh
- "Data Manager: Plumber" - Sam Pepler, British Atmospheric Data Centre
- "Professional Education and Training Perspectives" - Prof. Sheila Corrall, Head of Information Studies, The University of Sheffield
Chancellors Hotel and Conference Centre [external] is set in five acres of landscaped gardens, and yet only three miles from Manchester city centre. It incorporates modern conference facilities with a country house ambience which lends itself well to residential conferences.
Chancellors Hotel is conveniently located for all local amenities and is only 3 miles from the newly refurbished Piccadilly Train Station and approximately 5 miles from Manchester International Airport.
For further information on transport to the venue and location maps please visit the venue website [external].
If you have any questions about the conference, or would like to become a sponsor, then please contact our event organiser.