UF: Big Data, Little Data: Having it All A Research Data & Data Management Workshop. Oct. 3, 12:30-5pm, Smathers Library room 1A

Big Data, Little Data: Having it All: A Research Data & Data Management Workshop

By the Data Management/Curation Task Force, with representatives from the George A. Smathers Libraries, Research Computing, and Office of Research
October 3, 2013, 12:30-5:00 pm
Smathers Library, Room 1A
Registration: http://bit.ly/bigdataUF
Event is free and open to all. Please register to share information on your data needs.
The “Big Data, Little Data: Having it All” Workshop will share information on data management resources at UF, including support for finding data, metadata, storage, creating data management plans with the DMPTool, UF’s Institutional Repository (IR@UF), Research Computing, the UF Data Center, data mining, visualization, GIS, and much more!
The event will include an introductory panel by members of UF’s Data Management/Curation Task Force. Join us to learn about all that UF has to offer, including support for finding external resources, and meet some of UF’s expert liaisons for your research data needs. After the introductory panel, join us for the breakout session lightning rounds and discussions.
12:30-1:00pm: Tour of Resource Tables with Experts and Materials on UF Resources

  • Christine Fruin, Copyright and Scholarly Communications; Michelle Leonard, Responsible Conduct of Research; Boris Goldengorin, Big Data; All panelists and participants from the breakout session who are available

1:00-2:00pm: Panel Presentation on UF’s Data Resources, including local experts for finding external resources

  • Laurie Taylor: Welcome, introduction to the panelists, context for topics today, invitation for feedback for future events, and introduction to the format
  • Denise Bennett: Finding Data and Library Resources
  • Hannah Norton: DMPTool and Library Services
  • Aaron Gardner: ICBR, XSEDE, and more
  • Boris Goldengorin, Perspective from a Researcher: Big Data Compression: some typical questions to the data organized in tables

2:00-2:15pm: Break
2:15-3:00pm: Breakout Session 1: Lightning Rounds (10 minutes each) and Discussions
SPSS and Political Science, Dave Schwieder
GIS and History, Joe Aufmuth
Open Refine and Agricultural Data, Val Minson
3:00-3:15pm: Break
3:15-4:10pm: Breakout Session 2: Lightning Rounds (10 minutes each) and Discussions
Research Computing (http://www.rc.ufl.edu), Matt Gitzendanner
UF Digital Libraries/Repositories with SobekCM (http://sobek.ufl.edu), Mark Sullivan
Humanities Data, Laurie Taylor & Blake Landor
Biomedical Data Resources & Tools, Rolando Garcia-Milian
4:10-500pm:  Q&A with the Experts from the Panel, Tables, and Breakout Sessions
Co-sponsored by the Office of Research & Research Computing and the George A. Smathers Libraries
From the Faculty Update Newsletter, Sept. 25, 2013; submitted by Barbara Hood, George A. Smathers Libraries