UF's 1st Annual Data Symposium: Enabling Data Reproducibility and Sustainability; March 19, 2018

See the full program and registration information, with some information copied below.

Registration and Program

Register for the conference through the UF Conference Department.
The full conference registration fee will include registration and breakfast, lunch, 2 breaks, and an evening reception.
The evening reception includes refreshments with light hors d’oeuvres at Innovative Square (located 720 2nd st.) and  tour of Innovation Hub.
We look forward to seeing you in March 2018!
Plato Smith, University of Florida (Program Planning Chair)
Valrie Minson, University of Florida (Conference Planning Co-Chair)

Monday, March 19, 2018
  Opening presentation: Toward cyberphysical laboratories: a long-term view on data curation from a natural hazards researcher
Keynote speaker: Dr. Forrest Masters
Professor and Associate Dean for Research & Facilities
Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, University of Florida
  Presentation: Opportunities for research data discovery and reuse – lessons learned from 20 years of geospatial data platform evolution
Invited speaker: Dr. Karl Benedict
Associate Professor and Director for Research Data Services
Centennial Science & Engineering Library, University of New Mexico
  Presentation: Towards Open, Public Access for Science Data: The Evolving USGS Experience 
Invited speaker: Viv Hutchison
Branch Chief for Science Data Management in the Core Science Analytics, Synthesis and Libraries, United States Geological Survey (USGS)
8:00 am – 8:30 am Registration – Smathers Library, Room 100
8:30 am – 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 am – 9:10 am
Welcome remarks
9:10 am – 9:30 am Keynote speaker and presentation 
9:30 am – 10:30 am
Theme # 1
 – Addressing Data Reproducibility – invited speakers from the University of New Mexico and USGS
10:30 am – 11:30 am
Theme # 2
 – Enabling Data Discoverability – panel session from select UF research communities of practice representing UF Medicine – Anesthesiology; UF IFAS/NCBS (Dr. David Chagaris); UF Biology & FLMNH (Dr. Matthew Gitzendanner); and UF Advanced Computing and Information Systems Lab, ECE (Matthew Collins) disciplines
11:30 am – 11:45 am
with LabArchives
11:45 am – 12:30 pm
Theme # 3
 – Leveraging collaborations and resources allocation @ UF – Sunshine State Education Research Computing Alliance (SSERCA) (Dan Majchrzak)
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Theme # 4 
– Developing current and future researchers – UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education Center (TREC) (Dr. Zachary Brym) and UF Data Science & Informatics (DSI) (Bobbie Isaly)
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
UF Libraries as resource broker
 – UF Data Management and Curation Working Group (DMCWG), Academic Research Consulting & Services (ARCS), faculty/staff library liaisons, and developing library/researcher collaborations
3:30 pm – 3:45 pm
with LabArchives
3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
Networking session
 – building relationships and sharing use cases and scenarios across multiple disciplines and units
4:45 pm – 5:00 pm
Closing remarks and next steps
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Evening Reception hosted by Innovation Square (includes Innovation Hub tour)

Related Post-Symposium events
Data Carpentry@UF (register separately) March 20th and 21st.
UF Informatics Institute (UFII) Annual Symposium on March 22, 2018 (this event is free)

Additional Information

  • For additional information, please contact Dr. Plato Smith, Data Management Librarian, plato.smith@ufl.edu; or Val Minson, Chair of Marston Science Library, vdavis@uflib.ufl.edu.
  • Event is in the Smathers Library (formerly Library East), room 100.
  • Event requires paid registration.
  • Sponsored by the George A. Smathers Libraries, UF Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences (IFAS) Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, and the Weecology Lab.
  • In-kind collaborative support from UF College of Engineering, UF Research Computing, UF Informatics Institute, UF Department Molecular of Genetics & Microbiology, UF/IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station, UF Innovation Square, and LabArchives.

 See the full program and registration information, with some information copied below.