Symposium: connecting data for research: good practices for data integration and reuse

The enthusiasm on gathering and sharing open data is growing due to better technological tools and external incentives of funding agencies. Scientists are willing to enrich their research with more data, combining different datasets and tools for visualization and analysis but they are still struggling with the proper way to work with it. This symposium on connecting research data aims to provide best practices for researchers on gathering and disseminating data, using interoperable standards and working with obstacles as juridical aspects and data quality.

More information CDR_poster

Date: October 19, 2015
Time: 9.00-17.30 uur
Location: Auditorium VU University Amsterdam, Main building.
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Programme (most recent version)

9:00-9:30 Welcome
9:30-9:40 Introduction to the programme
9:45-10:00 Welcome by Vinod Subramaniam, VU Rector Magnificus
10:00-10:15 Welcome by Ron Dekker, NWO
10:15-11:00 Keynote speaker: Mireille van Eechoud – of Amsterdam

11:00-11:40 Coffee break
11:40-12:45 Break-out sessions.

Session 1: Opening up and reusing data in Sciences
Eelke Jongejans – Radboud University Nijmegen
Cees Hof – University of Amsterdam
Aske Plaat – Leiden University

Session 2: Opening up and reusing data in the Humanities
Victor de Boer – Vrije University Amsterdam
Stef Scaciogla – Erasmus University
Martijn Eijckhoff – NIOD

Session 3: Opening up and reusing data in Social Sciences
Wouter van Atteveld – Vrije University Amsterdam
Cristof Jacobs and Niels Spierings – Radboud University Nijmegen

12:45-14:00 Lunch break with poster market
14:00-15:00 Break-out sessions

Session 1: Working with GIS-data in different disciplines
Jasper Dekkers – Vrije University Amsterdam
Bart Broex – Cultural Heritage Agency
Gerben de Boer

Session 2: Gathering open data
Meindert Danhof – Leiden University
Rinke Hoekstra – Vrije University Amsterdam

Session 3: Using open government data
Job Spierings – Waag Society
Ricardo Matheus – Technical University Delft
Marit de Vries – RiVM

15:00-15:30 Coffee break
15:30-16:10 Keynote speaker: Barend Mons – Leiden University Medical Center
16:10-16:30 Foster presentation and wrap-up
16:30-17:30 Network reception

The information was supplied by the organisers. Please check the links for the most recent version of the information if you plan to attend, just in case something changes between the publication date of this post and the actual event

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