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2016 DataONE Users Group Meeting

Registration is now closed for the 2016 DUG Meeting

Meeting Theme and Objectives

The 2016 meeting theme, “Expanding Data Networks”, will focus on the new challenges and efforts in making data accessible, discoverable, and deliverable while promoting open data policies, standards, and compliance with funders’ emerging data management requirements. A strong emphasis is on data synthesis and technological progress made in data network infrastructure.

The scientific program of the 2016 meeting invites talks and posters on the following topics:

  • Leveraging research data level metrics for large data repositories and data networks
  • Integrating the needs and inputs of data users to advance and improve data discoverability
  • Assessing the progress, impact, and success in promoting open data policies

DataONE encourages DataONE Member Nodes, data scientists, researchers, scientists, students and others to submit abstracts for posters and talks.

Meeting Agenda

Sunday July 17th

0800 Breakfast
0900 Session 1*: Introduction
Overview of DataONE and Update on Activities
0940 Session 2*: Member Nodes
Overview of the Member Node federation
Member Node Showcase

Recording from Sessions 1 & 2

10:40 Break
1100 Session 3: Breakouts
Breakout 1*: Making Data Count
Notes: https://epad.dataone.org/pad/p/20160717_DUGMeeting_Breakout1
Breakout 2: An Evaluation Instrument for Education
Notes: https://epad.dataone.org/pad/p/20160717_DUGMeeting_Breakout2

Recording from Session 3 Breakout 1

1230 Lunch
1330 Session 4: Breakouts
Breakout 3*: Data Management Education Clearinghouse
Notes: https://epad.dataone.org/pad/p/20160717_DUGMeeting_Breakout3
Breakout 4: Member Node Forum
Notes: https://epad.dataone.org/pad/p/20160717_DUGMeeting_Breakout4

Recording from Session 4 Breakout 3

1500 Break
1515 Session 5
Report back from Breakouts
Wrap-up Discussion / Q&A (Panel)
1700 Session 6: Evening Reception and Poster Session

Monday July 18th

0800 Breakfast
0900 Session 7: DUG Business meeting
0930 Session 8*: Contributed Session
The Applicability of Usability Practices & Principles to Data Archives/Repositories
Hou, CY; Twidale, MB; Mayernik, MS; Duerr, RE
Expanding environmental information management
C. Gries; M. Sevilla; P. Hanson; K. Vanderbilt; M. O’Brien
Dash: Data Sharing Made Easy at the University of California
Abrams, Stephen; Kratz, John; Simms, Stephanie; Strong, Marisa; Willett, Perry; Chodacki, John

Recording from Session 8

1030 Break
1050 Session 9: Contributed Session
Data Management Assessment: Objective Measurement of Progress and Establishing Improvement Roadmaps
Stall, SL
Engaging scientists in the improvement of metadata
Powers, LA; Habermann, RE; Gordon, SC; Jones, MB

Recording from Session 9

1130 Session 10: Community Led Roundtable Discussions
What is the Cost of Data Sharing?
Notes: https://epad.dataone.org/pad/p/20160717_DUGMeeting_Roundtable1
Open Data Policies
Notes: https://epad.dataone.org/pad/p/20160717_DUGMeeting_Roundtable2
The Stewardship Gap
Notes: https://epad.dataone.org/pad/p/20160717_DUGMeeting_Roundtable3
1230 Lunch
1330 Session 11: Moderated Discussion: The value of DataONE
1430 Session 12: Report back, next steps and wrap up
1530 Adjourn
1700 Optional Guided Tour
Durham Distillery
This will be a walking guided tour of the local Durham distillery (http://durhamdistillery.com/). The duration will be 45-60 minutes and the cost will be approximately $15-20 which will include 5 tastings and a souvenir shot glass. The distillery is within walking distance of the convention center and adjacent to a blues club that serves bar-b-que and southern food.

*indicates that the session will be live streamed

Hotel Information

Durham Marriott City Center—A block of rooms is available at the GSA per diem rate of $99/night. The hotel is attached to the convention center.

The 21c Museum Hotel Durham and Aloft are also offering the GSA per diem rate of $99/night.

Abstract Submission for Posters and Talks

The poster session will be held the evening of Sunday evening July 17th during the reception events.
We are no longer accepting abstracts for oral presentations.

DUG Steering Committee:
Felimon Gayanilo (co-chair), Plato Smith (co-chair), Steven Aulenbach, Amber Budden, Debora Drucker, Rebecca Koskela, Myrica McCune, Laura Moyers, Shannon Rauch, Robert J. Sandusky, Stephanie Simms, Heather Soyka