Research Data Management Day at UWinnipeg - September 17th

Wed. Sep. 5, 2018

Research Data Management is coming…. Are you ready?

Join us on Monday, September 17th in the 5th Floor Library Atrium for sessions on research data management – understand the upcoming policies and tools that your research project will need for the future. Drop ins welcome, but RSVPing to the Research Office is encouraged if possible (especially for the PM session). Refreshments will be served.

Morning Sessions:

9:30-10:30 - James Doiron, Research Data Management (RDM) Services Coordinator for the University of Alberta Libraries, will discuss the current and evolving Canadian RDM landscape, including the recent ‘Tri-Agency Research Data Management Draft Policy’. Additionally, a number of RDM supports and services which are available to the University of Winnipeg community will be touched upon, including the Portage Data Management Planning (DMP) Assistant platform, Dataverse, and the Federated Research Data Repository (FRDR).

10:30 – 11:30 – Patrick Mann, WestGrid, will discuss Advanced Research Computing (ARC), which includes cloud, supercomputers / high performance computing (HPC), data management, and data storage, all in support of research.

Afternoon Workshop:

1:30-3:30 - James Doiron will offer an applied session focused upon research data management planning. Topics covered will include the importance and benefits of DMPs, how they can support your research, as well as an in-depth look at their content. Additionally, a hands-on demonstration of the freely available Portage Data Management Planning (DMP) Assistant platform will be offered.

Participants are welcome to bring their own laptops should they wish to create a DMP Assistant account and learn to navigate and use this gold standard data management planning tool.

More detailed information can be found at: