On 8th September 2017, the National Library of Ireland hosted the second Irish National RDA Workshop.
The Workshop entitled ‘A National Approach to Open Research Data in Ireland’, was co-organised by the two Irish RDA partners, the National Library of Ireland and the Digital Repository of Ireland, in partnership with the Irish National Open Research Forum.
Speakers included: Sandra Collins (NLI), Hilary Hanahoe (Trust-IT), Birgit Schmidt (U Göttingen), Sarah Jones (DCC), Ingrid Dillo (DANS), Natalie Harrower (DRI), Rebecca Grant (Springer) and Kate Kelly (RCSI).
The Workshop included a morning session of presentations on different aspects of research data management and sharing from leading figures of the RDA, and an afternoon 'world café' style interactive session to develop principles for a national open research data policy, addressing topics including skills & training, infrastructure, incentives & rewards, priorities, policy & practice, and communicating & engaging with the research community.
International Experts present perspectives on Research Data
10.00 – 10.10 Sandra Collins, National Library of Ireland: Welcome and goal of workshop
10.10 – 10.30 Hilary Hanahoe, Research Data Alliance Europe: Overview of Research Data Alliance
10.30 – 10.50 Birgit Schmidt, University of Göttingen: European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) pilot
10.50 – 11.10 Sarah Jones, Digital Curation Centre UK: National Data Management Approaches
11.10 – 11.30 Coffee Break
11.30 – 11.50 Ingrid Dillo, Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS): Trusted Repositories for Open Research Data
11.50 – 12.10 Natalie Harrower, Digital Repository of Ireland: Ireland and RDA
12.10 – 12.30 Rebecca Grant, Springer Nature: Publishers and RDM
12.30 – 12:50 Kate Kelly, Open Research Ireland
12.50 – 13.30 Lunch (provided)
13.30 – 17.00 World Café
The World Café is a hands-on workshop with the intention of drafting principles for a National Approach to Open Research Data in Ireland. Participants will address specific questions in small groups, round-table style.
This event was organised by The National Library of Ireland, the Digital Repository of Ireland, the Research Data Alliance and Open Research Ireland.
This event was funded by the Research Data Alliance Europe.
This event was invitation-only.