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From: Natalie Meyers >
Subject: PresQT Workshop May 1-2 Call for participation share to RDA Preservation e-Infrastructure IG members
Date: 21 Mar 2017 16:17:04 CET
Please share this call for participation with other colleagues who may be interested in the workshop and/or project.
PresQT (Preservation Quality Tool) Workshop
Date: May 1-2, 2017
Registration(by April 23): Click here to register
Location: Conference Center at McKenna Hall, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA
PresQT engages stakeholders in a collaborative planning effort to enhance reproducibility and more open sharing of research data and software.
This is the first of two plannedPresQT workshops to convene user communities and tool providers engaged in data and software preservation to assess needs, look at the successful tools of today, and brainstorm about the data and software preservation tools of the future. What do your users and systems need most to enable better software and data preservation? Better data quality?
Lightning talks* (See deadlines below, Submit an Abstract! )
Breakout sessions*: teach, learn, prototype hackathon, roundtables, panels & brainstorming sessions (See deadlines below, Submit an Abstract! )
Other workshop ideas/topics that you would like to promote?
Give a lightning talk at the workshop or lead a breakout session!
We want everyone to have an opportunity to share their enthusiasm and inspiration! Workshop sessions and lightning talks provide a great opportunity to speak about your experiences, opinions or ideas related to data and software preservation needs. Topics raised in the session and talks will generate inspiration, discussion and even carry over into our casual coffee break conversations. Express your interest in speaking or leading a session by sending a brief email to firstname.lastname@example.org & submit a short (maximum 1 page) abstract of your session concept by April 7 or lightning talks by 12 April .
30 Mar 2017 Early Bird Rate at Hotels deadline
7 April 2017 Travel support request deadline
Breakout Session Leader Submission deadline
Proposals for Lightning talks dependent on travel awards also need to be submitted on or before this date
10 April 2017 Accepted Session proposals announced
Travel support awardees will be notified on or before this date
12 April 2017 Lightning Talk Abstract Submission deadline**
14 April 2017 Accepted Lightning talks announced
1-2 May 2017 Workshop: University of Notre Dame, USA.
Post-workshop report writing (participation is open to all)
*Registered attendees with accepted lightning talks & breakout leaders are eligible to apply for travel support awards
**Prospective speakers or session leaders requesting travel support are advised to submit their talks on or by 7 April to meet the travel support deadline.
Natalie K. Meyers
University of Notre Dame
1136A Hesburgh Library
Notre Dame, IN 46556