Plenary 3 Communication & Social Media

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22 March 2014 5930 reads

In the News:

When it comes to scientific data, caring is sharing. Irish Times, March 31, 2014.

400 leading scientist descend on Dublin for data conference. Irish Independent, March 26, 2014.

Research Data Alliance conference to get under way in Dublin. Silicon Republic, March 26, 2014.


Social Media

A lot of participants have been asking about the way the social network for the conference was curated and analysed. Here's a way to follow up:

A 'Twitterwall' streamed tweets during the conference, as well as general updates. You can see it here:

The top tweeter during the conference was Donat Aogsti @myrmoteras, with several others vying for his spot.



Keynote and panel sessions were livestreamed at the following times:

Wednesday March 26th: 9:00am-12:30pm GMT

Thursday March 27th: 9:00am-10:30am GMT

Friday March 28th: 9:00am-10:30am GMT

Recordings of the sessions are linked from the Programme page


Livestream viewing stats:

Numbers: 317 unique viewers over the 3 days of the Plenary.









Here are the Twitter handles for the Plenary 3 Organising Committee:

The official Twitter handle for RDA
Andrew Treloar, OC (Chair)
Natalie Harrower, OC (Local Conference Chair)
Bahareh Heravi, Conference Social Media
Sandra Collins, OC
Stefan Decker, OC
Hilary Hanahoe, OC
Alan Smeaton, OC


Asking Questions

You can participate in the keynote and panel Q&A by directing questions via Twitter @resdatall or by email to


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