RDA's 17th Plenary Meeting: Programme

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05 January 2021 5930 reads

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RDA's 17th Plenary Meeting will run as a virtual plenary, with a virtual platform and format similar to VP16. More information on the virtual platform will follow in the coming weeks. 

Co-located events will take place on Monday 19 April and Friday 23 April 2021. 


Thu, 8 April | Tue, 13 April | Mon, 19 April | Tue, 20 April

Wed, 21 April | Thu, 22 April | Fri, 23 April 


Please note all times below are in UTC. Click on the times to see your local time conversions. 


 

Thursday, 8 April 2021 


Tuesday, 13 April 2021 


Monday, 19 April 2021 


Tuesday, 20 April 2021

  • 08:00 - 08:30 | Opening Session 
    • Hilary Hanahoe, RDA Secretary General 
    • Welcome from the Hosts: 
      • Gavin McLachlan, ‎Chief Information Officer and Librarian to the University of Edinburgh 
      • UKRI TBC 
      • Liam Earney, Executive Director, Digital Resources, Jisc 
  • 08:30 - 09:30 | Plenary Session 
    • "Research Data in the Wider Data Ecosystem", Dr Jeni Tennison, the Open Data Institute (ODI). 
  • 09:30 - 10:15 | Coffee Break Social: Whit is Scots? An Introduction. 

Facilitator: Laura Green, Scots Language Centre. Join us for a short introduction to Scots, one of the three native languages spoken in Scotland today. This session will introduce Scots and teach you some basic phrases that you can show off on your next trip to Scotland!


Wednesday, 21 April 2021 

Get a taste of Edinburgh Fringe with our lunchtime comedy set by Stuart Goldsmith. Stuart has been performing at the Edinburgh Fringe for years and we are looking forward to providing you with some laughter as a side to your lunch!


Thursday, 22 April 2021

Facilitator: Patricia Herterich. Put on your dancing shoes and join us for a virtual ceilidh! This session will feature ceilidh couple dances and we will talk you through dancing along for your daily exercise. You can also just join us to listen to some traditional ceilidh music.

  • 15:00 - 15:30 | Poster Session - Finalist spotlight 
  • 15:30 - 16:00 | Plenary Session:
    • "Building a Robust FAIR Biomedical Data Ecosystem". Dr Susan K. Gregurick, National Institutes of Health (NIH). 
  • 16:00 - 16:45 | Plenary Session: 
    • "Open Science and Drug Discovery: Removing Barriers to Accelerate Research". Professor Richard Gold, McGill University, Centre for Intellectual Property. 
  • 16:45 - 17:15 | Closing Session 
    • Hilary Hanahoe, RDA Secretary General 
    • IDW21 Preview 
    • IDW23 Preview 

Thursday, 22 April 2021: Note this session extends into Friday 23 April, depending on your time zone.

Repeat Sessions/International Time Zones


Friday, 23 April 2021


Group color coding legend: 

IGs
 Not yet endorsed    
 IG established

WGs
 Not yet endorsed  
 WGs Getting started (~0-6 months after RDA endorsement)    
 WGs Producing deliverables (~6-12 months after RDA endorsement)
 WGs Wrapping up (from ~12 months after RDA endorsement)
 WGs Maintaining deliverables (maintenance group)