Workshop Working on data stewardship? Meet your peers!

Date: 03 OCT 2017 

SURFacademy, in collaboration with LCRDM and UKB working group Research Data, are organizing this networking meeting for colleagues working in the new data professions. During the meeting, participants will get to know each other and learn from each other’s experiences.

03 Oct 2017
SURF, Utrecht
Prior knowledge needed?
Subject type
Practical skills
Meeting type

This networking meeting aims to connect those working in the new data professions, such as data stewards, data scientists, and research data managers. Several speakers will give presentations on aspects of these new data professions, such as the position and responsibilities of the data steward within the organisation, and how to motivate engagement. In addition to these presentations, participants will discuss specific topics in break out sessions. Examples of these topics are project management, data management plans, and collaborating and sharing data in the cloud.

For whom?

This meeting is relevant to colleagues working in the new data professions at universities and research institutes. These people provide research data management support to researchers. Various job titles refer to his role, such as data steward, data scientist, or research data manager.


Day chair: Tessa Pronk (Universiteit Utrecht, chair UKB working group Research Data)

10.00 uur Coffee and tea
10.15 uur Plenaire discussie/presentatie

Data manager, steward, officer, controller, ...? Who are you and what do you do? 
by Rob Gommans (Radboud University and member LCRDM working group Engagement)


The Role of the Data Steward in Relation to the University Library
by Maaike Messeling & Mijke Jetten (Radboud University)

11.15 uur

Break-out sessions 1:


From data to wisdom. Work of a Data Steward
by Annemie Mordant (MEMIC/Maastricht University and chair LCRDM working group Research Support)


Developing and assessing FAIR digital resources
by Michel Dumontier (IDS/Maastricht University)

12.00 uur

Lunch and netwerken 

13.15 uur

Code of conduct in revision (and the GDPR)
by Marlon Domingus (Erasmus University and chair LCRDM working group Legal Aspects RDM)

13.45 uur

Break-out sessions 2:


Cultivating sharing, curating, and preserving data
by Jacquelijn Ringersma (Wageningen University & Research Library and Chair LCRDM working group Engagement) & Henk van den Hoogen (Maastricht University, Member LCRDM WG Engagement)


Research Data Management in the Cloud: Current Practices, tools and Challenges
by Rob Gommans (Radboud University and member LCRDM WG Engagement) & Mariëtte van Selm (University of Amsterdam/Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences, member LCRDM working group Research Support and member UKB working group Research Data)

14.45 uur

 Coffeebreak &  feedback van de break-out sessies

15.15 uur

How to motivate engagement
by Marte Teperek (TU, Delft)

16.00 uur Wrap up
16.15 uur

Borrel & informatiemarkt/posters 

Latest modifications 19 Sep 2017