Mailing List Message #113732
From: "Joan K. Lippincott" <>
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Subject: UNT Symposium - Research Data Management
Date: Mon, 12 Mar 2012 16:35:35 -0400

At CNI we have been focusing on the topic of research data management as a key priority for the past few years.  This workshop, hosted by University of North Texas, has an impressive line-up of speakers and should be very useful to those seeking perspectives in this area.

Joan Lippincott



I am writing to announce an upcoming symposium on May 21, 2012 concerning the emerging landscape of research data management and strategies for ensuring that publicly funded research remain openly accessible to the public.  The 3rd Annual Symposium on Open Access ( will be held at the University of North Texas in the Dallas area; registration is open on a first come basis.  Please see attached flyer for more information; feel free to post or forward this information.  Apologies for cross-posting.


The keynote for this symposium will be Dr. Myron Gutmann, head of the NSF directorate for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences.  Additional presenters will include:


·        Dr. José-Marie Griffiths (Provost of Bryant University and chair of the National Science Board Committee on Strategy and Budget Task Force on Data Policies,

·        Dr. Kelvin Droegemeier (Vice President of Research at the University of Oklahoma and co-founder of the NSF Science and Technology Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms)

·        Dr. Robert Hanisch (Director of the International Virtual Astronomy Observatory)

·        Brian E. C. Schottlaender (University Librarian at University of California, San Diego)

·        Sayeed Choudhury (Associate Dean for Research Data Management and Hodson Director of the Digital Research and Curation Center at the Sheridan Libraries of Johns Hopkins University)

·        Allen Renear (Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign GSLIS)

·        Michael Hulsey (Immunocytometry Systems Group of Becton Dickinson Biosciences, the largest vendor of cytometry equipment in the world)


For more information see website at or email


Best regards,

Martin Halbert, PhD, MLIS

Dean of Libraries and Associate Professor

University of North Texas, 1155 Union Circle #305190, Denton, TX, 76203
(ph)    940-565-3025   (web)

Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.

- Martin Luther King
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