[ckan-discuss] Workshop: CKAN for Research Data Management in an Academic Setting, Mon 18 February, Centrepoint, London

David F. Flanders david.flanders at ands.org.au
Thu Jan 24 00:50:54 GMT 2013

Will there be any virtual way to connect, or perhaps videos afterwards?
On Jan 24, 2013 9:31 AM, "Joss Winn" <jwinn at lincoln.ac.uk> wrote:

> Workshop on CKAN for Research Data Management in an Academic Setting, Mon
> 18 February, Centrepoint, London.
> Registration and programme: http://ckan4rdm.eventbrite.co.uk/
> The Open Knowledge Foundation's CKAN (http://ckan.org/) is an open source
> platform which is widely used internationally for governmental data
> portals. A number of Jisc Managing Research Data (
> http://bit.ly/jiscmrd2011-13) projects have been examining how it may be
> used to support research data management in universities.
> In conjunction with OKF/CKAN, the Orbital (
> http://orbital.blogs.lincoln.ac.uk) and data.bris (
> http://data.blogs.ilrt.org/) projects, the Jisc Managing Research Data
> programme is facilitating a workshop which will provide an opportunity to
> learn more about CKAN and its potential for research data management in an
> academic setting (as a platform for managing active data, as a data portal
> or catalogue and in other ways).
> The intention is also that the presentations and discussions should feed
> into a requirements gathering exercise that will help Joss Winn of the
> Orbital project conduct an evaluation of CKAN for academic use.  This
> evaluation may also influence the future development of CKAN which will
> benefit the higher education sector.
> For the programme and to register, go to http://ckan4rdm.eventbrite.co.uk/
> For any further information, contact the organisers: Simon Hodson, Jisc (
> s.hodson at jisc.ac.uk), Joss Winn, Lincoln (jwinn at lincoln.ac.uk) and Mark
> Wainwright, OKF (mark.wainwright at okfn.org)
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