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figshare fest North America

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Renaissance Seattle Hotel

515 Madison Street

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We invite you to join figshare fest North America!

figshare fest is a chance to gather together our institutional clients, advocates, and friends to talk about all things figshare and open research. We have chosen to host the event on the workshop afternoon of the excellent 2017 RDAP Summit.

The event will not be solely vendor-focused, with the program consisting of a mix of talks from figshare customers while also tackling issues impacting the research community. We hope to touch on data publishing and broader research data management issues such as researcher engagement, active data storage, data management plans, and institutional RDM policies.

Interested in attending? Our intended audience is open access funders and/or policy makers within the institution, scholcomm and data librarians, research support leads, and IT managers with a focus on RDM.

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1:30 PM - 2:00 PM - figshare update

figshare past, present and future, Mark Hahnel, CEO and founder, figshare

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Case study presentations

2:00 - 2:30
The Evolution of Open Science at Carnegie Mellon – Implementing figshare for institutions into researcher workflows
Lisa Zilinski & Ana E. Van Gulick, Carnegie Mellon University

2:30 - 3:00
Simple, Modular, Flexible: Figshare's API as a Platform for Dynamic Data Services
Marcos Hernandez & Robert Casey Gibbs, St Edwards University

3:00 - 3:30
figshare one year on
David Groenewegen, Monash Unviersity, Australia

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM - Workshops

Hands-on workshops to tackle researcher engagement, workflow issues and integrations, and more!

4:45 PM - 6:30 PM - Social networking and debrief (drinks!)

Nearby location, TBD

*This event is open to anyone working for an academic/research institution, if you work for a commercial company please email info@figshare.com for an invite.please email info@figshare.com for an invite.

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