Data Science Professionals: A Global Community of Sharing

Host city: Vancouver, BC

Host: Simon Fraser University and the University of British Columbia

Dates: May 31-June 3, 2011

Ordinal: 37

Conference website


2011-05-31: Workshops

WB1: ICPSR at 50: Facilitating Research and Data Sharing
Peter Granda (ICPSR)
Mary Vardigan (ICPSR)
Linda Detterman (ICPSR)

WC1: Sharing Data with DDI 3 and Colectica
Jeremy Iverson (Algenta Technologies)
Dan Smith (Algenta Technologies)

WD1: Thematic Mapping of U.S. Census Data in ArcGIS
Nicole Scholtz (University of Michigan)

WE1: Helping Empower Researchers and Their Institutions to Manage and Share Research Data
Louise Corti (UK Data Archive)
Bethany Brett (UK Data Archive)

WA2: Basic Principles of Survey Design
Thomas Lindsay (University of Minnesota)
Andrew Sell (University of Minnesota)
Michelle Edwards (University of Guelph)

WC2: Prepare and Publish Multilingual Metadata and Aggregate Data in Nesstar. Embed Live Data into Your Website.
Ørnulf Risnes (Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD))

WA1: Free Stars in the Data Universe - AKA – Open Sources of Data
Jane Fry (Carleton University)
Wendy Watkins (Carleton University)

WD2: Introduction to R
Ryan Womack (Rutgers University)
Harrison Dekker (Unviersity of California Berleley)

WE2: Developing Effective Data Management Plans using DMP Online
Martin Donnelly (University of Edinburgh)
Sarah Jones (University of Glasgow)

2011-06-01: Plenary I

A Look at Census Taking in Canada: The Recent Past And Looking Ahead
Ian Mckinnon (National Statistics Council)

2011-06-01: A1: Recent Developments in the DDI Implementation Landscape I

Can DDI eXist?
Johan Fihn (Swedish National Data Service)
Olaf Olsson (Swedish Language Bank)
Leif-Jöran Olsson (Swedish Language Bank)

Recent Developments in the DDI Implementation Landscape 1
Arofan Gregory (Open Data Foundation)
Joachim Wackerow (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)

Collaboration in Data Documentation: Developing STARDAT - The Data Archiving Suite
Wolfgang Zenk-Möltgen (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)

Converting MS Word based Questionnaires to DDI: A demonstration application for uses of metadata throughout the data lifecycle
Benjamin Clark (INDEPTH Network)

Using DDI3 in a Technology Based Assessment environment - opportunities and problems
Ingo Barkow (DIPF - German Institute for International Educational Research)

2011-06-01: A2: Data Management Services: New Roles and Connections

Curation in the age of complexity: reworking an ancient art
Michael Jones (Australian Data Archive - Melbourne)
Gavan McCarthy (Australian Data Archive - Melbourne)

Data Management Preservation: Creating a new service for researchers
Carol Perry (University of Guelph)

UVa Library SciDac: New Partnerships and Services to Support Scientific Data in the Library
Andrew Sallans (University of Virginia Library)
Sherri Lake (University of Virginia Library)

Data archiving and cooperation with medical researchers - An example from Denmark
Bodil Stenvig (Danish Data Archives )

2011-06-01: A3: Building Capacity to Link, Visualize, Identify, and Discover

Statistical Data Analysis based on Linked Open Data
Benjamin Zapilko (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)
Brigitte Mathiak (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)
Oliver Hopt (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)

Creating a Linchpin for Financial Data. The need for a Legal Entity Identifier (LEI)
Linda Powell (Federal Reserve Board)

Longitudinal and Time-series Documentation Protocols at the ADA
Melanie Spallek (The Australian Data Archive)
Steve McEachern (The Australian Data Archive)

Geospatial Analysis and Visualisation at ADA
Rhys Hawkins (Australian National University)
Steve McEachern (The Australian Data Archive)

2011-06-01: A4: Extending Data Support Services

Collaborating with Subject Librarians to Provide Undergraduates with Appropriate International Statistical Resources
Joe Hurley (Georgia State University)

A Multidisciplinary Analysis of Data Reuse Activities
Nicholas Weber (University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana)
Tiffany Chao (University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana)

Research Data and Open Access
Nanna Clausen (Danish Data Archive)

2011-06-01: B1: Describing Qualitative Data Formally - Where Are We with DDI and Its Relatives?

Report back from the DDI Qualitative Working Group
Louise Corti (UK Data Archive)
Arofan Gregory (Metadata Technology USA)

Lost in Translation? Experiences in documenting qualitative data at the ADA
Steven McEachern (Australian Data Archive)
Lynda Cheshire (Australian Data Archive)
Melanie Spallek (Australian Data Archive)

The next generation Timescapes Archive - supporting the complex structures and relationships of qualitative longitudinal data
Ben Ryan (University of Leeds)

2011-06-01: B2: The IASSIST SIGDC Presents: Perspectives on Data Citation

Building Data Citations for Discovery
Hailey Mooney (Michigan State University )
Mark Newton (Purdue University )

Tracking Data Reuse: Motivations, Methods, and Obstacles
Heather Piwowar (NESCent, University of British Columbia)

Panel Discussion - IASSIST Special Interest Group on Data Citation (SIGDC)
Robert Downs (Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), Columbia University )
Michelle Haslett (University of North Carolina Libraries )
Ron Nakao (Stanford University Libraries )
Jan Brasse (German National Library of Science and Technology )

ICPSR's Efforts to Encourage Data Citation
Elizabeth Moss (ICPSR)

2011-06-01: B3: Question and Variable Level Discovery and Access

Creating Personal Extracts While Keeping Confidentiality
David Schiller (Institute for Employment Research (IAB))

Findings of the original language documentation for the European Values Study (EVS)
Evelyn Brislinger (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)
Wolfgang Zenk-Moeltgen (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)

Social Science Question Database and Research Tools
Xavier Schepler (Reséau Quatelet)
Laurent Lesnard (Reséau Quatelet)
Anne-Sophie Cousteaux (Reséau Quatelet)

2011-06-01: B4: Taking the Pulse of Nations: Issues and Approaches to Census Taking in the 21st Century

The US Experience with the American Community Survey and Test of Voluntary Response
Lisa Neidert (University of Michigan)

The Dutch Experience in Conducting Censuses through Administrative Sources
Luuk Schreven (Statistics Netherlands)

The Events Leading up to the 2011 Canadian Census and Their Implications
Wendy Watkins (Carleton University)

2011-06-01: C1: Recent Developments in the DDI Implementation Landscape II

Metadata Management Platform for the Canadian Research Data Centre Network
Pascal Heus (Metadata Technology North America Inc.)

QDDS - combining questionnaire development and survey documentation
Oliver Hopt (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for Social Sciences)
Brigitte Mathiak (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for Social Sciences)

Colectica Demonstration
Jeremy Iverson (Algenta Technologies)
Dan Smith (Algenta Technologies )

Keeping up with Questasy
Alerk Amin (CentERdata)

2011-06-01: C2: DataCite - Making Data Citable

How DataCite and CODATA support data citation
Jan Brase (DataCite)

DataCite Canada: Canada’s Data Registration Centre
Karen Morgenroth (Canada Institute for Scientific and Technical Information - CISTI)

UC3 Services that Support the Data Life Cycle - the Centrality of Persistent Identifiers
Patricia Cruse (University of California Curation Center, California Digital Library)

da|ra - The German Registration Portal for Social- and Economic Data
Brigitte Hausstein (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for Social Sciences)
Anja Wilde (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for Social Sciences)
Wolfgang Zenk-Moltgen (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for Social Sciences)

2011-06-01: C3: Trusted and Valued: Data Quality Issues

Recruitment, Participation, and Sampling: Researchers' Results in General Practice
Thomas Lindsay (University of Minnesota)
Andrew M. Sell (University of Minnesota)

Improving Data Quality by Data Reviews and Tagging: First Pilot Experiences
Rutger Kramer (Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS))
Marion Wittenberg (Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS))
Marjan Grootveld (Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS))

Data Quality - Shaken and Stirred
Karsten Boye Rasmussen (University of Southern Denmark)

2011-06-01: C4: Building Data Services for Confidential and Organizational Data

Dealing with Business and Organizational Data - Insights from the Data Service Centre for Business and Organizational Data, Bielefeld University
Alexia Meyermann (Bielefeld University)

Advancing restricted access data computing at CISER: The technology, expertise, and tools of the Cornell Restricted Access Data Center (CRADC)
Janet Heslop (Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research (CISER))
Jeremy Williams (Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research (CISER))

Exploring New Methods for Protecting and Distributing Confidential Research Data
Steve Burling (ICPSR)
Bryan Beecher (ICPSR)

2011-06-02: Plenary II

Research Data Infrastructure: Are the Social Sciences on Main Street or a Side Road?
Chuck Humphrey (University of Alberta)

2011-06-02: D1: Recent Developments in the DDI Implementation Landscape III

DDI + API: building services on top of your existing DDI holdings
Ornulf Risnes ( Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD))

Prototype of Open Source Metadata Editor for Individual Researchers in Japan
Yuki Yonekura (Institute of Social Science, the University of Tokyo)
Keiichi Sato (Institute of Social Science, the University of Tokyo)

Arisddi, A Resource Instantiation System for DDI
Ben Youngdahl (Minnesota Population Center)

2011-06-02: D2: Power of Partnerships in Data Creation and Sharing

Partnership in Data Access --- Combining two Data delivery Services - Going Bilingual
Vincent Gray (University of Western Ontario)
Maryna Beaulieu ()
Sébastien Nadeau ()
Elizabeth Hill (University of Western Ontario)
Gaston Quirion (Bibliotheque de l'Universite Laval)
Heather Stevens ()

OCUL's Geospatial Portal Project: From Vision to Reality
Leanne Hindmarch (Ontario Council of University Libraries / Scholars Portal )
Elizabeth Hill (University of Western Ontario)
Jenny Marvin (University of Guelph)

Working Within and Across: the Data Difficulties (and Rewards) of the NECASL Project
Rachael Barlow (Trinity College (Hartford))
Heather Lindkvist (Trinity College (Hartford))

Canadian National Collaborative Data Infrastructure: a distinctively Canadian approach
Lynn Copeland (Simon Fraser University )

2011-06-02: D3: Teach This! Teaching Data in the Library and Across the University

Embedded Data Librarianship
Linda Kellam (University of North Carolina at Greensboro)

Models and opportunities for one-shot group instruction
Katharin Peter (University of Southern California)

Strategies for teaching spatial data resources and software
Nicole Scholtz (University of Michigan)

Necessary data and statistical skills for social science students
Jackie Carter (University of Manchester)

2011-06-02: D4: Latin America, Spain, and Portugal: An Overview of Data Organizations and Resources

IASSIST Latin Engagement Strategic Action Group
Luis Martinez Uribe (Instituto Juan March, Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Ciencias Sociales)
Stuart Macdonald (University of Edinburgh)

Data Sources for Latin America, Spain, and Portugal
Bobray Bordelon (Princeton University Library )

Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP)
Mitchell Seligson (Latin American Public Opinion Project, Vanderbilt University )

Data Curation at U.Porto: Identifying current practices across disciplinary domains
Cristina Ribeiro (Porto University)
Eugénia Matos Fernandes ( Porto University )

Comparative analysis of research in developed and developing countries and the implications for development in the latter
Erica Barbosa (London School of Economics; Bosques Foundation (Bolivia))

2011-06-02: Pecha Kucha

More with Less: Collaborative Trends in Research Data Management
Martin Donnelly (University of Edinburgh)

Fight for your right!: Marketing data and data resources to non-data users
Lynda Kellam (UNCG)

Collaborating Across Formats: the Cultivation of a New Department
Katherine McNeill (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Search Plugin - Embeddable GUI Search Tool
Harsha Ummerpillai (ICPSR, University of Michigan)

2011-06-02: E1: Enriching Metadata: Controlled Vocabularies and Ontologies

Representation of the Data Documentation Initiative using Semantic Web Technologies
Thomas Bosch (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)

Controlled Vocabularies - A New Product of the DDI Alliance
Sandra Ionescu (ICPSR)

Structuring Unstructured Data Using Controlled Vocabularies
Johann Schaible (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)

2011-06-02: E2: Data without boundaries

The Research-Data-Centre in Research-Data-Centre Approach: A First Step Towards Decentralised International Data Sharing
Srefan Bender (German Federal Employment Agency (BA), Institute for Employment Research (IAB))
Jörg Heining (German Federal Employment Agency (BA), Institute for Employment Research (IAB))

Discovering Official Statistics’ (Meta)Data
Markus Quandt (GESIS)

Data without Boundaries
Roxane Silberman (Réseau Quetelet CNRS)

Data without Boundaries
Markus Zwick (German Federal Statistical Office)

2011-06-02: E3: The NSF Data Management Plan Requirement: An Opportunity and Challenge for Research Data Librarians

NSF Data Management Plan Requirement: An Opportunity and Challenge for Research Data Librarians
Barrie Hayes (University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill)
Susan Parham (Georgia Institute of Technology)
Brian Westra (Columbia University, CIESIN)
Jake Carlson (Purdue University Libraries)

2011-06-02: E4: Challenges and Capabilities for Long-term Preservation of Scientific Data

Library of Congress Strategies for Working with Geospatial Data: A Collaborative Engagement
Erin Engle (Library of Congress)
William Lefurgy (Library of Congress)
William Lazorchak (Library of Congress)

Improving Practice through Experiential Learning: Library of Congress Geospatial Data Preservation Projects
Steven Morris (North Carolina State University Libraries)

Developing an Online Resource Center about Geospatial Data Preservation
Robert R. Downs (Columbia University, CIESIN)
Robert C. Chen (Columbia University, CIESIN)

2011-06-02: Poster Session

The future IFDO
Sami Borg (Finnish Social Science Data Archive)
Yukio Maeda (Finnish Social Science Data Archive)

Harmonization Potential of 53 Large Population-Based Studies Using the DataSHaPER
Dany Doiron (Public Population Project in Genomics)

Implementing DdiEditor in the Danish Data Archive - Demonstration and gained experience.
Nana Floor Clausen (Danish Data Archive)
Jannik V. Jensen (Danish Data Archive)

The DDI Tools Catalog: development of a resource for the social science (meta)data community
Stefen Kramer (Cornell Institute for Social and Economic Research)
Katherine McNeill (MIT Libraries)

Case Study in Assessing Scientific Data Management Practices and Needs
Sherry Lake (University of Virginia Library)

Faster, easier and safer access to microdata
Donald McIntosh (Space-Time Research )

Showcasing the UK Data Archive
Bethany Morgan Brett (UK Data Archive)

Exploring digital curation definition across research centers, university, government, and commercial industries in the U.S.
Plato Smitt II (Florida State University)

Restructuring SDA for Easier Collaboration in Data Analysis
Charlie Thomas (CSM and UCDATA, Univ. of California, Berkeley)
Jon Stiles (CSM and UCDATA, University of California, Berkeley )

Shared Digital Technologies for Data Curation, Preservation, and Access: A Proof of Concept
Mary Vardigan (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research)
Bryan Beecher (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research)
Nathan Adams (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research)
Nancy McGovern (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research)
Peggy Overcashier (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research)

An infrastructure approach serving DDI3.x
Johanna Vompras (University Library Bielefeld)
Jochen Schirrwagen (University Library Bielefeld)
Wolfram Horstmann (University Library Bielefeld)

The UK Data Archive's Secure Data Service
Melanie Wright (UK Data Archive, University of Essex)

Data-PASS Punched Card Data Recovery
Marc Maynard (Roper Center for Public Opinion Research)

The New Array of Roper Center Services
Lois Timms-Ferrera (The Roper Center, University of Connecticut)
Marc Maynard (The Roper Center, University of Connecticut)

2011-06-03: F1: Data Management Plans: UK, US, Australia

Of Policy, Practice and Tools: Data Management Planning in the Social Sciences in the UK
Martin Donnelly (University of Edinburgh)
Veerle Van den Eynden (co-author) (UK Data Archive )

Save you time, make you famous!
Gabrielle Gardiner (University of Technology Sydney)
Elizabeth Mulhollann (presenter) (University of Technology Sydney)

The Elements of the Data Management Plan: A Gap Analysis and Recommendations
Amy Pienta (University of Michigan)
Mary Vardigan (presenter) (University of Michigan)
Linda Detterman (University of Michigan)
Peter Granda (University of Michigan)

Supporting Data Management Across Disciplines
Kathleen Fear (School of Information, University of Michigan)

2011-06-03: F2: Statistical Metadata Strategies and Benefits

Experimenting with DDI3 at the UK Data Archive: Moving Forward While Accommodating Legacy
John Shepherdson (UK Data Archive)

Dual Development Lines of DDI
Wendy Thomas (Minnesota Population Center)

Application of Technological Standards to Improve Documentation and Exchange of Statistical Information. A Perspective from Mexico
Abel Alejandro Coronado Iruegas (INEGI)

Introducing metadata standards to a National Statistical Organisation
Adam Brown (Statistics New Zealand)

2011-06-03: F3: Government Data Dissemination

Keeping the User out of the Ditch: The Importance of Front-End Alignment
Daniel Coyle (ProQuest)

Data Feed Collaboration between Academia and Government to Improve Dissemination of the UK 2011 Census
Dave Rawnsley (Mimas, The University of Manchester)

A New Initiative: Access to the Statistics Canada's Public Use Microdata Files Collection
Michel Séguin (Statistics Canada)
Jennifer Pagnotta (Statistics Canada)

Feel the Feed: Dimensionalisation, Dissemination and Definitional Comparison of Aggregate Statistical Datasets
Richard Wiseman (Mimas, The University of Manchester)
Rob Dymond-Green (Mimas, The University of Manchester)

2011-06-03: F4: Curate, Manage, and Share: Support and Repository Services

Building an Open Data Repository for a Specialized Research Community: Process, Challenges, and Lessons
Limor Peer (Yale University)
Ann Green (Digital Life Cycle Research and Consulting)

MANTRA for Change
Robin Rice (University of Edinburgh, EDINA and Data Library)

Women Pioneers in Canadian Sociology: A Case Study for Qualitative Research Data Management, Sharing and Re-Use
Berenica Vejvoda (University of Toronto, Map Data Library)

2011-06-03: G1: Continuity and Change - Tales from the Development of the New Australian Data Archive

Data archives in a web services world - An overview of the new ADA
Steven McEachern (Australian Data Archive)
Deborah Mitchell (Australian Data Archive)

Building a Criminal Justice Data Archive for Australia
Toby Burrows (University of Western Australia)
Leanne den Hartog (University of Western Australia)

Raiders of the Lost Archive
Gabrielle Gardiner (University of Technology, Sydney)
Elizabeth Mulhollann (University of Technology, Sydney)
Kirsten Thorpe (University of Technology, Sydney)
Alex Byrne (University of Technology, Sydney)
Len Smith (University of Technology, Sydney)
Mike Jones (University of Technology, Sydney)

2011-06-03: G2: Facilitating Secure Access to Confidential Data

DDI for Restricted Data Contracts
Lisa Neidert (University of Michigan)

Access Without Boundaries - A Decentralised World
Richard Welpton (UK Data Archive, University of Essex)
Felix Ritchie (UK Office for National Statistics )

Human Security in Protecting Confidentiality of Data Sharing
Reza Afkhami (UK Data Archive)

2011-06-03: G3: Social Networks and User Engagement: Sharing Data and Knowledge

Digital monitoring of societal discussions in Online Social Networks
Timo Wandhoefer (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)
Peter Mutschke (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences )
Mark Thamm (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences )
York Sure (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences )

ScholarLib: Sharing Resources and Data by Linking Scientific Information Portals with Online Social Networks
Peter Mutschke (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)
Timo Wandhoefer (presenter) (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)
Mark Thamm (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)
York Sure (GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences)

User Engagement and Collaboration: Challenges and Tools
Sarah King-Hele (Centre for Census and Survey Research (CCSR), University of Manchester)

2011-06-03: G4: Data Service Initiative for Social Science and Humanities, DASISH

Data Sharing in DASISH
Alexia Katsanidou (GESIS)
Markus Quandt (GESIS)

2011-06-03: Plenary III

Open Data in Vancouver: The Inspiration and the Vision
Andrea Reimer (City of Vancouver)