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2017 DataONE Users Group Meeting

Online registration is now closed for the 2017 DUG Meeting

Please visit us on site or send an email to dugchairs@dataone.org if you wish to join us

The 2017 DataONE Users Group Meeting will be held July 24th and 25th and collocated with the Summer ESIP Federation Meeting. Both meetings will be held at the Indiana Memorial Union, Indiana University in Bloomington, IN.

The DUG meeting will be a 2-day event July 24-25th featuring plenary presentations, topical breakout sessions and community led discussions. There is no cost for meeting registration.

Meeting Theme and Objectives

The 2017 meeting theme, “Data Discoverability, Reproducibility, and Sustainability”, will bring together stakeholders to explore current advancements in these areas. Community talks and posters that explore broad topics of discoverability, reproducibility and sustainability are invited. Some examples are provided below:

Data Discoverability: this theme focuses on providing access to distributed data across heterogeneous systems in efforts for aggregating, disseminating, and linking data and related research materials.

  • Describing, Documenting, and Representing Data
  • Connecting journal articles to datasets to repositories
  • Distinguishing between publishing, data, preservation repositories

Reproducibility: this theme focuses on enabling research data to be used, reused, and duplicated in order for current and future researchers to understand, reproduced, and build on existing research data.

  • Best Practices, Guidelines, and Standards
  • Procedures, Tools, and Workflows
  • Projects, Prototypes, and Use Cases

Sustainability: this theme focuses on implementing components, building blocks, and synergies necessary for the development, growth, and extensibility of projects throughout the project lifecycle and post-funding support.

  • Collaborations, Partnerships, and Stakeholders
  • Infrastructure, Resources, and Support
  • Computation, Integration, and Certification

DataONE encourages DataONE Member Nodes, data scientists, researchers, scientists, students and others to submit abstracts for posters and talks.

Meeting Agenda (short version)

Comprehensive agenda with room locations, presenters, abstracts and collaborative note-taking / remote access links.

Monday Jul 24th

0800 Breakfast
0830 Session 1: Welcome to the DUG, Introduction to DataONE and Update
0910 Session 2: DUG Introductions and Business Meeting
0940 Session 3: DataONE Member Node Federation
1010 Break
1030 Breakout Session
Breakout A: DOIs, Services and Member Benefits
Breakout B: Linked Data
1230 Lunch
1330 Breakout Session
Breakout C: Education Clearinghouse
Breakout D: Provenance
1530 Break
1550 Session 6: Report Back from Break Outs
1700 Adjorn
1730 Reception and Poster Session


Tuesday Jul 25th

0800 Breakfast
0830 Opening Remarks, Announcements
0850 Session 8: Community Oral Presentations
1010 Break
1030 Session 9: Birds of a Feather*
1140 Session 10: Report Back and Discussion
1230 Lunch
1330 Session 11: Community Oral Presentations
1450 Session 12: Moderated Discussion "Revisiting the Past and Looking forward for the DUG"
1600 Adjorn

*Potential Topics: Data Center Certification, DUG Community, MN Onboarding, Trust/authenticity, Value provided by DataONE

Optional Social Event

Following the success and theme of the last DUG excursion, we have arranged for a private tour of Cardinal Spirits (http://cardinalspirits.com/tours/) on Tuesday Jul 25th at 7.15pm. Tours last approximately 45 minutes and include a full tasting and cocktail. The cost is $10 per person to be paid on the day provided we have sufficient numbers. If you are registered for attending the DUG meeting and wish to join this event, please indicate your interest by filling our a quick form here.

Hotel Information

A block of rooms had been held at the GSA per diem rate of $104/night at the following hotels. The blocks will be held until July 7, 2017 or until they are filled, whichever comes first. The group rate has been coordinated through ESIP so if the hotel asks for a group name, please give ESIP and not DataONE.

For individuals not able to attend the meeting, we plan to live stream a number of sessions.

Nominations for DUG Chairs

We are currently seeking nominations for Chair/Vice-Chair or Co-Chair positions for the DUG. Information on the DUG procedural guidelines detailing roles and responsibilities can be found at: https://www.dataone.org/DUG-guidelines. Interested parties should email dugchairs@dataone.org for more information or for nomination.

DUG Steering Committee:
Felimon Gayanilo (co-chair), Plato Smith (co-chair), Steven Aulenbach, Amber Budden, Debora Drucker, Rebecca Koskela, Myrica McCune, Laura Moyers, Shannon Rauch, Robert J. Sandusky, Stephanie Simms, Heather Soyka