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Seminar: What does the Research Data Alliance offer for Finland?

Seminar: What does the Research Data Alliance offer for Finland?
Date: 11.02.2015 9:30 - 11.02.2015 17:00
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Language: english-language
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Welcome to the seminar "What does the Research Data Alliance offer for Finland?" on the 10th of February 2015 to hear about the outcomes and benefits of the RDA to the Finnish research community. Topics of open science and global exchange of research data will also be discussed. The seminar day will end with a panel session and networking cocktails.

Tervetuloa seminaariin "What does the Research Data Alliance offer for Finland?" kuuntelemaan ja keskustelemaan avoimesta tieteellisestä datasta ja Research Data Alliancen (RDA) hyödyistä tutkijoille. RDA Europe -projekti edistää tieteellisen datan avoimuutta ja maailmanlaajuisen tieteellisen datainfrastruktuurin yhtenäistämistä. Lisätietoja ja ohjelma alla.

The Twitter hashtag for the event is #RDAFin

Read more about RDA Europe at:

Download the agenda (pdf)


PRESENTATIONS from the seminar:

Parsons (pdf)

Wittenburg (pdf)

Hormia-Poutanen (pdf)

Asmi (pdf)

Prezi available at:

Kleemola (pdf)

Tolonen (pdf)


Links to referred documents:

Data Harvest report by RDA (pdf)

Sowing the seed: Incentives and Motivations for Sharing Researh Data, a researcher's perspective by Knowledge Exchange (pdf)

09.30 – 10.00 Coffee and registration

10.00 – 10.15 "Introduction to RDA", Leif Laaksonen, CSC

10.15 – 10.45 Keynote: "Plans are worthless, but planning is essential – Creating the culture and technology for an international data infrastructure", Mark Parsons, Research Data Alliance

10.45 – 11.15 Keynote: "Principles for proper Data Management and Re-use - an RDA View", Peter Wittenburg, Max Planck Institute

11.15 – 11.45 Keynote: "How Libraries can contribute to the Research Data Alliance", Kristiina Hormia-Poutanen, The National Library of Finland

11.45 – 12.45 Lunch break (at own expense)

12.45 – 13.15 "Finnish Researcher in RDA – Experiences", Ari Asmi, University of Helsinki

13.15 – 13.45 "Improving Research Infrastructure with Collaboration: Experiences from Social Sciences", Mari Kleemola, Finnish Social Science Data Archive

13.45 – 14.15 "Studying knowledge production in early modern Europe (1470-1800) based on an open data analytical ecosystem of library catalogue metadata", Mikko Tolonen, University of Helsinki

14.15 – 15.00 Panel discussion

15.00 – 15.15 Summary by Leif Laaksonen, CSC

15.15 – 17.00 Networking cocktails        

The Research Data Alliance is funded by the European Commission's Horizon 2020 programme, the US-based National Science Foundation (NSF) and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and the Australian Commonwealth Government through the Australian National Data Service.