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Celebrate #OpenDataDay 2019 with Digital Library Services

18 Feb 2019 - 15:45

Open Data Day 2019

You are invited to UCT Open Data Day 2019. Digital Library Services at UCT Libraries are putting together an exciting programme on everything Open Data, including topics such as Reproducibility (Open Science), LGBTQ+ issues (Equal Development), Humanitarian Data (Data Sources), and transparent governments (Tracking Public Money Flows).

Even if you simply want to see what's happening, then definitely come participate! Register online to let us know you coming.

Time: Saturday, 2nd March 2019, 08:45 - 13:00

Venue: UCT Libraries, Hlanganani Junction, Level 6, Chancellor Oppenheimer Library

Register Online

 

UCT Open Data Day Programme 2019

Description

Speaker(s)

Time

Registration

08:45 - 09:00

Opening speech

Vice-Chancellor Prof Mamokgethi Phakeng

09:00 - 09:15

Introduction

Persistent Identifiers (PIDs) for Open Scholarship

Niklas Zimmer
Digital Library Services

09:20 - 09:30

Lightning talk #1:
Mapping demographic and service delivery data

Lunga Mthembu
Open Up

09:35 - 09:45

Lightning talk #2:
Developing secure data protocols for LGBTI research

Kristen Daskilewicz
The Gender, Health and Justice Research Unit (GHJRU)

09:50 - 10:05

Lightning talk #3:
Providing seamless access for data-intensive Africa-focused research

Lynn Woolfrey
DataFirst

10:10 - 10:25

Tea break

10:30 - 10:45

Lightning talk #4:
Open Geospatial Data - The GIS Lab experience

Nicholas Lindenberg, Thomas Slingsby
GIS Lab | Digital Library Services

10:50 - 11:00

Lightning talk #5:
Building a UCT Community of Data Stewards and Champions

Dr Patricia Chikuni
Digital Library Services

11:05 - 11:15

Lightning talk #6:
ma-DMPs for Open Science

Ya’qub Ebrahim
Digital Library Services

11:20 - 11:30

Lightning talk #7:
Using social media data to track political trends

Kyle Findlay
Superlinear

11:35 - 11:45

Open panel discussion

Speakers & audience

11:50 - 12:30

Announcements & Closing

12:35 - 13:00

The UCT Libraries team

Patricia Chikuni; Ya’qub Ebrahim; Nicholas Lindenberg; Carmen Louw; Theresa Schoeman; Thomas Slingsby; Gcobisa Xalabile; Niklas Zimmer