Join us at the IASSIST conference!

Several ICPSR researchers and staff will be participating in the *IASSIST 2012 Conference*, taking place from June 4-8 at the Marvin Center at George Washington University in Washington, D.C.

Please join us at the following events:

    Tuesday, June 5

  • 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 5, ICPSR's Director of Instructional Resources Lynette Hoelter will participate in a workshop titled "Online Data Tools for Curricular Use: Raising the Bar on Data Literacy for Undergraduates"


  • Wednesday, June 6

  • 10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., ICPSR Assistant Director Mary Vardigan will chair a panel discussion titled "Toward Trusted Digital Repositories: Three Perspectives" featuring ICPSR's Jared Lyle, and speakers from the UK Data Archive, MIT, and the University of North Carolina
  • 12:15-1:15 p.m., Lisa Neidert, data services director at the Population Studies Center at ISR, will present information on the American Community Survey at a roundtable discussion
  • 12:15-1:15 p.m., Lynette Hoelter will present information on data literacy in college at a roundtable discussion
  • 12:15-1:15 p.m., Peter Granda, director of ICPSR's General Archive, will speak at a roundtable discussion titled "An Interdisciplinary Repository for Research on Social Dimensions of Emerging Technologies: Challenges and Opportunities"
  • 1:15-3:15 p.m., ICPSR Research Associate Jared Lyle will participate in a panel discussion on "Institutional Repositories and Data"
  • 4-5:30 p.m., the conference poster session will include the following posters from ICPSR:
    • "The National Addiction and HIV Data Archive Program" presented by Amy Pienta, associate research scientist
    • "Data Citation: IASSIST Takes Action!" presented by Assistant Director Mary Vardigan and Elizabeth Moss, assistant librarian
    • "ICPSR @ 50: Reflecting on 50 Years of Broadening Access to Social Science Research, and Looking Forward," presented by Linda Detterman, marketing and membership director
    • "ICPSR Secure Data Services: Broadening Access. Reducing Risk." presented by Linda Detterman, marketing and membership director
    • "Data Seal of Approval: A Community Standard," presented by Assistant Director Mary Vardigan

For more details, please refer to the *conference program*. We hope to see you there!

2012-05-30

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