Schedule of Events:
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Tuesday, October 5:
Attendee Orientation and informal happy hour|
An optional orientation to the upcoming events including a Q&A about attending a virtual conference, as well as time to get to know fellow attendees|
Wednesday, October 6:
Virtual coffee and networking|
An informal 30 minute session to connect with fellow attendees|
ICPSR Data Showcase|
Back by popular demand! Learn more about the data available at ICPSR, including hidden data gems|
ICPSR Project Lightning Talks|
Short presentations of multiple data projects and archives, with a focus on how these data can "do good"|
Research Data Ethics, presented by Seton Hall
From Dataset Detection to Instructional Resources: What’s New with the ICPSR Bibliography of Data-related Literature|
The ICPSR Bibliography is planning to use machine learning to detect informal data use and develop reliable data impact metrics. This session will cover our progress so far. You will also learn about new instructional resources created by the Bibliography staff, including Current Events in the Bib, Research Spotlights and more.|
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at ICPSR|
A short introduction to dozens of DEI-related data projects and resources, including: Mapping LGBTQ Equality, Latino Immigrant National Election Survey(s) (LINES) and Latino National Surveys (LNS), Transgender Discrimination Survey (NTDS), Race, Disparities, and Inclusion in STEM education research, variables that indicate sensory impairment with respect to aging, Slave narratives (Slave Sales and Appraisals, 1775-1865 (ICPSR 7421), and more.|
A presentation of the Warren E. Miller Award for Meritorious Service to the Social Sciences and the William H. Flanigan Award for Distinguished Service as an ICPSR Official Representative|
Thursday, October 7:
Virtual coffee and networking - Book Club Edition
Data Doing Good at the University of Michigan Institute for Social Research|
ICPSR is a center within the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research (ISR). Known for "social science in the public interest," ISR is a leader in large survey studies and other projects leading to highly visible data used in policy. ISR plays key roles in numerous projects producing research data and other research products of interest to the data community.
Presentations will include:
State of the Consortium|
Presented by ICPSR Director Maggie Levenstein|
OR/DR Boot Camp! Fundamentals and the Evolution of the Official and Designated Representative Role|
(2 hour session)|
This session for new (and not so new) OR/DRs will cover details on the organization of ICPSR and its governance, roles and responsibilities of the OR, where and to whom you can go for help, location and use of the ICPSR website, tips and tools for helping your users, and promoting ICPSR at your institution. We will orient you to new research projects at ICPSR and introduce you to some outstanding ORs. This session is a must for those who are new to ICPSR as well as those looking to get back in shape as the consortium evolves to meet changing data curation and data sharing needs. Come learn what makes this organization and the data it distributes so great!|
A special request from ICPSR Representatives! This session will focus on how to find and access available data via the ICPSR website, how to successfully access restricted-use datasets, virtual vs. physical restricted-use data access, simple explanations of how to select a dataset and how to download a dataset, and general data basics for people who don't have a background in qualitative or quantitative research.|
Friday, October 8:
Virtual coffee and networking - DEI Edition
ICPSR Curation: The who, what, where, why, and how of curating data at ICPSR
Please join us while curation staff present a top-level view of ICPSR's curation department. We will describe the why and how of the major tasks that comprise the standard curation of a study going from data deposit to dissemination.
Virtual Booths - ICPSR Projects
New Virtual Data Resources: Restricted Data, GIS, and Election Data for use in the classroom and more
Data Brunch Live! Extremism in Social Media|
Join us for a live taping of the ICPSR podcast, Data Brunch. We'll speak with ICPSR's Libby Hemphill about extremism and social media, how data can help, and what the future might look like.|
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