[CODATA-international] Register now: A webinar on the Data Management Plan

Usha Munshi umunshi at gmail.com
Fri Jan 15 08:14:05 EST 2021

it  should  either  Wednesday  20  Jan  or  Friday  22  January

On Mon, 11 Jan 2021, 13:57 Asha CODATA, <asha at codata.org> wrote:

> Date: Friday, 20th January 2021
> Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 noon GMT
> Duration: 40 min session and 15 min Question Answers (Total 1 hour)
> Registration Link:
> https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1868570945629299727
> <https://codata.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/data-management-300x194-1.png>This
> Webinar is about why we need to embrace development and use of data
> management plans (DMP) to guarantee production and supply of quality data.
> The importance and value  of a DMP are in its use as an instrument for
> the following: capturing quality metadata and data; implementing data policies;
> complying with funders and publishers requirements; preventing occurrence
> of data disasters;  enabling research collaboration; supporting open
> science and citizen science; and enhancing research careers.
> The webinar discusses key components of a comprehensive DMP and suggests
> how to formulate a DMP. It discusses the link between metadata and data and
> how it affects the quality of data, and its use and reuse in the data
> ecosystem. The need to conduct a complexity analysis based on CFTER
> factors along a proposed data value chain model shall be discussed. The
> DMP issues that will be considered include: IT costs; storage and backup;
> best practices; data licensing; data preservation; and self-assessment
> instruments.
> Prof Muliaro Wafula the presenter has contributed to the development of
> Nature Masterclasses online course on Managing Research Data
> https://masterclasses.nature.com/online-course-in-managing-data/18365540 that
> could be of help to early career researchers.
> Other examples of DMPs recommended and relevant to the webinar include:
> https://library.stanford.edu/research/data-management-services/data-management-plans
> , https://libraries.mit.edu/data-management/plan/write/
> Name of the Speaker:Prof Muliaro Wafula
> Designation: Associate Professor
> Affiliation: Jomo kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Kenya
> Prof Joseph Muliaro Wafula holds a BSc. Science (Hons) (Kenyatta
> University), MSc. Physics (University of Nairobi), M.Phil. Microelectronic
> Engineering and Semiconductor Physics (University of Cambridge –UK), Summer
> Doctoral Program (Berkman Centre for Internet & Society/Oxford Internet
> Institute’s -Harvard University Law School), and PhD Information
> Technology (JKUAT). He is certified by IBM as a Mobile Application
> Developer, Cyber Security expert and Data Engineer.
> Resend consultancies undertaken include: Review of the Global Biodiversity
> Information Facility’s activities and accomplishments; Development of an
> African Policy Framework and Policy Roadmap for Open Science and Open Data’;
> Performing Skills Audit and development of strategies to fill the gaps in
> Northern Corridor Integrated Project (NCIP) Member States-Kenya, Rwanda,
> South Sudan, and Uganda.
> A collaborator on Melinda and Gates Foundation award 2017 for developing a
> Blockchain-based Vaccines Supply Chain Management Application. Recipient of
> two IBM awards namely: the 2016 IBM Shared University Research Award on Open
> Data Cloud Project for JKUAT for building an open data platform for
> researchers in Africa, and the 2014 IBM MEA Award, for capacity building in
> Mobile Application development. Won the Kenya Open Data Champion Award of
> 2016. Member of the Global Challenges Research Fund/ ESRC Strategic
> Network on Digital Development: Leveraging Data Science and Digital Participatory
> Practice for Development Impact (2017-2018) and a Co-convinor of a
> network bringing together 29 participants (academics, NGOs and business
> partners) from 13 countries to develop joint cutting-edge research agendas.
> Member of Immunization Technical Working Group.
> He is an elected Executive Member of CODATA International. He is a member
> of the editorial board of the Data Science Journal.
> He is a fellow of the Computer Society of Kenya and the Cambridge
> Commonwealth Society and has published book chapters, a book and research papers
> in peer reviewed international journals. Lead Author of the African Open
> Science Policy Framework– A guide for African States on Open Science Policies
> and Practices. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computing
> at JKUAT.
> Thanks,
> Asha
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