International Data Week 2016

SciDataCon 2016
International Data Forum
RDA 8th Plenary



Now Playing: International Data Forum Panel Discussion Data for the Public Good – A Next-Generation Vision
14 September 2016, 16:30 – 17:45

Moderator: Francine Berman, Co-Chair, RDA Council; RDA/US Chair; Hamilton Distinguished Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

The IDF will conclude with a view from the next generation of data professionals. As data becomes more ubiquitous and fundamental for every aspect of life, how will our responsibilities and opportunities evolve? How does the current generation of digital natives see the impact of data on their work lives and the broader society? What does the horizon look like to them? The session will provide a glimpse of the views of next generation professionals about the brave new world of data.

Candice Lanius, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations
Xiaogang (Marshall) Ma, University of Idaho D. Sarah Stamps, Virginia Tech
Henri Tonnang, Global Young Academy