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Archive: Research Data Management Workshop 2019


To strengthen the Canadian community of research data management practitioners, CANARIE is pleased to host the first Research Data Management Workshop. The goal of the Workshop is to share an understanding of each of the funded projects and discuss opportunities to increase their interoperability to contribute to a National Data Services Framework (NDSF).


travel and accommodations



Additional program details will be made available on this page in the coming weeks. For more information, please contact Mark Leggott.

Please note: All program proceedings will be conducted in English.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
19:00 – 21:00 Welcome Reception for the CANARIE RDM Software Workshop (For RDM Project Participants and CANARIE Staff) Options Jazz Lounge
The Brookstreet Hotel
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
7:00 – 8:00 Registration and Breakfast
8:00 – 8:20 Welcome, Introductions & Goals Mark Wolff, CANARIE

Mark Leggott, RDC

8:20 – 9:00 Evolution of CANARIE’s Research Software Program + Genesis of the RDM Program and NDSF Scott Henwood, CANARIE

Mark Leggott, RDC

9:00 – Noon Presentations by Funded Projects
9:00 – 9:30 Canadian Health Omics Repository (CanDIG CHORD) David Bujold, McGill University
9:30 – 10:00 Break
10:00 – 10:30 Dataverse for the Canadian Research Community Kate Davis, University of Toronto
10:30 – 11:00 DuraCloud Canada: Linking Data Repositories to Preservation Storage Stephen Marks, University of Toronto
11:00 – 11:30 FAIR Repository for Annotations, Corpora and Schemas (FRACS) André Lapointe, CRIM
11:30 – 12:00 Federated Geospatial Data Discovery for Canada Eugene Barsky, University of British Columbia
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 16:00 Presentations of Funded Projects
13:30 – 14:00 Making Identifiers Necessary to Track Evolving Data Reyna Jenkyns, Ocean Networks Canada
14:00 – 14:30 Radiam: Management Software for Active Research Data Kevin Schneider, University of Saskatchewan
14:30 – 15:00 Break
15:00 – 15:30 Research Lifecycle CLAW Donald Moses, University of Prince Edward Island
15:30 – 16:00 Research Portal for Secure Data Discovery, Access and Collaboration Moyez Dharsee, Indoc Research
16:00 – 16:30 Discussion of Synergies and Interoperability All

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Travel & Accommodations

Brookstreet Hotel

525 Legget Drive
Kanata (Ottawa), Ontario


The RDM Workshop and NDSF Summit venue, the Brookstreet Hotel, has allocated a block of rooms for attendees at the discounted rate of $155 plus HST/fees. This rate is only in effect until December 22, 2018. The hotel is located in Kanata, a suburb west of downtown Ottawa.  Given the 24KM distance between the venue and downtown, attendees are encouraged to stay at the Brookstreet.


Please use this link to secure your room at the discounted rate above: https://book.passkey.com/e/49814863

By phone, please contact 1-888-826-2220 and request the CANARIE room block.

Local Dining

Ottawa is host to a wide range of restaurants to fit every palate. The city’s ethnic diversity will allow you to travel the tastes of the globe as you explore your surroundings. The Brookstreet Hotel is host to Perspectives Restaurant, where Executive Chef Clifford Lyness uses local fare and simple, healthy ingredients from across Ontario to create a unique menu of playful and imaginative dishes.

Restaurants in the Area


Transportation to the Brookstreet is also available directly from the terminal to downtown Ottawa via bus, taxi, Lyft, or Uber.

Ottawa Taxis

Public Transit

OC Transpo provides comprehensive transit services to nearly one million people in Ottawa. The Brookstreet Hotel is accessible by OC Transpo from the Ottawa airport and train station.

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