Datapalooza 2020

Merrill-Cazier Library, Feb. 25, 2020, 1:00 - 5:00

Key takeaway points from Datapalooza 2020

Welcoming and opening remarks. 
Slides with Data Tips

1:15 – 2:15  Session 1: Don’t Become a Data Horror Story: Best Practices, Tips, and Tricks. 
Presentation Slides

Jessica Schad, Assistant Professor, Sociology
Tyson Barrett, Research Assistant Professor, Managing Director of the Data Science & Discovery Unit,  EEJCEHS

Learn how to avoid common pitfalls and mistakes when collecting survey data and managing tabular data. Two of USU's experts in managing data share tips and advice to help you avoid becoming a Data Horror Story.

2:15-2:45:  Break and Refreshments

2:45 – 3:45  Session 2: Do It Right from the Start. 
Presentation Slides

David Bolton, Assistant Professor, Kinesiology & Health Sciences
Richard Cutler, Professor, Mathematics and Statistics Department
Susan Durham, Statistician, Ecology Center
David Rosenberg, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

A panel of researchers will discuss how they approach reproducibility/confirmation in research and explain the importance of addressing this from the very beginning of any study.

3:45-4:00:  Break

4:00 – 4:45: Session 3: The Data Game
Learn about research data management while testing your knowledge along with others.

4:45-5:00:  Closing and Q&A