RDAP Summit 2018

Chicago Hilton

March 21-23, 2018
Chicago, IL U.S.A
In conjunction with the 2018 IA Summit.

Please mark your calendars and keep an eye out for more information over the coming months: on Twitter @RDAPSummit / #RDAP18 and on our Facebook page.
Join the mailing list.

RDAP18 registration is CLOSED!

You will need to register onsite to participate.

All calls for proposals now closed!


Who should attend?

The Summit is relevant to the interests and needs of data managers and curators, librarians who work with research data, and researchers and data scientists. A wide range of disciplines from the life sciences, physical sciences, social sciences, and humanities will be represented. The Summit will bring together practitioners and researchers from academic institutions, data centers, funding agencies, and industry.

Why attend RDAP18?

RDAP18 offers attendees the unique chance to interact with and learn from practitioners and researchers working in a variety of fields on research data management, access, and preservation issues. The Summit provides a forum for reaching across disciplines and institutions to work on common solutions to issues surrounding research data management. Participants will have multiple opportunities to expand professional networks and acquire practical knowledge and skills that can be applied to their own work and projects.

Session Topics

Click here to view session descriptions. 

Program Chairs

Jonathan Petters, Virginia Tech
Amy Neeser, UC-Berkeley

Planning Committee

RDAP is completely volunteer-run with operational support from ASIS&T. View a list of the current volunteers on the RDAP18 Planning Committee page.

Code of Conduct

RDAP is an inclusive, cooperative environment where all practitioners and interested non-practitioners are welcomed, open dialogue is encouraged, and all perspectives are appreciated. Please read our full Code of Conduct for more information.


Sponsorship Opportunities