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Thank you for your interest UNYSLA's spring conference:

Government Data: By the People, for the People

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Student Shadows

Apply now to be a student shadow and attend the next UNYSLA event! (Note: Student shadows will be reimbursed after the event.) We are looking for students who would like to introduce our presenters and write a short article for the UNYSLA website.

The deadline for submissions is Monday, April 24th at 5:00 PM.

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Conference Schedule

8:30 AMRegistration Opens; Continental Breakfast Available
9:00 AMWelcome Remarks & Business Meeting
9:15 AMPaul Bern, Research Data Services Librarian, Syracuse University Libraries - Threats to Public Data
10:15 AMBreak
10:30 AMBlair Tinker, Research Specialist for GIS, University of Rochester Libraries - Historical Census Data Mapping
11:15 AMLean McEwen, Chemistry Librarian, Cornell University Libraries - Mining Public Data for Lab Safety
12:00 PMLunch
1:15 PMJim DelRosso, Digital Projects Coordinator for the Hospitality, Labor, and Management Library, Cornell University Library - Data Rescue
2:00 PMBreak
2:15 PMPanel Discussion on Access and Preservation of Government Data


Sue Cardinal, Outreach Librarian for Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, University of Rochester Libraries


Jim DelRosso, Digital Projects Coordinator for the Hospitality, Labor, and Management Library, Cornell University Library

Stephanie Jacobs, Secure Data Services Manager for CISER Secure Data Services at Cornell University

Sarah Prenovitz, Economics PhD Candidate at Cornell University

Keeping Government Data Available and Accessible into the Future

3:15 PMEnd


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