Key Points
  • Data Protection, Research and Ensuring GDPR Compliance: Exploring the background to the GDPR and the latest updates and developments in policy in the last year
  • Guidance on Storing and Managing Research Data: Providing the structure, workflows and technology needed to manage data effectively
  • Building an Effective Research Data Infrastructure: Sharing best practice on effective Research Data Management Services and exploring the case for National Shared Services
  • Securing, Storing and Enabling Safe Access to Data: Enabling safe access to data, that meets the needs of data protection while fulfilling open access demands


Overview
Expert speakers include:

  • (Chair) Professor Matthew Woollard, Director, UK Data Archive
  • Dr Scott Summers, Lecturer in Business Law, University of East Anglia
  • Geraldine Swanton, Legal Director, Shakespeare Martineau
  • Andrew Hartshorn, Partner, Shakespeare Martineau
  • Helen Kardinaal de-Mooij, RIMS & RDM specialist, Elsevier
  • Tamsin Burland, Senior co-designer, Jisc
  • Dr Simisola Akintoye, Lecturer in Law, De Montfort Law School
  • Robin Rice, Data Librarian and Head, Research Data Support, University of Edinburgh
With the drive towards more publicly available data, research data managers must ensure that their data is ethical, legal and secure in order to achieve research funding and comply with RDM policy frameworks.

Gain clarity in a post-GDPR and BREXIT imminent environment as Westminster insight's Half Day Research Data Management Forum will explore the RDM landscape, offering practical strategies and best practice case studies.

Chaired by Matthew Woollard, Director of the UK Data Archive and member of UKRI’s Infrastructure Expert group, you will hear from one of the leading voices in data curation, archiving and preservation activities. You will also hear from legal experts, Jisc and leading researchers with strong RDM portfolios.

We will be covering the most pertinent issues challenging the sector at this time. You will hear about the importance of effective data infrastructure, how to safely store and secure data, and how to navigate through GDPR compliance.

Agenda
Start

08:45 - 09:15
Registration and Networking

 

08:45 - 09:15
Registration and Networking

 

09:15 - 09:30
Chair's Opening Remarks

 

Speakers

Professor Matthew Woollard Director, UK Data Service and UK Data Archive, University of Essex

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09:15 - 09:30
Chair's Opening Remarks

 

09:30 - 09:50
Data Protection, Research and Ensuring GDPR Compliance

 
  • Exploring the background to the GDPR and the latest updates and developments in policy in the last year
  • Clarifying ambiguities and definitions around consent, anonymisation and legitimate access to ensure effective compliance
  • Ensuring accountability and how to effectively show that you are complying with the law 

Speakers

Dr Scott Summers Lecturer in Business Law, University of East Anglia

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09:30 - 09:50
Data Protection, Research and Ensuring GDPR Compliance

 
  • Exploring the background to the GDPR and the latest updates and developments in policy in the last year
  • Clarifying ambiguities and definitions around consent, anonymisation and legitimate access to ensure effective compliance
  • Ensuring accountability and how to effectively show that you are complying with the law 

09:50 - 10:20
Myth Busting GDPR for Researchers

 
  • Unpacking the parameters of ensuring a lawful basis before you begin processing  
  • Exploring challenges around the interpretation of consent, and ensuring you have a process for dealing with withdrawal of consent
  • Meeting additional conditions for sensitive data e.g. health data 



Speakers

Andrew Hartshorn Partner, Shakespeare Martineau

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Geraldine Swanton Legal Director, Shakespeare Martineau

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09:50 - 10:20
Myth Busting GDPR for Researchers

 
  • Unpacking the parameters of ensuring a lawful basis before you begin processing  
  • Exploring challenges around the interpretation of consent, and ensuring you have a process for dealing with withdrawal of consent
  • Meeting additional conditions for sensitive data e.g. health data 



10:20 - 10:40
Research Data Governance – Data Protection and Data Ethics

 
  • Understanding the Legal and Ethical issues around Data Protection and Data Ethics in Big Data Projects 
  • Sharing best practices on research data governance using the Human Brain Project as a case study
  • Practical Privacy - Sharing Data governance best practices in the Human Brain Project
  • Balancing the competing interests of privacy and innovation for researchers

Speakers

Dr. Simisola Akintoye Data Protection Officer, Human Brain Project & Lecturer in Law, De Montfort University

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10:20 - 10:40
Research Data Governance – Data Protection and Data Ethics

 
  • Understanding the Legal and Ethical issues around Data Protection and Data Ethics in Big Data Projects 
  • Sharing best practices on research data governance using the Human Brain Project as a case study
  • Practical Privacy - Sharing Data governance best practices in the Human Brain Project
  • Balancing the competing interests of privacy and innovation for researchers

10:40 - 10:55
Joint Q&A

 

10:40 - 10:55
Joint Q&A

 

10:55 - 11:25
Networking Break

 

10:55 - 11:25
Networking Break

 

11:25 - 11:55
Guidance on Storing and Managing Research Data

 
  • Providing the structure, workflows and technology needed to manage data effectively
  • Using Mendeley Data as a storage option for research data, and Integrating HiveBench into the research workflow
  • Ensuring that ethical, legal and commercial obligations are taken into consideration that these are considered at all stages in the research process

    Q&A: 11:45-11:55

Speakers

Helen Kardinaal-de Mooij RIMS & RDM specialist, Elsevier

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11:25 - 11:55
Guidance on Storing and Managing Research Data

 
  • Providing the structure, workflows and technology needed to manage data effectively
  • Using Mendeley Data as a storage option for research data, and Integrating HiveBench into the research workflow
  • Ensuring that ethical, legal and commercial obligations are taken into consideration that these are considered at all stages in the research process

    Q&A: 11:45-11:55

11:55 - 12:25
Building an Effective Research Data Infrastructure

 
  • Recognising the type and volume of data you are planning to collect
  • Sharing best practice on effective Research Data Management Services and exploring the case for National Shared Services 
  • Identifying software tools that are open and can be adapted

    Q&A: 12:15-12:25


Speakers

Tamsin Burland Senior co-design Manager, Jisc

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11:55 - 12:25
Building an Effective Research Data Infrastructure

 
  • Recognising the type and volume of data you are planning to collect
  • Sharing best practice on effective Research Data Management Services and exploring the case for National Shared Services 
  • Identifying software tools that are open and can be adapted

    Q&A: 12:15-12:25


12:25 - 13:05
Securing, Storing and Enabling Safe Access to Data

 
  • Enabling safe access to data, that meets the needs of data protection while fulfilling open access demands
  • Ensure resilient facilities are in place for the safe storage of small and large volumes of research data
  • Treating Data to protect confidentiality and anonymisation
  • Exploring methods to ensure that action has be taken to avoid data loss

    Q&A: 12:55-13:05

Speakers

Robin Rice Data Librarian and Head, Research Data Support, University of Edinburgh

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12:25 - 13:05
Securing, Storing and Enabling Safe Access to Data

 
  • Enabling safe access to data, that meets the needs of data protection while fulfilling open access demands
  • Ensure resilient facilities are in place for the safe storage of small and large volumes of research data
  • Treating Data to protect confidentiality and anonymisation
  • Exploring methods to ensure that action has be taken to avoid data loss

    Q&A: 12:55-13:05

13:05 - 13:10
Chair’s Closing Remarks

 

13:05 - 13:10
Chair’s Closing Remarks

 

End

Speakers

Dr. Simisola Akintoye Data Protection Officer, Human Brain Project & Lecturer in Law, De Montfort University

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Dr. Simisola Akintoye Data Protection Officer, Human Brain Project & Lecturer in Law, De Montfort University

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Tamsin Burland Senior co-design Manager, Jisc

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Tamsin Burland Senior co-design Manager, Jisc

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Andrew Hartshorn Partner, Shakespeare Martineau

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Andrew Hartshorn Partner, Shakespeare Martineau

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Helen Kardinaal-de Mooij RIMS & RDM specialist, Elsevier

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Helen Kardinaal-de Mooij RIMS & RDM specialist, Elsevier

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Robin Rice Data Librarian and Head, Research Data Support, University of Edinburgh

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Robin Rice Data Librarian and Head, Research Data Support, University of Edinburgh

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Dr Scott Summers Lecturer in Business Law, University of East Anglia

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Dr Scott Summers Lecturer in Business Law, University of East Anglia

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Geraldine Swanton Legal Director, Shakespeare Martineau

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Geraldine Swanton Legal Director, Shakespeare Martineau

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Professor Matthew Woollard Director, UK Data Service and UK Data Archive, University of Essex

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Professor Matthew Woollard Director, UK Data Service and UK Data Archive, University of Essex

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Venue details

Central London


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