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Call for Proposals: RDAP18

The Research Data Access and Preservation (RDAP) Summit, to be held March 21-23, 2018 in Chicago, IL<>, invites calls for proposals from managers, users, and generators of digital data from all sectors, including industry, academia, government, and cultural heritage centers, to present within the sessions described below.

Session topics are as follows:
I. Defining the role of the library in research data management within an institution
II. FAIR vs. Friction
III. Intersection of Publishing and Data
IV. Underserved Data Communities: Understanding Access & Preservation Bias
V. Research reproducibility - how data librarians are getting involved
VI. Open Call for Proposals

A brief description of each session is found here<> with the proposal submission questions. There will also be a poster session and separate oral session (TBD).

Please submit proposals via this form<> by Friday, November 17.
Questions can be directed to the RDAP Program Chairs, Amy Neeser ( and Jon Petters (

Further information about the Summit can be found (or soon will be found) at

Call for Submissions