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RDA hackathon on maDMPs

We would like to invite you to the RDA hackathon on machine-actionable Data Management Plans (maDMPs).

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The hackathon, opens an external URL in a new window is open for everyone. As well as software developers we are looking for anyone with an interest in data - no technical knowledge is necessary - who might help with ideas generation, user testing, documentation etc.

The goal is to build integrations and test the common standard for maDMPs, opens an external URL in a new window that is an official output of the RDA DMP Common Standards WG.

Participants of the hackathon will decide which topics to work on, but the primary goals of the hackathon are:

  • integration of DMP tools, e.g. exchanging maDMPs between DMP tools
  • other integrations, e.g. exchange of maDMPs between other services, such as repositories, funder systems, CRIS, etc.
  • development of maDMP examples, e.g. to be later used for testing
  • mapping of maDMPs to funder templates, e.g. Science Europe, NSF

The hackathon will take place on 27-28 May 2020, followed by open presentation of results on 29 May. Registration of teams and topics is open until 25 May.

Sign up, opens an external URL in a new window and contribute your ideas!

More information, opens an external URL in a new window

Miksa, T., Simms, S., Mietchen, D., Jones, S. (2019). Ten principles for machine-actionable data management plans. PLOS Computational Biology 15(3)., opens an external URL in a new window


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