Research Data Access and Preservation Summit 2016


When and where

May 4-6, 2016
Omni Atlanta Hotel at CNN Center, Atlanta, GA

Call for Proposals

Coming soon

The RDAP 2016 Program, and registration.

Please mark your calendars and keep an eye out for more information over the coming months: on Twitter @RDAPSummit / #RDAP16 and on our Facebook page.


Find out how to support the RDAP Summit on our sponsorship page!







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 RDAP16?
RDAP16 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.

Program Chairs: Lisa Zilinski, Research Data Specialist, Carnegie Mellon University and Kate Dillon, Metadata Assistant, Stanford University.

Code of Conduct