Thuringian RDM-Days 2021 "Data documentation: A love note to the future!"

Mon 21. Jun 2021 00:00 Uhr

Schreibmaschine und Daten zu Thüringer FDM-Tagen

The Thuringian Competence Network for Research Data Management is organizing the Thuringian FDM Days again this year. The motto of the event's third edition is "Data documentation - a love note to the future!" and it takes place from 21st-25th of June 2021.

All events will take place online and are therefore accessible to everyone (including guests from outside of Thuringia). Below you will find more information about the events as well as the registration form.


21.06.2021 - Erfurt

Title: "Infrastruktur schafft Datenstruktur"

Moderator: Anne Lehmann (RDM contact point at the University of Erfurt)

Time: 14 - 16

Language: German (Questions in English are welcome)


  1. Greetings from Prof. Dr. Kranemann (Vice President Uni Erfurt)
  2. Award of the FAIRest Dataset competition
  3. Paul Vierkant (ORCID DE): "Och nee, nich noch 'ne ID!"
  4. Dr. Thomas Lauer (ErfurtLAB): "Generische Forschungsprozesse in den Verhaltenswissenschaften"

22.06.2021 - Jena

Title: "Metadata: Why and how machines love to read it"

Moderator: Roman Gerlach (RDM contact point at the FSU Jena)

Time: 8 - 11

Language: German/English (Questions are welcome in both languages)


  1. Prof. Dr. Mark Musen (CEDAR, Stanford): Key Note "It’s All in the Metadata: Making Datasets FAIR"
  2. Dr. Sheeba Samuel (FSU Jena), "Provenance and Reproducibility: a look into Jupyter Notebooks"
  3. Venkata Chandrasekhar Nainala (FSU Jena): "Chemotion ELN – an Open Source electronic lab notebook"
  4. Dr. Réne Smolarski (FSU Jena): "DFG-3D-Viewer: Metadaten und Standards in einem Infrastrukturprojekt für die digitale 3D-Rekonstruktion"
  5. Dr. Anja Perry (Gesis): "Metadaten. Und was haben sie mit guter wissenschaftlicher Praxis zu tun?"

23.06.2021 - Ilmenau

Title: "Make your data reproducible: tools and techniques for data documentation"

Moderator: Jessica Rex (RDM contact point at TU Ilmenau)

Time: 14-17

Language: English (Questions in German welcome)


  1. Welcome from the library director (Gerhardt Vogt)
  2. Introduction (Jessica Rex)
  3. Daniel Nüst (Universität Münster): "Executing workflows during peer review for transparency, reproducibility, and reusability"
  4. Jelle de Plaa (SRON): "Introducing open data management in Dutch space research"
  5. Dr. Julien Colomb (HU Berlin): "Using GIN-Tonic to structure and write research Papers Data"

25.06.2021 - Weimar

Title: "How to deal with Reseach Data – Recommendations for the Data Life Cycle!"

Moderator: Kevin Lang (RDM contact point at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar)

Time: 10 - 12

Language: English (Questions in German welcome)


  1. Welcome from Prof. Dr. Jutta Emes (Vice President for Internationalization and Digitization)
  2. Kevin Lang (Bauhaus-Universität Weimar): "Recommendations for Handling Research Data"
  3. Projects, Developments and Events
  4. Daniela Gawehns (Leiden University): "Transparent Workflows with R - From Raw Data to Results!"

General information

Participation in the FDM Days 2021 is free. The events will take place via Zoom (hosted at the Friedrich-Schiller University Jena).

The virtual event rooms will be opened 15 minutes before the starting time of each event. Please be in the zoom room a few minutes before the start of the event so that you can test your audio setup and, if necessary, problems can be addressed.

Below you will find the registration form. We kindly ask you to register in order to be able to contact participants if the place or time of an event changes at short notice and to be able to estimate the capacities needed for the events.

We are looking forward to welcoming you!



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