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NEES Data Management Training and Data Upload Assistance  edit    delete

Category: Training

This is a free, two-day NEEScomm data management training workshop at the UC Davis facility. Data upload assistance also will be available. (See below for information about travel to the Davis facility.)

NEEScomm data curator Standa Pejša will provide hands-on training to NEES researchers. The workshop is open to all research teams who have data to upload to the NEES data repository. Researchers should bring the data they plan to upload. All participants are expected to provide their own computers.

It is the last data-training session scheduled in 2014, the final year of the NEES Operations award.

For remote WebEx access to the Thursday morning session, click here.


Thu April 24
8:30 Welcome and Introduction
8:35 Data Management and Data Publication at NEES
9:30 NEEScomm Curation Requirements
10:00 Data Upload – PE + PEN
10:30 Break
10:45 How to document Hybrid Simulation
11:15 NEEShub as Platform for Collaboration
12:00 Working lunch
1:00 Hands-on: Data upload and data archiving
4:00 Wrap-up – question and answers
5:00 Dismissal

Fri April 25
8:30 Hands-on: Data upload and data archiving
10:30 Break
10:45 Follow-up with a Q&A session
11:30 Curation resources
12:00 Dismissal

Tips on traveling to Davis, from Dan Wilson, associate director for NEES at UC Davis.

Directions the NEES at the UC Davis facility.

The Sacramento airport is the closest to Davis, about a 30 minute drive. Sacramento airport and shuttle information

Amtrak also stops in Davis, and visitors can generally walk to hotels from the station.

I recommend staying in downtown Davis. Downtown has a lot of nice restaurants and is very walkable. I've listed some hotel recommendation below. There are a few cheaper hotels, especially if you move out of the downtown area.

University Park Inn and Suites

Aggie Inn

Best Western Palm Court Hotel

Hallmark Inn

I do not recommend staying in Sacramento as it is quite a bit out of the way and you'll spend a lot of time on the freeways.

When: Thursday 24 April, 2014 5:00 am PDT - Friday 25 April, 2014 9:00 am PDT
Where: NEES @ UC Davis
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