LSA IT Connections Conference
The kaleidoscope of U-M Technology for Researchers
The conference took place on October 14, 2013, and links to captured presentations are below.
Vist M+Box to download copies of the slides:
Library Technology Service Providers: 8-9am
Find out about our three libraries and what technology and services they offer to support
your research including citations, scanning, subject specialist, and hands-on learning.
Jen Green <firstname.lastname@example.org> University Libraries
Corey Seeman <email@example.com> Ross School Business Library
Barbara Garavaglia <firstname.lastname@example.org> Michigan Law Library
Research Technology Service Providers: 9-10am
Find out about Advanced Research Computing, LSA IT Research Support and the
Center for Statistical Consulting and Research and what technology and services they
offer to support your research including Flux support, statistical help, and research
Sharon Broude Geva <email@example.com> Advanced Research Computing
Erin Dietrich <firstname.lastname@example.org> LSA ARS
Kerby Shedden <email@example.com> CSCAR
Research Machine Service Providers: 10-11am
Find out about the technology and services provided by Safe Computing, LSA IT
Research Infrastructure, and MiWorkspace to support your research (e.g., virus
software, machine setup, research servers, storage, and backup).
Paul Howell <firstname.lastname@example.org> Safe Computing Services
Marissa Green <email@example.com> LSA Infrastructure Services
David Sterling <firstname.lastname@example.org> MiWorkspace - ITS
Data Distribution Service Providers: 11am-12pm
Find out about the U-M Data Life Cycle program and services offered for sharing your
data with others.
Jen Green - overview of best practice for where to store
Laurie Sutch <email@example.com> - Posting data personal websites
Meredith Kahn <firstname.lastname@example.org> Deep Blue
Martin Knott <email@example.com>Data Citation Services
Amy Pienta Director <firstname.lastname@example.org> ICPSR Data Acquisitions
Connection Central Lunch 12pm - 1pm
Michigan Union - Anderson Room
Computational Research Resources (Track 1)
High Performance Computing: 1-2pm
Find out about specific high performance computing services to support your research
including Flux, XSEDE, 10GB networking, and computing in the cloud.
Charles Antonelli <email@example.com> LSA IT ARS - Flux
Brock Palen <firstname.lastname@example.org> CAEN HPC - XSEDE and Hadoop
Dan Eklund- <email@example.com> 10G connection 'to the jack'
Traci Ruthkoski <firstname.lastname@example.org> (ARC) - Amazon and Google
Visualization of research: 2-3pm
Find out about specific visualization computing services to support your research
including LSA’s Visualization machines and the U-M 3D lab.
Seth Meyer <email@example.com> Cuda visualization
Justin Joque <firstname.lastname@example.org> SANDS Library
In the Field, On the Go (Track 2)
Resources on Campus: 1-2pm
Find out about mobile, device and programming services to support your research.
Daniel Fessahazion <email@example.com> Duderstadt Center Resources
Video on line at: https://connect.umms.med.umich.edu/p8bvr51ba46/
Monika Dressler <firstname.lastname@example.org> ISS
Julie Evershed <email@example.com> LRC
Field work and GIS: 2-3pm
Find out about services to support your research while you are in the field.
Peter Knoop <firstname.lastname@example.org> Field support and GIS
Jason Tallant - Bio Station
Nathan Neimi Camp Davis
Lab Based Research (Track 3)
Specialized Services in LSA: 1-2pm
Find out about getting services and devices needed in your lab including microscopes,
custom-made items, NMR access, and record keeping with electronic lab notebooks.
Tracy Stevenson <email@example.com> NMR Center & Tech Services
Gordon Moore <firstname.lastname@example.org> Microscopes
Dan St Pierre <email@example.com> - Lab notebooks
Structure and Materials: 2-3pm
Find out about labs that promote collaboration amongst researchers from across
McKague, Darren <firstname.lastname@example.org> Space Physics Research Lab
Scott Peltier <email@example.com> fMRI labs
Chanda Phelan <firstname.lastname@example.org> SI Experimental Lab
Data, Digitization and Preservation (Track 4)
Existing Data: 1-2pm
Find out about existing data you can get access to for your analysis.
Tom Marini <email@example.com> Business School
Nicole Scholtz <firstname.lastname@example.org> Clark / SANDS
Lisa Neidert <email@example.com> PSC Data Archivist
Linda Detterman <firstname.lastname@example.org> ICPSR - Data Delivery
Non Numeric Analysis 2-3pm
Find out about text based analysis and corpus data available at U-M and creating your
data from print materials.
Steve Abney <email@example.com> Text Based Analysis tools
Ben King <firstname.lastname@example.org> - Corpus resources
Justin Joque <email@example.com> Digitizing OCR and Copyright