All meetings are from noon – 1PM in Room 159 of the Education Building (Bascom Mall), unless otherwise noted.


January 18 – What is the OSF?
February 15 – Data Story Slam! 

To celebrate Love Data WeekResearch Data ServicesEbling Library, and Open Meetup are hosting a Data Story Slam! We’re looking for 10-12 storytellers to each tell a five minute data story. This can be free form, a slide presentation, a poem, or anything else. University staff, academic staff, and all students are invited.

Themes for this year are:

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  • Stories about data
  • Telling stories with data
  • Connection conversations (collaborations between departments)
  • We are data (the implications of personal data)

We’ll have refreshments, but feel free to bring your own lunch.

Sign up to share your story hereUse the form to sign up until the day of the event (February 15). A signup sheet will be available at the event as well.

Note: this event will run until 1:30

Questions: Contact the Coordinators

March 15 – The Impact of Open.

Featuring guest speakers –

David O’Connor, Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine

 Irwin Goldman, Professor and Chair -Department of Horticulture University of Wisconsin-Madison

April 19 – **This meeting will be held in the 9th floor lounge of Van Vleck**

Kevin Eliceiri, Laboratory for Optical and Computational Instrumentation, will speak about “Open Source BioImage Informatics”. Abstract is forthcoming.

Stay tuned for summer dates!

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