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Sep 26 2019

IRIS Summit

The Institute for Research on Innovation and Science (IRIS) is hosting its first-ever integrated IRIS Summit, featuring discussions on data, policy, and research. The free event is open to all with an interest in using administrative data to better understand, explain, and improve higher education.

Sessions will focus on:

  • data products that tell the story of academia's public value
  • research questions
  • using and improving the IRIS data infrastructure.

Date: September 26-27, 2019 (Pre-conference events will take place on September 25th)

Location: University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research, 426 Thompson Street, Room 1430, Ann Arbor, MI

Cost: FREE (but registration is required)


Confirmed Speakers: Matt Owens, Vice President for Federal Relations, Association of American Universities; Sheila Martin, Vice President for Economic Development and Community Engagement, Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, Steve Heinig, Director, Science Policy, Association of American Medical Colleges; Jason Owen-Smith, Executive Director, IRIS; Kimberly Griffin, Director for Electronic Research Administration, Northwestern University; John Gonzalez, Director of Institutional Research, Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan; Britany Affolter-Caine, Executive Director of University Research Corridor (Michigan); Michael Holland, Vice Chancellor, Science Policy and Research Strategies, University of Pittsburgh; IRIS Co-PIs Julia Lane, New York University and Bruce Weinberg, The Ohio State University; researchers from around the country using IRIS data for their work; and more.

Please visit the IRIS website for the agenda and information on registration, lodging, and travel.