Join us for Day One (keynote and short talks), Day Two (workshops and panel), or all events! Below you'll find schedules and registration links, as well as information about sponsorship and access.

Day One (5/19/21): Keynote and Short Talks

9:00 - 10:15 a.m.

Welcome and Keynote Conversation: Setting a People’s Research Agenda: Obstacles, Possibilities, and Futures of Public Research

  • Carrie Freshour, Geography faculty
  • Sykina Butts, Delta State University Black Student Organization Oral History Project
  • Shaun Glaze, Black Brilliance Project
10:15 - 10:30 a.m.


    10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

    Short Talks and Q&A

    • Michelle Habell-Pallan, UW Department of Gender Women and Sexuality Studies and Yesenia Hunter, Heritage University: Rockin’ Community Trust: Womxn Who Rock: Making Scenes, Building Communities
    • Lassana Magassa, UW Tech Policy Lab: Diverse Voices: Getting Underrepresented Perspectives to the Front of the Line
    • Alison Gardell, UW Tacoma School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences: Using Citizen Science to Conserve Beluga Whales
    • Denise McCulloch, Seattle Flu Study: The Seattle Flu Study: Forging Community Partnerships to Identify Emerging Respiratory Pathogens

        Day Two (5/20/21): Workshops, Panel and Closing Reflection

        9:00 - 10:30 a.m.

        Workshops (follow links below for registration):

        Descriptions and more information about each workshop can be found here.

        10:30 - 10:45 a.m.


          10:45 - 11:45 a.m.

          Centering Trust in Research Practices: Panel

          • Dan Berger, Associate Professor, School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, University of Washington Bothell
          • Anat Caspi, Director, Taskar Center for Accessible Technology, University of Washington Seattle
          • Ken Gordon, Executive Director for the Association for Biomedical Research
          • Robin Starr Zape-tah-hol-ah Minthorn, Director of EdD program, University of Washington Tacoma
              11:45 a.m. - 12 p.m.

              Closing Reflection led by Robin Chin Roemer, Interim Director of Online Learning and Innovation, UW Libraries


                This event is sponsored by the University Libraries (Research Commons and Open Scholarship Commons), eScience Institute, West Big Data Innovation Hub, iSchool, Learning Technologies, and the Department of Geography.