Wageningen Model & Datasteward Workshop

Organised by Wageningen Data Competence Center

Thu 24 November 2022 09:00 to 17:00

Venue Akoesticum, Ede

On the 24th of November we are hosting the Wageningen Model and Datasteward Workshop. This year the Wageningen Modelling Group will join forces with the Data Stewards Network to bring you a workshop exploring a wide range of modelling and datamanagement related topics. Join us in introducing, discussing and working on topics that matter to you and your peers.

In the program plenary presentations by Wouter Hendriks (WUR-Dean of Science) on the importance of model and data management, Marta Teperek (TU Delft) on collaboration in research and Willem Jan Knibbe (WUR). And plenty of opportunity for hands-on data & software carpentry, discussing models, and meeting up with colleagues within the Wageningen modelling community The preliminary program can be found below.

Confirmed topics:

Education - engaging researchers- Hybrid modelling - data and model management, communicating results - FAIR data - Agent based modelling


For logistic reasons, registration is closed. If you still would like to join, please contact


8:30 Registration

9:00 Opening: Wouter Hendriks

9:30 Parallel sessions 1

  • Communication of data and modelling results – challenges in the science-policy-practice interface
  • Datadriven & hybrid modelling
  • Data management infra: iRods/Yoda
  • Silico: Agent Based Modelling
  • Risk Modelling
  • Write the freaking manual

10:30 Coffee

11:00 Marta Teperek: Research as teamwork & the role of stewardship

11:30 Hands-on sessions 1: BYOD

  • Model & Data Research Support market
  • Searching & finding geographical datasets
  • Yoda hands-on
  • FAIR metadata editor
  • Lego: metadata for reproducibility
  • Open Model & Data session

12:30 Lunch

13:30 Hands-on sessions 2: BYOD

  • Model & Data Research Support market
  • Making data finadable and accessible
  • Elastic search
  • Open Model & Data session

    14:40 Key note 2: models at the policy interface

    15:10 Coffee

    15:40 Parallel sessions 2

    • Motivating and engaging researchers with stewardship
    • Modelling education @ WUR
    • IP and business with models
    • Career perspectives for data stewards
    • Quality checklist
    • EU dataspaces

    16:45 Closing & drinks