Share. Learn. Build.

Hosted by Stanford Graduate School of Business

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Knight Management Center
Oberndorf Event Center
North Building, 3rd Floor

About the Rally

The Social Data Research Rally is a half-day conference and networking event with a focus on Stanford professionals working with research data.


Connect with like-minded colleagues across Stanford tackling similar challenges.


Share that new Python text-processing library. Show how you can build interactive Qualtrics surveys. Present your secrets to IRB management.


Why reinvent the wheel when we can built a better wheel together? Find ways to collaborate on big problems.


What's the best way to set up a database on the Stanford servers? How do you negotiate a data sharing agreement with a company? How do you set up a secure server in the cloud? Come learn and share best practices.


Do you have a subject pool? A collection of big data sets? A code repository? Explore possibilities for shared management of resources.


Stanford is full of enthusiastic people working on interesting problems and dreaming up incredible solutions. Come and get inspired!


Featured Speaker


Head of Systems and Data, Corelight, Inc.

Former first Chief Data Officer, City and County of San Francisco

Joy Bonaguro has spent her career working at the nexus of technology, data, design and policy. Prior to joining Corelight, a cyber security startup, she served as the first Chief Data Officer for the City and County of San Francisco, where she pioneered multiple initiatives to streamline data access, improve data management and governance, and boost capacity to use data through training and data science. Before that, Joy developed technology, cyber and privacy policy across the Department of Energy’s National Laboratory System. Her career started in New Orleans with seven years designing and managing the development of information systems to support planning and decision-making for local governments and nonprofits. Joy earned her Master's degree from UC Berkeley’s Goldman School of Public Policy and her Bachelor's in Mathematics and Philosophy from Tulane University.

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