External Events

Second Workshop on Leveraging High Performance Computing Resources for Managing Large Datasets

Santa Clara, 29 October 2015
The target audience includes, but is not limited to, archivists, librarians, data curators, data managers, researchers, educators and students. No prior HPC experience is required. During this hands-on workshop, the participants will:

The 19th International Conference on Electronic Publishing

Valletta, 1 - 3 September 2015
The International Conference on Electronic Publishing (Elpub) approaches its 20th anniversary. Elpub 2015 is the 19th edition of the conference and it will continue the tradition, bringing together academics, publishers, lecturers, librarians, developers, entrepreneurs, users and all other stakeholders interested in issues regarding electronic publishing in widely differing contexts. These include the human, cultural, economic, social, technological, legal, commercial and other relevant aspects that such an exciting theme encompasses.

The CODATA-RDA School of Research Data Science

Trieste, 1 - 12 August 2016
The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, in collaboration with CODATA, RDA and TWAS, is organising a short course in the data science approaches and skills that are essential for 21st century research.

RDA Fifth Plenary Meeting

San Diego, 9 - 11 March 2015
RDA Plenaries are multi-day meetings held twice a year in various locations worldwide to provide the RDA community an opportunity to network and collaborate with peers in various disciplines, and hear from industry experts and world leaders on topics related to research data sharing and exchange.

THOR Workshop: Identifiers – Infrastructure, Impact & Innovation

Amsterdam, 7 July 2016
Since its start in July 2015, Project THOR -Technical and Human infrastructure for Open Research - has been working towards seamless integration between articles, data, and researchers across the research lifecycle, and a lot has been accomplished. During this one-day workshop, the THOR team will demonstrate tangible outputs of the past year, how these achievements are benefiting the research community, and where they are going next.

Jisc Digital Fesitval

Birmingham, 11 - 12 March 2014
The Jisc Digital Festival returns after a two year absence to showcase and celebrate the best in UK digital talent. The event brings together both experts and providers from the higher education, further education and skills sectors to share ideas and best practice. The full programme is now available.

CRIS2016: Communicating and measuring research responsibly: profiling, metrics, impact, interoperability

St Andrews, 8 - 11 June 2016
The CRIS 2016 conference will address recent trends in the management, availability, quality and use of Current Research Information Systems (CRIS) bringing together researchers, managers of research-performing or funding institu

2015 VIVO implementation Fest (i-Fest)

Portland, Oregon, 16 - 18 March 2015
It doesn't matter if you're a seasoned VIVO aficionado or someone who's just begun to learn about VIVO - there will be something of interest for everyone at the event and the i-Fest is a wonderful way to meet other people who are part of VIVO's open-source community. Program Themes

PrestoCentre Preservathon

Brussels, 13 - 14 November 2014
PrestoCentre Preservathons are two-day hands-on events developed around main themes and challenges in audiovisual digitisation, preservation and long-term access. During the first day, attendees will work together in small groups. Activities include workshops, roleplaying, demonstrations, presentations, writing and negotiation exercises (e.g. call for tender, SLA). Each Preservathon includes a competitive element.

Visual Arts Data Skills for Researchers

16 June 2014
This session will explore the nature of 'research data' in the creative arts, its importance, and the basic principles and reasons for data curation and preservation. It will also introduce participants to the creation of a research data management plan and the essential requirements of the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) Technical Summary and Plan.