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.

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.

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.

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.

ReCon: Research in the 21st Century: Data, Analytics and Impact

19 - 20 June 2015
This conference focusses on changes and developments in research communication in academia and how this affects research careers. Talks will include dealing with vast volumes of data, publishing and the use of metrics. A number of factors are influencing the way we communicate research in 2015 including new technologies, the assessment of research impact and pressures on researchers. 

Open Data in Government, Innovation and Research

Edinburgh, 21 March 2014
Electronic access to all kinds of data is possible in this 'information age'; including cancer patient DNA sequences, civil servant salaries, traffic accident reports, academic publications, or the contents of your inbox. Indeed, data sharing has the potential to touch every aspect of our lives, simultaneously raising concerns and offering huge benefits.

Research Data Alliance Third Plenary Meeting

Dublin 3, 26 - 28 March 2014
In partnership with Ireland, Australia hosts the Third Plenary which will focus on the theme, ‘The data sharing community: playing your part’ which looks to exploit the Research Data Alliance’s work to date to its fullest potential.