2021 ARDC Digital Research Skills Summit

Exciting news!

The 2021 ARDC Digital Research Skills Summit (Skills Summit) is being facilitated by the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) in partnership with members of Australia’s skills community and the Australasian eResearch Organisation (AeRO).

The Skills Summit brings together the digital research skills community to share best-practice and guide strategy, providing a forum for the skills community to network, exchange knowledge, uplift skills, share new initiatives, celebrate success and tackle common challenges. This in turn, translates to greater levels of knowledge transfer and the ability to apply new skills to benefit research outcomes.

Session highlights:

  • Identification and prioritisation of emerging skills challenges and opportunities
  • Lightning talks showcase recent happenings in skills and training across the digital research sector.
  • Celebration of skills impact and strategy.

The Skills Summit will run on Wednesday, 13 October 2021 as an integrated stream within the eResearch Australasia 2021 Conference (eRA).

Who should attend the Skills Summit?

The Skills Summit is designed for trainers, training program managers, researchers who train, organisation directors, policy makers, and anyone involved in digital infrastructure training programs.

Note: Attendees should come prepared to contribute their expertise as the Skills Summit is about active participation!

If you register as an early or standard full registration for the eRA Conference, the Skills Summit is included in your registration fee. If you plan to attend the Skills Summit only, we have great news for you!

The ARDC is giving away 140 FREE tickets valued at $120/ticket for the research community to attend the Skills Summit. To redeem:

  • Complete registration fields on the first page of the registration form and select the “Day Registration” option
  • On page 2 of the registration form, select Wednesday and enter the promo code ARDCSKILLS. This will generate a complimentary registration for Wednesday.

If you have any questions regarding the free registration, please email contact@ardc.edu.au.

About ARDC

The Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) provides Australian researchers with competitive advantage through data. We accelerate research and innovation by driving excellence in the creation, analysis and retention of high-quality data assets.

We work with digital research organisations, government agencies and research institutions to deliver a successful research data commons that provides the research community and industry access to nationally significant, data intensive infrastructure, platforms, skills and collections of high-quality data.

The ARDC is enabled by the National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Strategy (NCRIS).

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