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Tuesday 17 October 2017

17:00 – 18:30 Welcome Reception 

Wednesday 18 October 2017 – Conference Day 1

08:30 – 09:30 Registration and Coffee
Plenary Sessions – Plaza Auditorium
Session Chair David Abramson
09:30 – 10:00 Welcome
Professor David Abramson
eResearch 2017 Conference Chair
Sam Moskwa
CEO, AeRO
Opening Address
Hon. Leeanne Enoch MP
Minister for Innovation, Science and the Digital Economy and Minister for Small Business
10:00 – 10:50 Creativity in Digital Scholarship
Professor David De Roure
Professor of e-Research, University of Oxford
Director of the Oxford e-Research Centre
10:50 – 11:10

Morning Tea

11:10 – 11:55 PRAGMA — What does it take to really enable international collaboration for long-tail science communities?
Dr Philip Papadopoulos
Steering Committee Member, PRAGMA,
Program Director, UC Computing Systems, San Diego Supercomputer Center, UCSD
11:55 – 12:40 The best science for the world ‐ not only the best science in the world
Professor Marina Jirotka
Professor of Human Centred Computing – Computer Science, University of Oxford
12:40 – 13:40 Lunch

Solutions Showcases (Meeting Room P6)

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Round Table – Developing the Next-generation of eResearch Practitioners (Meeting Room P7), Facilitated by Richard Northam

Wednesday – Concurrent Sessions
Room Plaza Auditorum Meeting Room P6 Meeting Room P7 Meeting Room P8 Meeting Room P9
eResearch in Humanities and Social Sciences eResearch Impact Generating, Collecting and Moving Data Data Management Advanced Computing
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Session Chair Steve Mceachern Lesley Wyborn Christopher McAvaney Andrew Treloar Wojtek Goscinski
13:40 – 14:00 Digitisation Workflows for Research

Ingrid Mason
Sarah Nisbet

Geoscience in the Cloud

Carina Kemp

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The Modern Research Data Portal: A Design Pattern for Networked, Data-Intensive Science

Ian Foster

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Survey of open data and research data in the Australian context via the CSIRO Knowledge Network

Jonathan Yu

MeDiCI can do that!

Michael Mallon

14:00 – 14:20 A case study in online journalism: preliminary findings and unfolding digital humanities methods

Mitchell Harrop

Using the NeCTAR research cloud to develop national on-line services to annotate and analyse underwater imagery: SQUIDLE+ and GlobalArchive

Roger Proctor

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SMART’S Digital Living Lab embracing the IoT revolution

Tim Davies

Data Reviews Online: managing the proposal and review process for data repository submissions

Nicholas May

Don’t Forget the Workflows – the Drivers of the Compute and Storage Infrastructure

Jake Carroll

14:20 – 14:40 Using distant reading techniques to understand the value of culture in a time of crisis

Tully Barnett

BoF “AARNet X” – a 100Gbps Pathfinder Network for Unique and Evolving Research Needs 

Brett Rosolen

Facilitating national data services discovery

Adrian Burton
Joel Benn

BoF
Demonstrating the Impact of Research Infrastructures

Michelle Barker
Ingrid Mason
Peter Elford

 

 

 

 

Cloud Infrastructures/SDN Testbeds for eScience Researches

Kohei Ichikawa

 

 

14:40 – 15:00 Improving the online profile of the Ngan’gi Language Collection

Paddy Tobias
Nick Reid

New functionality in the CloudStor platform — an update and roadmap

Guido Aben

 Lightning Talks
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15:00 – 15:20 Cultural Heritage & Library Collections as Data and their Role in Digital Humanities Infrastructure

Deb Verhoeven

Lightflow – A lightweight, distributed workflow system

Andreas Moll

Lightning Talks

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15:20 – 15:40 Afternoon Tea
Wednesday – Concurrent Sessions
Room Plaza Auditorum Meeting Room P6 Meeting Room P7 Meeting Room P8 Meeting Room P9
eResearch in Humanities and Social Sciences Research Data Alliance Data Packaging Institutions Facilitating eResearch Advanced Computing
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Session Chair Tully Barnett Stefanie Kethers Peter Sefton Mark Gahegan Daniel Grimwood
15:40 – 16:00 HASS-GLAM Networking

Ingrid Mason

How can journal data sharing policies be more prevalent and effective?

Natasha Simons
Kate LeMay

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DataCrate: Formalising ways of packaging research data for re-use and dissemination

Peter Sefton

Research tools: Why Institutions Should Care

Malcolm Wolski
Louise Howard

Automating the Data Workflow and Distribution in Research Computing

David Fellinger

16:00 – 16:20 Enabling better data discovery of records across archives, institutions and libraries

Sarah Nisbet
Mark Finnane

BoF BoF Leveraging projects for institution-wide benefit – Expect the best, plan for the worst, and prepare to be surprised

Simon Huggard

ASCI: An interactive desktop computing platform for researchers at the Australian Synchrotron
Robbie Clarken
Adopting Outputs from the Research Data Alliance

Stefanie Kethers
Malcolm Wolski
Jingbo Wang
Jeff Christiansen
Andrew Treloar

 

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Data Packaging – Information Standards

Ingrid Mason
Peter Sefton

 

 

16:20 – 16:40 Informatics from Pilot to HASS Platform (SCIP)

Lyle Winton
Greg D’Arcy
Mitchell Harrop

The Research Data Lifecycle: One institution, three experiences

Jill Penridge
Debra J. Searles
Helen Morgan

Maximising Research Potential with Multipurpose Hardware

Sara Drieman

16:40 – 17:00 Seeing the City Pulse through Social Media Analytics on the NeCTAR Research Cloud

Richard Sinnott

Using a Behavioural Framework to Understand and Modify Researchers’ Data Management Practices

Kylie Poulton
Sue Hickson
Maria Connor

Teaching High Throughput Computing: An International Comparison of Andragogical Techniques

Lev Lafayette

17:00 – 18:30 Poster Reception
From 18:30 Purely Academic Performance

Thursday 19 October 2017 – Conference Day 2

08:15 – 09:10 Registration and Coffee
Plenary Sessions – Plaza Auditorium
Session Chair Sam Moskwa
09:10 – 09:20 Welcome to Day 2
Professor David Abramson
eResearch 2017 Conference Chair
Sam Moskwa
CEO, AeRO
09:20 – 10:05 Managing Scientific Workflows in Heterogeneous Environments
Professor Ewa Deelman
Research Professor, University of Southern California – Computer Science Department, Research Director, The USC Information Sciences Institute (ISI)
10:05 – 10:50 Progress toward Exascale computing
Mike Vildibill
Vice President, Exascale Development,Federal Programs & HPC Storage groups, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
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10:50 – 11:20 Morning Tea

 

Thursday – Concurrent Sessions
Room Plaza Auditorum Meeting Room P6 Meeting Room P7 Meeting Room P8 Meeting Room P9
  eResearch in Humanities and Social Sciences Open Data Workflows and Workflow Tools National Programs & Partnerships Industry
BoF Presentation BoF BoF Presentations
Session Chair Sarah Nisbet Ingrid Mason Siddeswara Guru Rob Cook Nick Tate
11:20 – 11:40 Current and Future Directions for Digital Infrastructure in the Humanities and Social Sciences in Australia BoF

Steven McEachern
Tully Barnett
Shawn Ross
Amanda Lawrence
Sarah Nisbet
Malcolm Wolski

Linking scholarly literature with data – the Scholix initiative

Adrian Burton
Amir Aryani

Trends in use of scientific workflows in different science disciplines

Siddeswara Guru

The National Research Data Cloud 2025

Rob Cook
Peter Elford

Accelerating HPC innovation with Artificial Intelligence for today and tomorrow

Steve Tolnai,
Hewlett Packard Enterprises

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11:40 – 12:00 Research Graph and VIVO Interoperability

Amir Aryani

12:00 – 12:20 State of Open Data 2017

Mark Hahnel

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Building Artificial Intelligence workflows for 21st Century research

Andrew Underwood, Dell EMC and guest from NVIDIA

12:20 – 12:50 BoF
Linked Open Data

Ingrid Mason

12:50 – 14:00 Lunch & Solutions Showcases (Meeting Room P6)

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Round table – Establishment of an Australasian arm of the Research Software Engineers (RSE) Association (Meeting Room P7)
Facilitators: Manodeep Sinha, Steven Manos, Michelle Barker

Concurrent Sessions
Room Plaza Auditorum Meeting Room P6 Meeting Room P7 Meeting Room P8 Meeting Room P9
  eResearch in Chemical & Life Sciences Managing, Manipulating & Preserving Data Processing, Analysing & Visualising Data National Programs & Partnerships Industry
Presentation Presentation Presentation Presentation Presentations
Session Chair Ian Atkinson Frankie Stevens Luc Betbeder-Matibet Peter Elford  Sam Moskwa
14:00 – 14:20 omics.data.edu.au: a powerful and adaptable multi-omic data integration, management and analysis framework

Jeff Christiansen

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A National Research Data Management Strategy for South African Universities

Dale Peters

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eStoRED – A Distributed Platform for Research Data Evaluation, Enrichment and Stories Drafting

Guillaume Prevost

A FAIR Data Platform to Support the Next Generation of Transdisciplinary Research

Lesley Wyborn

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Milton: The Research Computing Cloud – Staying flexible

Jakub Szarlat
Manager, ITS eResearch
The Walter Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research

14:20 – 14:40 Materials Data Facility: Enabling Data-Driven Materials Discovery

Ian Foster

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Data management plans aren’t working and here’s how to fix them

Nicholas Smale

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Visualisation on Popular Platforms with a bit Extra Novelty

Chao Sun

AAF – Looking towards the future

Bradley Beddoes
John Scullen
Melroy Almeida

14:40 – 15:00 BoF Piloting the Research Data Manager system at UQ: DMRs, PiDs and tears of joy

Andrew Janke
Helen Morgan

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Omicxview: an interactive metabolic pathway visualisation tool

Ariane Mora

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BoF
Research Data Stories: Struggles and Successes in Molecular Bioscience

Lien Le

BoF Science Clouds

Kheeran Dharmawardena

15:00 – 15:20 Australian Data Archive as a Trusted Digital Repository, The Data Seal of Approval in the Australian Context

Heather Leasor

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MDbox: a cloud-based repository and analysis toolkit for molecular dynamics simulations

Karmen Condic-Jurkic

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15:20 – 15:40 Building a soils data community

Paul Box

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Vector Space Models and Semantic Analysis

Simon Musgrave

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15:40 – 16:10 Afternoon Tea

 

Thursday – Concurrent Sessions
Room Plaza Auditorum Meeting Room P6 Meeting Room P7 Meeting Room P8 Meeting Room P9
eResearch for Human Health Data Curation & Lifecycle Data Services Outreach, Training & Capability General
Presentation Presentation Presentation Presentation Presentation
Session Chair Alf Uhlherr Siobhann McCafferty Jonathan Yu Belinda Weaver Alex Reid
16:10 – 16:30 eHealth Research Data Storage as a Service – a nexus between clinicians and researchers

Mohammad Islam

Long term curation of DMRs; the metadata within, and the data they reference

Andrew Janke

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Victorian Marine Data Portal (VMDP) – Leveraging the IMOS AODN Portal work

Christopher McAvaney

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A framework for managing successful distributed collaborative teams

Sarah Nisbet
Hamish Holewa

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What if Data were not Forever?

Rob Cook
Rhys Francis

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16:30 – 16:50 The Stemformatics Virtual Lab: More than genomic data visualisation in the cloud

Rowland Mosbergen

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BoF BoF BoF Lightning Talks
Persistent Identifiers and Group ID policy

Siobhann Mccafferty

 

Data Services Interest Group

Cameron Moloney
Aaron Sedgmen
Jonathan Yu
Lesley Wyborn

Community Engagement as a Means of Boosting Training Outcomes

Belinda Weaver

As listed below…
 16:50 – 17:10 eResearch for Astronomy
SKA Regional Centre Activities in Australasia

Slava Kitaeff

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17:10 – 17:30 Challenges of Real-time Processing in HPC Environments – The ASKAP Experience

Eric Bastholm

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Friday 20 October 2017 – Conference Day 3

08:15 – 09:10 Registration and Coffee
Friday – Concurrent Sessions
Room Plaza Auditorum Meeting Room P6 Meeting Room P7  Meeting Room P8 Meeting Room P9
Earth, Marine & Environmental Sciences The Connected Researcher Making Data FAIR Outreach, Training & Capability Research Software Engineering
Presentation Lightning Talks Presentation Presentation Presentation
Session Chair Roger Proctor Malcolm Wolski Keith Russell Elleina Filippi  Andrew Rohl
09:10 – 09:30 Creating an Open FAIR-way to Connect Researchers, Publishers and Data Repositories: a New AGU-led Initiative in the Earth and Space Sciences

Lesley Wyborn

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It takes two to tango: A successful research support collaboration between USQ’s Library and Office of Research, Leonie Sherwin

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Making sense of sensor networks: Speed dating for IoT platformsNick Cross

Appreciating the ‘Method to the madness’ in Research; Optimizing the Madness via eResearch TechnologyAmanda Miotto

The value of an Integrated eResearch Service Catalogue: a La Trobe University case studyGhulam Murtaza

Development of a framework for F.A.I.R access to Australia’s research outputs

Virginia Barbour

How to stop worrying and love SoFIA

Nick Tate

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From biodiversity to infrastructure: lessons learned repurposing the Atlas of Living Australia technology stack for climate risk decision making
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09:30 – 09:50 Operational high resolution oceanographic circulation models for Australian waters – Application to the Great Barrier Reef

Jason Antenucci

OzNome 5-star Tool: A Rating System for making data FAIR and Trustable

Simon Cox

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Library Carpentry: How Two Hackathons Built Community, Content and Curriculum

Belinda Weaver

Deployment PIpelines in eResearch: challenges and successes

Mr Nick Rossow
Heidi Perrett
Jan Hettenhausen

09:50 – 10:10 The Three Legged Stool of Antarctic Data Management

Dave Connell

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BoF BoF  EcoEd: innovation in training, outreach and engagement leveraging Australia’s EcoScience infrastructures

Chantal Huijbers

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BoF
eResearch Australasia BoF on Transnational Collaborative Research on Smart and Connected Communities

José Fortes
Weicheng Huang
Hiroaki Yamanaka

Moving towards FAIR data

Angeletta Leggio
Keith Russell
Richard Ferrers
Kerry Levett
Sarah Brown
Rakesh David
Maude Frances
Sharyn Wise
Christopher McAvaney
Sharron Stapleton

Describe, Manage and Discover Research Software 

Jens Klump
Sue Cook
David Lescinsky
Mingfang Wu
Lesley Wyborn

10:10 – 10:30 Koalas, Floods and Tulips: Environmental monitoring with long range, low power sensor networks

Nick Cross
Catherine Caruana-McManus

Design Thinking: developing a researcher-centric DMP

Laura Armstrong
Yvette Wharton

10:30 – 10:50 Digital Earth Australia (DEA): From Satellites to Services

Neal Evans

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Re-Connecting with researchers: Assessing the effectiveness of eResearch training

Weisi Chen
Frankie Stevens

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10:50 – 11:20 Morning Tea

 

Friday – Concurrent Sessions
Room Plaza Auditorum Meeting Room P6 Meeting Room P7 Meeting Room P8 Meeting Room P9
  Earth, Marine & Environmental Sciences Libraries Supporting Research Data Provenance Engagement & Cultural Changes Research Software Engineering
Presentation Presentation BoF BoF BoF
Session Chair Jens Klump Catherine Brady Mingfang Wu Kheeran Dharmawardena Guido Aben
11:20 – 11:40 Another Year in the Evolution of the Virtual Geophysics Laboratory and the Scientific Software Solutions Centre

Carsten Friedrich

Digital Librarian-in-Residence Program at the University of Queensland

Marco Fahmi
Gillian Hallam

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Provenance in Practice

Andrew Treloar
Mingfang Wu
Hamish Holewa
Steve Cassidy
Lance Wilson
Stuart Woodman

Community Development (Problems and Solution patterns) BoF

Kheeran Dharmawardena
Wojtek Goscinski
Paul Box

Synch&Share (“ownCloud et al.”) operator’s BoF

Guido Aben

11:40 – 12:00 EcoCloud: Towards the development of a ecosystem science community cloud

Siddeswara Guru

cropPAL2: Creating Ongoing, Mutually Beneficial Collaboration Between Biological Scientists and Librarians

Kylie Black

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12:00 – 12:20 Parks Australia Collaborations across e-Research systems: Biomes of Australian Soil Environments (BASE) project

Belinda Brown

Sentencing for MURDA

Catherine Nicholls

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12:20 – 12:50 Bioenvironmental Data as a Web Service

Lee Belbin

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Conference Feedback Session
12:50 – 14:00 Lunch & Solutions Showcases (Meeting Room P6)

Plenary Sessions – Plaza Auditorium
Session Chair David Abramson
14:00 – 14:45 Stories that Data Tells And Beyond: Successes and Challenges of a Data Science Practitioner
Dr Shonali Krishnaswamy
Chief Technology Officer, Artificial Intelligence Driven Analytics (AiDA)
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14:45 – 15:30 Software in Research: Underappreciated and Underrewarded
Assistant Director Daniel Katz
Assistant Director for Scientific Software and Applications, National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA)
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15:30 – 15:45 Closing Remarks
Professor David Abramson
eResearch 2017 Conference Chair
Sam Moskwa
CEO, AeRO

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