The 8th annual eResearch Australasia conference in Melbourne concluded Friday 31st October with well over 400 delegates, 10% from overseas, 162 organisations were represented, 29 sponsors and exhibitors and a great atmosphere to network with peers. The theme ‘Towards unified global research’ attracted a number of high calibre speakers that were able to educate and engage delegates on a series of diverse topics. Hot topics for 2014 included discussions on:
Delegates will be informed when presentations will be available in the coming weeks from: http://conference.eresearch.edu.au/eres2014/program/
Delegate feedback to date has been exceptionally positive. For delegates who attended, don’t forget to fill out the evaluation survey for your chance to win a free registration for eResearch Australasia 2015.
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The eResearch Australasia 2015 will be in October in Brisbane. Stay tuned for further details by visiting http://conference.eresearch.edu.au/eres2015
RDSI made a splash at this year’s conference providing delegates with the opportunity to discuss exciting project developments and particularly showcasing the outcomes of the project. The RDSI sponsored workshop attracted over 80 registered delegates and featured many high profile researchers making use of the RDSI-funded infrastructure at the Nodes. These researchers included:
The workshop slides are available from: https://www.rdsi.edu.au/other-events.
The presentation titled ‘Accessible research storage: RDSI project transitioning and lessons learned along the way’ presented by Viviani Paz was well attended and updated delegates on the project progress, its programmes, and the strategies to be used to transition the RDSI funded infrastructure into the sector. The presentation slides are available from https://www.rdsi.edu.au/other-events.
For more information on RDSI project, please visit: www.rdsi.edu.au
… exciting changes for eResearch NZ next year – we’re moving to summer in the alpine resort of Queenstown, shifting dates to March 23 – 25, 2015.
Come to New Zealand in late summer and enjoy the conversations in this most picturesque of settings. The conference is now co-hosted by our national research infrastructures, NeSI, NZGL, and REANNZ. As the themes below highlight, this is a time to explore how best eresearch supports research. The themes for this years meeting are:
See you in Queenstown!
The latest issue of share, the newsletter of the Australian National Data Service, is now available from the ANDS website.
This issue looks at the value of research data to research institutions, and includes articles on:
The RDSI/CAUDIT Vendor Panel continues to accept Request For Proposals (RFPs) on an ongoing basis. The Vendor Panel has been set up to support the procurement of data storage infrastructure by the RDSI Nodes, higher-education and research sector in Australia and New Zealand.
Vendor Panel applicants can apply any time and will be assessed in accordance with the compliance and evaluation criteria by an independent Vendor Panel Evaluation Committee
Current members will remain on the Vendor Panel and do not need to reapply.
Further Information and forms are available from https://www.rdsi.edu.au/join-vendor-panel
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