There is still time to register for the workshops and core days of the conference. Choose from 10 outstanding workshops on the Monday/Friday and/or attend core conference boasting over 75 presentations including BoFs, panels and point counterpoint sessions.
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To register, please visit here.
The Call for Participation for Posters and Enlightening Talks is open until 10th October. Don’t miss your chance to engage with the research community, visit the participation page for further details.
We are delighted to present ten outstanding Featured Speakers for the 2014 conference:
For more information, please visit the Featured Speakers page.
Become a sponsor
The conference provides an excellent opportunity for your Organisation to:
For further details visit the Sponsors page.
RDSI and VicNode are helping the Hoffmann lab at The University of Melbourne to provide insect genomes and population genomic data to the global research community. The fruit fly and mosquito genomes will contribute to understanding how species adapt to climate change and to stopping the spread of Dengue Fever.
Genomic Basis to Climate Change Adaptation project
The Hoffman lab, led by evolutionary geneticist Professor Ary Hoffmann, in collaboration with researchers at CSIRO and Monash University, is having the genomes of 23 species of Drosophila flies sequenced for the first time, and making the data publicly available.
RDSI will be presenting a workshop titled ‘RDSI project enabling unified research’ at the eResearch Australasia 2014 conference, Monday 27 October. The workshop will feature a series of researchers who will share their projects and experience. This workshop is sponsored by RDSI and there will be no cost to the delegate.
Exciting guest speakers include:
For more details, see the RDSI workshop abstract.
Don’t miss the RDSI presentation titled ‘Accessible research storage: RDSI project transitioning and lessons learned along the way’. This presentation aims to update delegates on the project progress, its programmes, and the strategies to be used to transition the RDSI funded infrastructure into the sector. Lessons learned during the project implementation and delivery will be shared.
For more details, see the RDSI presentation abstract.
ANDS is hosting two workshops, one Birds of a Feather session and giving three presentations at this year’s eResearch Australasia conference.
In terms of workshops, Karen Visser (ANDS) will join Heather Piwowar (ImpactStory) to discuss Creating your research impact story (Monday, 27 October, 9am–12:30pm). Meanwhile, Ingrid Mason will take a full-day session on Humanities data (Friday, 31 October, 9am–5pm).
The ANDS-hosted Birds of a Feather session (Tuesday, 28 October, 2pm–3pm) will focus on the Research Data Alliance, and will involve Stefanie Kethers, Andrew Treloar and Amir Aryani of ANDS, alongside Mark Parsons (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY) and Simon Cox (CSIRO).
The ANDS presentations are as follows:
Visit the ANDS Events webpage for more information. And make sure you say hello to the ANDS team at the ANDS booth at eResearch Australasia!
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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