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Thanks to everyone who put in a submission for eResearch Australasia 2011: eXtreme eResearch. The conference will be held 6-10 November in Melbourne at the Sebel Albert Park. Get ready to engage, connect, and share your ideas and examples about information centric research capabilities: how information and communications technologies help researchers to collect, manage, share, process, analyse, store, find, and re-use information.
Featured speakers include Jan Brase, Managing Agent of DataCite; Peter Fox, Tetherless World Constellation Chair; and P Bryan Heidorn, University of Arizona. Registration will open in August.
The Project will undertake activities across three key program areas as follows:
If you are interested in participating in a proposed DaSh Technical Working Group, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Information on the Project can be found at http://www.rdsi.uq.edu.au/project-information
Office Manager, RDSI Project
Monash University in partnership with Australia’s peak High Performance Computing (HPC) facility, the National Computational Infrastructure (NCI) at the Australian National University (ANU), is seeking a Senior HPC Application specialist. Monash University is an internationally leading institution in applied computational science with world recognised research programs in climate science, energy and exploration, biomedical, characterisation and engineering. Monash University and its precincts are supported by a rich suite of high throughput science infrastructure such as the Australian Synchrotron.
For more information, please see http://www.monash.edu.au/jobs/
The job number is 497073
Monash Research Support Services Manager
The SISS Team are extremely happy to announce the release of the Spatial Information Services Stack(SISS) v 2.0.
This release contains the following components:
Web Coverage Services (OpenDap/WCS) – Thredds
Modelling Tools – FullMoon, HollowWorld
Registry – GeoNetwork
Persistent Identifier Service
Vocabulary Services – SISSVoc
Web Feature Services (WFS) / Web Map Services (WMS) – GeoServer
This SISS has tailored different options depending on your needs:
1. Manual Installation – Production environment option
2. “SISS-In-A-Box” – our virtual machine/cloud appliance which includes sample data
3. SISS Installer – Windows ONLY, “lite” deployment option
Please visit the SISS website for more details – http://siss.auscope.org
(direct link to packages – https://www.seegrid.csiro.au/wiki/Siss/SISSReleases)
Support : If you have questions concerning any of the services, please feel free to contact the cg-admin group (email@example.com)
Ryan Fraser, CSIRO
If you have any services connected, or you are thinking about connecting a service to the AAF, then we are interested in seeing your responses to our survey. This information will help us as we seek to assist our subscribers in getting the best value from the federation. The survey is straightforward and should take no more than 5 minutes to complete.
You can find the survey at: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/66TYYMG.
Thank you in advance for your time in completing our survey. Any queries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The latest issue of the AAF Newsletter is now available from the AAF website at: http://www.aaf.edu.au/about/news-events/australian-access-federation-newsletter-issue-3/. Articles include:
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