Program OLD


10:30 – 10:50 Online Exhibition
10:50 – 11:50 Opening Plenary 
11:50 – 12:00 BREAK
BoF Session 1 – Monday 
Infrastructure, Software and Capabilities Data People, Workforce and Communities Discipline-based eResearch  People, Workforce and Communities
12:00 – 13:30 AuScope Virtual Research Environments: creating computational and data infrastructures to support Innovation in Australian Earth Science Research Geospatial Capabilities for the next decade: scale, sector and pathways for collaboration and utilisation of spatial data infrastructures ML4AU – A community driven approach to accelerate application of AI and ML for research The Incredible Journey: Building capability to increase uptake of digital research infrastructure in Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Indigenous research practice. Changing patriarchal structures of mentorship programmes
13:30 – 14:10 BREAK
Data Infrastructure, Software and Capabilities
14:10 – 15:40 The current state and future potential of Australian research platforms ElectronicNotebooks in the Lab and in the Field: Ensuring Metadata and Data are Born Connected A national approach to improve discoverability and accessibility of digital research skills training events, materials and trainers The Incredible Journey: Building capability to increase uptake of digital research infrastructure in Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Indigenous research practice. Supporting research success with REDCap
15:40 – 15:50 BREAK
Skills and Training  Analytics, Software and Tools
15:50 – 16:50 High Performance Computing and Machine Learning – The Challenges of Supporting the Emerging ML Community with HPC Infrastructure Supporting data life cycles at the macro scale Metrics for Measuring the Contributions of Research Software Engineers Building a Community of Practice to support scalable governance and the management of FAIR sensitive data use Solutions and Best Practices: Workflows in Data Management and Analytics


10:30 – 11:00 Online Exhibition
11:00 – 11:50 Plenary 2
11:50 – 12:00 BREAK
Mixed Oral + BoF Session 1
Skills and Training Infrastructure, Platforms and Capabilities Infrastructure, Software and Capabilities – BoF
12:00 – 12:20 Improving researcher training through commercial partnerships CloudStor – the next Phase… Lightning
Discipline-based eResearch – BoF
12:20 – 12:40 It’s not yoga but sounds like it: Flexibility, training and stretch goals in 2021 The continual evolution of Nectar – Australia’s National Research Cloud  
National Environmental Prediction System – System and Design
Organisational Identifiers for Research Infrastructure
12:40 – 13:00 Cyber security escape game for training scenarios Transport and management of data generated by big-data electron microscopy instruments: the Australian Characterisation Commons at Scale project
13:00 – 13:20 Self-assessment tool for good practice in research data management Developing the Australian Transport Research Cloud
13:20 – 14:00 BREAK/Online Exhibition Open 
Mixed Oral + BoF Session 2
Skills and Training Infrastructure, Platforms and Capabilities   People, Workforce and Communities – BoF
14:00 – 14:20 NeSI training: overcoming challenges – raising capability ‘Rolling out new kit’ for NZ Data Scientists, a user-centred approach Lightning Inclusion and diversity in hiring processes
14:20 – 14:40 Maximising the potential of training materials through FAIRification Towards a HASS Research Data Commons for language and text analysis MyTardis: FAIR data management for instrument data
14:40 – 15:00 Evaluating the long-term impact of digital skills training on researchers’ workflows and outputs Creating national capability in secure research
15:00 – 15:20 Working towards a principledly-aligned and institutionally-contextualised RDM educational/training experience for the research community Monash SeRP: The secure e-research platform
15:20 – 15:30 BREAK
Mixed Oral + BoF Session 3
Skills and Training Infrastructure, Platforms and Capabilities Skills and Training – BoF Future-Focussed – eResearch Strategy – BoF
15:30 – 15:50 ResBaz 2020 – the lollie-scramble. What can we learn from the experience? Growing ORCIDs
Training collaborations: Getting specific about sustainable impact

Data is Only Half the Battle
People, Workforce and Communities   
15:50 – 16:10 The Digital Skills GitBook project: creating an open-source online guide for researchers and the broader academic community A pilot Persistent Identifier Service for research in CSIRO
16:10 – 16:30 The future of meetings: how we can do better than “a return to normal” Exploring the connections between ORCID and other identifiers using Augment API


10:30 – 11:00 Online Exhibition
11:00 – 11:50 Plenary 3 Skills Summit
11:50 – 12:00 BREAK
Infrastructure, Platforms and Capabilities Data Skills Summit 
12:00 – 12:20 Multi-modal and Collaborative High-End Visualisation System for Scalable Deployment Research Community Requirements Are Driving Expanded Scale Data Management Features in iRODS Skills Summit
12:20 – 12:40 EcoCommons – the platform of choice for ecological and environmental modelling data movement as a service — “PO Boxes for data with managed couriering inbetween” Skills Summit
12:40 – 13:00 EcoCommons’ use of data and the Nextflow computational pipeline for running reproducible workflows on the cloud Introducing the Australian Digital Observatory: Providing Social Media Data and Analytics at Scale for Australian Researchers Skills Summit
13:00 – 13:20 Introducing the world’s first Biosecurity Virtual Lab – BioSecurity Commons Future proofing the University of Canberra’s Research data. Skills Summit
13:20 – 14:00 BREAK/Online Exhibition Open 
Infrastructure, Platforms and Capabilities Data – BoF Skills Summit
14:00 – 14:20 Galaxy Australia – a strengthened national life science service that engages globally A Community-led Clinic on FAIR Data Quality Information for Australian and New Zealand Researchers Skills Summit
14:20 – 14:40 Research Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (rVDI) to speed up the time to science Skills Summit
14:40 -15:00 Dementias Platform Australia (DPAU) to accelerate dementia research internationally Skills Summit
15:00 – 15:20 Exploring EcoCommons’ paths for impact and sustainability Skills Summit
15:20 – 15:30 BREAK
  Infrastructure, Platforms and Capabilities Discipline-based eResearch – BoF Skills Summit
15:30 – 15:50 Tracking research projects: the engine room of knowledge creation Standardised data collection and exchange – ecology site survey case study Skills Summit
15:50 – 16:10 Scalable bioinformatics workflows for growing ‘-omics’ datasets on National Collaborative Research Infrastructure Skills Summit
16:10 – 16:30 The Australian Apollo Service – establishing a national service – the process that got us there Skills Summit


10:30 – 11:00 Online Exhibition
11:00 – 11:50 Plenary 3 DDeRP Executives Great Debate
11:50 – 12:00 BREAK
Analytics, Software and Tools People, Workforce and Communities Data – BoF
12:00 – 12:20 Extending REDCap through External Modules Development of a REDCap Governance Model at La Trobe University Data Versioning Downunder: What are OUR Needs and OUR Key Actionable Recommendations for Supporting Data Infrastructures?
12:20 – 12:40 The UQ Image Processing Portal (IPP): A Web-based graphical interface for microscopy image analysis on a GPU cluster Are you interested in building a garden? The UQ Research Management Business Transformation Team can help.
12:40 – 13:00 Updates on Yandasoft/ASKAPsoft Deployment using Docker and Singularity BoF – Communicators assemble! Sharing best practice across eResearch communications & outreach teams
13:00 – 13:20 CRAMS – Open source capability for Cloud Resource Allocation and Management
13:20 – 14:00 BREAK/Online Exhibition Open 
Analytics, Software and Tools People, Workforce and Communities Posters
14:00 – 14:20 An Exploration of Deep Learning Solutions in Diverse Application Domains Concept mapping across Reproducible Research, Data Management and Sensitive data Poster Session
Infrastructure, Platforms and Capabilities – BoF
14:20 – 14:40 Scalable machine learning for global weather prediction at high spatial and temporal resolutions Dr Who? What skills and qualifications make an eresearch professional and how do you get them? Drones in Field Research
14:40 -15:00 Automating Trust: using machine learning and natural language processing to bolster better research and enhance trust in science Flattening the curve of RDM support requests: Triaging with REDCap
15:00 – 15:20 An update on the AEDAPT project and NeuroDesk – A cross-platform data analysis environment for reproducible neuroimaging Developing an operating model for a modern eResearch organisation
15:20 – 15:30 BREAK
  Analytics, Software and Tools Discipline-based eResearch – BoF Infrastructure, Platforms and Capabilities – BoF
15:30 – 15:50 Why choose Nextflow as institution-wide bioinformatics workflow environment? Sensitive data and information standards – shared territory with rich rewards ARCOS: Project update and community use cases
15:50 – 16:10 Workflow Orchestration on HPC with Airflow, Cookie-cutter Templates and Jupyter Notebooks A GLAM Workbench for humanities researchers
16:10 – 16:30 Redefining data analysis tools using the SeRP@Curtin platform Developing an end-to-end audio transcription eResearch service in the Cloud


10:30 – 11:00 Online Exhibition
11:00 – 11:50 Plenary 3 Canada’s eRes Strategy
11:50 – 12:00 BREAK
Data – BoF People, Workforce and Communities People, Workforce and Communities
12:00 – 12:20 Building rich data discovery interfaces from RO-Crate collections with Oni  A National Research Software Agenda and Research Software at the ARDC The future of meetings: an exploration of how to build conference community
12:20 – 12:40 MyTardis at the University of Auckland – retrospective Piloting a text and data mining service charter at the University of Sydney Library
12:40 – 13:00 Launching AusGeochem: the AuScope Geochemistry Network’s laboratory data platform Key Value Indicators: The Concept, Progress and Future of eResearch Value
13:00 – 13:20 PITSCHI: Particle Imaging depoT using Storage CacHing Infrastructure Thematic Research Data Commons – national-scale data assets, digital tools and platforms within key thematic areas, addressing Australia’s pressing science and research priorities
13:20 – 14:00 BREAK/Online Exhibition Open 
Data  Discipline-based eResearch  Data – BoF
14:00 – 14:20 Institutional Underpinnings – a Collaborative Approach to University Research Data Management OneGeochemistry: a Proposed International Framework to Enable Online Interchange of Globally Distributed Geochemical Data. Making the most of the Research Data Alliance
14:20 – 14:40 A Data Governance lens on active research data management The Australian Rare Cancer Portal: A national novel online referral service for optimising and coordinating care for rare cancer patients
14:40 -15:00 Improve data discovery and metadata interoperability via publishing structured metadata on the Web  Patient registries to cater for the evolving needs of dynamic eConsent and language translations
Infrastructure, Software and Capabilities
15:00 – 15:20 Building a cloud-based Sensitive Data Platform (without compromising usability or security) Bushfire data challenges
15:20 – 15:30 BREAK
  Data  Data  People, Workforce and Communities
15:30 – 15:50 Re-publication and Duplication of Digital Datasets: raising concerns on emerging issues of authority, identity and ethics. Using Figshare and Symplectic Elements to create a more efficient and FAIR workflow Facilitating Virtual International Networking: Earth and Environmental Science Partners (E2SIP) Downunder
Analytics, Software and Tools
15:50 – 16:10 Implementing DORUS at DSTG – our pathway to provisioning Australian BioCommons ToolFinder: discovery of bioinformatics software in an Australian infrastructure context
16:10 – 16:30 Towards an Institution-Wide Research Data Management Framework eResearch Life Cycle: The Deakin Work Readiness Project
16:30 – 16:40 Conference Close