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August 2019
Issue 8
Learnings from Australia’s inaugural eResearch Skilled Workforce Summit
Observing the universe with the MWA
Research Data Alliance coming to Australia
What's on
Australasian Leadership Computing Symposium
Call for abstracts close 1 Sep
ALCS 2019 aims to bring together scientists from five key computational science disciplines in Australasia. The core theme is “Connecting for our High-Performance Future”.
Australian Vocabularies Special Interest Group meeting
Tue 3 Sep, 11:00 - 12:00 AEST
AVSIG holds a quarterly videoconference meeting to discuss and present topics of interest to the group.
High Performance Computing - Platforms and Skills
Fri 6 Sep, 15:00 - 16:30 AEST
NCI, the National Computational Infrastructure, in Canberra and the HPC (High Performance Computing) specialists at the University of Melbourne provide two contrasting perspectives on the use, potential and challenges of HPC in Australia.
ResBaz Sydney 
10 - 13 Sep, Sydney
Sydney's Research Bazaar is a low-cost, four-day intensive festival and conference where researchers come together to up-skill in next generation digital research tools and scholarship.
Call for EOIs in proposed Platforms investment
Closes Fri 20 Sep
We are running a program of investment in platforms taking a two-stage approach. The first is a call for expressions of interest (EOIs) and then a request for proposals (RFP).
University of Queensland's Research Capabilities Showcase 2019
Fri 20 Sep, Brisbane
A unique event where the University of Queensland research capabilities showcase their leading-edge research initiatives, services and impacts.
Implementing Scalable Bioinformatic Workflows in Snakemake & Nextflow
25-26 Sep
The Australian BioCommons / EMBL-ABR is offering a two-part workshop via its hybrid training methodology. Join a group in your home state that will link up with expert lead trainers online to hear presentations and undertake hands on tutorials with the support of trained facilitators.
Data and Services Summit
Mon 21 Oct, Brisbane
The Summit will bring together stakeholders involved or interested in developing a more coherent national data system and provides an opportunity to hear from research organisations/groups and service providers who participated in the Data and Services Discovery Activities.
Storage and Compute Infrastructure Summit
Mon 21 Oct, Brisbane
An opportunity to engage with your colleagues in research organisations, groups and providers that have been busy investigating the questions, issues, current and future trends, gaps and requirements related to research storage and compute infrastructure as part of the Storage and Compute Discovery Activities.
ARDC Nectar Research Cloud refresh
Request for Proposals closes 8 Nov
The ARDC is refreshing cloud compute and storage infrastructure to maintain the capacity required to meet the demand for cloud resources from nationally prioritised research activities. A second round of consultation for RFP v2 will be held 12 September 2019. Draft RFP v2 documents are now available.
Review of Research Data Australia service
Tue 22 Oct, 14:20 - 15:40 AEST, Brisbane
We would like your input, as data providers and data repository operators, for how Research Data Australia fits in future data publishing and discovery ecosystem. To do this we invite you to join our oral presentation "Future Directions in Data Discovery" and BoF session "Data Discovery: Past and Way Ahead" at the 2019 eResearch Conference.
Nationally consistent standard for water and energy data
Are you researching water or energy use? Do you use water or energy consumption data? AURIN and CSIRO are developing a nationally consistent standard for water & energy data. We need your input! 
Multi-omics statistical integration with mixOmics
Wed 4 Sep, 12:00 - 13:00 AEST Register

FAIMS Mobile: Customisable Electronic Field Notebooks
Thu 5 Sep, 12:00 - 13:00 AEST Register

Data linkage to the Australia and New Zealand Dialysis and Transplant Registry (ANZDATA)
Wed 11 Sep, 12:00 - 12:40 AEST Register

ARDC's Nectar Research Cloud RFP Consultation 2
Thu 12 Sep, 11:00 - 12:00 AEST Register

Is low sun exposure during early life a risk factor for type 1 diabetes?
Wed 18 Sep, 12:00 - 12:40 AEST Register

From the Earth to the stars - training in geoscience and astronomy
Tue 24 Sep, 13:00 - 14:00 Register

Towards an integrated national data platform for stroke
Wed 25 Sep, 12:00 - 12:40 AEST Register

Enabling FAIR Data in the Earth & Space Sciences
Wed 2 Oct, 10:00 - 11:00 AEST Register

Recordings from the ARDC webinars can be found on our YouTube channel.
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