On Thursday 24 March 2022 (12:00-14:00 CET), in the framework of ELIXIR-CONVERGE, we will hold an online community kick-off event for life scientists involved or interested in DM/DS training. Our goal is to build a community of practice that will ease you making personal connections with other people interested in DM/DS training and can help to support your training efforts. Attending the kick-off will allow you to form a strong base for your community conversations and help forming the community.

Here's our schedule for the event:

12:00-12:05 | Welcome & Introduction (Daniel Wibberg, ELIXIR-DE, de.NBI)

12:05-12:15 | Introduction to ELIXIR-CONVERGE with focus on WP2 (Celia van Gelder, ELIXIR-NL, DTL)

12:15-12:45 | Examples of national DM/DS communities involved in training 

- NFDI - Germany (Daniel Tschink, NFDI4Biodiversity, GFBio)

- DaSH Project  - UK (Robert Andrews, DaSh Project, Cardiff University)

12:45 - 13:05 | Short introductions to the first community events - Training material hackathons and their topics 

13:05 - 13:10 | Virtual Coffee Break 

13:10 - 13:15 | Introduction to CoP (Daniel Wibberg, ELIXIR-DE, de.NBI)

13:15 - 13:35 | Breakout Room Discussions of important community questions

13:35 - 14:00 | Result Presentation, Summary and Goodbye 

Ready to join us? Take your chance to help building a DM/DS Training community! Additional questions? Just contact us This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Organising team: 

ELIXIR-DE: Helena Schnitzer, Nils-Christian Lübke, Daniel Wibberg, Tanja Dammann-Kalinowski, Irena Maus 

ELIXIR-FR: Oliver Sand

ELIXIR-NL: Celia van Gelder, Mijke Jetten

ELIXIR-NO: Nazeefa Fatima

ELIXIR-PT: Ana Portugal Melo

ELIXIR-SE: Wolmar Nyberg Åkerström, Jessica Lindvall

ELIXIR-SI: Marko Vidak, Brane L. Leskosek

ELIXIR-UK: Robert Andrews, Krzysztof Poterlowicz, Alexia Cardona

Hosted by ELIXIR Germany