NeGI Conference 2018: Nordic eScience – results and future opportunities

The NeGI Conference 2018 will offer new insights into the development and future possibilities of eScience and the impact of the NeGI programme on eScience research in the Nordic countries. In addition to a panel debate and keynote presentations by international eScience experts, the agenda will include issues such as educational needs and Open Science. Furthermore, there will be time for networking and good opportunities to make new contacts.

Time and place

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University Main Building, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden 07.02.2018 12:00 to 09.02.2018 12:00


Preliminary programme:

February 7

12.00 – 13.00 Lunch 

 

13.00 – 15.45 General session 

  • Welcome and opening of the NeGI conference
  • Key-note speech
  • All Nordic Centres of Excellence Laymen presentations

15.45 – 16.30 Coffee break 

16.30 – 19.30 General session 

  • Panel-debate with present experts
  • Poster session: All activities within NeGI

February 8

07.30 – 09.00 Breakfast 


09.00 – 12. 00 
eScience Parallel track activities 

  • NeGI Health track – how to implement the eScience?
    NCoE, SAB, experts, NeGI Steering Committee and NordForsk representative
  • NeGI Climate and Environment track – how to implement the eScience?
    NCoEs, SAB Climate and Environment, The NeGI projects and NeGI course, NeGI Steering Committee and NordForsk representative


12.00 – 13.00 
Lunch


13.00 – 15.15 
Stakeholder and Policy session

eScience done – what now?”

  • Presentations by policy makers, stakeholder and practitioners
  • Panel discussion
  • Q&A from the NeGI participants


15.15 – 16.00 
Coffee break


16.00 – 18.15 
Stakeholder and Policy session

“political signals of increased Nordic efforts in Open Science – how to respond to this?

  • Presentations by policy makers, stakeholder and practitioners
  • Panel discussion
  • Q&A from the NeGI participants


18.15 – 19.15 
NeGI eScience competition

Mix of Health and Climate and Environment participants


19.30 – 23.30 Official conference Dinner

 

February 9

The Open Science day – Open for all, NeGI and Uppsala University joint arrangement

09.00 – 12. 00 Open Science and the Nordics 

 

12.00 – 13.00 Lunch and end of conference 

 

Sign up here

Registration deadline: January 24, 2018.

 

Practical information on hotel booking and travel information are to be found on following links: 

Hotel booking (PDF)

Travel information (PDF)

 

More information and a detailed programme to follow.

Sverker Holmgren - Programme Director for the Nordic eScience Globalisation Initiative (NeGI)
Contact person Sverker Holmgren
Programme Director for the Nordic eScience Globalisation Initiative (NeGI)
Work +46 70 425 07 97
Jostein K. Sundet - Senior Adviser
Contact person Jostein K. Sundet
Senior Adviser
Work +47 996 01 848