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ENVRI Community Winter School

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ENVRI Community Winter School

The 2021 ENVRI Community International Winter School on Data FAIRness will be offered online from 11 to 22 January, 2021. Developed around the theme of "ENVRI-FAIR Resources: Access & Discoverability", the programme will cover a range of topics including semantic navigation, Jupyter environments for visualisation and data discovery, resource access tools and cloud computing.

In acknowledgement of the demands of online learning, the Winter School is staged over two weeks, for a total of around 40 hours, including participants' final presentations. Daily activities will consist of scheduled lectures and presentations in the mornings followed by time for individual and group work. See here for the complete programme.

With a focus on supporting end users in making the best use of data, developing user-friendly interfaces and providing services to facilitate their interact with data, the curriculum will cover:

  • state-of-the-art technologies relevant to FAIRification of services
  • real-life use cases, to encourage adoption of new technology and enhance data centre functionality
  • enabling new knowledge-exchange networks for ENVRI data professionals.

Applications are invited, primarily, from ENVRI data centres staff, researchers and PhD candidates and offers will be restricted to a total to 30 participants, to ensure high quality outcomes. The selection process will be based on a mix of criteria motivation and use case descriptions.

Please register here. Applications close Thursday 17 December 2020.