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DI4R 2016 Programme

From Wednesday 28th to Friday 30th September 2016, Europe's leading e-infrastructures, EGI, EUDAT, GÉANT, OpenAIRE and the Research Data Alliance (RDA) Europe, invited all researchers, developers and service providers for three days of brainstorming and discussions at the first edition of the Digital Infrastructures for Research event that took place in Krakow, Poland. Some co-located events took place on 26th & 27th September at the same venue. 

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Wednesday 28th September 2016

9:00 - 10:30

  Opening Plenary

Room Venue 1: Aula
Chair:  Łukasz Dutka
Speakers: Augusto Burgueño Arjona, "The European Open Science Cloud in 2017 and beyond"
Speakers: Karlheinz Meier, "The brain, the universe and the need for integrated infrastructures"

10:30 - 11:30

Coffee Break & Exhibition 
Venue 2: Rooms: 1.14 + 1.20 + 1.19

     

 

11:30 - 13:00

  Community Challenges I (1A)

  Towards interoperable einfrastructures (1B)

  Building interoperable AAI for researchers (1C)

  Data discovery (1D)

  EGI Federated Cloud for developers

Room: Venue 2: Room 2.41  Venue 2: Room 1.38 Venue 2: Room 3.27.c Venue 2: Room: 3.27.b Venue 2: Room 3.27.a 
Chair: Gergely Sipos Diego Scardaci Licia Florio Damien LecarpentierLukasz Dutka Giuseppe La Rocca
   EPOS Competence Center - a pilot on using a common e-Infrastructure for accessing and processing Earth Science Data  EGI-EUDAT interoperability  eduGAIN - Meeting the challenge of scaling conflicting requirements   EUDAT B2FIND : A Cross-Discipline Metadata Service and Discovery Portal This course will train attendees about the EGI Federated Cloud, and how to develop applications, Platforms, portals, Science Gateways and Virtual Research Environments on top of it.
   Disaster Mitigation by e-Science and Advanced Scientific Model  EPOS use case on top of EGI/EUDAT coupled resources- Misfit analysis   AARC blueprint architecture for interoperable AAIs  The Institutional View: Insights from integrating a Research Data Repository with established research practices
   ELIXIR CC – Federated Cloud services for life sciences  GEANT interoperation approach and developments, the GEANT-CSP integration use case  The EGI AAI CheckIn Service  
    Coupling Data and HPC resources together: the EUDAT - PRACE Collaboration activity   eduTEAMS  

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch & Exhibition/Demos

     

 

14:00 - 15:30

  Community Challenges II (2A)

  Solutions for federated service management (2B)

  User experience of AAI (2C)

  Data repositories for research (2D)

  Making Use of the Linked Open Data Services for OpenAIRE: Querying Data about Research Results, Persons, Projects and Organisations

Room: Venue 2: Room 2.41  Venue 2: Room 1.38  Venue 2: Room 3.27.c  Venue 2: Room: 3.27.b Venue 2: Room 3.27.a 
Chair: Gergely Sipos Peter SolagnaDiego Scardaci David Kelsey Paolo Manghi Sahar VahdatiGiorgos Alexiou
   Scalable bioinformatics web-servers powered by EGI cloud  EGI - tools and solutions for federated service manageme  A novel AAI approach for the European Integrated Data Archive within EPOS  Establishing a generic Research Data Repository: The RADAR Service

Training session focused on the Linked Open Data (LOD) Services recently integrated with the OpenAIRE Infrastructure. 

   Challenges for Researchers in the Digital Humanities: custom development vs. sustainable research infrastructures  EUDAT - tools and solutions for federated service management  Enabling federated login to WLCG  Knocking on data repositories’ doors - How to build an integrated search index for social and economic data
   Services and a distributed infrastructure pilot for the Cherenkov Telescope Array  GEANT - tools and solutions for federated service management  ELIXIR and EGI Services Integration  
     PRACE - tools and solutions for federated service management    
    Panel discussion      

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break & Exhibition / Demos
Venue 2: Rooms: 1.14 + 1.20 + 1.19 

     

 

16:00 - 17:30

  Serving the 99% of users (3A)

  Community services (3B)

  Cloud procurement (3C)

  FAIR persistent identifiers (3D)

Visualising Operational Informatics Data using R

Room: Venue 2: Room 2.41  Venue 2: Room 1.38  Venue 2: Room 3.27.c  Venue 2: Room: 3.27.b Venue 2: Room 3.27.a 
Chair: Simon Leinen Damien Lecarpentier Bob Jones, David Foster Adam Farquhar Leslie McIntosh
   E-Infrastructures for the Bioinformatics long tail of science: a user perspective  Federated accelerated computing platforms for EGI  Helix Nebula Science Cloud procurement activities  The importance of Persistent IdenThe importance of Persistent Identifiers and the Role of THOR  
   Serving the long tail  EGI Applications Database  GÉANT pan-European tender for IaaS services  ORCID iDs - Resolving ambiguity in authorship and helping assign credit
   EGI FedCloud in Digital Humanities  Globally distributed virtual file system for high performance data processing Panel discussion  DataCite DOIs to Find, Access and Reuse Data
         Cross-platform integrations: ORCID Auto-Update and Crossref/DataCite Event Data  
         Disciplinary case: DataCite DOIs and ORCID iDs integration at CERN  

18:00-19:00

Introduction to European einfrastructures

Room: Venue 2: Room 1.38 
Chair: Gergely Sipos

20:00-22:00

DI4R Reception            

AGH UST Building A0

   
   

 

Thursday 29th September 2016

9:00 - 10:30

Plenary Session

Discussion panel: Digital infrastructures for research 

Room:  Venue 1: Aula 
Chair: Franciska de Jong, Tony Ross-Hellauer

10:30 - 11:30

Coffee Break & Exhibition
Venue 2: Rooms: 1.14 + 1.20 + 1.19 

     

 

11:30 - 13:00

 Application integration (4A)

  Cloud platforms (4B)

  Integrated approach towards research engagement (4C)

  Data processing approaches (4D)

  Federated AAI meets reality, Security Incident Handling Role Play in DI4R

Room:  Venue 2: Room 2.41  Venue 2: Room: 3.27.b Venue 2: Room 3.27.c  Venue 2: Room: 1.38 Venue 2: Room 3.27.a 
Chair: Themis Athanassiadou Simon Leinen Jan Bot, Sylvia Kuijpers Paolo Manghi Sven Gabriel
   CODE-RADE : Community Infrastructure for Automated Cross-Platform Application Delivery  Transient Compute - ARC as Cloud Front-End  Research engagement in GÉANT  EUBra-BIGSEA: cloud services with QoS guarantees for Big Data Analytics  
   Apply User-driven Approach in Service Development: the INDIGO experience  Cyclops - Versatile billing engine made for clouds and beyond  Research engagement in PRACE  Dynamic creation of data pipelines in clouds
   Enabling scientific applications on hybrid e-Infrastructures: the FutureGateway framework  Jupyter notebook as a Service: enabling easy access to parallel computing  Research engagement in EGI  Australian Data Lifecycle project: giving users a "data pump"
   Porting your application to VIP with Boutiques    Research engagement in EUDAT  
       Research engagement in RDA Europe    
       Research engagement in OpenAIRE    

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch & Exhibition/Demos
Venue 2: Rooms: 1.14 + 1.20 + 1.19 

     

 

14:00 - 15:30

  Clouds for research (5A)

 Joint service catalogue for research (5B)  Managing data across the research lifecycle (5C)   EGI Datahub and the Open data platform (5D)

  Federated AAI meets reality, Security Incident Handling Role Play in DI4R 

Room:  Venue 2: Room 2.41  Venue 2: Room: 3.27.b Venue 2: Room 3.27.c  Venue 2: Room: 1.38 Venue 2: Room 3.27.a 
Chair: David Foster Sergio Andreozzi Tony Ross-Hellauer Matthew ViljoenLukasz Dutka Sven Gabriel
   CIRCLE Cloud Services for Research and Education Communities  Why a joint service catalogue for research: the EC viewpoint  Data Management Planning as Infrastructure  Introduction and Demonstration on the Open Data Platform prototype  
   The cloud is not enough  Initial experience in creating a Joint Service Catalogue for e-infrastructure services  The Australian National Research Data Lifecycle Project  Open Data from a Water Reservoir Platform
   A Cloud-Based Infrastructure for Community-Driven Data Mining on Research Outputs  MERIL portal: experience in data modeling and future plans    iMarine Usecase
     eInfraCentral: Goals and vision for a joint service catalogue    EO Data Usecase  
    Panel Discussion   Panel Discussion  

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break & Exhibition / Demos
Venue 2: Rooms: 1.14 + 1.20 + 1.19 

     

 

16:00 - 17:30

  Exploitation of COPERNICUS Data in the einfrastructures (6A)

  WISE people take action on security (6B)

  The INDIGO-DataCloud Service portfolio and scientific usage scenarios (6C)

 Open Data sharing (6D)

Building user-defined and user-controlled virtual networks for WAN workflows

Room: Venue 2: Room 2.41  Venue 2: Room: 3.27.b Venue 2: Room 3.27c Venue 2: Room 1.38 Venue 2: Room 3.27.a 
Chair: Roberta Piscitelli Dave Kelsey Giacinto Donvito, Tiziana Ferrari Tony Ross-Hellauer Jerry Sobieski
   The Copernicus programme and related initiatives  Overview of WISE  Resource virtualization services (INDIGO development at the level of IaaS)  Big data science accessing high-end HP  
   European E-infrastructure needs in the context of ESA's proposed EO Application Platform initiative  Best practices in Risk Assessment on the RAW-WG   Federation services (INDIGO development at the level of PaaS)  The Life Cycle of Structural Biology Data: A discipline with a culture of sharing
   Creating a European Marketplace for EO services  Security in Open Science Grid  INDIGO development in the context of the Scientific Gateway  
   Unleashing the power of Earth Observation data  Security training in EGI   Scenarios for the deployment of INDIGO Services    
   Integrations of the ESA Geohazard and Hydrology exploitation platforms with the EGI infrastructure  Security and the Human Brain Project  Q&A and User Perspective view    
    Panel discussion      

19:30-23:00

DI4R Gala Dinner                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

  • The Conference Dinner will take place at Stara Zajezdnia Krakow by DeSilva
  • Address: Sw. Wawrzynca 12, 31-060 Krakow 
  • Doors open at 19:30 for welcome and drinks
  • Dinner starts at 20:00
   
   

 

Friday 30th September 2016

9:00 - 10:30

  SME dynamics workshop – towards an integrated approach (7A)

  OpenAIRE services and tools (7B)

  Towards Environmental Research Infrastructure as a Service for the Open Science Cloud (7C)

 Lightning talks (7D)

  Explore and design your own workflow for safe data replication

Room: Venue 2: Room 2.41  Venue 2: Room: 3.27.b Venue 2: Room 3.27.c  Venue 2: Room 1.38  Venue 2: Room 3.27.a 
Chair: Roberta Piscitelli, Annabel Grant Pedro PríncipeTony Ross-Hellauer Yin ChenTiziana Ferrari Licia FlorioEnzo Capone Christine Staiger
 

 SME engagement in EGI and success story testimonial from an SME

 

 Open Access and Open Data in Horizon 2020: OpenAIRE services and tolls for Research managers and Project Coordinators  EISCAT-3D: a Data Centric Design for the Extreme Scale Computing The Lightning talks track brings together diverse perspectives on data infrastructures and their innovation potential.   
   SME engagement in PRACE and success story testimonial from an SME  OpenAIRE: Open Science as-a-Service  Collection and Analysis of Ocean Big Data: Building the EMSODEV Data Management Platform using EGI Federated Cloud  
   SME engagement in GEANT and success story testimonial from an SME    A Climate Model Intercomparison Data Analysis experiment in the CMIP5 context  
   SME engagement in OpenAIRE and success story testimonial from an SME
 
   The Role of the ENVRI Reference Model in the Development of European Research Infrastructures  
  SME engagement in EUDAT and success story testimonial from an SME    Common Challenges and interoperable solutions in Environmental Research Infrastructures  
  Panel discussion   Panel discussion  

10:30 - 11:30

Coffee Break &Exhibition
Venue 2: Rooms: 1.14 + 1.20 + 1.19 

     

 

11:30 - 13:00

  Research workflows - obstacles and solutions (8A)

  Harnessing the power of end to end networks (8B)

  Virtual research environments for the Open Science Cloud (8C)

  Building the data science profession (8D)

  The EGI DataHub and Open Data platform

Room: Venue 2: Room 2.41  Venue 2: Room: 3.27.b Venue 2: Room 3.27.c  Venue 2: Room 1.38  Venue 2: Room 3.27.a 
Chair: Sylvia Kuijpers Enzo Capone Sara GaravelliAnnabel Grant Steve Brewer Diego Scardaci
    Challenges and Opportunities in Digital Infrastructure at DOE User Facilities MD-VPN and e-Infrastructure Virtual Research Environments for implementing Long-tail Open Science  The future of working with data: the EDISON framework for data science professionals  
   Distributed supercomputing for climate modeling?  Challenges in Achieving Optimal End-to-End Network Performance The BlueBRIDGE multidisciplinary & multi-sector approach: challenges and user benefits  Aligning Research Infrastructure organisational goals with human resource: the role of the data science professional framework
    Enabling Dynamic Services GridPP experiences of monitoring the WLCG network infrastructure with perfSONAR Interactive Panel (BlueBRIDGE, MuG, PhenoMeNal, READ, West-Life)    
  Panel discussion        

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch & Exhibition
Venue 2: Rooms: 1.14 + 1.20 + 1.19 

     

 

14:00 - 15:30

Closing Plenary

Keynote: Laurie Goodman, GigaScience: "Data Citation: Credit Where Credit is Due"

Room: Venue 2: Room 1.38 
Chair: Mariusz Sterzel, Adam Farquar