Meeting of VRE-IG is coming up on Thursday at the RDA 11th Plenary

19 Mar 2018

Dear all,

It's our pleasure to announce that the Virtual Research Environment Interest Group has been endorsed and that we will have a meeting at the RDA 11th Plenary on Thursday in the Breakout 5 (13:30-15:00) in Room A03. 

The main theme of the meeting will be "Virtual Research Environments – How do I find them and what skills do I need to build and use them?"


  • 0 - 10 min Introduction and tour de table: Lead by Keith Jeffery
  • 10 - 40 min The Science Gateway Catalog: Lead by Sandra Gesing
  • 10 - 20 min Introducing the SG Catalogue - What is its intention? - Sandra Gesing
  • 20 - 40 min Discussion: is it adequate: How could it be more useful? - Keith Jeffery
  • 40 - 80 min Developing Skills to Build and Use VREs: Lead by Lesley Wyborn
    • 40 - 45 min Summary of the Skills issues - Lesley Wyborn
    • 45 - 50 min Key skills issues in VREs in Europe
    • 50 - 55 min Key skills issues in SGs in North America
    • 55 - 60 min Key skills issues in VLs in Australia
    • 60 – 80 min Discussion: Can we share skills development and training online?
  • 80 – 90 min Conclusions and next steps: Keith Jeffery

More information is available here:

We hope to welcome you there and are looking forward to many fruitful discussions!

Helen Glaves, Keith Jeffery, Lesley Wyborn and Sandra Gesing (Co-Chairs of VRE-IG)

  • Daniele Bailo's picture

    Author: Daniele Bailo

    Date: 21 Mar, 2018

    Hi Sandra
    thank you so much for the infos.
    Do you think presentations will be available for those not joining the
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  • Sandra Gesing's picture

    Author: Sandra Gesing

    Date: 21 Mar, 2018

    Hi Daniele,
    There is the opportunity for remote participation
    We will also upload the slides to the RDA VRE-IG website.
    Sandra Gesing
    Research Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
    Computational Scientist, Center for Research Computing
    University of Notre Dame
    On Wed, Mar 21, 2018 at 10:39 AM, Daniele Bailo <***@***.***>

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