NZ eResearch Symposium 2010 Programme

Please note, this programme is subject to change

Day One - Tuesday 26 October 2010

8:00am

Registration opens

Fale Pasifika

  OGGB3
9:00am

Welcome

9:30am

Keynote: Dr Andrew Treloar

Director of Technology, Australian National Data Service

The Past, Present and Future of Research Data

10:30am

Morning Tea

Fale Pasifika 

11:00am

Paper Session 1 - Biosciences

OGGB3 

Novel computational approaches to understanding tumour biology - Cristin Print and Mik Black

Computing to stimulate academic drug discovery - Jack Flanagan

Computer aided drug design. Defining known drug space from first principles - Johannes Reynisson

Leveraging BeSTGRID to power biomedical systems research - Mike Cooling

12:40pm

Lunch

Fale Pasifika 

1:30pm

Workshops 

Room TBC Room TBC Room TBC Room TBC Room TBC

High Performance Computing with BlueFern Group

Tim David, Tony Dale and Vladimir Mencl

Introduction to the analysis and exploration of gene expression data using GenePattern

Cristin Print and Mik Black

Advanced Video Collaboration Centre Annual Workshop

Nathan Gardiner

Backcasting to build Research Data Infrastructure

Jessica Doube

Tuakiri: NZ Research Access Federation

Matt Cocker

3:30pm

Afternoon tea

Fale Pasifika

4:00pm

OGGB3 

Keynote: Nicole Cloonan

ARC Fellow, Queensland Centre for Medical Genomics, The University of Queensland

Personalized Medical Genomics

5:00pm

Reception

Fale Pasifika

5:15pm Welcome, Posters and Demonstrations Introduced
5:45pm BlueFern Grand Computational Challenge - Winner Announcement 
6:00pm

KAREN Champions presented

https://reannz.co.nz/karen-awards/

7:00pm

Conference Dinner

Fale Pasifika

10:00pm  Finish 

Day Two - Wednesday 27 October 2010

 

8:00am

Registration desk opens

Fale Pasifika

  OGGB3
8:45am

Keynote: Dr Shaun Hendy

Deputy Director of the MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology and Distinguished Scientist, Industrial Research Ltd.

A City of Four Million People?

9:45am

Paper Session 2 - eResearch

OGGB3

Remote research environment - Chris Myers

Coordinated Services Initiative (CSI) for (e)Research: Bridging the inch wide mile deep gap - Kate Nolan

Building e-Research Services, Data Capture and Metadata Storage - Russell Sim

11:00am

Morning Tea

Fale Pasifika

11:30am

Paper Session 3 - Data

OGGB3

Challenges, successes, and prospects in developing open-access global biodiversity databases - Mark Costello, Leigh Marine

Using High-Performance Computing with Census Microdata - Lyndon Walker

SKA and Trans-Tasman eResearch collaboration in radio astronomy - Sergei Gulyaev

12:45pm

Lunch

Fale Pasifika

1:30pm

Workshops 2

Room TBC Room TBC Room TBC Room TBC Room TBC

eResearch Education and HPC Education, Learning, and Outreach

Stuart Charters

Introduction to the analysis of next generation sequencing data

Cristin Print and Mik Black

Environmental Data Management

Isabella Cawthorne

Developing Applications and Services within BeSTGRID

Nick Jones, Vladimir Mencl, and Markus Binsteiner

Research Management, Policy, and Funding in an eResearch era.

Rochelle Finlay and Julie Watson

2:30pm

Afternoon tea

Fale Pasifika

3:00pm 

Workshops 2 continued

Sessions continue after break. Refer above for locations

4:00pm

OGGB3

Keynote: Professor William Michener

Professor and Director of e-Science Initiatives, University Libraries at the University of New Mexico

Cyberinfrastructure and the Environmental Sciences

5:00pm

Conference close

Additional Information

Poster Presenters

Johari Abdullah
Remote Visualisation using a grid based cloud infrastructure

Philip Allfrey 
The Worlds Southernmost Grid Site for the Compact Muon Solenoid Experiment

Tawan Banchuen 
A web-based interactive, flexible translation service for classification systems and taxonomies

Markus Binsteiner 
Developing for Grisu

Markus Binsteiner 
Using Grisu

Stuart Charters 
R for the Grid
A comparison of distribution schemes

Stuart Charters 
Computation times for embarrassingly parallel jobs in a grid computing

Gerry Cotterell 
Promoting the eResearch Agenda: What the New Zealand Social Science Data Service has to offer

Aaron Hicks 
Getting Started with BeSTGRID

Martin Johnson 
Research Directions in Processing Accelerators

Guy Kloss 
MataNui - Building a Grid Data Infrastructure that doesn't suck!

Vladimir Mencl 
Earthquake Data Shared Over BeSTGRID DataFabric

Vladimir Mencl 
Linking your HPC resources into BeSTGRID

Kate Nolan 
Directions for eResearch - Massey University New Zealand

Johanneke Siljee 
Tuakiri: the New Zealand Research Access Federation

Demonstration

Chris Myers 
Virtual Beam Line Demonstration