The Chair of the ELIXIR Board, Søren Brunak (Technical University of Denmark) will speak about Bioinformatics and ELIXIR at the first INSTRUCT Biannual Conference, which will be held in Heidelberg, Germany on the 22nd - 24th of May 2013
Further information about the conference can be found here:
ELIXIR will be showcased at a forthcoming workshop in Brussels on EU Structural Funds and ESFRI Research Infrastructures. The event is organised by the CoPoRi project. ELIXIR will be presented under the session entitled ‘Successful use of Structural Funds – Perspectives for the development of RPFs and nodes of Distributed Research Infrastructures’
Further information about the workshop can be found here:
The fourth ELIXIR Interim Board meeting takes place in Copenhagen, Denmark, on 22-23 April 2013. This meeting is only open to ELIXIR Interim Board Members.
On 25-26 March, stakeholders involved in the UK's emerging ELIXIR Node will meet at The Genome Analysis Centre (TGAC), Norwich, for a workshop on the theme of training, with the aim of working towards establishing a long-term community of trainers.
Representatives of the emerging Norwegian ELIXIR Node will present a poster on ELIXIR at the 'Marine Biotechnology in the European Research Area' conference. The event takes place on 11 - 12 March in Brussels. The emerging Norwegian ELIXIR Node has a strong focus on marine-related data.
ELIXIR will be presenting at the PAERIP conference entitled Promoting Africa-EU Research Infrastructure Partnerships event, which takes place in Brussels on 7-8 March.
ELIXIR is participating in the second CoPoRi Exchange of Experience workshop in Brussels on 12-13 February. CoPoRi is an FP7-funded project that provides support to the European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI) process. The aim of the workshop is to bring together key stakeholders from ESFRI projects to share experience and learn best practice. ELIXIR will give a presentation on setting up and starting a new legal entity.
The Third Interim ELIXIR Board Meeting will take place in London on 22 - 23 October 2012. The meeting is by invitation only.
ELIXIR will be represented at the forthcoming ECCB'12 event in Basel, Switzerland from 8 - 12 September 2012. This major conference will see ELIXIR man a stand and present at a Tech Transfer session.
ELIXIR is delighted to be represented at the ESOF 2012 conference in Dublin from 18 - 21 July 2012.
As well as having a stand throughout the four-day event, ELIXIR will also be discussed in a parallel session from 11:15 - 11:45 on Friday 13 July. The format is a lively panel discussion, chaired by Professor Eero Vuorio, Director of the Biocenter Finland, and including panelists Professor Dame Janet Thornton, ELIXIR Prep Phase Co-ordinator and Professor Des Higgins and Dr Emma Teeling, both of University College Dublin. The discussion will be on how data infrastructures can help to solve the Grand Challenges.
If you're attending ESOF and what to know more about Europe's emerging life sciences data infrastructure then please come to this session, likewise, please drop by the ELIXIR stand to pick up some material and chat to a member of the team.