ELIXIR Outreach webinar with Latin America - Data management and training: Opportunities for engagement

Tue 20 September 2022, 14:00
CEST

This is the first joint webinar between ELIXIR, the Argentinean Association of Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (A2B2C), the Iberoamerican Society of Bioinformatics (SOIBIO), the Mexican Network of Bioinformatics (BioNetMX) and the European Conference for Computational Biology (ECCB). The aim is to provide an overview of ELIXIR data management, training activities, as well as opportunities for engagement for Latin American scientists. The webinar is openly accessible and we encourage anyone interested in the programme to join!

This event will take place from 14:00 –16:30 (CEST).

The connection details can be found in the programme, which is available on Google Drive and is as follows:

Time Presentation
14:00 - 14:05 Welcome and Introduction
José María Carazo, Spanish National Center for Biotechnology (CNB-CSIC), INB/ELIXIR Spain and Andrew Smith, ELIXIR Head of External Relations
14:05 - 14:20

ELIXIR Europe: overview and opportunities
Andrew Smith, ELIXIR Head of External Relations

14:20 - 14:35 Development and evolution of Bioinformatics Societies in Latin America: A2B2C (Argentina), AB3C (Brasil), BIOCANET (Costa Rica & Panama), BioNetMX (Mexico), SC2B2 (Colombia), SCB (Chile), SPB2C (Peru) and SOIBIO (Iberoamerica)
Javier De Las Rivas, Cancer Research Center (CiC-IBMCC), (Cancer Research Center IBMCC, from CSIC & University of Salamanca, President of SOIBIO and Member of INB/ELIXIR-Spain)
14:35 - 14:45 AB3C (title to be confirmed).
Marcelo Brandão, University Estadual de Campinas, Brazil
14:45 - 14:55 Creating paths for the development and application of bioinformatics in Mexico Irma Martínez-Flores or Shirley Alquicira-Hernández, Center for Genomic Sciences, Mexico
14:55 - 15:05 Bioinformatics in Argentina: The first 10+3 years of A2B2C
Nicolás Palopoli, National Scientific and Technical Research Council, Argentina 
15:05 - 15:30 Break
15:30 - 15:45 Frederik Coppens, ELIXIR Belgium
Research data management (RDM) in ELIXIR and insight into the RDM Toolkit
15:45 - 16:00 ELIXIR Training activities and opportunities for engagement
Katharina Heil, ELIXIR Communities Coordinator, Jessica Lindvall, ELIXIR Training Platform ExCo and Fotis Psomopoulos, ELIXIR Training Platform ExCo
16:00 - 16:30 Open Discussion
16:30 Close

Speakers

  • José María Carazo (Spanish National Center for Biotechnology (CNB-CSIC), INB/ELIXIR Spain)
  • Andrew Smith (ELIXIR Hub)
  • Javier De Las Rivas ((Cancer Research Center IBMCC, from CSIC & University of Salamanca, President of SOIBIO and Member of INB/ELIXIR-Spain))
  • Marcelo Brandão (University Estadual de Campinas, Brazil)
  • Irma Martínez-Flores or Shirley Alquicira-Hernández (Center for Genomic Sciences, Mexico )
  • Nicolás Palopoli (National Scientific and Technical Research Council, Argentina)
  • Frederik Coppens (ELIXIR Belgium)
  • Katharina Heil (ELIXIR Hub)

See also: Training Platform