Category : events

Annual BencHEIT Task Force workshop: 8 Dec 2016, Trondheim

Invitation for the BencHEIT Task Force workshop: 8 Dec 2016, Trondheim, Norway

EUNIS BencHEIT Task Force invites to the Annual Workshop on Higher Education IT Benchmarking, organised by the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

It will be held on Thursday the 8th of December 2016 in Trondheim, Norway.

The day is a great opportunity for networking, discussion and sharing experiences between institutions that have been part of IT benchmarking projects. You will hear from institutions participating for the first time, as well as from more experienced benchmarkers. This year we will focus on finding common indicators between the different initiatives, and how to find good peer organizations. We will also discuss e.g. about how the different projects are working to encourage colleagues to participate.

REGISTER by 25 November 2016

Read the agenda and more information here.

We are looking forward to see you in Trondheim!

euroCRIS Strategic Membership Meeting: 8-10 Nov, Athens

euroCRIS Strategic Membership Meeting

The euroCRIS Strategic Membership Meeting will take place in Athens, Greece, on 8-10 of November 2016.

euroCRIS is happy to present an exciting and challenging programme, with a mixture of lectures and interactive sessions with the audience and some first class speakers from key stakeholders in the research information domain. More concretely:

  • Geoffrey Boulton, President of CODATA, the  Committee on Data for Science and Technology of the International Council for Science.
  • John Donovan, President of EARMA: the European Organisation for Research Managers.
  • Dr Emily Gale, UK Medical Research Council, representing SCIENCE EUROPE, the association of European Research Funding Organisations (RFO) and Research Performing Organisations (RPO).
  • Dr Natalia Manola: Project Manager of the OpenAIRE

Apart from these expert speakers, there will be, as indicated, various interactive sessions with the audience as well as contributions on national developments going on in Greece in the field of research information in general and CRIS in particular.

There will be also the presentation of the work towards a “new CERIF-XML”, aimed at promoting the acceptance and application of CERIF, with already a first concrete use case project that has been started up to implement the revised CERIF-XML.

Read more information on the event’s website

 

Creating Digital Success MOOC camp: 21-23 Nov, 2016

Creating Digital Success MOOC camp 2016

MOOC Camp 2016 Creating Digital Success will be held on 21-23 November 2016 at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (Rolex Learning Center), Switzerland. The EPFL MOOC camp prepares for all aspects of MOOC implementation: strategy, course development and technical construction. It gives the basic tools necessary to develop MOOCs. It is dedicated to executives, course developers, teachers and technical specialists that are responsible for MOOC strategy, MOOC development or the technical infrastructure for MOOC production.

Read more here.

EUNIS Congress – call for proposals: deadline 3 Oct, 2016

EUNIS Congress – call for proposals now open!

The successful EUNIS 2016 Congress in Thessaloniki is now behind us. The Congress is always a place where many inspiring ideas are shared and challenging projects presented, where new partnerships are formed and new initiatives launched.

We are now working on the next EUNIS 2017 Congress (7-9 June, 2017) in Münster, Germany and you can already find some information on the official website, so please have a look!

We now want to start planning the Congresses for the years ahead, so to be able to give our Community the best experience possible. Therefore, the EUNIS Board of Directors opens a call for the next Congresses submissions for the years 2018, 2019, 2020. More information on the bidding process is available here. If your institution is interested in hosting the following years Congress, please do not hesitate to send your bid to: info@eunis.org till 3rd of October 2016.

Should you have any questions please contact: info@eunis.org

EDUCAUSE Annual Conference: 25-28 Oct, 2016, Anaheim (CA), US

EDUCAUSE Annual Conference

The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference will be held on 25th-28th of October 2016 in Anaheim (CA), US. The conference is the premier convening of IT professionals and technology providers across the diverse higher education landscape. The conference creates networking opportunities for colleagues to share ideas regarding strategies, leading change, effective processes, what’s working, and sometimes—more importantly—what isn’t.

Register before 27th of  September 2016 to receive the Early-Bird discount.

More information here…