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Symplectic User Conference Australasia 2014

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Monday, 22 September 2014 at 09:30 - Tuesday, 23 September 2014 at 16:30 (AEST)

Kensington, Sydney

Symplectic User Conference Australasia 2014

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Registration for this event has now closed. If you have not yet registered but would like to attend please email suzie@symplectic.co.uk.

Symplectic are delighted to announce their second Australasian conference of 2014, taking place on Monday 22nd and Tuesday 23rd September at the University of New South Wales, Sydney.

The conference will take place over two days, include a technical track, extended workshops and institution led sessions. The event is open to existing and prospective Symplectic customers who wish to learn more about our products and services.



Registration for this event is now open so please register to secure your place. Please feel welcome to pass on this invitation to any colleagues we have unintentionally omitted from our initial invite list.


Agenda

Monday 22nd September

09.30 Registration and coffee
10.00 Welcome
10.15

Company Update
Jonathan Breeze, CEO

11.00

Elements: New Initiatives
Our Chief Data Officer, Andrew Cockbill, will provide an update on current development initiatives at Symplectic along with a sneak peek at some upcoming product features

12.00

Lunch

13.15

Our user community: Part 1
This session will comprise of a number of short presentations and case studies provided by representatives of the Symplectic user community. This session will consist of two parts with Part 2 taking place on Tuesday morning.Topics covered in this session will include:

                 * Institutional Open Access support
                 * Populating public profiling tools
                 * ORCiD adoption using Elements
                 * Data migration projects
                 * Statutory reporting

14.30 Break
14.45 Workshop sessions
At this time there will be two sessions run in parallel. Delegates will be able to attend one workshop only.

        Workshop A: OA wireframe workshop
        Attendees will be invited to review a number of proposed revisions to the     
        Elements user-interface designed to better support the capture of files and
        metadata required by funder and institutional OA policies

        Workshop B: Technical Workshop
        Spanning both days and co-hosted by our CDO’s, Marko Ivin and Andrew Cockbilll,
        attendees of this workshop will be invited to work with others to produce code,
        visualisations and reports using the Elements Reporting Database.

        This particular session will provide an opportunity for participants to learn
        how to build a custom report (from scratch) using the reporting database.
        Participants will be invited to suggest reports they would like to build, e.g.
        those relevant to ERA and these ideas will be developed and ultimately presented
        in the second technical workshop.

        Please bring along a windows laptop to participate in this session.
16.15 A summary of today's activities and Q&A
16.30 Close


Attendees are invited to join the Symplectic team for drinks and conversation at The Graffiti Lounge, The ArtHouse Hotel, 275 Pitt Street, Sydney, nsw 2000 from 7pm (on Monday 22nd September).


Tuesday 23rd September:

09.15 Welcome and coffee
09.45 Our user community: Part 2
A continuation of yesterdays session to include short presentations and case studies by representatives of the Symplectic user community
11.00 Symplectic tools: Dimensions for Universities, Profiles RNS and VIVO
An introduction to our new products and services
12.00 Lunch
13.00 Friends of Symplectic
An introductory session to Altmetric and figshare
14.00 Workshop sessions
At this time there will be two sessions run in parallel. Delegates will be able to attend one workshop only.

        Workshop A: User Community Q&A
        An opportunity for the user community to speak with the Symplectic team

        Workshop B: Technical Workshop
        A continuation of yesterdays workshop session with our CDOs.
15.30 Conference roundup
16.00 Conference close


Symplectic would like to thank the University of New South Wales for their kind support of our event.

Do you have questions about Symplectic User Conference Australasia 2014? Contact Symplectic

When & Where


John Niland Scientia Building
University of New South Wales
Botany Street
Kensington, Sydney 2052
Australia

Monday, 22 September 2014 at 09:30 - Tuesday, 23 September 2014 at 16:30 (AEST)


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Symplectic

Symplectic is a leading developer of integrated research information management systems. Founded in 2003, Symplectic’s flagship product Elements is used by thousands of researchers, repository managers and librarians at some of the world’s top universities including: Oxford, Cambridge and Duke. To find out more, head to: http://www.symplectic.co.uk.

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