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OSDC PIRE 2013 - Edinburgh Workshop

Monday, June 17, 2013 at 8:45 AM - Friday, June 21, 2013 at 6:00 PM (BST)

Ticket Information

Type End Quantity
Monday 17 June - Workshop Ended Free  
Monday 17 June - Sheep Heid Inn Ended Free  
Tuesday 18 June - Workshop Ended Free  
Tuesday 18 June - BBQ reception Ended Free  
Wednesday 19 June - Workshop Ended Free  
Wednesday 19 June - Workshop Dinner Ended Free  
Thursday 20 June - Workshop Ended Free  
Friday 21 June - Excursion to Sea Bird Centre Ended Free  

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Event Details

17 - 21 June 2013

School of Informatics


Full Programme available here





Evening Social Events



Introduction to OSDC software and methods

PICO presentations: self-introductions

Traditional skittles at the Sheep Heid Inn


Data-driven biological and medical applications                    

OSDC technical training

PICO research presentations by PIRE Fellows and other participants with follow-up discussion time

Barbeque and reception on fourth floor balcony.


Technology topics of general interest with hands-on opportunities

Data-intensive applications; making them usable

Breakouts discussing (a) the utility of the technologies, and (b) the priorities for technical innovation

Workshop dinner at Pierre Victoire, Edinburgh



Advanced data-intensive technologies

Parallel sessions developing background and plans for each host site

Integration of ideas, lessons learned and our future road map

 Free time


Social excursion (optional, but strongly encouraged) to the Sea Bird Centre North Berwick



The workshop will take place in the Informatics Forum, University of Edinburgh, 10 Crichton Street, Edinburgh.  Please see the map to the top right.


Details on how to reach the Forum are provided at the below links:


The workshop will take place on the fourth floor, in room 4.31/4.33.  Registration (with coffee and fresh muffins) will be available on Monday 17 June from 8.45am in Mini Forum 2 - rooms will be clearly signed.


For attendees not based here, we would appreciate if you could let us know your date of arrival into Edinburgh, and also your departure date.


*If you require any access assistance within the Forum, or taking part in events outside, please let us know in advance to make arrangements*


As catering will be provided, please inform us of any dietary requirements or allergies you may suffer from so details can be passed to our caterer in advance.


If you have any questions about the venue, arranging your travel and accommodation, or any other aspects of your visit to Edinburgh, please do not hesitate to contact me:


Suzanne Perry

+44 (0) 131 650 2685



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When & Where

Informatics Forum
10 Crichton Street
EH8 9AB Edinburgh
United Kingdom

Monday, June 17, 2013 at 8:45 AM - Friday, June 21, 2013 at 6:00 PM (BST)

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