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ELIXIR Special Track

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Room: Meeting Hall IA
Tuesday July 25, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Organizers: ELIXIR Hub

Dana Cernoskova (ELIXIR Hub)
Pablo Roman Garcia (ELIXIR Hub)
Andrew Smith (ELIXIR Hub)

Presentation Overview:

ELIXIR unites Europe’s leading life science organisations in managing and safeguarding the increasing volume of data being generated by publicly funded research. It coordinates, integrates and sustains bioinformatics resources across its member states and enables users in academia and industry to access services that are vital for their research.

ELIXIR Track one will showcase to delegates the activities and outputs of ELIXIR’s five Platforms (Tools, Data, Interoperability, Compute and Training). Through talks from ELIXIR partners and interactive discussions, delegates will see what services and resources are being made available via ELIXIR, and how they can engage in and contribute to their development. ELIXIR Track two will follow a similar format and showcase the outputs of ELIXIR’s Use Cases (Marine Metagenomics, Plant Sciences, Rare Diseases and Human Data) and Capacity Building programme.

10:00 - 12:30 Outputs from ELIXIR Platforms
Time Topics Speaker
10:00 - 10:30 ELIXIR Data Platform: Sustaining Europe's life science data infrastructure Jo McEntyre (ELIXIR - EBI)
10:30 - 11:00 ELIXIR Tools Platform: Services and connectors to drive access and exploitation Salvador Capella (ELIXIR - ES)
11:00 - 11:30 ELIXIR Interoperability Platform: Integration of data and services Norman Morrison (ELIXIR Hub) & Chris Evelo (ELIXIR - NL)
11:30 - 12:00 ELIXIR Compute Platform: Compute: Access, exchange and storage Ludek Matyska (ELIXIR - CZ)
12:00 - 12:30 ELIXIR Training Platform: Professional skills for managing and exploiting data

Patricia Palagi (ELIXIR - CH)
14:00 -16:30 Outputs from ELIXIR Use Cases and Capacity Building programme
Time Topics Speaker
14:00 - 14:30 ELIXIR Marine Metagenomics Use case: Marine metagenomic infrastructure as driver for research and industrial innovation Rob Finn (ELIXIR - EBI) Nils Peder Willssen (ELIXIR - NO)
14:30 - 15:00 ELIXIR Rare Disease Use case: ELIXIR infrastructure for Rare Disease research Marco Roos (ELIXIR - NL)
15:00 - 15:30 ELIXIR Human Data Use case: Secure archiving, dissemination and analysis of human access-controlled data Susheel Varma (ELIXIR Hub)
15:30 - 16:00 ELIXIR Node Capacity Building Programme Jiri Vondrasek / Bengt Persson (ELIXIR - CZ and NO)
16:00 - 16:30 Industry Engagement: ELIXIR and Open Innovation Pablo Roman-Garcia (ELIXIR Hub)