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Event 14.11.19 - 15.11.19 | Berlin

WP7 Training & WP 1 Hackathon

Technical experts from EOSC-Life infrastructures who have ESFRI-related data sets or workflows that they want to deploy onto the cloud in the mid- to long-term are invited to this internal event in Berlin.

In the hackathon we hope to bring together individuals interested in common data types (e.g. genomics) but who may originate from different communities (e.g. plant genomics and rare diseases for instance). Cooperative problem solving at this hackathon event should help towards building the overall technical expertise across the ESFRIs. Target attendees are technical experts working in the infrastructures who will bring along ESFRI-related data sets or workflows, which they are looking to deploy onto the cloud in the mid- to long-term.

The aim of the event is to:

  1. Equip attendees to support their infrastructures/demonstrators with the necessary skills to implement their proposals
  2. Promote knowledge exchange  – e.g. image based methods – shared on a thematic basis – among data experts
  3. Network – build a support team
  4. Deliver best practice


The expectation is that attendees will:

  1. Have an intent to deploy
  2. Have a use case
  3. Have completed the training or have prior experience that is equivalent
  4. Spend 60% of the time coding.

Essential information:

  1. Location: Fraunhofer Forum in central Berlin, Anna-Louisa-Karsch-Straße 2, 10178 Berlin
  2. Date: 14th and 15th November 2019
  3. Time: 10 am – 5 pm with working dinners on the 13th and 14th  (recommend travelling on the 13th,  if you are not already attending the Cloud training event)
  4. Attendees: WP1 Data expert group and selected attendees from the Demonstrators
  5. Attendee Requirements:
    1. Personal Laptop
    2. Public SSH key (will be supplied when registering in advance of the training)
    3. Technical skills: familiarity with linux and knowledge of git, SSH client on laptop to cloud environment
  6. Accommodation: here is a list of hotels which are convenient for the venue
  7. A detailed agenda covering the technical aspects of the hackathon will be circulated in the next weeks

Register here!

Our 50 available spots are filling up quickly. Registration is on a first-come/first-served basis, so register now!

Please note, the Cloud training event will take place at the same location on 13th November. A separate email / registration form will be sent for that event.

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