Join us for a three day event in Melbourne! 

Our annual User Meeting is coming up in January. We hope you can join us for a great event.
To register, complete the form on the right today! 

Please review the agenda below:

 

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Day 1: Wednesday 30th January

Time Session
9.30

Registration

10.00

Welcome
Sophia Lagastes, Associate Director, Research Business Systems, University of Melbourne​ ​& Anne Harvey, ​Managing Director Asia Pacific, Digital Science

10.15

The Road to Open Research 2.0
Daniel Hook, CEO, Digital Science

11.00

Ignite sessions: Company updates
     ●  Altmetric
     Dimensions 
     Figshare
     Symplectic 
     ● Questions

11.50 BREAK
12.10

What is Human-Centred Design? Defining a customer-led value proposition for research digital channels
Sophia Lagastes, Associate Director, Research Business Systems, University of Melbourne

1.20 LUNCH (Provided)
2.20

Government Session: Australia and New Zealand

Dr Dafydd Davies, Manager of Science and Innovation Insights, Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment

Sarah Howard, Branch Manager (Research Excellence), Australian Research Council

Morgan Healey, Principal Advisor, PBRF Quality Evaluation, University Investment Team, Operations Tertiary Education Commission New Zealand

3.20

Gathering new insights: Client case studies
How clients use our tools/data to drive institutional strategy
Hosted by Digital Science

Client Speakers:
Georgina Bins, University of Melbourne
Dr Amberyn Thomas, University of Queensland

4.00

Portfolio Q&A: Your chance to ask us questions
     ● Altmetric
     ● Dimensions 
     Figshare
     ● Symplectic

This session will run unconference style. Please come prepared with any questions you have for each of our portfolios.

4.30 -
4.40

Day 1 Conference Close

Time Session
8.00

Annual New Zealand Symplectic User Meeting

(60 minutes, including remote dial in)

Hosted by Symplectic

Please register in advance for this meeting:

https://zoom.us/meeting/register/31453a65ba618c4b66858a512be5123a

9.15

Registration

9.30

Welcome
Anne Harvey, ​Managing Director Asia Pacific, Digital Science

9.45

Integrating the Digital Science landscape
Jonathan Breeze, CEO, Symplectic

10.30 Break

Day 2: Thursday 31st January

Time

Concurrent Session
Theme: Research Impact and Assessment

Concurrent Session
Theme: Next Generation Discovery Tools

10.50

Breaking barriers: Traversing the landscape between research and policy

Hosted by Altmetric

Client speakers:
Gillian Stacey, La Trobe University
Elizabeth Lawrence, La Trobe University
Andre Stephan, University of Melbourne

 

 

Dimensions: Reimaging discovery and access to research

Bo Alroe, Director of Strategy, Dimensions

11.30

Telling the stories of research

Jean Liu, Head of Product at Altmetric

Combining Elements and Dimensions to explore your data

Kate Byrne, Senior Product Manager, Symplectic

12.00

How to use patents in dimensions to find industry collaborators and funders

Bo Alroe, Director of Strategy, Dimensions

 

Considerations for making Elements data public with the Discovery Module + other public facing tools (e.g. VIVO)

Hosted by Symplectic

Jonathan Breeze, CEO Symplectic
Steve Vassalo, Griffith University

12.30 LUNCH
1.30

The many faces of Assessment: Working with the Elements Assessment Module  

Hosted by Symplectic

Client Speakers:
Vanessa Crosby, UNSW
Philip Roderick, Victoria University of Wellington

Considerations for making Elements data public with the Discovery Module + other public facing tools (e.g. VIVO)

Tom Devereux
Systems Support Analyst
The University of Melbourne

Justin Shearer
Manager, Research and Industry
Faculty of Business & Economics
The University of Melbourne

2.20

Exploring Esteem
Simon Porter, Director of Innovation, Digital Science

2.50

Supporting grant applications, finding new opportunities, and getting an overview of the funding landscape

Bo Alroe, Director of Strategy, Dimensions

3.20 Break
3.30

Annual Collection & ERA: Working with Elements to streamline data collection and assessment

Symplectic led workshop

4.45

Day 2 conference close

Please choose one of the following streams to attend:

Day 3: Friday 1st February

Following the sessions on Thursday, all attendees are invited to join Digital Science for conference drinks from 6pm. Venue tbc.

Time Title
9.15

Registration

9.25

Welcome
Anne Harvey, ​Managing Director Asia Pacific, Digital Science

Please choose one of the following streams to attend:

Time

Concurrent session
Theme: Reporting & Analytics

Concurrent session
Theme: Open Access & Repository Infrastructure

9.30

Affiliation data: fun things to do with affiliation information

Hosted by Digital Science 

The future is shared and open

Ignite style talks about DS initiatives to support sharing research and associated data openly

Hosted by Digital Science

10.15

Visualizing and Reporting Altmetric Data Workshop Session

Altmetric led workshop

Understanding OA engagement using the the OA Monitor

Kate Byrne, Senior Product Manager and Ian Jones, Senior Developer Symplectic

10.45

Preparing for an RT2 Migration

Speaker: Kate Byrne, Symplectic
Client speaker: TBC

11.30 Break
11.50

The future of Elements reporting

Hear our clients give us feedback on planned new development in this area

Hosted by Symplectic

How successful are your OA activities?

How to use Elements, Dimensions and Altmetric to analyse your institution’s OA initiatives

Hosted by Altmetric, Dimensions and Symplectic

12.30 Lunch
1.30

Moving Beyond Excel: API workshop for Research Analysts

Learn how to use Python and Data Science tools over Dimensions, Altmetric and Elements

Workshop led by Simon Porter, Director of Innovation, Digital Science

Figshare Community workshop

Figshare Product Roadmap: New features & what’s next?

Figshare ongoing projects and more Figshare use case: A focus on Figshare implementation at Torrens

Figshare use case: A focus on Figshare integrations at La Trobe

 

4.00 Conference Close