The retrospective section lists meetings, seminars and workshops that SURF organised in the past. Please, use the filters on the left-hand side to refine your search. Visit the agenda for an overview of upcoming meetings.

  • 01 Dec 2017

    Workshop Working on Data Stewardship? Meet your Peers!

    Event - LCRDM and UKB working group Research Data (in collaboration with SURFacademy) organized the second edition of the networking meeting for colleagues working in the new data professions. During the meeting, participants got to know each other and learned from each other’s experiences.

  • 23 Nov 2017

    Connecting Virtual Research Environments and Large Scale Compute Resources

    Event - On November 23rd, 2017 the SIG Compute Resources for Life Science Research organizes a seminar to explore the state of the art in using compute resources from within Virtual Research Environments. Participants are presented with results from academic and practical perspectives. 

  • 03 Oct 2017

    Workshop Working on data stewardship? Meet your peers!

    Event - SURFacademy, in collaboration with LCRDM and UKB working group Research Data, are organizing this networking meeting for colleagues working in the new data professions. During the meeting, participants will get to know each other and learn from each other’s experiences.

  • 28 Mar 2017

    Seminar Video content in higher education: new models for licensing and service innovation

    Event - The Special Interest Group Media & Education organized a SURFacademy-seminar on March 28th about video content: which platforms are available (both commercial and free) and which licensing models apply?’ Also we discussed the added value of commercial content as compared to open video material in higher education.

  • 15 Mar 2017

    Workshop SIG - Compute Resources for Life Science Research (CRLS)

    Event - In the Special Interest Group (SIG) Compute Resources for Life Science Research (CRLS) we shared lessons learned and best practices, and discussed requirements, used cases and models to scale out or federate compute resources and data processing workflows.

  • 30 Jan 2017 tot en met 01 Feb 2017

    Workshop on Cloud Services for Synchronisation and Sharing (CS3)

    Event - Cloud services capable to synchronise, share and interact with growing data volumes are becoming the keystones of new ways to do research. The 3rd CS3 Workshop reviewed the state-of-the-art about cloud services with key actors in an international community.

  • 15 Dec 2016

    SURFsara Super D Event

    Event - The annual SURFsara Super D Event on Thursday, 15 December 2016, brought together more than 180 researchers and ICT specialists. The purpose of the day was to provide researchers a platform, and to show how technology can support science.

  • 01 Dec 2016

    Seminar The Making of.. Research Data Management Policy

    Event - On 1 December, the UKB Working Group Research Data, the National Coordination Point Research Data Management, together with SURFacademy, organized the seminar The Making of... Research Data Management Policy. The goal of this seminar was too share ideas and improving of collaboration on Research Data Management Policy development.

  • 23 Nov 2016

    SIG meeting Compute Resources for Life Science Research

    Event - On 23 November 2016, the fourth special interest group meeting 'Compute Resources for Life Science Research' (CRLS) took place. This special interest group (SIG) was initiated in January 2015 to discuss requirements, use cases and models to scale out compute resources.

  • 16 Nov 2016

    Seminar Altmetrics for research evaluation… or not?

    Event - Wednesday November 16th 2016, experts in altmetrics gathered to discuss about this topic and how altmetrics can support Open Science. Several providers with different kind of altmetric tools provided practical solutions and presented use cases.

  • 10 Nov 2016

    SURF Research Boot Camp

    Event - Have you ever wondered how ICT can boost your research? Discover new possibilities and do more with your data. On Thursday 10 November 2016, SURFacademy, Delft University of Technology and partners provided a full day of Research ICT training for researchers and research support staff.

  • 03 Oct 2016

    Hands-on Python Booster Session

    Event - On 3 October, together with DataComputing, SURFacademy organised a one-day Python Session. This training has been designed to introduce researchers to Python. Practical applications of this programming language were reviewed and typical programming situations were used to practise with.

  • 03 Sep 2016

    Workshop Scalable data analysis with Apache Spark and Hadoop

    Event - On 3-7 September 2016, the Dutch Techcentre for Life Sciences, the BioSB research school and ELIXIR jointly organised the fifteenth edition of the European Conference on Computational Biology (ECCB 2016). During the conference, SURFsara provided a workshop on Apache Spark and Hadoop.

  • 29 Aug 2016 tot en met 01 Sep 2016


    Event - On 29 August-1 September, SURFsara, the VU and UvA organised the 4th international ICT for Sustainability conference (ICT4S) in Amsterdam. The conference offered different workshops, paper presentations, open sessions and keynotes on the latest research in the field of ICT and sustainability. Watch the aftermovie and download the presentations.

  • 04 Jul 2016 tot en met 05 Jul 2016

    Workshop OpenConext

    Event - OpenConext is an open source collaboration management platform. It makes make collaboration easier for users in research and education. This workshop on 4 and 5 July 2016 was the starting place for getting to know OpenConext, its technologies, use cases, the code itself and all other OpenConext project and OpenConext community related information.