Conference DTL Communities@Work 2018

Date: 02 OCT 2018 

On October 2nd 2018 the DTL Communities@Work conference takes place in Utrecht for all professionals working in de fields of life science and data science. DTL Communities@Work will offer an environment to convene and seed tangible collaborations on issues of FAIR data stewardship, data & ICT service infrastructures, data modelling & analysis.

02 Oct 2018
Jaarbeurs, Media Plaza Utrecht
100,- excl. btw (free for people employed by a DTL Partner organisation, see website)
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The conference will feature interactive workshops organised in close collaboration with DTL partner communities on topics such as:

  • Learning from distributed data in Personal Health Train & Farm Data Train
  • Modelling the Human Metabolism
  • Designing a data services infrastructure for X-Omics projects and the Million European Genomes Alliance
  • Research Data Management in practice; from burden to benefit
  • Towards an informatics roadmap for biodiversity research
  • Machine learning in life science research
  • How to make research software FAIR
  • Building a training curriculum for FAIR Data Stewardship
  • Access to public funding for (inter)national collaboration

For who?

Professionals working in de fields of life science and data science.


  • International keynote speaker C. Titus Brown (University of California, Davis) will speak about the NIH Data Commons: a vision to support sustainable and innovative knowledge production from the biomedical community. 
  • Second keynote speaker and full programme to be announced on the event website.
  • Registration is required. 

More information on DTL

DTL offers an open platform to connect with other life science professionals – scientists, technical experts, data experts, trainers, entrepreneurs, and policy makers – and improve your research and innovation by jointly building life science data solutions. SURF is one of the public-private partners. 

Latest modifications 16 Jul 2018