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Conference and convention

The aim of the E-Science Days 2017 is to provide an environment in which interested persons can exchange knowledge about Research Data Management (RDM). The schedule of events includes several conference sessions and activities over the course of two days.


Conference talks

Workshops and tutorials

Panel discussion

Financing Research Data Management: Between Basic Infrastructure and Project Funding

The digital transformation in science opens various new questions in organising and financing a digital infrastructure. Amongst others they relate to new digital research methods and publication channels, furthermore collaborative networking of science and IT infrastructure as well as training for a digitized research. Against the background of these digital developments and the recommendations from 2016 of the German Council for Scientific Information Infrastructures, the panel discussion addresses new ways, how research funding can improve the sustainability of research data in the future.

Addressing these topics, a panel discussion will be held within the scope of the E-Science Days with representatives from both academia and politics. We are pleased to announce the following speakers for the panel discussion:

Dr. Jana Hoffmann, Museum für Naturkunde Leibniz-Institut für Evolutions- und Biodiversitätsforschung

Dr. Veit Probst, Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg

Prof. Dr. med. Otto Rienhoff, Rat für Informationsinfrastruktur

Prof. Dr. Joachim Schachtner, Präsidium Universität Marburg

Dr. Stefan Winkler-Nees, DFG

Moderator: Dr. Frank Stäudner, Zentrum für Wissenschaftsmanagement e.V.


Key institutions and infrastructure facilities present their services and latest developments in the area of E-Science and RDM. Researchers have the opportunity to discuss their questions with the various experts present at the conference.

The following institutions will be represented at the E-Science-Days 2017:

Poster session

Current E-Science projects present their developments in a poster session. An overview on the projects of the E-Science initiative is given on

Please find the poster publications on heiDOK.

Conference Dinner

The participants are cordially invited to the conference dinner in the restaurant Zum Güldenen Schaf on 03-16-2017 at 7.00 pm. The restaurant is in short walking distance to the conference venue.