Day Zero AARNet Workshop #2
from 2 to 4:30pm

AARNet - Data handling, network know-how & problem solving

AARNet is the VALA Tech Camp 2017 Tech Partner – which means nothing happens without them, including Day 0. We are chuffed that AARNet has also come on board to support our Workshop program, and will be offering some hands on for network speed testing and problem solving on data movement based on digitisation workflows.

Your Presenter: Ingrid Mason

Who Should Attend: those with some knowledge of or practice in digital collection management, digitisation, or research data management, and an interest in tools and techniques that support data and technology intensive workflows.

What You Must Do: before the Workshop, you’ll need to test the speed (download and upload) of the broadband connections at home, at work or on the go with a speed test tool provided locally e.g. iinet, Telstra, Optus and record the device used, e.g. laptop or desktop computer, phone or tablet. We’ll send more instructions about this nearer to the event.

The IP the participants will be using in the workshop is: https://cloudstor.aarnet.edu.au.

Requests for access to a CloudStor group to go to: Cloudstor@aarnet.edu.au and copied to me: Ingrid.mason@aarnet.edu.au with the statement in the email: “I would like to share this sub folder: “VALA Tech Camp 2017” in the group drive that belongs to Ingrid Mason (AARNet eResearch), and I am one of the VALA Tech Camp workshop participants.”

This instruction goes for workshop participants with AAF (Australian Access Federation) credentials enabled through their institution (mostly universities) and those without AAF credentials (please could participants declare if they have AAF credentials or not).

Please could workshop participants have their user account set up step completed well before the workshop and please confirm with Ingrid Mason that they have logged in.

Your Workshop Facilitator

Ingrid is a self-professed metadata nerd and technologist, who has found a work-space that satisfies her interests in culture, the humanities, semantics and the web. She has a background in digital cultural heritage (digital collection and preservation) and enabling discovery and interoperability across galleries, libraries, archives, and museums (the GLAM sector) - and - in providing eResearch support services for humanities, arts and social sciences including research data management and software development.

You Must Register: attendance is free to Tech Camp delegates, but online registration is essential and numbers are strictly limited. First in, best dressed with only 25 spaces available.


View the workshop presentation slides HERE.

See HERE for Scenario 1: Many Data Sources

See HERE for Scenario 2: Data Source is Growing



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