SURF Research Week 10 – 12 May

Date and Time
Date(s) - 10/05/2022 - 12/05/2022
09:15 - 17:00
Jaarbeurs Mediaplaza (10 May), Online (11 & 12 May), Jaarbeursplein 6, Utrecht

SURF Research Week is the national conference that connects research, IT and innovation. The event will take place on 10, 11 and 12 May 2022. You can sign up for just 1 or 2 days, or for the full 3 days. It’s free! See here for more information about the speakers. You can sign up using the following links:

Tuesday 10 May

Wednesday 11 May

Thursday 12 May

3 days of inspiration

Tuesday 10 May will take place in Jaarbeurs MediaPlaza. This interactive day will be all about connection, knowledge exchange, and celebration.

On Wednesday 11 & Thursday 12 May, the programme will take place online. Take a deep dive into technology and science, with inspiring talks and use cases on the latest applications and technologies for research.

What to expect?

  • Discover current and future technologies that will help you push the boundaries of your research.
  • Connect with research communities, peers, and people from SURF.
  • Get inspired by prominent speakers.
  • Share your thoughts on hot topics such as secure data sharing, open science, artificial intelligence, or energy-efficient computing.
  • Find out who this year’s SURF Research Support Champions are.

Programme (Tuesday 10 May)

Location: Jaarbeurs Mediaplaza

09.15 Welcome and Registration

10.00 Opening with Jet de Ranitz, chairwomen of SURF’s executive board.

10.15 Talkshow: Let’s talk about boundaries. A SURF talkshow on open science & artificial intelligence

11.15 Break – networking & demos

12.00 Breakout Round 1

  • ‘Regie op Data’ – perspectives on data sovereignty and data management
  • The Impact of AI on Scientific Research
  • An Ecosystem for Sustainable Computational Sciences
  • Health & Social Research Infrastructures: 1+1=3
  • DCCs: Breaking Boundaries with Impact
  • Containers in the Cloud: An Intro to Modern Reproducible Research

13.00 Lunch

14.00 Breakout Round 2

  • The Confidential Data Sharing Experience
  • Visualize your Future
  • The Road to Sustainable IT for Research: Strategy, Vision & Policy
  • Research Support Websites 404
  • NES Thematic DCC Community launch
  • Snellius: Speeding up Scientific Discovery

15.00 Break – networking & demos

15.20 Announcing the SURF Research Support Champions

16.30 Closing

16.45 Drinks

Programma (Wednesday 11 May)

Location: online

9.30 How quantum computing will (not) impact your research

10.15 Break

10.45 Research Support: Meet the Champions

11.30 Break

12.00 Material learning: how can we compute as energy-efficient as the human brain?

12.45 Lunch break

14.00 How to Enable Citation for Your Software

14.45 Break

15.15 How to Tackle the GDPR “Monster”

16.00 Break

16.30 Innovation Ecosystems for High Performing Collaborations

17.15 End

Programme (Thursday 12 May)

Location: online

9.30 Digital Twin for the Win?

10.15 Break

10.45 Why do I need a software management plan?

11.30 Break

12.00 Can Software Reduce Energy Consumption in High-Performance Computing?

12.45 Lunch Break

14.00 The gold of the 21st century

14.45 Break

15.15 Towards Data-Driven Collaborations Using SURF Research Cloud

16.00 Break

16.30 Towards the Metaverse – breaking barriers by connecting human experiences

17.15 End


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