Events

28

September

2016

This meeting brought together several members of universities and research centres to kick-off the activities of the “Training” platform of the Belgian ELIXIR node. The objectives of this meeting…
The Belgian Science Policy Office (BELSPO), Louizalaan 231, Brussels

9

February

2017

The morning session of the event covered a data management workshop specifically for researchers. Experts in data handling introduced the concept of FAIR data, illustrated data…
VIB-UGent Center for Plant Systems Biology, Technologiepark 71, Zwijnaarde

29

September

2017

In September 2017, Flanders and Walloon Metabolomics groups organized the first Belgian Metabolomics Day. The purpose of this meeting was to get to know each others research…
Instituut voor Landbouw-, Visserij- en Voedingsonderzoek (ILVO) Caritasstraat 39, Melle

9-10

October

2017

Microbiome, Food and Nutrition datasets have expanded rapidly in recent years, following advances in DNA sequencing and the rise of shotgun metagenomics and metabolomics. To help companies access…
KVS - Brussels City Theatre, Lakensestraat 146, Brussels

18

June

2018

Apart from our academic partners, Belgian research institutes active in life-sciences are also important stakeholders in ELIXIR Belgium. Members of these organisations generate…
VIB-UGent Center for Plant Systems Biology, Technologiepark 71, Zwijnaarde

28-30

January

2019

ELIXIR Belgium is hosting the ELIXIR Tools Platform F2F meeting in Ghent. The meeting covers the general Tools Platform member’s discussion for the new ELIXIR Scientific Program, the collaboration…
VIB-UGent Center for Plant Systems Biology, Technologiepark 71, Zwijnaarde

5

June

2019

Research Infrastructures (such as ESFRI’s) are characterized by the very significant data volumes they generate and handle but the research data landscape is still fragmented. The European Open…
Herman Teirlinck Builling 01.43 Toots Thielemans, Havenlaan 88, Brussels

11-12

June

2019

FAIRDOM has been identified as a promising platform to capture data and metadata, and is also gaining considerable traction across ELIXIR Europe. By deploying…
VIB-UGent Center for Plant Systems Biology, Technologiepark 71, Zwijnaarde

4-5

September

2019

The Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) acts as a consultative body to provide recommendations to the Belgian ELIXIR Node on technical, organizational and strategic matters. During this first meeting…
VIB-UGent Center for Plant Systems Biology, Technologiepark 71, Zwijnaarde

16

September

2019

After the successful launch of ELIXIR Belgium in 2017, the first ELIXIR Belgium All Hands Meeting was held on 16 September 2019 in Brussels. The aim of the event was to bring together all…
KVAB - Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts Palace of the Academies, Rue Ducale 1, Brussels

12

December

2019

This community event gathered all relevant players in the field of Research Data Management in Belgium.
Park Inn Brussels Midi, Place Marcel Broodthaers 3, Brussels

28

February

2020

Open Science and Open Data initiatives are currently high on many agendas (e.g. EOSC, FOSB). The implementation of these initiatives rely heavily on the infrastructure and services present. As…
Flanders Marine Institute InnovOcean site Wandelaarkaai 7 (entrance: warehouse 48), Ostend

3

December

2020

This one-day online event is dedicated to research software and research software developers and aims to improve software used for scientific research and share experiences. The day is…
Online

20-24

Jan/Feb

2021

In a series of six webinar sessions, experts from ELIXIR and the global Galaxy community from the US, Australia and Europe will demonstrate how open access and open science are fundamental for…
Online

10-12

March

2021

The innovation and SME event for the Agritech sector took place from 10 to 12 March 2021. Participants were immersed in a world of data-driven innovation, with a mix of high-level keynote…
Online

17-18

June

2021

On June 17-18 2021, the Helis Academy, with Data Analysis and Data Stewardship as one…
Online

28-10

Jun/Jul

2021

The 2021 Galaxy Community Conference (GCC2021) will be held online from 28 June to 10 July 2021. Having the event in a virtual format presents many challenges, but also offers opportunities for…
Online

1

December

2021

The global COVID-19 pandemic has demonstrated the need for rapid and open data exchange to accelerate scientific research. To address this, the European Commission and EMBL's European…

18

May

2022

We are pleased to invite you for the third ELIXIR Belgium meeting which takes place on 18 May 2022 in Brussels. More than ever we aim to bring together people,…
Koninklijke Vlaamse Schouwburg, Arduinkaai 7, Brussels

24-25

May

2022

This conference will allow you to explore and discuss the opportunities and strengths related to biodiversity informatics and open data & open science, to learn about Belgian research projects…
Royal Museum for Central Africa, Leuvensesteenweg 13, Tervuren

31

May

2022

The objective of this workshop is to present and share existing solutions to sensitive data analysis using federated systems or secure research environments.
Online

27

October

2022

Vrije Universiteit Brussel, ELIXIR Belgium and the Interuniversity Institute for Bioinformatics in Brussels welcomes for the first time in Brussels the NSBM Fall Meeting.
VUB, Boulevard General Jacques 271, Brussels

13-15

March

2023

A Contentathon with intensive interaction between IDTk editors and contributors.
Monasterium PoortAckere, Oude Houtlei 56, Gent

3-4

May

2023

On 3 - 4 May 2023, the Antwerp Unit for Data Analysis and Computation in Immunology and Sequencing (AUDACIS) will organize ATCR23: The third Antwerp T-cell receptors (TCR) meeting where…
Room S.R.231, Antwerp University City Campus, Prinsstraat 13, Antwerp

22-24

May

2023

A Contentathon with intensive interaction between RDMkit editors and contributors.
Monasterium PoortAckere, Oude Houtlei 56, Gent

23-24

October

2023

At this year's ELIXIR national meeting, we will showcase the variety of services in our portfolio with scientists illustrating how the services facilitate their…
Muziekcentrum De Bijloke, Gent
    14 March 2024

Learning to Code with Dodona: A Webinar for Educators

Discover how Dodona (https://dodona.be/en) can enhance your programming, statistics…

Online
    25-26 March 2024

Empowering Biodiversity Research III

The Benelux Biodiversity Informatics community and partners, including Elixir Belgium, are pleased to invite you to the Empowering Biodiversity Research III conference, taking place on 25 and 26…

Naturalis, Leiden, The Netherlands
    23 April 2024

Big Data for Health & Care - "The Arisal of Data Spaces"

The term data space has gained a lot of traction lately, specifically with the upcoming European Health Data Space legislation. The definition of data space is still under discussion. However,…

Corda Campus, Hasselt
    10-12 June 2024

ELIXIR All Hands 2024

The ELIXIR All Hands meeting is an annual event that brings together members of the ELIXIR community. The goal of the event is to review ELIXIR’s achievements and activities so far, and discuss…

Uppsala, Sweden
    1-31 Jul/Dec 2024

Stay tuned for more events!

Connect with a variety of people in the ELIXIR network at our events and always find someone with the experience or knowledge that you need. Or just be inspired by the topics we present.
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Keep in touch and we hope to see you soon!