Conference 2021

DataSHIELD Conference (Online) 10-11 November 2021

The DataSHIELD Advisory Board are organising a two day conference to be held on 10-11 November 2021. This will look to the past, present and future of DataSHIELD and the community, showcasing achievements from the first ten years, highlighting scientific advances that privacy protected distributed analysis has helped facilitate, and providing tasters of new community developments, functionality, and applications.

The Conference will take place online and is kindly sponsored by the ATHLETE project.  

This conference is suitable for anyone interested in using or applying the DataSHIELD software, in particular:

  • those that are unfamiliar with DataSHIELD, or that may have a new application for DataSHIELD
  • current DataSHIELD users- including researchers and developers
  • those developing new statistical methodology, functionality or infrastructure for DataSHIELD.

Please submit your abstracts using the form below: 

Registration

Please note that you will need to register with the email address of your eventbrite account to access the conference content pages. If you register with a different email address to that on your eventbrite account, you will not have access to the conference stream or content.

Register to attend the Conference (Eventbrite) - the conference will be accessed via a Zoom link (made available to delegates registered via the eventbrite page)

Social Media: #Datashield2021

Draft Agenda (all times GMT)

Day 1

09:30 - Break out room for coffee chat
 
10:00 - Welcome, house rules etc.
 
10:10 - Introduction to DataSHIELD 
 
ELSI SECTION
 
10:40 - Session 2 - GDPR
 
11:10 - BREAK
 
11:30 - Session 3 - data controller's point of view
 
12:00 - Session 4 - panel discussion
 
12:30 - LUNCH BREAK
  
USE CASES / Technical - mixed up!
 
13:30 - Poster session 
 
4 x 15 minutes or 3 x 20 minutes
(speakers rotate 'rooms')
 
14:30 - BREAK
 
14:45 - Session 5
 
15:15 - Session 6
 
15:45 - Closing remarks, day 1
 
16:00 - FINISH

Day 2

10:00 - Welcome back
 
10:10 - Session 7
 
10:40 - Session 8
 
11:10 - BREAK
 
11:30 - Poster session 2
 
12:30 - LUNCH
 
13:30 - Keynote - reflections on the past?
 
14:00 - Keynote - looking to the future
 
14:30 - BREAK
 
14:45 - Advisory Board presentation (20 minute max presentation followed by discussion)
 
15:45 - Vote / future / PRIZES
 
16:00 - CLOSE