Upcoming Events

May 2019

27th – 31 May IASSIST Conference
John Niland Scientia Building, University of New South Wales

The annual conference of the International Association for Social Science Information Services and Technology will be held at the University of New South Wales.

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June 2019

Tinker Hybrid Training

HASS DEVL will be hosting a hybrid training session on the 12th of June. The session will introduce the HASS DEVL Project, Tinker Workbench, and take participants through the tools and workflow possible with Tinker for Text Transcription and working with Text-based data. An open webinar will take place and any who would like to facilitate a session at their own institution are welcome to attend. Further details will be sent out via the Tinker Newsletter, or you can contact

July 2019

9-11th July Resbaz Brisbane
Queensland University of Technology

Registrations opening soon. Under construction website can be accessed here.

September 2019

10th – 12th September Resbaz Sydney

Sydney’s Research Bazaar is a low-cost, 3-day intensive festival and conference where researchers come together to up-skill in next generation digital research tools and scholarship. In the spirit of a marketplace or bazaar, ResBaz is a highly participatory event where researchers from many different disciplines can learn, share knowledge and skills, and have fun. Throughout 2019 ResBaz events will be held at a number of university campuses around the globe.

Registration opening soon. 

Past Events

May 2019

10th May DH Pathways Perth
9:00AM – 4:00PM Pawsey Exhibition Space, Pawsey Supercomputing Centre, Burvill Court Kensington, WA 6151

Don’t miss an opportunity to partake in an open discussion around the Digital Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences landscape in Australia and beyond!

Taking place in the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre in Perth, this event will feature a Keynote presentation by Dr Tully Barnett, and the following forums:

  • Digital Research and Knowledge landscape for Western Australia
  • Digitisation and Transformative Technology: The latest from institutions, collections, and researchers
  • Jupyter Notebooks ‘Show & Tell’, presented by AARNet
  • National Research Initiatives for Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
  • What’s next for DH and summarising comments

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March 2019

14th March cardiParty 2019.03 Sydney – Liz Stokes @ SLNSW
6:30PM State Library NSW – Macquarie Room
Join us at this GLAMSLAM Fringe event for a special one-off (maybe) cardiParty hosted by founders Justine Hanna and Hugh Rundle and featuring guest speaker Liz Stokes from the Australian Research Data Commons.

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15th March GLAMSLAM 2019 Sydney
9:00AM – 5:30PM Metcalfe Auditorium, State Library of New South Wales

The Australian Centre for Public History will be hosting GLAMSLAM in partnership with the State Library of NSW on March 15, 2019 at the State Library.

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15th March Melbourne Open Research Network meets Tinker
3:00PM – 5:00PM University of Melbourne

Informal: No powerpoints. No minutes. Just stories. A double session with two great topics.

This extended Informal will cover:

  • The recently formed Melbourne Open Research Network (@MelbOpenRes) (3.00pm)
  • The Tinker Digital Humanities online workspace (4.00pm).

Greg D’arcy Informatics Specialist, Unimelb SCIP and Tyne Sumner, Senior Research Community Coordinator, Unimelb Research Platforms will host and showcasing the newly developed Tinker HASS (Humanities and Social Sciences) Digital Humanities (Virtual Lab) Studio, including:

  • Outlining their plans to promote Tinker through community leaders and training
  • What the HASS community feedback has been so far
  • A demo of their HASS tools, and some of the challenges supporting digital research platforms in the HASS space.

18th March Webinar: Adopt, adapt, reuse: sharing and reusing outputs from ARDC funded Domain projects.

To find out more information on ecocloud or Tinker or have a play in their environments, or join our upcoming webinar series: Adopt, adapt, reuse: sharing and reusing outputs from ARDC funded Domain projects. This webinar series aims to provide a platform for the funded RDC/DEVL projects to show each other their outputs and reuse potential.  

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27th – 29th March DARIAH Beyond Europe Canberra

An Australia-Europe knowledge exchange, convened by the Academy with the Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) and the European Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities initiative (DARIAH), this event will explore new horizons for data-driven humanities and arts research, digital cultural collections and research infrastructure.

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April 2019
10th – 11th April
VALA Tech Camp 2019
The Angliss Conference Centre, Level 5, 555 La Trobe Street, Melbourne

Returning to Melbourne in April 2019, VALA Tech Camp 2019 is an intensive, active, hands-on learning and sharing experience run for and by the people who code, build, teach and maintain technology for libraries and collections. The 2-day program features hands-on Workshops and Short Talk presentations.Camp registrations are strictly limited, with a maximum number of 100 places available.

Register here