Sydney, sun & IASSIST

Published by Katy McHugh on

The wonderful city of Sydney was recently host to the annual conference of the International Association for Social Science Information Services and Technology (IASSIST). Over 5 days at the John Niland Scientia Building at the University of New South Wales, scholars, eResearch specialists, librarians, and other community members came together to discuss all things digital in the Social Sciences fields. 

The HASS DEVL project had a broad presence at the conference, featuring in panels on leadership in HASS, data curation, community building and infrastructure. 

Dr Tyne Sumner delivered a paper on Building Champions for the Community: a Train the Trainer Model for Digital Research in Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences and project partner Ingrid Mason from AARNet spoke on the topic of A Data Curation Framework for Humanities, Arts and Social Science Research in Australia.

The impressively detailed conference schedule and paper abstracts are viewable here.