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CEPLAS ARC Trainings – Spring 2024

last updated at 2024-03-06 About

This workshop demonstrates the ARC concept and introduces the DataPLANT tools and services ARCitect, SWATE and DataHUB. In the hands-on sessions (full-day workshop only) you learn how to build a first ARC for your own research project and annotate the data in your ARC.

Organizers Registration

➡️ Please register latest two weeks before the workshop date.
💡 Maximum 12 participants per session.



  • First few steps into the ARC ecosystem
  • Move existing datasets into ARCs
  • Share them via the DataHUB
  • Annotate them with metadata
Dates and Locations
Date Type Time Location Room
03.04.2024 (Wed) Full-day 09:00 - 17:00 HHU ZSL 22.07, Room U1.21
04.04.2024 (Thu) Full-day 09:00 - 17:00 HHU ZSL 22.07, Room U1.21
11.04.2024 (Thu) ⭐ Half-day 09:00 - 13:00 HHU 26.24.U1.018
18.04.2024 (Thu) ⭐ Full-day 09:00 - 17:00 HHU
25.04.2024 (Thu) Full-day 09:00 - 17:00 UoC Biozentrum, Bldg 304, Room 1.007
26.04.2024 (Fri) Half-day 09:00 - 12:00 UoC Biozentrum, Bldg 304, Room 1.007
30.04.2024 (Tue) ⭐ Full-day 09:00 - 17:00 HHU 22.07.U1.025
23.05.2024 (Thu) Full-day 09:00 - 17:00 HHU ZSL 22.07, Room U1.25
24.05.2024 (Fri) Half-day 09:00 - 12:00 HHU ZSL 22.07, Room U1.21

⭐ Workshop with MibiNet. See details and registration here

Tentative agenda

We will mostly introduce concepts and tools in the mornings (half-day and full-day). The afternoons (full-day only) focus on interactive parts. Here you have the chance to use the tools with your own data while we are there to help.

Time Topics
09:00 - 09:15 Welcome, Intro RDM and NFDI
09:15 - 09:30 Overview DataPLANT, and DataPLANT Tool chain
09:30 - 10:15 Demo ARCitect and DataHUB
10:15 - 10:30 Short break
10:30 - 11:45 Demo Metadata annotation with SWATE
11:45 - 12:00 Q & A
Full-day (continues half-day)
Time Topics
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch break
13:00 - 15:00 Hands-on ARCitect, DataHUB and Swate
15:00 - 15:15 Short break
15:15 - 16:30 Create your own ARC
16:30 - 17:00 Q & A and wrap-up
Checklist for participants (full-day)

Please prepare the following before the workshop.

💡 Not all installations are perfectly straight-forward. We will be available half an hour before the workshops to help you get your machine up and running.

Continuous support

Data managers in Düsseldorf, Cologne, Jülich and close by (CEPLAS, MibiNet, TRR341) offer ad hoc support, see details here.

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