Registration is now open – DEPASS Training School April 2022 – Data collection, harmonisation, integrated & federated data analysis

By: Eco de Geus/Hidde van der Ploeg/Vilma Čingienė
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VUA)
The Netherlands/Lithuania
Registration is now open – DEPASS Training School April 2022 – Data collection, harmonisation, integrated & federated data analysis
 
 

DE-PASS Training School “State of the art in physical activity behaviour (PAB) data collection, research harmonisation, integrated and federated data analysis across multiple cohorts and countries”.

The Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam (VUA) and DE-PASS are now inviting members of WG4, the DE-PASS network and the related community to register for the Training School. Please now register for either: 1) the online keynote presentation/s only or 2) for the combined workshops and keynotes. The keynote presentations will be online Zoom events, while the workshops will be a face-to-face event at the VUA in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

1) Online Keynotes Presentations Only: You can register for one, two or all three online keynotes. Please indicate choice on the registration link. The online keynotes are open to all DE-PASS members and the related community. Details of each keynote are provided below.

Use following link to register for Keynote Presentations: https://brightelm.eventsair.com/de-pass-vua-training-school-april-2022/keynotepresentations

 

2) Practical Workshops and Keynotes: The practical workshops are targeted initially at members of WG4 and will be face-to-face events at VUA, extending across three days Monday 4th to 6th of April, 2022. The online attendance at the keynotes presentations is incorporated. A maximum of 25 participants can be accommodated. Travel and daily allowance expenses will be provided for these participants. Details of each practical workshop are provided below.

Use following link to register for Practical Workshops & Keynote Presentations: https://brightelm.eventsair.com/de-pass-vua-training-school-april-2022/workshopsandkeynotes

 

Training School Details:

The DE-PASS Training School (TS) extends across a three day period, and will be a live face to face event hosted by the VU Amsterdam (VUA, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam). The training school will involve three foci, online keynote presentations (1 hr), and associated practical workshops (~3 hrs). The dates for this event are Monday 4th April, 2022, beginning at 12:30 (CET), Tuesday 5th April and concluding Wednesday 6th April 14:30. The TS will specifically target and be tailored for members of WG4 (European Harmonisation of Data Collection) and facilitate the progression and completion of Deliverables 4.2, 4.4 and 4.5. The details of the keynotes and workshops are as follows:

Focus 1 – State of the art in PAB data collection

April 4thDay 1 Keynote Presentation: Jakob Tarp “How data harmonisation has advanced physical activity and health research”.

                 Day 1 Workshop:  Harmonising PAB data collection & analysis from an accelerometer/self-     report perspective (Part 1).

 

Focus 2 – Research harmonisation and designs: challenges and opportunities

April 5thDay 2 Keynote Presentation: Isabella Fortier “Data harmonization and integration across studies: The Maelstrom project.”

                 Day 2 Workshop:  Harmonising PAB data collection & analysis from an accelerometer/self-report perspective (Part 2).

 

Focus 3 – Integrated & Federated data analysis

April 6thDay 3 Keynote Presentation:  Tom Bishop “Federated analysis:  Take the analysis to the data, not the data to the analysis”

                  Day 3 Workshop:  Reading club discussion of papers on integrated data analysis, considering motivation & methodologies for performing integrated analysis e.g. DataSHIELD.

Please now register for this excellent TS! Any questions – contact via “DE-PASS Slack” or info@depass.eu.

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