This year's Conference SRCE DEI 2022 will take place in Zagreb on 6th and 7th April 2022, as part of the national strategic project Croatian Scientific and Educational Cloud (HR-ZOO), co-financed by the European Union from the European Regional Development Fund.
The modern science and education system rely on advanced digital technology and services, but also on people who are using the technology and improve it. Inspired by this idea and the need for dialogue between all stakeholders, communities, and users of advanced digital technologies and services in science and higher education system, the main topics of the conference summarizes our goal to engage and create bridges with the community.
Three invited speakers, more than ten workshops, a series of lectures, discussions and round tables focused on building and maintaining modern e-infrastructure, digital education and advanced digital technologies are highlighted parts of the program of this year's conference.
We will also cover topics such as information infrastructure of science and higher education, open science and open education, advanced computing, artificial intelligence, new digital tools, and technologies in education, European Universities, virtual student cards and many others.
We are especially pleased to announce three invited speakers: Snježana Prijić-Samaržija, president of the Rector's Board of the Republic of Croatia and rector of University of Rijeka, professor Wim Van Petegem, KU Leuven, Belgium, Paolo Budroni, PhD, TU Vienna,Austria.
The central event of this year's conference is the Leaders' Forum, titled "E-infrastructure for science and higher education as we want it". During the forum, we will discuss with key people in higher education and science about the changes in the system, the challenges of digital transformation, the level of readiness for change, the possibilities and expectations from information technology, organizational issues in digital transformation, e-infrastructure and digital services.
Since the conference is part of the national strategic project Croatian Scientific and Educational Cloud (HR-ZOO), we will present the recent developments and plans regarding the project. In addition, and as a complementary activity to HR-ZOO project, we will present the current state in establishing the national open science cloud, the Croatian Open Science Cloud (HR-OOZ) Initiative, which aims to build a modern, high-quality, internationally relevant, and competitive science environment in Croatia based on the principles of open science, harmonized and connected with the European research area (ERA) and relevant European initiatives.
The official language of the conference is Croatian, but invited speakers from abroad will give their lectures in English.
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