Workshop: Applying EVAN tookit in VA, medicine, industry
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We will meet initially at Strada Restaurant at 7.15 for 7.30 on Sunday night where we will have the welcome dinner
after that we meet Monday morning 9.00 at HYMS
which is at the top of ‘Swards Way’ visible if you follow the preceding link
Evan workshop: Applying the EVAN toolkit in VA, medicine, industry 21-22 September 2009.
HYMS, University of York, England.
This workshop will provide tutorials and hands on experience of, the new EVAN toolkit.
The workshop will run from 9.30 Monday 21 to 6pm Tuesday 22 September, 2009.
The meeting will be on the ground floor of HYMS building. Lectures in the Multifunction Laboratory and group work in the student class rooms adjacent.
YOU SHOULD BRING A LAPTOP, the most powerful you have and you may want to bring some of your own data to try it out in the toolkit.
SUN Sept 20
19:00 Welcome Dinner. Strada; 75 Low Petergate
York, YO1 7HY.
MON Sept 21
09.00 Coffee and registration
09:30 - 09:45 Paul O’Higgins
09:45 - 10:15 Roger Phillips and Paul O’Higgins
Overview, history, design philosophy,
guide to handouts and web-enabled
10.15 – 10.45 Refreshments and walk round resources, troubleshoot
installations of software
10:45 - 12:30 Fred Bookstein
Demonstration with imitation on
1. preloaded demos
2. building from scratch
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch and troubleshooting
13:30 - 13:45 The afternoon’s task; Building analytical networks,
importing and exporting data, filtering and grouping data.
13:30 – 16.30 Small group work on the task, coffee and drinks available
16:30 - 17:30 Review of day's highs and lows,
19:30 Dinner: Loch Fyne Restaurant (cash bar). Foss Bridge House
Walmgate, York, YO1 9TJ
TUES Sept 22
09:00 – 09:30 Coffee
09:30 – 11.15 The morning’s task; Visualisation of
analysis results using 3d graphics and plots
11:15 - 11:45 Coffee, refreshments, upload examples of generated
networks to master PC.
11:45 - 12:30 Reconvene in main room to review progress and issues.
12:30 - 13:15 Lunch.
13:15 - 15:30 The afternoon’s task; Landmarking, using the R
tool and other advanced features.
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee, refreshments
16:00 – 17.00 Small groups: list strengths and weaknesses
17:00 - 18:00 Feedback from small groups and brainstorm with
toolbuilders about next release(s).
19:30 Dinner: Saffron Desai Restaurant (cash bar). 105-107
Micklegate York, YO1 6LB
Download agenda: here
The workshop will be held in the Hull York Medical School at the University of York
Registration will be limited to past and present EVAN Fellows and SICs because of space limitations.
You are advised to bring your own laptop on which you can install and run the
tookit. If your laptop is not up to it or you just don’t have one, we will provide a
limited number of desk top PCs for use during the workshop.
We need to gauge numbers so please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org if you intend to come.
Deadline for registration: 13th August 2009.
You will need to plan travel and accommodation. Details of both are available here:
Additionally, accommodation is available on the University of York campus on a first
come first served basis.
All rooms are charged per night on a Bed and Breakfast basis at the following prices:
Single room £45.50
Twin room £79.50 double occupancy or £59.50 single occupancy
Double room £80.00 double occupancy or £60 single occupancy
Bookings can be made by telephoning +44 (0)1904 328432 or alternatively email
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