1st NFDI4Energy Conference 2024

Conference 2024


The 1st NFDI4Energy conference "Bringing the community of energy research data management together" took place in the Leibnizhaus in Hanover on 20. - 21.02.2024. The conference was organized by these organizers. The whole program of the conference can be found below.


You can find more information on the presentations (incl. detailed schedule), the poster session and the market of consortia below the general schedule.

Friday, 16.2.2024

14:00 - 15:00 Pre-Conference online Networking Event for Women: https://kurzelinks.de/Vitello240217 (will be activated shortly before the networking event)

Monday, 19.2.2024

15:00 - 18:00 Workshop 1: Databus - A Semantic Metadata Catalog

Tuesday, 20.2.2024

8:30 - 9:00 Registration
9:00 - 12:00 Parallel Workshops:
Workshop 2: Making Energy System Research Interoperable With Ontologies (Leibnizsaal)
Workshop 3: How to Bring Research Data Management into the Field? (Karmarschraum)
Workshop 4: Research Software Engineering in Energy Research: Exploring Frameworks and Practices (Kerstingzimmer)
11:45 - 12:00 Registration
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 - 13:30 Start of the Conference:
Welcome regards by Prof. Dr. Astrid Nieße, Spokesperson of NFDI4Energy
Greetings by Prof. Dr. Joachim Schachtner, State Secretary in the Lower Saxony Ministry of Science and Culture
Greetings by Prof. Ralph Bruder, President of the Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg, applicant institution of NFDI4Energy
13:30 - 14:30 Keynote: "Data diversity for biodiversity – expectations and realities of building a national research data infrastructure in Germany" by Dr. Barbara Ebert (NFDI4Biodiversity): Slides
14:30 - 16:00 Poster Session 1+ Market of Consortia
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 - 17:30 Parallel Tracks A1 and B1
19:30 Conference Dinner: Ständige Vertretung: Aegidientorplatz 10, 30159 Hannover

Wednesday, 21.2.2024

8:30 - 9:00 Check-In
9:00 - 10:30 Parallel Tracks A2 and B2
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45 - 12:00 Poster Session 2
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch Break
13:00 - 14:00 Parallel Tracks A3 and B3
14:00 - 15:00 Parallel Tracks A4 and B4
15:00 - 15:30 Final Remarks
15:30 End of Conference

Presentation Tracks

The presentation tracks will be organized according to the following topics. The A and B sessions always take place in parallel.

Time Track A (Leibnizsaal) Track B (Karmarschraum, 1. floor)
Tuesday 16:30 - 17:30

A1: FAIR Infrastructure

B1: Energy System Modelling

Wednesday 9:00 - 10:30

A2: Knowledge Graphs

B2: Non-technical Requirements for FAIR

Wednesday 13:00 - 14:00

A3: Datasets I

B3: Best Practice for RDM

Wednesday 14:00 - 15:00

A4: Datasets II

B4: Simulation Approaches

Information for the Presenters

  • Each presentation slot will be 30 minutes long, which consists of 20 minutes of presentation time and 10 minutes for questions and discussion.
  • To keep schedule, these times are strictly enforced. Please stay in time.
  • We will provide you a link to drop your presentation (pdf or pptx).
  • We will provide a laptop for presenting.
  • For further quesions, please get in touch with us.

Poster Session

The poster session is divided into two timeslots taking place tuesday and wednesday.

Tuesday: 14:30 - 16:00

Wednesday: 10:45 - 12:00

Information for Poster Session Participants

  • The Posters should be in A0, there are no further layout or design requirements.
  • We do not provide a poster printing service, please print the poster yourself.
  • If you want to send the poster before the conference, you can do so by contacting us.
  • We will have a room to store your posters ready during the conference.
  • The poster sesson will be on both days, the participants are divided onto the two slots.
  • We will hold a 1-minute Madness to start the poster session off, in which you can present your topic shortly. The presentation will be verbally, there is no need to prepare slides.
  • For further quesions, please get in touch with us.

Market of Consortia

The Market of Consortia will offer the opportunity to discuss with members of other NFDI consortia and similar organizations regarding lessons learned, cooperation, etc.
The participating consortia and organizations will be:

Information for Market of Consortia Participants

  • If you want to send material before the start of the conference you can do so by contacting us.
  • We will have a room for you to store some material during the conference.
  • We have some standing desks for the materials, you probably have to share some of them.
  • We will provide a poster wall for one A0 poster.
  • You can bring rollups, but please keep to one rollup per consortia.
  • For further quesions, please get in touch with us.