6 March 2019

Interim TC19 Program

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Camp Program

TIME WHAT'S ON?
9.45-10.30ARRIVAL AND REGISTRATION Level 5 Foyer
Coffee and light refreshments

Collect your TC19 Tshirts and stickers (supplied by AARNet)
Tech Check – Need to check your tech? Meet with the support crew from TC19, AARNet and William Angliss Room: Level 5 Docklands
10.30-10.40WELCOME Level 5 Auditorium
Welcome, housekeeping and introductions - Hugh Rundle, TC19 Camp Leader
Welcome To Melbourne - Cr Jackie Watts, City of Melbourne
10.40-12.00SHORT TALKS Level 5 Auditorium
20-minute Short Talks followed by 20-minutes Panel Q&A. MC - Ebe Kartus
10.40T#1: Historical Maps, Art and GeoData - Speaker: Katrina Grant, Australian National University

Geodata’s just used in the sciences, right? Think again! Geographic Information Systems (GIS) can be used to bring new perspectives on what it is to be human.

11.00T#2: APIs - Speaker: Tim Sherratt, University of Canberra

More and more library software are using APIs. What are APIs? How do they talk between your systems and the library vendors system? How could you use them? Are they the solution to some of your library system issues?

11.20T#3: Regex - Speaker: Melissa Parent, State Library of Victoria

Regex is a fancy way to match patterns and find and replace. How can Regex be used to make changes to bibliographic records that are not possible in our current systems?

11.40Panel Q&A
Facilitated by: Camp Leader
12.00-13.30LUNCH OUT (YOUR CHOICE) - STRETCH YOUR LEGS, LOAD UP ON CAFFEINE, NETWORK
See our list of recommended local eateries
13.00-13.30
Tech Check – Need to check your tech? Meet with the support crew from TC19 and AARNet
Room: Level 5 Docklands
WORKSHOPS
3-hour Workshops in 3 streams, including 60-minutes applying new skills to a project
13.30-16.30 WORKSHOP STREAM –
THE NAVIGATOR
Room: Level 5 Docklands 5.18
WORKSHOP STREAM –
THE STORYTELLER
Room: Level 5 Flagstaff 5.26 & 5.27
WORKSHOP STREAM –
THE ENGINEER
Room: Level 5 Auditorium
13.30-15.30W#1: Introduction to the Command Line
Presented by: Hugh Rundle (CAVAL)
W#2: Cleaning Data with Open Refine
Presented by: Alissa McCulloch
W#3: Introduction to programming with Python
Presented by: Clinton Roy
13.30Learn how to control your computer from the command line, why it’s important, and what those ‘helpful’ Stack Overflow people mean when they say you “simply need to make sure /usr/bin is in your $PATH and you won’t need to sudo”.Do you dream of fixing decades of data inconsistencies in a single afternoon? Need to bulk-change that offensive subject heading? It can be done! Learn how Open Refine can help you clean your data quickly and easily without giving you a migraine.Python is a versatile and popular programming language. It’s used in web applications, scientific computing and even in some library systems. In this session we’ll be using Python to give a gentle introduction to programming.
15.30
Work on a project using the skills just learnedWork on a project using the skills just learnedWork on a project using the skills just learned
16.30-17.30
HAPPY HOUR Level 5 Foyer
Cash Bar
Join Camp Leaders and colleagues for Happy Hour. Cheese, biscuits and fruit platters provided.