4th Sickle Cell Disease Ontology Workshop, 04 - 08 November 2019, Cape Town, South Africa

The workshop will bring together SCD and ontology experts from around the globe with the aim of facilitating collaborative retrospective and prospective studies using the SCDO.
The main objectives of the workshop are to:
a) Recruit a cohort of SickleInAfrica Fellows
b) Improve study design, data analyses and scientific writing skills of SickleInAfrica Fellows.
c) Establish research networks which will focus on multi-site retrospective research, pilot cohort/clinical trials and other research studies which make use of the SCDO
d) Increase SPAN membership - workshop participants will be encouraged to join SPAN
Prerequisites include:
Willingness to pool SCD data for multi-site retrospective research
Have a Big Data Analytics Fellow from your group willing to be part of this initiative (preferably pre-PhD) - optional
Willingness to collaborate in a multi-site prospective research study.
Identify a funding call you are willing to apply for as part of a collaborative network for a prospective research study
Please complete the form below so we can capture your responses. https://sadacc.org/scd-registry-form

Event Theme/Subject Category: 
Data handling
Ontologies, nomenclature and classification
Professional Development Skills
Research Operational Skills
Coordinator's name: 
Victoria Nembaware
Coordinator's email address : 
Name of Venue, Institute: 
Southern Sun Hotel, Newlands
City of Venue: 
Cape Town
Country of Venue: 
South Africa
Organisers/Organizing Body: 
Dates of Event: 
Monday, November 4, 2019 - 09:00 to Friday, November 8, 2019 - 14:30
Eligibility & Application Instructions: 
Extra information: 
If you do not meet all the pre-requisites please contact the coordinator to discuss.
Targeted Learning Outcomes: 
See above
SickleInAfrica Project/PI/Working Group: