Personal tools
You are here: Home Evan Events Workshop: Applying EVAN tookit in VA, medicine, industry
Document Actions

Workshop: Applying EVAN tookit in VA, medicine, industry

by Monika Tanzer last modified 2009-09-17 13:51
What Workshop
When 2009-09-21 09:30 to
2009-09-22 18:00
Where York, UK
Contact Name
Add event to calendar vCal

We will meet initially at Strada Restaurant at 7.15 for 7.30 on Sunday night where we will have the welcome dinner,12.56738&sspn=21.533138,23.686523&ie=UTF8&ll=53.959545,-1.080608&spn=0.018129,0.038495&z=15&iwloc=A



after that we meet Monday morning 9.00 at HYMS,-1.081295&sspn=0.072521,0.15398&ie=UTF8&z=16&iwloc=A


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

                        individual laptops/workstations


                        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

                         at 15.00


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 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

enquiries can be directed to