European User Day 2023

Registration is now open for the Symplectic European User Day 2023. We hope you’ll join us to celebrate Symplectic’s 20th anniversary year, learn more about the latest functionality in Symplectic Elements, and meet and learn from colleagues.


All clients are welcome; if you have not yet received an invite and would like to attend, please get in touch via the form below.

Date: 4 July, 2023

Location: London 



*All times are in British Summer Time (London, GMT+1)


09:00 Arrivals
09:30 Welcome & Housekeeping
09:40 Company Update Jonathan Breeze, CEO
10:25 Symplectic Elements: Update from our product team Kate Byrne, VP Product
11:25 Morning Break
11:45 Redesigning Groups: Managing and showcasing internal organisation structures Sam Gibbons-Frendo, Product Manager
12:15 Client Stories: Implementing Discovery as an expertise search solution David Saunders, Research Information Analyst, University of Oxford
Martin Carrolchick, Research Information Officer, University of Oxford
12:30 Discovery Search: Helping people find your experts Kate Byrne, VP Product
Lulu Yang, Senior UX Designer
13:00 Lunch
13:45 Beyond Journal Articles: Considerations in making a wide range of research outputs openly available Claire Turner, SVP Commercial – Research Workflows
14:15 Client Stories: Integrating Elements with Dataverse Dieuwertje Blomen & Nick Poels, KU Leuven
14:30 Developing Trust Markers with Dimensions Research Integrity Nicholas Bailey, Technical Product Manager
14:45 Wider contributions to knowledge: Tracking new kinds to research activity data Kate Byrne, VP Product
15:00 Afternoon Tea
15:20 Community Roundtables Round 1: Discovery Search, Open Access, Tracking new types of data, Groups

Round 2: Discovery Department Pages, Research integrity, Assessment (Review & evaluation), Impact/Knowledge Exchange

16:20 Research Excellence Framework 2028: Community Discussion Facilitated by Kate Byrne and Jonathan Breeze
16:50 Decamp to a local pub (TBC)