ICRI 2024 will explore trends, challenges, and opportunities in research infrastructures globally.  Key themes include:​

Digital research infrastructure: Integrating Quantum, AI, High-Performance Computing (HPC) and other new technologies into RIs. Managing research data, and building digital skills to support RIs.  ​

Research Infrastructure for translation: Ensuring RIs deliver societal impact, with a focus on international best practices and examples of RI-enabled translation into policy, community, and industry applications.  ​

Global collaboration: Opportunities to expand global collaboration, partnership and access to RI.

Indigenous knowledge: Engaging with Indigenous communities and knowledge systems in developing and using RIs.​

Hope and wonder (enabling future science): What are the future RI needs, how will they enable future science and technologies? Skilling the future workforce, and imagining RIs beyond 2050. ​

Challenges: Climate change and the energy transition; Feeding the planet; Healthy communities: The role of RIs in addressing and collaborating on these challenges and showcasing best practice examples. ​

Conference program

Monday, 2 DecemberTuesday, 3 DecemberWednesday, 4 DecemberThursday, 5 DecemberFriday, 6 December
MorningSide events​Opening Ceremony @ W Hotel, Brisbane Conference Program​Conference Program​Side events​
AfternoonSide events​Conference Program​Conference Program​Closing Ceremony​Side events​
EveningICRI Welcome Reception​ICRI Conference Dinner​ICRI Networking Event​Side events​Side events​

Side events

  • Global Science Forum (GSF) workshop on research security and consequences for RIs, Monday 2 December, 9am-5.30pm. Invitation only.
  • 16th Meeting of the Group of Senior Officials (GSO) on Global Research Infrastructures, Thursday 5 December – Friday 6 December, Monday 9 December. Invitation only.

The venue

ICRI 2024 will be held at the W Hotel, Brisbane, Australia.

Discover the epitome of cosmopolitan sophistication and dynamic energy at W Brisbane, a luxurious 5-star hotel located in the vibrant heart of Queensland’s capital city, overlooking the iconic Brisbane River.

Unwind in one of the 312 stylish rooms, including 32 expansive suites offering panoramic views from South Bank to Mt. Coot-Tha and beyond, or enjoy the rooftop oasis featuring a 24/7 pool and cocktail bar with stunning views.

With over 1,100 square meters of contemporary event spaces equipped with world-class AV facilities, W Hotel Brisbane will set the perfect stage for ICRI 2024.