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Welcome to the Fourth Conference of Research Software Engineering, held at the University of Birmingham. For directions to and during the event, see the campus maps page.

In the Aston Webb Building near to the registration/reception desk, a cloakroom is available in room G30 along with a quiet room in G31.
Tuesday, September 17 • 16:50 - 18:15
RSE Worldwide: Sharing across borders

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This high profile plenary session is intended for all conference attendees.

Typically, geographic boundaries, both national and regional, can present barriers to communication and hinder the transfer of knowledge. However, RSE cuts across community and discipline borders, and covers many aspects of the research lifecycle. And so, it is very important to stimulate such knowledge transfer across these boundaries and borders.

Therefore, in this plenary session, we aim to promote the sharing of best practice in research software engineering across the various borders. In addition, we wish to prompt a discussion within selected domains about current issues and potential solutions, both during this session and hopefully afterwards on our communication channels, such as the RSE Slack workspace.

The following is an indicative agenda:

Introduction:
4.45pm – Welcome by RSE Worldwide chairs
4.50pm - A word from our session sponsor - Bradley Tipp (Microsoft) - title TBD

Keynote Talk:
4.55pm – Neil Chue Hong (ReSA) - title TBD

Lightning Talks:
5.15pm - Daniel S. Katz (US-RSE) - "US-RSE: Growing a community"
5.20pm - Stephan Druskat (DE-RSE) - title TBD
5.25pm - Niels Drost (NL-RSE) - "NL-RSE: Past, Present and Future"
5.30pm - James DesLauriers (University of Westminster, UK) - "Crossing Borders with Modularity and Microservices"
5.35pm - Sarah Gibson (Binder) - title TBD

Panel discussion:
5.40pm – Panel Q&A including invited speaker and all lightning talk speakers
6.00pm – End

Moderators
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Nick May

Software Developer (Research Data), RMIT University
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Johan Philips

Research Expert in Reproducible Science, KU Leuven

Speakers
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Neil P. Chue Hong

Director, Software Sustainability Institute
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Daniel S. Katz

Assistant Dir. for Scientific Software & Applications, NCSA; Research Assoc. Prof., CS, ECE, iSchool, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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James DesLauriers

Research Associate, University of Westminster
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Stephan Druskat

RSE, SER, PhD candidate, German Aerospace Center (DLR)
I'm a Research Software Engineer, working in linguistics, and a PhD candidate in Software Engineering at the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the Computer Science Department at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin in Berlin, Germany. In my work, I focus on research software sustainability... Read More →
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Brad Tipp

Director Higher Education Research, Microsoft Corp
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Sarah Gibson

Research Data Scientist, The Alan Turing Institute
Among other projects, I was a core team member behind The Turing Way (https://the-turing-way.netlify.com/introduction/introduction, https://github.com/alan-turing-institute/the-turing-way) which produced a handbook to reproducible data science. I am also a mybinder team member. I'm... Read More →
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Niels Drost

Member of the NL-RSE Core team and Engineer at the Netherlands eScience Center, Co-PI of the eWaterCycle II project (https://www.ewatercycle.org/)


Tuesday September 17, 2019 16:50 - 18:15
1. Bramall - Elgar Concert Hall Aston Webb Building