CW18 Agenda

Monday 26 March 2018 - day 1

09:30 - 10:00 Arrival & coffee

10:00 - 10:05 Welcome to Collaborations Workshop 2018

10:05 - 10:15 Welcome to Cardiff

10:15 - 10:25 Introducing the Institute and getting the most out of a Collaborations Workshop 2018 (video)

10:25 - 11:00 Lightning Talks 1 (video)

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 - 12:30 Culture Change Keynote - Kirstie Whitaker, Alan Turing Institute (slides, video)

12:30 - 12:40 Group Photo

12:40 - 13:30 Lunch break

13:30 - 14:15 Productivity Keynote - John Hammersley, Overleaf (slides, video)

14:15 - 15:00 Panel Q&A on Culture Change and Productivity - Kirstie Whitaker (Alan Turing Institute), John Hammersley (Overleaf), Martin Donnelly (University of Edinburgh), Caroline Jay (University of Manchester), James Baker (University of Sussex) and Neil Chue Hong (Software Sustainability Institute) as Panel Chair. (video)

15:00 - 15:30 Coffee break

15:30 - 15:40 Introduction to discussion session, topics and speed blogging

15:40 - 17:10 Discussions groups and speed blogging

17:10 - 17:15 Introduction to mini-workshops & demos

17:15 - 17:50 Mini-workshops & demos 1 (videos)

  • M/0.40 - Using Overleaf for Collaboration by Vincent Knight, Cardiff University. (video)
  • M/0.34 - Making research software easily citable with the Citation File Format by Stephan Druskat, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

17:50 - 18:00 Wrap up day 1

18:00 - 18:45 City Center Tour

19:30 Workshop Dinner

Tuesday 27 March 2018 - day 2

08:00 - 09:30 Morning Tour of Bute Park

09:30 - 10:00 Arrival & coffee

10:00 - 10:05 Welcome to day 2

10:05 - 10:45 Lightning Talks 2 (video)

10:45 - 11:05 Sponsored talk: Are we interoperable yet? - Adrian-Tudor Panescu, figshare (videoslides)

11:05 - 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 - 11.45 Introduction to Collaborative/Hackday Ideas generation

11:45 - 12:45 Collaborative Ideas/Hackday Ideas Session

12:45 - 13:45 Lunch break (generated collaborative/hackday ideas up on boards by 13:15)

13:45 - 14:30 Sustainability Perspectives

14:30 - 14:40 Introduction to mini workshops & demos 2 & 3

14:40 - 15:15 Mini-workshops & demos 2 (videos)

  • M/0.40 - Code is Science - open source scientific code manifesto by Yo Yehudi, University of Cambridge.
  • M/0.34 - Python testing with pytest by Matt Williams, University of Bristol.
  • M/0.33 - The Software Engineering Initiative of the German Aerospace Center by Carina Haupt, German Aerospace Center and Tobias Schlauch, German Aerospace Center. (video)

15:15 - 15:50 Mini-workshops & demos 3 (videos)

  • M/0.40 - A Registry for Research Software Repositories by Alexander Struck, Humboldt-Universitaet zu Berlin.
  • M/0.33 - Building Effective, Sustainable, Research Software Communities by Jeremy Cohen, Imperial College London.

15:50 - 16:10 Coffee break - voting for collaborative ideas by 16:10

16:10 - 16:55 Panel Q&A on sustainable software practice - Daniel S. Katz (University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign), Alys Brett (Culham Centre for Fusion Energy), Carina Haupt (German Aerospace Center), Louise Brown (University of Nottingham), Joseph Parker (Science and Technology Facilities Council) and Neil Chue Hong (Software Sustainability Institute) as Panel Chair. (video)

16:55 - 17:05 Overview of Collaborative Ideas and Speed blogs

17:05 - 17:20 Prize giving and closing remarks

17:30 - 18.15 Outdoors Time in Alexandra Gardens

CW Hackday - Tuesday 27 March 2018 (evening session)

Pizzas arriving between 18:30 and 19:00 in the Lecture Theatre.

18:30 - 18:45 Welcome Talk  

18:45 - 19:00 Technical choices by Steve Crouch

19:00 - 20:30 Pitch your idea (video)

20:30 - 21:00 Team formation

21:00 - 21:10 Wrap up evening session formalities

21:10 - 22:00 Venue still available

CW Hackday - Wednesday 28 March 2018

08:00 Rooms at venue available

08:30 - 09:00 Arrival & coffee

09:00 - 09:05 Overview

10:30 - 11:00 Coffee break

12:00 - 13:00 Lunch break

14:30 - 15:00 Coffee break

15:30 - 16:20 Hackday presentations and demos (video)

16:20 - 16:45 Deliberations based on the judging criteria

16:45 - 17:00 Prize giving and Close of Collaborations Workshop 2018 Hackday