The Software Sustainability Institute invites everyone to read the CarpentryConnect Manchester 2019 (CCMcr19) report, detailing the content of all the sessions and the value provided to the attendees and community. CCmcr19 took place in Manchester over three days from 25th to 27th June 2017.
Here are some of the quotes people used to describe their experience:
“This was an excellent, content-rich event. People were friendly and welcoming, what a great community. Also, I very much appreciate that the event provided great food to meet my special dietary requirement - thank you! Location in Manchester was fantastic; nice time of year to be in the U.K. Well worth the trip from the U.S.”
“Super organizing work - thank you so much!”
“There are no words to describe how awesome this conference was!”
“Thank you. This was my happy place.”
“It was all really fantastic!”
“I think [...] the organisers did an excellent job, and confirmed the fact that a strong social programme [...] really makes a difference to the experience.”
“It has been an amazing three days for me, THANK YOU! As an early career researcher, I really appreciate the support and kindness from the Carpentries! It means a lot to me!”
ReproHacks, run by Anna Krystalli - an SSI Fellow, proved to be a huge success at CCMcr19. ReproHacks are one-day reproducibility hackathons where participants attempt to reproduce papers from published code and data and raise awareness and need for open code and data.