Proposals for mini-workshop and demo sessions at the Software Sustainability Institute's Collaborations Workshop 2020 (CW20) are now open. CW20 will take place from Tuesday, 31 March to 2 April 2020 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Registration is open!
Throughout May and June we held a series of writing sprints and invited members of our community of practice to author “recipes” for virtual event formats. The result was a guidebook of 12 event formats, which was downloaded almost 4,000 times in the first two weeks after publication.
“What do you wish you had known when you started?” This was a question asked during the 2020 Software Sustainability Institute Collaborations Workshop session that caused a (Zoom) room of research software engineers to pause and scratch their heads.
The recordings of sessions from Collaborations Workshop 2020 (CW20) are now available to watch on Youtube. Recordings include the keynotes, lightning talks, mini-workshops and hack day project demos.
We are thrilled to announce that Dr Becca Wilson will be one of our two keynote speakers during Collaborations Workshop 2020 and will help participants think about the workshop theme of Data Privacy.
Photo by Mario Antonioletti
Did you miss Collaborations Workshop 2019 earlier this year? Would you like to hear one of the talks again? All talks at the event were recorded and these are now available on our YouTube channel.
It is with mixed emotions that I announce today is my last day as Community Officer at the Software Sustainability Institute. This might not be a surprise for some as earlier this year we announced that we would be hiring a Research Software Community Officer/Manager.
By Raniere Silva, Software Sustainability Institute, and Selina Aragon, Software Sustainability Institute. Photo by Kushagra Kevat. Inspired by the videos created by Sustain during their 2018 Summit, we asked some of the Collaborations Workshop 2019 attendees to share their thoughts about research software sustainability. Each video contains a question relating to software in research, and each interviewee shared their views with us.
By Emmy Tsang, eLife. Here’s a brutally honest account of what didn’t happen at the Software Sustainability Institute's Collaborations Workshop – and my first un-conference ever – last week.
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By Raniere Silva, Software Sustainability Institute. Collaborations Workshop 2019 (CW19) took place from Monday 1st to Wednesday 3rd April 2019 in the West Park Teaching Hub at Loughborough University, Loughborough. We’re still catching up after three full days dedicated to interoperability, documentation, training and sustainability.