Preliminary Agenda

Location: Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Date: 1-day workshop during IEEE eScience 2018 conference, October 29, 2018

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Time Session/Description
09:00 – 09:30 Welcome, and facilitated meet and greet / community building session
(Chairs: Vahid Garousi, Daniel S. Katz, Jeremy Cohen)
09:30 – 10:30 Talks I (Chair: TBA):

  • The role of data stewardship in software sustainability and reproducibility (Maria Cruz, Shalini Kurapati, Yasemin Turkyilmaz-van der Velden) – Full paper (preprint)
  • Talk to Me: A Case Study on Coordinating Expertise in Large-Scale Scientific Software Projects (Reed Milewicz, Elaine Raybourn) – Full paper (preprint)
  • Lesson development for Open Source Software best practices adoption (Mateusz Kuzak, Jennifer Harrow, Rafael C Jimenez, Paula Martinez, Fotis Psomopoulos, Radka Svobodová Vařeková, Allegra Via) – Short paper (preprint)
10:30 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 11:45 Talks II (Chair: TBA):

  • Experience Report: Refactoring the Mesh Interface in FLASH, a Multiphysics Software (Jared O’Neal, Klaus Weide, Anshu Dubey) – Full paper (preprint)
  • Reflections from a decade of running CCPForge (Catherine Jones, Alan Kyffin, Gemma Poulter) – Short paper (preprint)
  • Painting the Picture of Software Impact with the Research Software Directory (Jurriaan Spaaks, Tom Klaver, Stefan Verhoeven, Jason Maassen, Tom Bakker, Atze van der Ploeg, Ben van Werkhoven, Willem van Hage, Rob van Nieuwpoort) – Short paper (preprint)
11:45 – 12:30 Discussion I (Chair TBA):
Group discussion
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 15:00 Discussion II (Chair Neil Chue Hong):
Discussion/breakout sessions on audience generated themes
15:00 – 15:30 Break
15:30 – 15:50 Discussion II Report Back (Chair Neil Chue Hong):
Reporting back from Discussion Session II
15:50 – 16:45 Talks III (Chair: TBA):

  • Mapping the research software sustainability space (Stephan Druskat, Daniel S. Katz) – Full paper (preprint)
  • Building a Sustainable Structure for Research Software Engineering Activities (Jeremy Cohen, Daniel S. Katz, Michelle Barker, Robert Haines, Neil Chue Hong) – Short paper (preprint)
  • Research Software Discovery: Challenges, Risks and Opportunities (Alexander Struck) – Short paper (preprint)
  • Survey on Research Software Engineering in the Netherlands (Ben van Werkhoven, Tom Bakker, Olivier Philippe, Simon Hettrick) – Short paper (preprint)
16:45 – 17:30+ Posters (Chair: Stephan Druskat):
Poster session – 10-15 mins for poster intro lightning talks, then poster mingling

  • CodeRefinery: lessons learned and future directions (Radovan Bast)
  • Research Software Engineering Activities at Imperial College London (Jeremy Cohen, Mayeul d’Avezac, Katerina Michalickova and Mark Woodbridge)
  • University of Birmingham Research Software Group – Structure, Services and Stories (Andrew Edmondson)
  • Towards Sustainable Scientific Software via Interoperable Design of Extreme-scale Application Software (IDEAS-ECP) (Reed Milewicz and Elaine Raybourn)
  • Using Knowledge Exchange Workshops to analyze the DLR Software Engineering Community (Tobias Schlauch and Carina Haupt) (preprint)
  • NL-RSE: The Research Software Engineers community in the Netherlands (Ben van Werkhoven, Niels Drost, James Meakin, Susan Branchett, Maria Cruz, Vahid Garousi and Mateusz Kuzak)
  • Building projects portfolio with the GÉANT Software Catalogue (Marcin Wolski and Maciej Łabędzki) (preprint)

Accepted full papers to be presented in 20 minutes, plus 5 minutes of discussion.
Accepted short papers to be presented in 7 minutes, plus 3 minutes of discussion.