Thursday 15th September 2016
Slides from most talks are available on the abstracts page.
Morning: Main Talks
|10.00am-10.45am||Main Hall||Arrival, refreshments and registration|
|10.45am-11.15am||Garratt 1+2||Welcome, and History and Growth of UK-RSE.
Robert Haines and Simon Hettrick, University of Manchester, University of Southampton
|11.15am-12.00noon||Garratt 1+2||Keynote: Engineering the Future: Research Software Engineering at Microsoft
Matthew Johnson, Leader of Agile Projects Team, Microsoft Research, Cambridge
|12.00noon-12.30pm||Garratt 1+2||Not everyone can use git: Research Software Engineers’ recommendations for scientist-centred software support (and what researchers think of them).
Caroline Jay, Rawan Sanyour, Robert Haines, University of Manchester
|12.30pm-1.00pm||Main Hall||Conference photo|
Afternoon : Workshops (Five parallel sessions. Please choose at registration which of workshops A1-A5, and which of workshops B1-B5 you’d prefer to attend)
|2.00pm-3.15pm||Workshop A1, Dalton/Joule||Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2016 - Vectorization Advisor: Understanding vectorization and how it impacts performance.|
|Workshop A2, Garratt 2||Using Docker for Research Software development & deployment.
Mark Fernandes, Institute of Food Research
|Workshop A3, Lovell||Engineering your Application for Peak Performance with TAU and MVAPICH2.
Sameer Shende, Khaled Hamidouche, and Hari Subramoni, University of Oregon (Sameer), The Ohio State University (Khaled, Hari)
|Workshop A4, Whitworth||Simple, high-speed, high-volume data transport of large datasets over the Internet using GridFTP.
Mark Basham, Diamond Light Source
|Workshop A5, Garratt 1||Discussion: Surveying the UK Research Software Landscape.
Andy Turner, Edinburgh Parallel Computing Centre (EPCC)
|3.15pm-3.45pm||Main Hall||Refreshments break|
|3.45pm-5.00pm||Workshop B1, Lovell||Why Cloud Computing is the RSE’s Best Friend.
Kenji Takeda, Microsoft Research
|Workshop B2, Garratt 2||Data Visualization: Truthiness Hurts.
Louise Lever, University of Manchester
|Workshop B3, Dalton/Joule||Continuous Integration for research software development.
Alin Marin Elena, Daresbury Laboratory, STFC
|Workshop B4, Whitworth||Object orientation in GNU Octave / MATLAB and architectural patterns.
Alberto M Biancardi, University of Sheffield
|Workshop B5, Garratt 1||Discussion: The Role of the Research Software Engineer.
Evening : AGM and Conference Dinner
|5.00pm-6.30pm||Garratt 1+2||UK-RSE Annual General Meeting.
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