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To help strengthen the capacity for research software development in Canada, CANARIE invites you to participate in the 2016 Research Software Developers’ Workshop.  We look forward to your participation in this community of researchers and research software developers, to share best practices and explore new opportunities for collaboration. CANARIE will also discuss the direction of its Research Software program, and seek feedback from participants.

Please note: All workshop proceedings will be conducted in English.

Venue and Accommodations

Venue

Delta Ottawa City Centre, 101 Lyon Street, Ottawa | Panorama Room, Penthouse Level

Accommodations

The room block at the Delta Hotel is now fully booked.  Given that the Workshop dates are during an exceptionally busy time in Ottawa, attendees should contact CANARIE directly for assistance in booking accommodations: software@canarie.ca

Draft Agenda

Program sneak peek: https://www.canarie.ca/software/workshop2016program

For Principal Investigators and Research Teams

Presentations

All PIs from CANARIE-funded research teams are requested to prepare and deliver a 15-minute presentation on their project.  This presentation should include a description of the research goals and a technical overview of the software that the team will develop. Please include details on how the Research Software Platform will be used by the research team, and discuss opportunities for the re-use of this Platform and associated Services by other researchers.

Travel and Reimbursement of Expenses

CANARIE will reimburse the travel and accommodation expenses of four (4) eligible individuals from each of its invited Research Software project teams. Eligible participants are the Principal Investigator, the Project Manager and two members of the software development and test team. Additional personnel are welcome to attend the workshop at no cost, but their travel and accommodation expenses will not be reimbursed.

To be reimbursed, expenses and travel arrangements must comply with CANARIE’s Travel Policy and be submitted through CANARIE’s Expense Form.

For members of the CANARIE Software Technical Advisory Committee (STAC)

CANARIE will reimburse the travel and accommodation expenses of STAC members attending the Workshop. To be reimbursed, expenses and travel arrangements must comply with CANARIE’s Travel Policy and be submitted through CANARIE’s Expense Form.