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Research Software Developers’ Workshop

May 2 – 3, 2017

To help strengthen the capacity for research software development in Canada, CANARIE invites you to participate in the 2017 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.

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

Venue and Accommodations

Venue

Hôtel Alt Montréal | 120, rue Peel, Montréal

Accommodations

A block of rooms has been secured at a rate of $174 per night. Individual reservations are to be made directly through the hotel by April 9th, 2017:

Reserve by Phone

Please call 1-855-823-8120 and state the group reservation name (CANARIE Inc.).

Reserve Online

Please visit http://www.althotels.com/en/montreal and use Group Code: 1705CANARI

Cancellation Policy

Check-in: 3 p.m. on the arrival day
Check-out: Noon on departure day

If a guest of the group does not check-in and has not cancelled his/her reservation before 4 p.m. on the arrival day, the individual will be charged for the first night stay.

Program

For Principal Investigators and Research Teams

Presentations

All CANARIE-funded research teams are requested to prepare and deliver a 20-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 expenses of the eligible individuals from each category of participants listed below. Participants are expected to be conscientious in their use of CANARIE funds, and to travel by the most economical and efficient means possible.

  1. Research Software Project Participants: CANARIE is pleased to reimburse the travel expenses of up to four (4) members of the project development team (e.g. Principal Investigator(s), Project Manager, Developers, and Testers) to attend the workshop.
  2. New Proposal Reviewers: CANARIE is pleased to reimburse travel expenses for up to three (3) members of your team (e.g. Researchers, Developers, and Testers) to attend the workshop.
  3. Contributors to the CANARIE Software Registry: CANARIE is pleased to reimburse the travel expenses of up to two (2) members of your team (e.g. Principal Investigator(s), Project Manager, Developers, and Testers) to attend the workshop.
  4. Members of the Research Advisory Committee and Software Technical Advisory Committee: CANARIE is pleased to reimburse your travel expenses to attend the workshop.

Additional personnel are welcome to attend the Workshop, but must do so at their own expense.

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