Schedule of the 2013 Software and Polar Research Workshop

Information about the workshop will be posted here, as the details of the workshop schedule are being finalised.


  • Venue: Museum Gallery and Large Lecture Theatre, Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge
  • Date: 17 September 2013
TimeEventDescription
9:00 – 9:30Arrival and coffee
9:30 – 9:45Welcome to WorkshopIntroduction to UKPN; Aims and goals of the Workshop
9:45 – 10:15SESSION 1ALEKSANDRA PAWLIK – THE SOFTWARE SUSTAINABILITY INSTITUTE
10:15 – 11:00Participant presentationsLIGHTNING PRESENTATIONS: A PIECE OF SOFTWARE THAT YOU USE (Part 1)
11:00 – 11:30Coffee break
11:30 – 12:00participant presentations LIGHTNING PRESENTATIONS: A PIECE OF SOFTWARE THAT YOU USE (PART 2)
12:00 – 12:30Session 2DR. GARETH REES – FINDING AND CHOOSING THE RIGHT (FREE) SOFTWARE
12:30 – 13:30Lunch
13:30 – 14:00Session 3Dr. Roisin Moriarty – Data Sharing and Management
14:00 – 15:00Sessions 4/5DR. IAN RUTT – SHARING YOUR CODE
& Version control
15:00 – 15:30Tea Break
15:30 – 16:00Session 6DR. JON BLOWER – INTERACTIVE VISUALIZATION AND EXPLORATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
16:00 – 16:30Session 7DR. DOUG MCNEALL – DATA PRESENTATION (BETTERFIGURES.ORG)
16:30 – 17:00Group DiscussionWrap-up Discussion
17:00 – 18:00Closing ReceptionWine, nibbles, etc.
18:30 –Dinner and PubThe Mill Pub, Cambridge