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
Time Event Description
9:00 – 9:30 Arrival and coffee
9:30 – 9:45 Welcome to Workshop Introduction to UKPN; Aims and goals of the Workshop
9:45 – 10:15 SESSION 1 ALEKSANDRA PAWLIK – THE SOFTWARE SUSTAINABILITY INSTITUTE
10:15 – 11:00 Participant presentations LIGHTNING PRESENTATIONS: A PIECE OF SOFTWARE THAT YOU USE (Part 1)
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 Р12:00 participant presentations  LIGHTNING PRESENTATIONS: A PIECE OF SOFTWARE THAT YOU USE (PART 2)
12:00 – 12:30 Session 2 DR. GARETH REES – FINDING AND CHOOSING THE RIGHT (FREE) SOFTWARE
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:00 Session 3 Dr. Roisin Moriarty – Data Sharing and Management
14:00 – 15:00 Sessions 4/5 DR. IAN RUTT – SHARING YOUR CODE
& Version control
15:00 – 15:30 Tea Break
15:30 – 16:00 Session 6 DR. JON BLOWER – INTERACTIVE VISUALIZATION AND EXPLORATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
16:00 – 16:30 Session 7 DR. DOUG MCNEALL – DATA PRESENTATION (BETTERFIGURES.ORG)
16:30 – 17:00 Group Discussion Wrap-up Discussion
17:00 – 18:00 Closing Reception Wine, nibbles, etc.
18:30 – Dinner and Pub The Mill Pub, Cambridge