Rachael Ainsworth

Throughout May and June we held a series of writing sprints and invited members of our community of practice to author “recipes” for virtual event formats. The result was a guidebook of 12 event formats, which was downloaded almost 4,000 times in the first two weeks after publication.
The Center for Scientific Collaboration and Community Engagement (CSCCE) have released a new guide to 'using virtual events to facilitate community building: event formats'.
The recordings of sessions from Collaborations Workshop 2020 (CW20) are now available to watch on Youtube. Recordings include the keynotes, lightning talks, mini-workshops and hack day project demos.
New materials are available to introduce beginners to Github and Application Programming Interfaces (APIs).
Collaborations Workshop 2020 (CW20) took place online from 31 March - 2 April 2020 and the documentation created to facilitate the virtual unconference is now available for reuse. 
By Rachael Ainsworth, Neil Chue Hong and Shoaib Sufi 
Collaborations Workshop 2020 (CW20) was dedicated to discussing Open Research, Data Privacy and Software Sustainability, and took place virtually from 31 March - 2 April 2020.
From 31 March until 2 April 2020, the Software Sustainability Institute hosted the first online edition of Collaborations Workshop, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Photo by Christin Hume on Unsplash

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The Software Sustainability Institute is thrilled to announce that Microsoft will be a Gold sponsor of the Collaborations Workshop 2020 (CW20). The workshop will take place from Tuesday, 31 March to Thursday, 2 April 2020 in the Peter Froggatt Centre at Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland. You can see the full CW20 programme in the agenda. 

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