CarpentryConnect Manchester 2019 Programme

This is a provisional programme for CarpentryConnect Manchester 2019.

Day 1, Tuesday 25th June (Location: The Studio Manchester)

9:00 - 9:30 Registration & refreshments

9:30 - 9:45 Welcome to CCMcr19/Day 1 announcements, Aleksandra Nenadic

9:45 - 10:30 Keynote: "Democratizing data: building inclusive communities teaching universal data literacy", Tracy Teal, Executive Director, The Carpentries

10:30 - 11:15 Break & ice-breaker

11:15 - 12:00 Keynote: "Let them eat cake (first)!", Mine Çetinkaya-Rundel, Associate Professor, Department of Statistical Science, Duke University

12:00 - 12:30 Lightning talks session

13:30 - 14:00 Lunch

14:00 - 15:30 Parallel breakout/workshop sessions #1

  • Introduction to The Carpentries Curriculum Development - Part 1, led by François Michonneau

  • Basic Statistical methods using R, led by Andrew Stewart

  • Increasing diversity in our communities, led by Malvika Sharan & SherAaron Hurt
  • Developing a 'Community Carpentry': knowledge & skills needed to develop a community of practice, led by Shoaib Sufi

  • Publication ready scientific reports and presentations with Jupyter notebooks, led by Anne Fouilloux

15:30 - 16:00 Break

16:00 - 17:30 Parallel breakout/workshop sessions #2

  • Introduction to Curriculum Development - Part 2, led by François Michonneau
  • Basic Statistical methods using Python, led by Peter Smyth
  • Working towards a common ethical framework in computational science research, led by Chris Burnage
  • Building a local Carpentries institutional framework, led by Mario Antonioletti, Marc Galland & Serah Rono
  • Rapid and Reusable Learning Design, led by Frances Hooley

17:30 - 17:45 Mini break to rearrange the plenary room

17:45 - 18:00 Day 1 closing remarks

18:00 - 19:30 Social programme

19:30 - 22:00 Evening reception & dinner

Day 2, Wednesday 26th June, (Location: The Studio Manchester)

8:00 - 9:00 Social programme

9:00 - 9:30 Refreshments & poster set up

9:30 - 9:35 Welcome back to CCMcr19/Day 2 announcements, Aleksandra Nenadic

09:35 - 9:45 Address by Prof Colette Fagan, Vice-President for Research, University of Manchester

9:45 - 10:30 Keynote: “Learning from the Carpentries”, Lex Nederbragt, Head of Education and Training for the Centre for Bioinformatics, University of Oslo

10:30 - 11:00 Break

11:00 - 11:45 Keynote: “Better data (and code!) Help!...”, Marta Teperek, Data Stewardship Coordinator at TU Delft, The Netherlands

11:45 - 12:00 Group photo

12:00 - 13:30 Lunch & poster session

13:30 - 15:00 Parallel breakout/workshop sessions #3

  • Building connections between local communities and forming regional training hubs, led by Katerina Michalickova & Aleks Nenadic
  • Introduction to GitHub, led by Toby Hodges
  • Boost your research reproducibility with Binder - Part 1, led by Kirstie Whitaker
  • Strengthening the Library Carpentry community, led by Phil Reed & Abisola Regina Sholeye
  • Getting smarter with the UNIX shell, led by Michel Heeremans
  • Carpentry for the 99%, not the 1%: Approaches for Hands-on Distance Learning, led by Martin Callaghan & Andy Turner

15:00 - 15:30 Break & taking posters down

15:30 - 17:00 Parallel breakout/workshop sessions #4

  • Advanced technical writing, led by Sharif Salah
  • Contributing to Carpentry lessons using git and GitHub, led by Gerard Capes
  • Boost your research reproducibility with Binder - Part 2, led by Kirstie Whitaker
  • ELIXIR Open Source Software best practices including the FAIR principles, led by Fotis Psomopoulos & Malvika Sharan

  • An expert panel: where do we go beyond SWC/DC/LC/HPC Carpentry in terms of curriculum development, lead by Simon Hettrick & Giacomo Peru (TBC)
  • Dos and Don’ts for computational training, led by Sara El-Gebali

17:00 - 17:15 Mini break to rearrange the plenary room

17:15 - 17:30 Day 2 closing remarks & feedback

Day 3, Thursday 27th June, (Location: Kilburn Building, University of Manchester)

9:00 - 9:30 Refreshments

9:30 - 11:00 Parallel breakout/workshop sessions #5

  • How to make a Carpentries-style lesson - Part 1, led by Alexander Konovalov
  • Open Science for Decision Makers by Robert Davey
  • Interactive maps in the Jupyter notebook - Part 1, led by Anne Fouilloux
  • ReproHack - Part 1, led by Anna Krystalli

11:00 - 11:15 Break

11:15 - 12:45 Parallel breakout/workshop sessions #6

  • How to make a Carpentries-style lesson - Part 2, led by Alexander Konovalov
  • Submitty - an open source tool to automate marking, led by David Perez Suarez
  • Interactive maps in the Jupyter notebook - Part 2, led by Anne Fouilloux
  • ReproHack - Part 2, led by Anna Krystalli

12:45 - 13:45 Lunch

13:45 - 15:15 Parallel breakout/workshop sessions #7

  • Curriculum Development: Machine Learning and AI Carpentry - Part 1, led by Colin Sauze
  • Curriculum Development: Alternatives to Bash Shell for Windows users - Part 1, led by Peter Smyth
  • Curriculum Development: Curriculum Development: Economics and Econometrics - Part 1, led by Miklós Koren (TBC)
  • Curriculum Development: Biology - Part 1, led by Vasilis Lenis
  • Curriculum Development: Digital Humanities - Part 1, led by Giacomo Peru (TBC)
  • Data cleaning: tips and tricks using OpenRefine, led by Abisola Regina Sholeye
  • ReproHack - Part 3 led by Anna Krystalli

15:15 - 15:30 Break

15:30 - 17:00 Parallel breakout/workshop sessions #8

  • Curriculum Development: Machine Learning and AI Carpentry - Part 2, led by Colin Sauze
  • Curriculum Development: Alternatives to Bash Shell for Windows users - Part 2, led by Peter Smyth
  • Curriculum Development: Curriculum Development: Economics and Econometrics - Part 2, led by Miklós Koren (TBC)
  • Curriculum Development: Biology - Part 2, led by Vasilis Lenis & Edward Wallace
  • Curriculum Development: Digital Humanities - Part 2, led by Giacomo Peru (TBC)
  • ReproHack - Part 4 led by Anna Krystalli

17:00 - 17:15 Conference close and feedback