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By Aleks Nenadic The Institute is running two in-person Carpentries’ instructor training sessions this autumn.
The HPC user forum will be held in Edinburgh from 10–11 Oct 2019.
The FORCE11 2019 conference will include a Research Software hackathon on ‘Making software a first-class citizen in the scholarly world’.
Only eight days to go until the fourth annual RSE conference begins in Birmingham!
Tickets are still available for the 2019 Festival of Maintenance, to be held on 28 September in Liverpool.
The inaugural Open Publishing Awards celebrate all things Open in publishing, and are being implemented by Coko. Nominations are currently being sought in two categories: Open Source Software and Open Content.
Applications are now open for the URSSI winter school (a free 2.5-days workshop) on research software engineering skills from 17 to 19 December 2019 in Seattle, US. Deadline for applications is the 30th August 2019. 
Are you involved in the management or execution of funded projects whereby the research was dependent on bespoke software? You are invited to participate in the Impact of Management and Process on Research Software study (IMPARS) led by Software Sustainability Institute Fellow Sorrel Harriet. 
In preparation for its formal launch, the Society of Researching Software Engineering has launched a new website. There, you can find all the information about the Society and its mission, including how to join, links to RSE groups around the world, future and past events, and job vacancies.  
The Carpentries community of practice started out with a clear goal: teaching foundational computational skills to researchers worldwide. Shared values and goals have long been the starting point of communities of practice as they identify changes they want to see and start working together towards these changes. As a community, The Carpentries are now looking to articulate more closely what these values are and wish the community members to be an integral part of creating these value…