Aspiring RSE Leaders Workshop: 1st & 2nd May 2019

Posted by s.aragon on 11 April 2019 - 11:15am

Logo of Society of Research Software EngineeringThe Society of Research Software Engineering is running a free workshop for aspiring RSE leaders. It will provide you with the contacts and expertise to run your own RSE Group or become a leader in the RSE community. At the workshop you will network with established RSE leaders, learn about some of the challenges facing RSEs and RSE Groups, and take part in discussions about the solutions to these challenges.

The workshop is free to attend. Accommodation, meals and travel expenses will be covered by the Society of Research Software Engineering and the Software Sustainability Institute. Since places are limited, attendees will be chosen based on their responses to an application form (see below) which will be judged by a panel of RSEs.

Date: Wednesday 1st & Thursday 2nd May 2019.

Location: Careys Manor, Brockenhurst, Hampshire.

To apply for a place at the workshop, please complete the application form.

Applications will be accepted until 17.00 on 12th April. Applicants will be notified by 16 April about the success of their application.

Details on the application:

  1. You will be asked “Why do you want to attend the workshop?” (in no more than 300 words).

  2. You will be asked “How do you plan to advance Research Software Engineering?” (in no more than 300 words).

  3. You will be asked to add a presentation: two slides only. PDF format. 16:9 aspect ratio. Slide 1: introduce yourself and your background. Slide 2: list topics you’d like to discuss or questions you’d like answered at the workshop.  No animations, transitions, video or audio!

Any questions please contact Simon Hettrick and Claire Wyatt.