Lex Nederbragt announced as keynote speaker at CarpentryConnect Manchester 2019

Posted by a.nenadic on 19 February 2019 - 8:54am

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We are very pleased to announce Lex Nederbragt as one of the keynote speakers at CarpentryConnect Manchester 2019. In his talk “Learning from the Carpentries”, Lex will reflect on how involvement with the Carpentries, as a learner, as an active participant in the community, or as a member organisation, can shape one's thinking about teaching, learning, community, science, and much more.

About Lex

Lex Nederbragt is a Senior lecturer at the Institute of Biosciences, University of Oslo, Norway and the Head of "Education and Training" for the Centre for Bioinformatics, Department of Informatics, University of Oslo. His research and teaching involve genomics, bioinformatics and programming for biologists. Lex became a Software Carpentry instructor in 2013 and has been an instructor trainer for the Carpentries since 2016. Lex has been serving on the Executive Council of The Carpentries since its inception in January 2018.

About CarpentryConnect Manchester 2019

In affiliation with The Carpentries, the Software Sustainability Institute is organising the first European CarpentryConnect event in Manchester from 25th - 27th June 2019 in collaboration with the Cathie Marsh Institute for Social Research and with support from Manchester’s Data Science Institute. It will be hosted at  The Studio Manchester on 25th and 26th of June and in the Kilburn Building at the School of Computer Science (University of Manchester) on 27th June.