Save the Date: NeSI's Science Coding Conference coming to Auckland 9-11 September

Now in its fifth year, NeSI's Science Coding Confernece is one of the few opportunities where scientific programmers, software engineers, IT managers, coding enthusiasts, and big data analysts from across disciplines can gather in one place to share and discuss how they’re supporting New Zealand’s research ecosystem.

In 2020, the event is coming to Auckland from 9-11 September 2020 and will feature a programme of speakers and sessions that drive discussions on tools, techniques, processes, and challenges associated with writing code and developing applications to support and advance science.

The 2020 Organising Committee includes:

  • Nooriyah Lohani - Research Communities Advisor, NeSI
  • Megan Guidry - Research Communities Advisor, NeSI
  • Dr Eryn Kwon – Teaching Fellow, University of Auckland
  • Dan Sun – HPC Specialist, AgResearch
  • Dr Jacquie Tran – Senior Insights Researcher, High Performance Sport NZ
  • Dr Celine Cattoen-Gilbert – Hydrological forecasting scientist, NIWA
  • Dr Ann McCartney – Postdoctoral Fellow, Manaaki Whenua Landcare research
  • Dr Arindum Basu – Associate Professor, University of Canterbury

The Call for Submissions is expected in the next month or so, as well as an announcement of the location within Auckland.

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To read a recap from last year's event (pictured below), which was hosted in Christchurch, click here.

NeSI Science Coding Conference 2019
Tammy Steeves from the University of Canterbury speaking on computational needs in the conservation genomics domain.