NZ Research Software Engineering Conference kicks off this week!

Nearly 200 people are registered to attend NeSI's inaugural NZ Research Software Engineering Conference. The programme kicked off on Wednesday 09 September and features three days of talks, demos, networking sessions, and hands-on workshops. 

As an inaugural event, it's exciting to see the support and interest from the community so far:

  • Speakers:
    •  34 speakers from 14 different organisations across New Zealand and Australia
  • Attendees:
    • 204 registrants from
      • 59 organisations
      • 43 cities
      • 6 countries
        • New Zealand
        • Australia
        • China
        • France
        • United States
        • Pakistan

NeSI Research Community Advisors Nooriyah Lohani and Megan Guidry will be delivering the opening remarks each day, and you'll spot a few other NeSI team members among the presenter lineup too (click their talk titles to read their abstracts):

As part of the closing remarks, NeSI Director Nick Jones will announce the winners of NeSI's pre-conference Hackathon, which 35 people were tinkering on from 3-8 September, using a data science problem contributed by QuakeCoRE. 

For more information on the NZ RSE Conference, visit the event website. To follow the conversation during 9-11 September, follow or tweet using #NZRSE.