NZ Research Software Engineering Conference now accepting submissions!

Planning for NeSI's NZ Research Software Engineering Conference 2021 (NZRSE 2021) is well underway and the Call for Submissions is now open!

Themed Open Research – Workflows, Data and Communities, this year’s conference will focus on how to create effective collaboration through implemented workflows, accessible data and community-building. 

We welcome submissions of: 

  • Lightning talks (5 mins) 
  • Presentations (15 mins + 5 mins Q&A) 
  • Birds-of-a-Feather (BoFs) (1 hr) 
  • Workshops (3 hours of teaching + 30 mins break) 
  • Demos (15 mins + 5 mins Q&A) 

If you are considering presenting at this event please encourage your colleagues to present too, especially if they have a unique perspective that could enrich our community. First time presenters are strongly encouraged to submit. 

Click here to view for more info & to submit!

Submission Deadline: 06 August 2021


Happening from 15-17 September 2021, the NZRSE Conference is the prime event where you can network and share ideas with open research and coding enthusiasts from around Aotearoa New Zealand, including Crown Research Institutes, universities, and other public sector organisations. 



Keynote announcement: Jannat Maqbool

We're pleased to announce and welcome our first confirmed keynote, Jannat Maqbool. Jannat is the Associate Director at the University of Waikato’s Artificial Intelligence Institute. She has spent more than a decade in the tertiary education sector teaching, designing and developing academic programmes, including courseware, and coordinating several collaborative projects and applied research initiatives involving students, staff and the wider community. More recently Jannat has been involved with initiatives supporting digital inclusion and enablement. Visit the NZRSE website to learn more about Jannat.

Who attends the NZRSE Conf?

We welcome a diverse range of participants, including:  

  • Researchers and academics who code 
  • Software engineers working in the research domain 
  • System administrators working in the research domain 
  • Generalists who bring together the research and technical domains 
  • IT managers 
  • big data analysts 
  • developers and coding enthusiasts 

More information

To learn more about the 2021 NZRSE Conference, visit our event websitecheck out last year's programme, and subscribe to our mailing list to receive future updates. 

Stay tuned for more details! Over the coming weeks, we'll be announcing more details about our in-person meetup events and other programme details.

If you have any questions at any time, get in touch.