RSLondonSouthEast 2019 – 1-day workshop, Thursday 7th February 2019
The Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG
09:15 – 10:00 Arrival and registration – tea, coffee and pastries available
10:00 – 10:10 Welcome
10:10 – 10:40 Keynote
Prof. Spencer Sherwin
Director, Research Computing Service and Professor of Computational Fluid Mechanics, Imperial College London
10:40 – 11:30 Presentation session I (2 full talks, 3 lightning talks)
Session Chair: Catherine Jones, UKRI STFC
Full talks (15 minutes including questions):

  • Fortran 2018: What’s New
    Wadud Miah (Numerical Algorithms Group)
  • Experiences in research translation: from a Matlab prototype to a C++ product
    Alessandro Faraci, Pablo Lamata (King’s College London)

Lightning talks (5 minutes including questions):

  • PyGOM: A Python package for ODE modelling
    Hannah Williams, Thomas Finnie (Public Health England)
  • Software Framework for Prototyping Imaging Analysis Tools in Heart Failure Research
    Orod Razeghi, Rashed Karim, Steven Niederer (King’s College London)
  • Zacros: A modern Fortran story
    Roland Guichard (UCL)
11:30 – 11:40 Break
11:40 – 12:30 Presentation session II (2 full talks, 3 lightning talks)
Session Chair: Rashed Karim, King’s College London
Full talks (15 minutes including questions):

  • A Modular Application-level Cloud Orchestration Framework
    James DesLauriers, Gregoire Gesmier, Hai-Van Dang, Gabriele Pierantoni, Gabor Terstyansky, Tamas Kiss (University of Westminster)
  • xarray: A meaningful way of working with high-dimensional scientific data
    Diego Alonso-Álvarez, Mayeul d’Avezac de Castera (Research Computing Service, Imperial College London)

Lightning talks (5 minutes including questions):

  • JSON-LD Schema: A Python module with facilities to deal with JSON-schemas for JSON-LD
    Alejandra Gonzalez-Beltran, Dominique Batista, Philippe Rocca-Serra, Susanna Sansone (Oxford e-Research Centre, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford)
  • JSONschema documenter: a tool for documenting and visualising JSON-schemas
    Dominique Batista, Alejandra Gonzalez-Beltran, Philippe, Rocca-Serra, Susanna Sansone (Oxford e-Research Centre, Department of Engineering Science, University of Oxford)
  • Scalability of Metabolomics Tools in the Cloud
    Jianliang Gao (Department of Computing, Imperial College London), Noureddin Sadawi (Brunel University), Ibrahim Karaman (Imperial College London), Jake T M Pearce (Imperial College London), Pablo Moreno (EMBL-EBI), Anders Larsson (Uppsala University, Sweden), Marco Capuccini (Uppsala University, Sweden), Paul Elliott (Imperial College London), Jeremy K Nicholson (Imperial College London), Timothy M D Ebbels (Imperial College London), Robert Glen (Imperial College London)
12:30 – 13:40 Lunch and posters
13:40 – 14:20 Presentation session III (2 full talks)
Session Chair: Adam Witney, St George’s, University of London
Full talks (15 minutes including questions):

  • Enhancing Dementia Screening in Aging Deaf Signers of British Sign Language via Hand Movement Trajectories
    Xing Liang (Cognitive Computing Research Lab, University of Westminster), Anastassia Angelopoulou (Cognitive Computing Research Lab, University of Westminster), Bencie Woll (Deafness Cognition and Language Research Centre, University College London); Epaminondas Kapetanios (Cognitive Computing Research Lab, University of Westminster)
  • Understanding rivers using the Space Shuttle, LSDTopoTools and HPC
    Stuart W. D. Grieve (Queen Mary University of London), Michael B. Singer (Cardiff University), Shiuan-An Chen (University of Bristol), Katerina Michaelides (University of Bristol)
14:20 – 15:00 Discussion session

Round table discussion
facilitated by Simon Hettrick, Software Sustainability Institute / University of Southampton

15:00 – 15:30 Break
Tea and coffee available
15:30 – 16:20 Presentation session IV (2 full talks, 3 lightning talks)
Session Chair: Alejandra Gonzalez-Beltran, OeRC, University of Oxford
Full talks (15 minutes including questions):

Lightning talks (5 minutes including questions):

  • FAIRsharing – making standards, data repositories and policies FAIR
    Milo Thurston, Peter McQuilton, Massimiliano Izzo, Allyson Lister, Ramon Granell, Alejandra Gonzalez-Beltran, Philippe Rocca-Serra, Susanna-Assunta Sansone (Oxford e-Research Centre (OeRC), University of Oxford)
  • MRtrix3 – a package for analysis of diffusion MRI data
    J-Donald Tournier, Robert Smith, David Raffelt, Rami Tabbara, Thijs Dhollander, Maximilian Pietsch, Daan Christiaens, Ben Jeurissen, Chun-Hung Yeh, Alan Connelly (King’s College London)
  • Research Software Careers at UCL
    Jonathan Cooper (UCL)
16:20 – 16:30 Closing comments