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RSLondonSouthEast 2023: Workshop Schedule
Skempton Building, South Kensington Campus, Imperial College London, SW7 2AZ

Full talks are allocated 20 minutes (15+5 – including time for questions), lightning talks are allocated 5 minutes.

Select a talk title to view the abstract, or view all abstracts on the abstracts page.

09:15 – 10:00 Arrival and registration – tea and coffee available
10:00 – 10:10 Welcome and introduction
Maria Broadbridge, University of Reading & Jeremy Cohen, Imperial College London
10:10 – 10:50
Keynote speaker: Tania AllardKeynote: The RSE hiring and career progression pipeline: top tips to navigate this efficiently

Tania Allard, PhD, Co-Director, Quansight Labs

Tania is the co-director at Quansight Labs and previous Sr. Developer Advocate at Microsoft. She has vast experience in academic research and industrial environments. Her main areas of expertise are within data-intensive applications, scientific computing, and machine learning. Tania has conducted extensive work on the improvement of processes, reproducibility and transparency in research, data science and artificial intelligence. She is passionate about mentoring, open source, and its community and is involved in a number of initiatives aimed to build more diverse and inclusive communities. She is also a contributor, maintainer, and developer of a number of open source projects and the Founder of Pyladies NorthWest.

In her free time she likes tinkering with electronics, nerding with mechanical keyboards, reading all the books and lifting heavy weights.

10:50 – 11:00 Sponsor talk: UKRI-EPSRC
Madhavi de Silva,
EPSRC Research Infrastructure team
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:50 Talks session I
4 full talks (15+5 minutes each)
Session Chair: Ilektra Christidi, UCL

Research code as a service
Robert Ashton, RESIDE, Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London

Building ‘good enough’ digital workflows in the field
Stuart Grieve, Queen Mary University of London

Pre-Processing Android Application PacKages (APKs) for Static Analysis at Scale – A lesson learned from developing AppInspect
Jason Chao, University of Siegen

Supporting research collaboration in the Plasmasphere, Ionosphere, Thermosphere research communities via the PITHIA e-Science Centre
Tamas Kiss, University of Westminster

12:50 – 13:00 Poster lightning talks
Chair: Maria Broadbridge
A 2-minute lightning talk from each poster presenter
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch and posters
14:00 – 14:10 Workshop sponsor lightning talk
Martin O’Reilly, Society of Research Software EngineeringFollowed by discussion session intro
14:10 – 15:00 Discussion session
Facilitated by Hannah Williams, UKHSA
15:00 – 15:15 Discussion session feedback
15:15 – 15:45 Coffee and posters
15:45 – 17:15 Talks session II
3 full talks, 3 lightning talks
Session Chair: James Graham, King’s College LondonForging RSE skills pathways (Lightning talk)
Diego Alonso Álvarez, Imperial College London

‘Active’ Storage: deep data storage solutions from the ExCALIStore project (Full talk)
Sadie Bartholomew & Valeriu Predoi, University of Reading and National Centre for Atmospheric Science

Superseding R packages – lessons learned from transitioning to {epichains} from {bpmodels} (Lightning talk)
James Azam, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Building Operational Research Tools with a User-Friendly GUI Using Free Cloud-Hosted Jupyter Notebook: A Case Study of TikTok Video Analysis (Lightning talk)
Jason Chao, University of Siegen

Towards sustainable dashboards for open-source software projects (Full talk)
Yagmur Idil Ozdemir, Miguel Xochicale, Advanced Research Computing Centre, UCL; Stephen Thompson, Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, UCL

Using HTMX for front-end web development (Full talk)
Christopher Cave-Ayland, Imperial College London

followed by
Workshop closing comments

17:15 Post workshop reception – drinks and networking