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Workshop programme

Day 0 – 7 November 2022
13:30 – 16.00Pre-workshop organized by Australian Research Data Commons (ARDC) and the Research Software Alliance (ReSA). More info here.
18:00 – 20:30Informal drinks and walking dinner, at De Kroon, co-organized and sponsored by Invest in Open Infrastructure (IOI)
Day 1 – 8 November 2022Location: De Hermitage Amsterdam
09:15 – 10:00Registration & coffee/tea
10:00 – 10:15Welcome remarks by Joris van Eijnatten, General Director of the Netherlands eScience Center and Michelle Barker, Director of the Research Software Alliance
10:15 – 10:30Opening remarks by Caroline Visser, Vice-President of the Dutch Research Council (NWO)
10:30 – 11:00Keynote by Daniel S. Katz, Chief Scientist for the National Center for Supercomputing Applications
11:00 – 11:15Break
11:15 – 11:45Keynote by Carole Goble, Professor of Computer Science, University of Manchester / Software Sustainability Institute UK
11:45 – 12:30Introduction to Research Software, Declaration Principles and Breakout themes
12:30 – 13:45Lunch
13:45 – 15.15Breakout session 1.
Policy: open science. Clarify how software sustainability should relate to and fits into existing and emerging open science policies.
15:15 – 15:30Break with snack
15:30 – 16:45Breakout session 2.
Investment: funding instruments. Improve and adjust funding mechanisms within and across institutional or national boundaries to facilitate the development, use and maintenance of sustainable research software.
16:45 – 17:30Report back from breakout sessions and gather for canal tour
17:30 – 19:00Canal tour with drinks & snacks on board
19:00 – 19:15Break
19:15 – 21:30Dinner at the Kerkzaal in The Hermitage (and group picture)
Day 2 – 9 November 2022Location: De Hermitage Amsterdam
08:45 – 09:15Coffee/tea
09:15 – 09:30Opening remarks by CEO of SURF, Jet de Ranitz
09:30 – 10:00Keynote by Joeri van Leeuwen, Astrophysicist at ASTRON and University of Amsterdam
10:00 – 10:15Break
10:15 – 11:45Breakout session 3.
Culture: rewards, recognition & assessment. Define and establish measures that support the recognition of people involved in the development of sustainable research software.
11:45 – 12:15Keynote by Fabio Kon, Special Advisor to the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and Professor of Computer Science at the University of São Paulo
12:15 – 13:15Lunch
13:15 – 14:15Breakout session 4: strategy & next steps
14:15 – 14:45Report back from breakout sessions
14:45 – 15:00Coffee break with snacks
15:00 – 15:30Wrap-up by Neil P. Chue Hong, director of the Software Sustainability Institute UK and Professor of Research Software Policy and Practice
15:30 – 17:00Closing drinks