Inaugural Meeting

In June 2022 we held our inaugural meeting at the University of Birmingham, with attendees from several cities across the Midlands. This event was organised by a committee of volunteers, and chaired by Gavin Yearwood.

Agenda

09:30 - 10:00 - Arrival tea and coffee

10:00 - 10:10 - RSE Midlands Welcome

Intro

10:10 - 10:30 - Talk 1 - Claire Wyatt, RSE Community Manager, Software Sustainability Institute - Regional RSE Societies

RSE Society Talk

10:30 - 11:15 – Workshop - establishing an RSE Midlands Community

11:15 - 11:30 - Refreshment break

11:30 – 12:00 - Talk 2 – Rachael Ainsworth (SSI), “The Software Sustainability Institute Community and Events”

SSI Presentation

12:00 - 12:45 - Lightning Talks

Group lightening talks

12:45 - 13:45 - Lunch

13:45 - 14:15 - Talk 3 – Paul Graham (NVIDIA), “Getting started on using GPUs”

Invidia

14:15 - 14:45 - Talk 4 - Andrew Mallinson (Intel), “An Introduction to the oneAPI Initiative”

Intel

14:45 - 15:05 - Talk 5 - Jim Roche (Lenovo), “Carbon Controlled Computing and Climate Change - Our Responsibility”

Lenovo

15:00 - 15:15 - Refreshment break

15:15 - 15:30 - Talk 6 – Matt Williams (Society of Research Software Engineering)

15:30 - 16:00 - Closing Talk

Speakers

Claire Wyatt, RSE Community Manager, Software Sustainability Institute

Rachael Ainsworth, SSI

Paul Graham, NVIDIA

Matt Williams, Society of Research Software Engineering

Andrew Mallinson, Intel

Jim Roche, Lenovo

Sponsors

We are pleased to announce the following organisations are sponsors of our Inaugural meeting.

Society of Research Software EngineeringLenovo NVidia OCF