CW17 Keynote Speakers Announced


The research software community event of the year – the Software Sustainability Institute’s Collaborations Workshop 2017 (CW17) takes place from the 27th-29th March, in Leeds. This year’s focus topic is Internet of Things (IoT) and Open Data: implications for research. The themes of sustainable software will also be featured.

They have just announced their keynote speakers, sponsors and activities for CW17 in their most recent blog post but the highlights are below:

  • Usman Haque of Umbrellium will be keynoting on IoT
  • Tom Forth of imactivate will be keynoting on Open Data
  • The prime sponsor – Microsoft – will be handing out free IoT kits and Cloud time to the first 100 who register
  • Packt publishing is offering some free and discounted books
  • The will be Hackday prizes sponsored by Jisc and others

For more information including the first mini-workshop/ demo session announcements and details of registration, please visit the CW17 website.

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