Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow

But what is an RSE?

We like an inclusive definition of Research Software Engineers (RSEs) to encompass those who regularly use expertise in programming to advance research. This includes researchers who spend a significant amount of time programming, full-time software engineers writing code to solve research problems, and those somewhere in-between. We aspire to apply the skills and practices of software development to research to create more robust, manageable, and sustainable research software. Read more on the US-RSE website.

This year's theme is Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow: A celebration of all that RSEs have done for computing in the past, in the present, and in the future. Topics of interest include (but are not limited to):

  • History of the RSE movement
  • RSE impact
  • Efforts to expand the RSE movement
  • Research data management
  • Software engineering approaches supporting research
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for RSEs and in RSEng
  • Training and workforce development
  • Maturing and expanding the RSE profession

Submission Website: EasyChair

Important Dates

  • Submissions open: Monday, February 12, 2024
  • Workshops, Tutorials, and BoF submissions due: Friday, April 5, 2024 - EXTENDED
  • Papers and Notebooks due: Monday, June 3, 2024 - EXTENDED
  • Poster and Talk abstracts due: Monday, June 3, 2024
  • Conference Date: October 15-17, 2024, Albuquerque, NM

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