Research Software Indaba
Bringing together stakeholders in research software and systems development
19 May 2023
V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
About the event
Talarify and the Research Software Alliance (ReSA) are hosting an information and discussion session to spotlight global and local research software ecosystem developments and explore how these developments may impact and benefit local organisations and communities.
Software has become an essential constituent of research, and research software is starting to be seen as an equal partner of research data in critical international policy documents such as UNESCO and the OECD. However, support and recognition of the importance of research software and the people who develop and maintain it have failed to keep pace with the scale of the use of research software in research.
Participants will engage in conversation with international and local organisations and peers about:
There will be plenty of opportunities for discussion and sharing experiences. The meeting organisers will support the development of a concrete output from the meeting, such as a report or summary document.
This is the first meeting of its kind on the African continent.
Limited space is available.
Invitees include key decision-makers and funders in the South African research software ecosystem
We have invited stakeholders from humanities, astronomy, bioinformatics, high-performance computing, industry, academia, and NGOs
The programme offer opportunity to share experiences and learn from others
Who is part of the community?
Access to training, mentoring, job opportunities, funding opportunities, and an active global community of practice where you can ask questions & share experiences.
The Research Software Alliance (ReSA)
Advancing the research software ecosystem by collaborating with decision-makers and key influencers