SEA Conference

SEA Software Engineering Conference and Tutorials 2016

SEA Conference 2016

Data Science

April 4th-8th, 2016

The 5th annual SEA conference will take place in Boulder, CO at the NCAR Center Green Campus from April 4th to April 8th. The theme for this year is Data Science for scientific disciplines.

There will be talks on all aspect of scientific data, such as:

  • Big Data for the atmospheric sciences
  • Tools and techniques for data exploration, analysis and visualization
  • Software frameworks and platforms for data exploration, analysis and visualization
  • Batch vs real-time data analysis
  • Cyberinfrastructure for big data in the scientific fields
  • Data science workflows
  • Reproducibility for Data Science

 There will be several tutorials on topics like:

  • Use of Python, R and NCL to explore, analyze and visualize spatial and atmospheric datasets
  • Scientific software testing
  • How to find, access and work with scientific datasets
  • Performance analysis of data analysis workflows
  • Which questions can a dataset answer, and how

Check the program

Important informations

  • This conference has a zero tolerance policy for harassment of any kind. All attendees have the right to a space free of all forms of discrimination, harassment and retaliation. See here for details of the policy and how to seek help or reporst suspected harassment
  • Gender specific restrooms are located on the first floor. All-gender/gender neutral, single-stall restrooms are located on the third floor of the conference venue, next to conference room CG-3150.
  • Lactation rooms are available for use of workshop participants, and are located on the second floor, in CG-2615 and CG-2617. If you require a small refrigerator to be placed in either of these rooms, please contact the registration desk.
  • The conference venue is fully accessible to wheelchairs, including restrooms, but feel free to contact Davide Del Vento should you have a special need and would like to double-check.
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Important dates

  • November 2015: call for talks and tutorials opens
  • Thursday, January 14th 2016: Call for talks and tutorials closes
  • January 19th 2016: Registration for attendees opens
  • early February 2016: program announced
  • Monday, February 8th, 2016: Scholarship application deadline
  • Monday, March 14th, 2016: Early birds registration ends, price increases
  • Monday March 28th: Registration closes
  • Monday, April 4th 2016: Conference starts
  • April 8th 2016: Conference ends