SEA Conference

SEA's Improving Scientific Software Conference and Tutorials 2022

Improving Scientific Software

April 4-8, 2022

Visit OpenSky to read the 2022 conference proceedings!

The 2022 annual SEA’s Improving Scientific Software conference will take place from Monday April 4, 2022 to Friday April 8, 2022 completely virtual

For last year's conference recordings and proceedings, please visit the 2021 ISS Conference webpage


Registration has closed. Email with any questions. 


View the agenda and see the abstracts and tutorial objectives


This conference will include talks and tutorials on Improving Scientific Software related to the following:

  • Influence of computer architecture on scientific software design, including but not limited to:

    • Modern architectures (such as GPU, ARM, etc)
    • Extreme Heterogeneity (intra-node and inter-system)
    • Communication/computation overlap
    • Performance, Portability & Productivity

  • Modern tools for:

    • Data Analysis, Processing and Visualization
    • Scientific Workflows: Purpose and Product Review.

  • Best practices for software engineering in scientific disciplines, such as:

    • Peer code review
    • Automated Testing 
    • Continuous Integration

  • Machine learning  for Earth Science and other Scientific Disciplines

  • Containers in scientific software

  • Leveraging Cloud Computing Resources for HPC Development and Operations


Papers are peer-reviewed and published as proceedings. Visit OpenSky to read the 2022 conference proceedings!



Code of Conduct

UCAR and NCAR are committed to providing a safe, productive, and welcoming environment for all participants in any conference, workshop, field project or project hosted or managed by UCAR, no matter what role they play or their background. This includes respectful treatment of everyone regardless of gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, age, body size, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, level of experience, political affiliation, veteran status, pregnancy, genetic information, as well as any other characteristic protected under state or federal law.
All participants are required to abide by this Code of Conduct.

Organizing Committee

Davide Del Vento, NCAR (General Chair)
Weiming Hu, Scripps - UCSD (Program Chair)
Shiquan Su, NCAR (General Co-Chair)
Taysia Peterson (Conference Administrator)

Brian Vanderwende, NCAR
Edward Hartnett, NOAA
Guido Cervone, The Pennsylvania State University
Jeffrey Carver, University of Alabama
Jesse Nusbaumer, NCAR
Joseph Schoonover, Fluid Numerics
Luis Metzger, NCAR
Maggie Sleziak, NCAR
Sheri Mickelson, NCAR
Srinath Vadlamani, ARM

Please contact Taysia Peterson (Workshop Administrator) with any questions:


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