NL-RSE is organizing the NL-RSE19 conference on November 20 at the Johan Cruijff ArenA, Amsterdam.

When: 20 November 2019

Where: Johan Cruijff ArenA in Amsterdam

Registration: Click here

Who should attend?

  • Researchers who develop software for research purposes
  • Software developers working in a research context
  • People from any organisation providing services to facilitate research software: tools makers, infrastructure providers, computing services, data centers, etc.
  • Anyone with a stake in research software (funders, publishers, decision makers, etc).


Time Room 1 Room 2
9:00 - 9:45 Welcome with coffee  
9:45 - 10:00 NL-RSE19 Opening  
10:00 - 10:30 Keynote talk by Tania Allard  
10:30 - 11:10 For We Are Many: The DHTech White Paper on Research Software Engineering for Digital Humanities - Albert Meroño-Peñuela Functional package management using Guix - I, Arun
  Strength in Numbers: Growing RSE Capacity at Imperial College London - Mark Woodbridge The ASTRON Science Data Centre - Yan Grange
11:10 - 11:30 Coffee break  
11:30 - 12:30 Collecting historical tweets - Martine de Vos Workflow automation using Docker Swarm and GitLab CI at FIBEr - Johan Philips
  Creating a community of contributors for scientific open-source projects: The preCICE case - Gerasimos Chourdakis Entangled - Johan Hidding
  Highlights from the Workshop on Sustainable Software Sustainability - Shoaib Sufi Xenon - Jason Maassen
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch break  
13:30 - 14:30 Raising the Profile of Research Software - Nicolas Renaud Introduction to Research Cloud - Martin Brandt
14:30 - 15:00 Coffee break  
15:00 - 16:00 Be an RSE Superhero with VS Code and Azure Pipelines - Tania Allard Five recommendations for FAIR software - Jurriaan Spaaks
16:00 - 17:30 Drinks and Posters  


Please click here for the registration pages. The registration fee for NL-RSE19 will be EUR 25. Requests for a waiver of this fee are possible, please contact

Call for Contributions

The call for contributions is ~open until September 20~ extended until September 27! We hope to provide an inspiring program, and welcome talks, posters, and workshops on both technical and other topics related to Research Software Engineers. We very much welcome first time presenters. Read more.


If you have any questions, please contact us at

eScience Symposium

NL-RSE19 is co-located with the National eScience Symposium 2019 taking place the following day, and we greatly appreciate the Netherlands eScience Center for sponsoring the venue.