CCP9 2017 YR-Community Programme

CCP9 Young Researchers Meeting       Monday 10th April 2017

9:00 - Registration & Coffee

9:30 - Welcome

Professor Mike Payne, Chairman of CCP9

9:40 - Keynote talk

Dr Victor Milman, Dassault Systèmes BIOVIA - "Multiscale modelling and additive manufacturing"

10:30 - Coffee

11:00 - Talks by recently appointed academics

Dr Nick Bristowe, University of Kent - "Ferroelectrics from first principles"

Dr Andrew Logsdail, Cardiff University - "Making natural band alignments between bulk materials"

Dr Tom Ostler, Sheffield Hallam University - "Multiscale modelling of magnetic materials"

13:00 - Lunch

14:00 - Pico talks introducing posters

14:30 - Poster session (Tea from 15:00)

16:00 - Research Software Engineering

Dr Ian Bush, University of Oxford - "Research Software Engineering - Making It Work!"

16:30 - Q&A

All speakers, Dr Yvette Hancock (CCP9 – YR), Dr Leon Petit (CCP9 Secretary), Professor Mike Payne

Topics: anything you like - but obvious ones relate to advice about careers (academic, research software engineering, industry), future directions for CCP9, suggestions for additional CCP9 YR activities.

17:30 - Close

19:00 - Drinks

19:30 - Dinner

CCP9 Community Meeting          Tuesday 11th April 2017

9:00 - Welcome

Professor Mike Payne, Chairman of CCP9

9:15 - Talks by recently appointed academics  

Dr Nick Bristowe, University of Kent - "Ferroelectrics from first principles"

Dr Andrew Logsdail, Cardiff University - "Making natural band alignments between bulk materials"

Dr Tom Ostler, Sheffield Hallam University - "Multiscale modelling of magnetic materials"

11:00 - Coffee

11:30 - CCP9 Flagship Projects – past, present and future

Dr Jacqui Cole, University of Cambridge and STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory - "Data-driven Molecular Engineering of Solar Powered Windows"

Professor Mark van Schilfgaarde, King’s College, London - "What can Questaal do for you?"

Dr Nick Hine, University of Warwick - "Excitations in Complex Environments: Multiphysics embedding for large scale electronic structure - The ONETEP CCP9 Flagship Project "

13:00 - Lunch

14:00 - Research Software Engineering

Dr Ian Bush, University of Oxford - "Research Software Engineering - Scaling From the Laptop Up"

14:30 - EPSRC Tier 2 Computer Centres

Professor Mike Payne, University of Cambridge - "The Cambridge Peta-5 Workflow/Data System"

Dr Arash Mostofi, Imperial College, London - "The Materials and Molecular Modelling Hub"

15:00 - Discussion of CCP9 Strategy and Future Policy

16:30 - Close of meeting