October 20, 2016

OpenWorm Blog: Announcing the OpenWorm Open House 2016

The content is being cross-posted from the OpenWorm blog, and will be updated periodically.

Hello Everybody!

We want to announce our first Open House for 2016 that will happen on October 25th from 10:30am to 4pm EST (UTC-4) (check here for your timezone), so mark the date on your calendars! The event will be live streamed at this link.

If you were waiting for an opportunity to look at the recent progress we’ve made across all the projects, this is your chance. During the meetings many contributors will present a number of flash talks and various demos, so if you are interested to hear the latest about PyOpenWorm, c302, Sibernetic, Geppetto, Analysis toolbox or any other thing happening under our roof don’t miss this opportunity!

Click below for the schedule of events.

Streamed Online:

10:30 AM - 11AM: Welcome (Stephen Larson)

Flash talks
          11:00 - 11:05: Recent progress in OpenWorm (Stephen Larson)
          11:10 - 11:15: C. elegans nervous system simulation (Padraig Gleeson)
          11:20 - 11:25: C. elegans body simulation (Andrey Palyanov)
          11:30 - 11:35: OpenWorm Badge System (Chee-Wai Lee)
          11:40 - 11:45: DevoWorm Overview (Bradly Alicea)
          11:50 - 11:55: Neuroinformatics (Rick Gerkin)
          12:00 - 12:05: Geppetto (Matteo Cantarelli)
          12:10 - 12:15: Movement Validation (Michael Currie)
          12:20 - 12:25: WormSim (Giovanni Idili)

On social media channels
          12:30 - 1:30: Social media interactions & break out signup

Streamed online (links to be added)
          1:30 PM - 3:00: Multiple track breakout sessions
                    Morphozoic Tutorial - Tom Portegys

On social media channels
3:00 - 3:30: Wrap up & Social Media Networking

Oh and bring along your nerdy friends, the more the merrier!

Hope to see you there!

The OpenWorm team

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