A week of lunchtime talks on working with open principles

1-2pm BST, 14-18th June, 2021

Want to know more? Come and chat with us on Matrix or sign up on Meetup!

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Coding In The Open

Coding In The Open is a week of 1 hour seminars happening June 14th - 18th, online.

We aim to bring the discussion around Open Source practices - that is, the collaboration across organisations to achieve bigger things - to a new audience.

We’ve some fantastic speakers lined up from public, private, charity and academic sectors to talk about what being “open” means to them, and how it improves their world.


DateSpeaker 1Speaker 2
Mon 14thKirstie Whitaker
The Alan Turing Institute
Saber Razmjooei
Lutra Consulting
Tue 15thJohn A Stevenson
British Geological Survey
David Caldwell
Public Health Scotland
Wed 16thArfon Smith
Github / JOSS
Hillary Juma
Mozilla Foundation
Thu 17thSian Basker
Data Orchard
Session roundup & Friday planning
Mike Spencer & Greg Sutcliffe
Fri 18thUnconference sessionJoin our Matrix room to help us decide topics!

The event will be hosted on BlueJeans (courtesy of Red Hat) and you can sign up on Meetup.


Coding in the Open is jointly organised by EdinbR and PyData Edinburgh


EdinbR is the Edinburgh usergroup for the R programming language, and aims to bring together scientists, statisticians and programmers from all over Edinburgh to discuss R-related matters. We encourage collaboration between local R users and organise training events for those interested in learning the language. EdinbR meets monthly (on the third Wednesday of the month) and welcomes new attendees, regardless of R knowledge.

EdinbR is convened by Federico, Mike and Greg.

PyData Edinburgh

PyData Edinburgh is the Edinburgh chapter of the International PyData Community. PyData provides a forum for the international community of users and developers of data analysis tools to share ideas and learn from each other. The global PyData network promotes discussion of best practices, new approaches, and emerging technologies for data management, processing, analytics, and visualization.

PyData Edinburgh is convened by Martina, Sam, and Nick.

Code of Conduct

As an event (jointly) created by the EdinbR community, we will adhere to the to the R Consortium and R Community Code of conduct.