DTL Programmers Meeting

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DTL organizes a gathering of programmers active in life science research every two months with as primary goal to encourage collaboration and communication. Any interested people can join in: at the moment still freely, in the future we may restrict entrance to employees of DTL member institutes. To make sure we have enough lunch we ask that all names are signed beforehand on a list of attendees. Announcements and agenda discussions are posted on DTL's Programming-Interest mailing list. Please make sure to be a member of that list!

The meetings are organized at the fantastic facilities of SURF in Utrecht

This venue is less than 5 minutes walking distance from the central railway station in Utrecht, direction of Hoog Catharijne. Please come by public transport, with the reconstruction of the city center in Utrecht parking is a mess.



See also: Template Agenda DTL Programmers Meeting

Date Links
24 November 2017 Agenda
29 September 2017 Agenda
23 June 2017 Agenda
17 March 2017 Agenda
20 January 2017 Agenda

Older agendas and evaluations

For 2014-2016: Older Programmers Meeting Documents

Until 2013, these meetings were organized by The NBIC BioAssist programme. See: BioAssist Programmers Meetings

Checklist for Planning these meetings

Every year:

  • Around October, pick 5 dates for the next year and ask for rooms at SURF
  • Put selected dates on the wiki
  • Make events on the DTL Web site (with Surf logo)
  • Ask surf to make events on the Surf Web site (with DTL logo)

For every meeting:

  • a month before: make sure that the agenda is complete
  • Send the final agenda to communicatie@surf.nl
  • Put the final agenda on the DTL event page
  • Make sure a news message is prepared for the DTL web site
  • Two weeks before: invite members of the programming-interest mailing list
  • One week before: repeat invitation
  • 3 days before: order lunches based on the number of registrations
  • After the meeting: empty the registration list and prepare it for next time