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From Menaka Madushanka <menaka12...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: BOSC abstract for Apache Taverna accepted as talk (and optional poster)
Date Tue, 05 May 2015 16:19:51 GMT
Congratulations......!!! :-)

On 5 May 2015 at 19:08, Stian Soiland-Reyes <stain@apache.org> wrote:

> Thanks for everyone helping with the BOSC 2015 abstract for Apache
> Taverna, which was accepted. (See reviewer comments below).
>
> I intend to register to do the talk at BOSC.
>
> FYI, the accepted abstract was:
> https://github.com/stain/bosc2015-apachetaverna
>
> One of the reviewers ask if we can condense the text further to make
> it easier to read. (!) Any suggestions on what to chop..? (I'm fine to
> leave as is)
>
>
> Not sure if we should also do a poster.. I tried to update the generic
> flyer the other day, it could be updated/adapted:
>
> https://github.com/apache/incubator-taverna-site/blob/trunk/content/promo/
> (work in progress, need new screenshots)
>
>
>
> Another point was that
> http://taverna.incubator.apache.org/
> web site looks temporary - could we update the front page to look less
> of a placeholder? Perhaps include the news about GSOC students?
>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: BOSC2015 <bosc@mailman.open-bio.org>
> Date: 3 May 2015 at 22:20
> Subject: [BOSC2015] BOSC abstract #16 accepted as talk (and optional
> poster)
> To: stain@apache.org
>
>
> On behalf of the Bioinformatics Open Source Conference 2015, we are
> pleased to inform you that your abstract (Apache Taverna: Sustaining
> research software at the Apache Software Foundation) has been chosen
> for a 5 minute lightning talk at BOSC2015.
>
> You are also invited to present your work as a poster.
>
> Please let us know by May 15 whether you accept our invitation to
> speak (and perhaps present a poster) at BOSC2015 by filling out this
> response form.
>
> Registration for BOSC, which is a two-day SIG, is through the
> ISMB/ECCB main conference web site:
> https://www.iscb.org/ismbeccb2015-registration
> The deadline for discounted early registration is June 5. You can
> register for BOSC without registering for the ISMB conference.
>
> If you want to make any changes to the abstract that you submitted,
> you will have until June 7 to upload a revised abstract at
> http://events.open-bio.org/BOSC2015, using your abstract ID, 16.
>
> We have included the reviewers' feedback on your abstract at the end
> of this message. Please contact us if you have any questions.
>
> Congratulations,
>   Program Committee, BOSC2015
>   bosc@mailman.open-bio.org
>
>
> ***************************************************************
>
> AUTHOR COMMENTS: A nice, well-written abstract that should hopefully
> drive discussion about what a project can do to move to a more
> sustainable and stable long-term  model.
>
> cjf
>
>
>
> ***************************************************************
>
> AUTHOR COMMENTS: Taverna project leaders are in a unique position to
> present their views on issues facing the continued development,
> funding and relevance of a large, long-running open-source project.
> I'm interested to hear about Apache's efforts to protect the free use
> of intellectual property related to Taverna, as up to this point the
> orthodoxy in open science has been to focus on removing all barriers
> to reuse, while the potential for legal attacks from commercial
> players is usually considered minor or irrelevant.
>
> While the abstract does fit on one page, the text is rather long.
> Could the authors perhaps condense it a bit for the comfort of readers
> skimming the abstracts?
>
>
>
> ***************************************************************
>
> AUTHOR COMMENTS: It will be very interesting to hear about your
> experience with this transition to the Apache Software Foundation;
> especially if you share details about your considerations for choosing
> ASF over other foundations. Recommendations from your perspective
> after going through the process will be useful to other communities.
> To strengthen the topic you propose to discuss this reviewer
> recommends that you include a report on ways in which you have
> measured the increase in awareness and engagement after the decision
> to move to ASF was announced. By the time BOSC2015 comes around the
> GSoC students will have already joined you and a brief update on how
> many and in which capacity they joined (the type of projects) will
> also hold valuable information for the audience.
>
> One additional comment, the URL you provided for the project still
> looks like a place holder from ASF. Hopefully the migration from
> http://www.taverna.org.uk/ will be successfully completed by the time
> of the conference. Great work, and good luck!
>
>
>
>
>
>
> --
> Stian Soiland-Reyes
> Apache Taverna (incubating), Apache Commons RDF (incubating)
> http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9842-9718
>



-- 
Menaka Madushanka Jayawardena
Faculty of Engineering, <http://www.pdn.ac.lk/eng>
University of Peradeniyaya.
LinkedIn <http://lk.linkedin.com/in/menakajayawardena>

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