JASMIN Conference 2018



The third JASMIN User Conference will be held on 27th June 2018 at Milton Hill House, with additional training workshop sessions on the following day at JASMIN's host institution, RAL.

This year's event aims to provide:

  • An opportunity to learn about recent developments from the JASMIN Team, including updates on the ongoing Phase 4 upgrade
  • An opportunity for existing users to share their experiences of using JASMIN
  • A chance for new or potential users to learn about what's possible on JASMIN
  • Discussion around topics of interest
  • A chance to network with colleagues working in similar areas, or tacking problems using similar methods
  • An opportunity to tour the JASMIN infrastructure

A provisional programme is provided below along with details of the conference venues.

Important dates

31 MAY 2018

Registration deadline

Abstract submission deadline

27 JUN 2018

JASMIN Conference 2018 - Milton Hill House

28 JUN 2018 Training workshops at RAL


Registration to attend the event is now open via the EventBrite system. Deadline: 31st May 2018


Abstract Submission

Please contribute to this event to make it a success! EXTENDED - Deadline: 31st May 2018

The EasyChair system is now open for submission of abstracts for presentations at the event. Please remember to register for the event as well if you are planning to present.

Abstract Submission


Conference programme (provisional: last updated 1/5/2018)

Day 1 Wednesday 27 June 2018  Venue Notes
09:15 Arrivals, registration & refreshments Milton Hill House Hotel
09:45 Welcome & opening (day 1) Wisteria room
10:00 Plenary session 1
  • Update on JASMIN Phase 4 upgrade from the JASMIN Team
  • User presentations TBC
Wisteria room Submit your abstract!
12:00 Lunch
Coffee / posters / networking
Garden restaurant
Pergola garden bar
13:00 Plenary session 2
  • User presentations TBC
Wisteria room Submit your abstract!
14:30 Coffee / posters / networking Pergola garden bar
15:00 Plenary session 3
  • User presentations TBC
Wisteria room Submit your abstract!
16:00 Round-table discussion session
Sugested topics so far:
  • Installing software on JASMIN
  • Sharing your impact stories with the JASMIN team
  • Porting your workflow/processing to JASMIN
  • Essential climate variable (ECV) processing
  • Other... please suggest more!
Wisteria room Please suggest discussion topics in your event registration Register
17:30 Coffee / posters / netorking / further discussion Pergola garden bar / Wisteria room
17:45 - 18:00 Wrap-up & close of Day 1 Wisteria room
Day 2 Thursday 28 June 2018 Venue Notes
09:15 Arrivals, registration, refreshments Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Building R100
09:45 Welcome & opening (day 2) R100 Open area
10:00 JASMIN Practical workshop session 1 R100 Open area
R100 Meeting rooms 1 & 2
Please suggest workshop topics in your event registration Register
Opportunity (1) for JASMIN Tours
11:00 Coffee / networking R100 Open area
11:30 JASMIN Practical workshop session 2 R100 Open area
R100 Meeting rooms 1 & 2
Please suggest workshop topics in your event registration Register
Opportunity (2) for JASMIN Tours
12:30 Lunch RAL Restaurant (not provided)
13:00 Additional tours / Departures Opportunity (3) for JASMIN Tours


Day 1: Milton Hill House Hotel, Steventon, Oxfordshire OX13 6AF
Hotel within 5-10 mins drive of RAL, with overnight accommodation available. A block booking for 20 bedrooms has been made and is in place until Monday 4th June when they will be released unless booked by delegates. Please mention "JASMIN Conference" when booking to make use of this reservation. Please note that cost and booking is the responsibility of delegates.
Day 2: Building R100, STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, OX11 0QX
JASMIN's host institution
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