ASPECT Virtual User Meeting 2023, Jan 31st/Feb 1st

Hi all,

For many of us it has been a while since we met at the ASPECT hackathon or at other meetings. In order to keep us all connected and also to give everyone else the opportunity to join our community we will continue our tradition of a virtual mini workshop in January. This is an informal opportunity to present latest feature additions, discuss interesting science applications, get to know other community members, and join ASPECT discussions (possibly in smaller breakout groups) between all users and developers. All of this will happen virtually organized via Zoom and Google Docs. The program is distributed over two days (Jan 31st / Feb 1st), which will only be filled part-day to leave people room to organize their daily routines and to make the schedule work for as many time zones as possible.


ASPECT virtual user meeting, open to everyone interested in ASPECT


Jan 31st / Feb 1st, virtually, 8 am - 1:30 pm Pacific time, preliminary schedule: ASPECT Online User Meeting 2023 Planning - Google Sheets

How to participate?

We will provide an Eventbrite event over at for which you can register. After registration you will receive an email that also contains a link that will let you joint the meeting. Further information will be distributed in a later post in this forum thread.

How to present?

If you are interested in presenting, please leave a note in the google sheet under “Short presentations”, or send me a message until Friday Jan 13th. In case we have too many submissions we will have to select, based on balancing topic areas and relevance for the largest number of participants. Everyone will have the chance to prepare a 1 slide summary of themselves and their work, but we have only a limited number of time slots for 15 min short presentations.

I will post more information in this forum thread as it becomes available. Looking forward to reconnecting with many of you in 3 weeks.


Registration is now open for this event. Register here.

Don’t forget to sign up to give a short presentation to let the community know about your exciting research!

Hi everyone,

The ASPECT Virtual User Meeting is fast approaching (Jan 31 / Feb 1, next week Tue/Wed) and here are some final information relevant to the meeting:

  1. Please remember to register here. Registration is quick and free, but required to access the Zoom room. Eventbrite will make the Zoom link available on the event page linked.
  2. The program is now finalized and available on Google Sheets and on
  3. We want to kick off the meeting by giving everyone the chance to introduce themselves and present one slide on your research, interest, or experience with ASPECT. Please prepare one slide about yourself in this Google presentation: 1-slide introductions - Google Slides. In case you participated last year (2022) you can copy and update your old slide from here.
  4. Bring all your ASPECT stories, questions, successes and failures and let’s discuss and celebrate them at the workshop.

Looking forward to seeing many of you next week.

Best regards,


We have now reached 78 registered participants for the user meeting, which already makes this the most successful user meeting so far :tada:

If you have not registered yet, please remember to do so before the meeting to avoid last minute registration problems.

Please remember to prepare one slide about yourself in order to introduce you to the community and show your research: 1-slide introductions - Google Slides

All materials of the user meeting will be available at this Google Drive link: 2023-ASPECT-online-user-meeting - Google Drive

Looking forward to seeing you tomorrow.