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May 19, 2021 Advisory Board Meeting

Posted on 19 May 2021 by Diego Nolasco

The Open Force Field Consortium Advisory Board met on May 19, 2021. The minutes are summarized as follows:

Sage progress

  • S. Boothroyd presented the new achievements of the Sage project, stating that despite advances with respect to WBO torsions, we will not have their implementation in this release of the force field.

Contract changes - OMSF

  • D. Mobley reported that he has sent the draft version of the new contract to the members of the Advisory Board and awaits feedback in order to move forward. Additionally, he clarified issues regarding renewal of support and migration to OMSF.

2021 OpenFF Annual Meeting

  • D. Mobley announced that the OpenFF Annual Meeting will be held virtually on June 11. The plan is to have a plenary talk, followed by discussion. In case people want to hear more about any specific topic, workshops will be scheduled accordingly.