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2018-09-16

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Do you want help writing better applications to Compute Canada's Resource Allocation Competition (RAC) to help increase your science score and chance to receive a larger allocation for 2019?

Does your research need large-scale computing, cloud resources, data management, or storage?

Join us for information about Research Computing Services, Resources & Support from the University of Manitoba and WestGrid. This FREE session will provide an overview of some of the expertise, resources and services available to support your research needs. The CTO of WestGrid and lead of the RAC technical review, will present some strategies and best practices to help researchers submit better applications to the 2019 RAC which are due November 2018.

We would also like to hear about your projected ARC needs for the next 3-5 years. This will be important in light of the recent commitment to increased federal funding for Digital Research Infrastructure (DRI) of over $500 million in the next five years. WestGrid is committed to helping ensure that upcoming national investments reflect the needs of researchers in western Canada.

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1:00 - University of Manitoba Research Computing Services

1:30 - Intro to WestGrid and Compute Canada

2:00 - Compute Canada's 2019 Resource Allocation Competitions: Updates & Best Practices

3:00 - Open Q&A and future research computing needs discussion

FREE coffee and cookies will also be provided!

About WestGrid & Compute Canada

WestGrid, in partnership with Compute Canada and other regional organizations, provides state-of-the-art advanced research computing (ARC) systems and software for Canadian researchers and their collaborators in all academic and industrial sectors. Funded in part through the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) other provincial funders, these services and resources are available for free to any academic researcher in Canada.

 

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