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2018-09-27

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Monday, September 24, 2018 - 9:00 MDT to Friday, September 28, 2018 - 16:30 MDT
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Join IST’s Research Computing team September 24-28 for workshops on a variety of research computing topics.

Patrick Mann, Director of Operations at WestGrid, kicks off a week full of research computing activities with valuable tips for writing a research allocation proposal. Mann’s areas of focus include cloud computing, virtualization, networking, systems architecture, system administration, and collaboration.

Additional events will run through September 28 and include a marketplace, one-on-one consultations, workshops on Shell, Regex, OpenRefine, and more!

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Biological Science Building, Room 211 (BI-211) 

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Join us for information about Research Computing Services, Resources & Support from the University of Calgary and WestGrid. This FREE session will provide an overview of some of the expertise, resources and services available to support your research needs.

WestGrid's Director of Operations and Lead of the RAC Technical Review, Patrick Mann has been one of the principal designers of Compute Canada’s annual resource allocation competition (RAC) for many years and will be sharing his knowledge to increase the likelihood of a successful submission. 

This free presentation will also include an introduction to the U of C research computing team, WestGrid, and one hour for Q&A. Attendees are also invited to share their future digital research needs to help inform ongoing strategic planning and advocacy efforts.

Light refreshements will be provided.

Agenda:

10:00-10:30 -- Research Computing Services at the UofC

10:30-11:00 -- Intro to WestGrid & Compute Canada

11:00-12:00 -- RAC 2019: Updates & Best Practices

12:00-13:00 -- Q&A, open consultations

Who Should Attend:

Any researcher, university faculty, grad students, and staff from all disciplines and institutions interested in learning more about available research computing resources and services.

PIs who have applied for a RAC previously are especially encouraged to attend.

 

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