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2019-01-14

Date:
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 to Friday, January 18, 2019
Location

University of Saskatchewan

Speaker Info:
Description

This workshop series will provide hands-on introductions to essential tools and skills used in computational research. You can attend single sessions or the entire series. There is no cost to attend but you must register online in advance.

Researchers in all disciplines are invited to participate. No prior experience is required for any of the topics being covered.

Schedule:

  • January 15 - 18, 2019
  • Each day will follow the same schedule:
    • 9:00 am - noon - Morning Session
    • Noon - 1:00 pm - Lunch Break (attendees responsible for their own lunch)
    • 1:00 - 4:00 pm - Afternoon Session

Session Descriptions:

  • Day 1 (Tue Jan-15)
    Moving your research from Windows-based desktops to Linux and command line in remote servers
  • Day 2 (Wed Jan-16)
    Introduction to HPC: using clusters to speed up your research
  • Day 3 (Thu Jan-17):
    Introduction to scientific visualization: plotting, interactive 3D, scripting, animation, large datasets
  • Day 4 (Fri Jan-18):
    Foundations of parallel programming and the Chapel programming language
Registation / More Information
Date:
Location

University of Alberta

Speaker Info:
Description

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) is holding town hall meetings across Canada to get feedback on its discussion paper, 'Conversation on the future of Research and Research Infrastructure in Canada: role of the Canada Foundation for Innovation'.

The CFI is encouraging administrators (vice-presidents of research, deans, department heads and research office staff), researchers (including CFI-funded project leaders), and key partners to attend the town halls to have their voices heard.

Space is limited for each venue, so participants are being asked to RSVP prior to the session by completing the registration form.

A full list of the meeting locations can be viewed on the CFI website.

 

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Date:
Location

Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre

Speaker Info:
Description

The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) is holding town hall meetings across Canada to get feedback on its discussion paper, 'Conversation on the future of Research and Research Infrastructure in Canada: role of the Canada Foundation for Innovation'.

The CFI is encouraging administrators (vice-presidents of research, deans, department heads and research office staff), researchers (including CFI-funded project leaders), and key partners to attend the town halls to have their voices heard.

Space is limited for each venue, so participants are being asked to RSVP prior to the session by completing the registration form.

A full list of the meeting locations can be viewed on the CFI website.

 

Registation / More Information