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RAC 2019 Support & Research Computing Resources @USask
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 Compute Canada's RAC 2019 from the University of Saskatchewan and WestGrid / Compute Canada. This FREE online 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 presentation will include an introduction to the advanced computing research resources and services available from WestGrid and the Compute Canada national platform, with time for Q&A. Attendees are also invited to share their future digital research needs to help inform ongoing strategic planning and advocacy efforts.
10:00-10:30 -- Intro to WestGrid & Compute Canada
10:30-11:30 -- RAC 2019: Updates & Best Practices
11:30-12:00 -- Q&A, open consultations