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Software Carpentry Workshop - Simon Fraser University


Monday, October 3, 2016 - 16:00 PDT to Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 23:30 PDT


Compute Canada is partnering with the Simon Fraser University (SFU) Library's Research Commons to host a Software Carpentry Workshop at SFU this October. Software Carpentry's mission is to help scientists and engineers get more research done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic lab skills for scientific computing.

For more information on what is taught and why, please see the paper "Best Practices for Scientific Computing".



To view the course schedule and outline, CLICK HERE.


Who Should Attend: The course is aimed at graduate students and other researchers. You don't need to be a WestGrid user or have any previous knowledge of the tools or skills that will be presented at the workshop.

When: Monday, October 03 - Tuesday, October 04 from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm (both days)

Where: Library Research Commons, SFU, Burnaby Campus

Requirements: Participants must bring a laptop with a Mac, Linux, or Windows operating sytem (not a tablet, Chromebook, etc.) on which they have administrative privileges. The software packages listed here must be installed prior to the workshop. Participants must also abide by Software Carpentry's Code of Conduct.

Contact: Please email Alex Razoumov - for more information.