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Software Carpentry Workshop at UManitoba

Date:

Monday, October 26, 2015 - 7:00 CDT to Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 7:00 CDT

Speaker Info:

Hossein Pourreza
HPC Specialist
University of Manitoba

Description

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. This hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management, and task automation. Participants will be encouraged to help one another and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems.

For more information on what we teach and why, please see our paper "Best Practices for Scientific Computing".

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

When: Monday October 26 & Wednesday October 28, 2015, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Where: Winnipeg. Get directions with OpenStreetMap or Google Maps.

Requirements: Participants must bring a laptop with a few specific software packages installed (listed HERE). They are also required to abide by Software Carpentry's Code of Conduct.

Contact: Please email hossein.pourreza@umanitoba.ca for more information.