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June 1, 2009

Thanks to grants from Cybera and MITACS, the University of Alberta and the University of Toronto will offer the Software Carpentry course as a condensed three-week boot camp this summer from July 13-31, 2009 on the University of Alberta campus. This course is an accelerated introduction to software development aimed at graduate and post-graduate students in...

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June 1, 2009

June 1, 2009 (OTTAWA, Ontario)–CANARIE today announced a $3 million Call for Proposals to fuel the development of advanced computing and networking technologies that reduce carbon and greenhouse gas emissions from the world’s Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) infrastructure (including computer hardware, software and networks), and enable collaboration on promising green IT solutions that will help slow the rate of global warming.

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May 19, 2009

You are invited to an Open House hosted by the Banff New Media Institute Advanced Research Technology Labs at The Banff Centre. This is your opportunity to get a behind the scenes look at our growing research and training program in Collaboration, Visualisation, Mobile technology and design.

Open House
Saturday, May 30, 2009
Noon-3pm MDT

Experience how artists and scientists are collaborating on tangible interface, physical computing, computational design and augmented reality projects. Learn about the connection...

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May 11, 2009
Distinguished Lecture Series on Petascale Simulation Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES)
Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), University of Texas, Austin

Title: Cyberinfrastructure and Computational Science for Research and Education

Speaker: Dr. Edward Seidel
Director, Office of Cyberinfrastructure
U.S. National Science Foundation

Date: Friday, May 15, 2009
Seminar: 3:30 to 5:00 pm, U.S. Central Daylight Time (UTC -5 hours)

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May 6, 2009

IEEE's Grid conference series is an annual international meeting that brings together a community of researchers, developers, practitioners, and users involved with Grid technology. IEEE Grid 2009 will be held October 13-15, at Banff, Canada, as part of Summit 09: Partnerships in CI Development.

CALL FOR PAPERSService Level Agreements in Grids Workshop
October 13, 2009
Banff, Canada

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April 25, 2009

The Research Support Group of AICT at the U of A offers HPC training every year. The sessions this year include introductions to HPC, Unix, shell scripting, Fortran, MPI, etc.

The deadline for registration is Monday, April 27, 2009. To register, please send an email to research.support@ualberta.ca with your name, CCID, email address, and the list of sessions you wish to attend. University of Alberta students, faculty, and staff may attend any number of sessions...

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April 14, 2009
CALL FOR PAPERS

IEEE’s Grid conference series is an annual international meeting that brings together a community of researchers, developers, practitioners, and user involved with Grid technology. The conference will feature invited talks, pre-coordinated workshops, a poster session and refereed paper presentations.

The 10th IEEE International Conference on Grid Computing (Grid 2009) will be taking place on October 13-15, 2009 in Banff, Alberta. This conference will be held in conjunction with Open...

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April 7, 2009

IEEE's Grid conference series is an annual international meeting that brings together a community of researchers, developers, practitioners, and users involved with Grid technology. IEEE Grid 2009 will be held October 13-15, at Banff, Canada, as part of Summit 09: Partnerships in CI Development.

CALL FOR WORKSHOPS

The Grid 2009 Organizing Committee invites proposals for workshops to be held with the Grid 2009 conference. Grid 2009 Workshops provide a forum for discussion among researchers...

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April 7, 2009
Please join SHARCNET for Research Day 2009!

Research Day 2009 will be held at the University of Waterloo on Thursday May 21st, and is the premier annual event at which SHARCNET professors, postdocs and graduate students meet to learn about each other's HPC-related research. The theme of this year's meeting is "HPC Innovation for Research".

We invite you and your research group to attend SHARCNET Research Day 2009 and present your HPC-related work. Please click here to... Read more...
March 30, 2009

Reminder: The deadline to submit a RAC application is today.

Please click here to download the Call for Proposals or to find out more information.

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