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WestGrid announces webinars and training workshops for Winter / Spring 2019
WestGrid runs training activities year-round, ranging from online webinars to in-person workshops and summer schools. Mark your calendars for the upcoming training activities we've confirmed so far for 2019 and join our mailing list for updates about new training sessions added to our program!
Visit our Training Materials site for archives of past training sessions, including video recordings, exercise sheets, how-to guides, and more.
WestGrid’s bi-weekly training webinars take place every second Wednesday at 10am Pacific / 11am Mountain / 12pm Central. Click the linked titles below for more information and to register online. Videoconference connection instructions are emailed to all registrants.
|Jan-23||Working with data objects in yt||Alex Razoumov (WestGrid)|
|Feb-06||Text parsing and matching with High Performance Computing resources||Ian Percel (UofC)|
|Feb-20||Memory debugging with Valgrind||Tyson Whitehead (SHARCNET)|
|Mar-06||Molecular visualization with VMD||Dmitri Rozmanov (UofC)|
|Mar-20||Research Data Management tools, platforms, and best practices for Canadian researchers||Alex Garnett (SFU) and Adam McKenzie (USask)|
|Apr-03||Next-generation sequencing (exact topic TBA)||Phillip Richmond (UBC)|
|Apr-17||Distributed unstructured meshes and graphs in Chapel||Alex Razoumov (WestGrid)|
|May-01||Programming best practices (exact topic TBA)||Chris Want (Compute Canada)|
|May-15||Julia language for data analysis||John Simpson (Compute Canada)|
|Jan-15 to Jan-18||Research Computing Workshops:
Introduction to Scientific Computing with Linux, High-Performance Computing, Parallel Programming, and Scientific Visualization
|University of Saskatchewan|
|Jan-28 to Feb 01||Research Computing Winter Bootcamp||University of Alberta|
|Feb-04 to Feb-05||Python-themed Software Carpentry||Simon Fraser University|
|Mar-18 to Mar-21||Research Computing Workshops:
Introduction to scientific computing with Linux, high performance computing, parallel programming, and scientific visualization
|Simon Fraser University - Big Data Hub|
|May-27 to May-30||Research Computing Summer School (details TBC)||University of Calgary|
|June (TBC)||Research Computing Summer School (details TBC)||University of British Columbia|
As always, we welcome requests for other training topics and events. Please email suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org.