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December 5, 2013

On Wednesday, Dec 11, Compute Canada (CC) will be hosting a Town Hall sessions at the University of Manitoba as part of its consultation process to develop a strategic plan for the next five years.

10:00 AM MST
Room 3-33, Computing Sciences Centre (CSC)
University of Alberta
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December 5, 2013

The Leadership Council for Digital Infrastructure (LCDI) has launched a crowdsourcing campaign to gather fresh ideas for how to build a world-leading advanced Digital Infrastructure (DI) ecosystem for Canada. Broad participation from the entire DI community will help ensure a more integrated, inclusive, comprehensive, accessible and sustainable advanced DI ecosystem that will accelerate research, education and innovation in all sectors, and at all levels.

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December 4, 2013

On Friday, Dec 13, Compute Canada (CC) will be hosting a Town Hall sessions at the University of Calgary as part of its consultation process to develop a strategic plan for the next five years.

9:30 AM MST
ST 128
University of Calgary
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December 3, 2013

On Wednesday, Dec 04, Compute Canada (CC) will be hosting a Town Hall at the University of Victoria as part of its extensive consultation process to develop a strategic plan to direct its activities over the next five years.

Wednesday, December 4
1:00 PM PST
Room 430, Engineering Office Wing
University of Victoria
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December 2, 2013

On Thursday, Dec 05, Compute Canada (CC) will be hosting Town Hall sessions at the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University as part of its consultation process to develop a strategic plan for the next five years.

10:00 AM PST
ANGUS 254, Henry Angus Building, 2053 Main Mall
University of British Columbia
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December 1, 2013

Compute Canada (CC) is undertaking an extensive consultation process to develop a strategic plan to direct its activities over the next five years, 2014 - 2019. Starting on December 4, a series of Town Hall sessions will solicit input from research communities across the country.

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November 21, 2013

Scientists using a particle detector made of ice at the South Pole and the high performancing computing resources of WestGrid and Compute Canada have found the first indication of high-energy neutrinos that originate outside of the solar system.

“This is a huge result. It could mark the beginning of neutrino astronomy,” said Darren Grant, assistant professor of physics at the University of Alberta...

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November 20, 2013

Today Compute Canada Calcul Canada (CC) announced it has appointed Dugan O’Neil, Associate Professor with Simon Fraser University’s Department of Physics, as its Chief Science Officer. CC also unveiled the first members of its new Advisory Council on Research (ACOR), a committee that will counsel its Board of Directors on critical issues affecting Canada’s computational research...

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November 6, 2013

CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation and a WestGrid national network partner, has appointed Jim Ghadbane as President and CEO of the organization. He will assume his duties effective Monday, November 11.

“Jim has demonstrated tremendous leadership during his tenure as CANARIE’s Chief Technology Officer, and his understanding...

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