10:00 AM MST
Room 3-33, Computing Sciences Centre (CSC)
University of Alberta
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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.
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
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
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...Read more...
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...Read more...
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...Read more...