Events for winter/spring 2019
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Events for winter/spring 2019

For more information on each session, or to register, click on the links below.

Webinars

WestGrid’s bi-weekly training webinars take place every second Wednesday at 10am Pacific / 11am Mountain / 12pm Central.

To view recordings and slides from past sessions, click on the linked title.

DATE                     TOPICSpeaker                           
Jan-23Working with data objects in yt (visualization)Alex Razoumov
Feb-06Text Parsing and Analysis with HPCIan Percel
Feb-20Memory debugging with ValgrindTyson Whitehead (SHARCNET)
Mar-06Molecular visualization with VMDDmitri Rozmanov
Mar-20Research Data Management Tools, Platforms, and Best Practices for Canadian ResearchersAlex Garnett (SFU) and Adam McKenzie
Apr-03Short read DNA sequencing alignment and visualizationPhillip Richmond (UBC)
Apr-17Computing graphs on an HPC cluster: working with distributed unstructured data in ChapelAlex Razoumov
May-01Learn how to manage many files with DAR disk archiverAlex Razoumov

In-person workshops

DATE                          EventLocation                         
Jan-15 to Jan-18Research Computing Workshops: Introduction to Scientific Computing with Linux, High-Performance Computing, Parallel Programming, and Scientific VisualizationUniversity of Saskatchewan
Jan-28 to Feb-01Research Computing Winter BootcampUniversity of Alberta
Feb-04 to Feb-05Python-themed Software CarpentrySFU
Mar-18 to Mar-21Research Computing Workshops: Introduction to Scientific Computing with Linux, High-Performance Computing, Parallel Programming, and Scientific VisualizationSFU
Apr-30Using yt for analysis and visualization of volumetric data in PythonSFU
Apr-29 to May-03Research Computing Spring BootcampUniversity of Alberta
May-27 to May-30Research Computing Summer SchoolUniversity of Calgary
June-24 to June-27Research Computing Summer SchoolUniversity of British Columbia

As always, we welcome requests for other training topics and events. Please email suggestions to info@westgrid.ca.