Events for winter/spring 2020
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Events for winter/spring 2020


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-151Photorealistic rendering with ParaView and OSPRayAlex Razoumov
Feb-05Singularity in HPC: beyond the basicsGrigory Shamov
Feb-19Fun tools to simplify your life in the command lineMarie-Hélène Burle
Mar-04High-performance research computing with JuliaMarie-Hélène Burle
Mar-18Working with data files and external C libraries in ChapelAlex Razoumov
Apr-01Scientific graphics with GNUPlotDmitri Rozmanov
Apr-08Intro to HPC (remote for UBC Research Commons)Alex Razoumov
Apr-15Building software on Compute Canada clusters using EasyBuildAli Kerrache
Apr-29Web-based 3D scientific visualizationAlex Razoumov
May-06Intro to Cloud Computing (remote for UBC Research Commons)pre-recorded
May-13Machine learning in Julia with FluxMarie-Hélène Burle
May-27Mining Twitter data for research (part 2)John Simpson

In-person workshops

DATE                          EventLocation                         
Feb-07Advanced Unix ShellUBC Research Commons
Mar-2,3,5,6WestGrid Spring SchoolBig Data Hub @SFU
Mar-09WestGrid workshop at BMIAI@UBCUBC
Mar-13Advanced GitHubUBC Research Commons
TBAWestGrid Summer Schoolonline

You might also find useful the following workshops taught by our partner Advanced Research Computing (ARC) teams at the WestGrid member institutions:

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

  1. Note the off-cycle week.