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LabVIEW CLAD Certification Training is available August 14-18. This training, which typically costs $8,000 is being offered to Illinois faculty, staff and students for only $30. LabVIEW is a “systems engineering software for applications that require test, measurement, and control with rapid access to hardware and data insights.”
Registration is required by August 1, 2017. For more information and to register visit the Illinois WebStore.
The Research Data Service is hosting a visit by Marta Teperek, the current Research Data Facility Manager at the University of Cambridge, from July 13-14. She’ll be presenting on their data services program on Friday, July 14, and all are welcome to attend.
2:00 PM Friday, July 14th
Commons at Grainger Library (Second Floor)
How to make research data services work? How to create successful services which will be useful to the academic community? Marta will talk about her experience leading the development of research data services in Cambridge. She will talk about the Cambridge strategy for service development and innovation, including the initial failed attempt to get the research community engaged. She will then explain specific undertaking which allowed Cambridge to become more democratic and to better engage both researchers and staff. The talk will conclude with short reflections into what worked in Cambridge, what did not go so well and what could have been done differently.
Dr Marta Teperek did a Ph.D. in molecular biology at the University of Cambridge. Having first-hand experience of problems that researchers face on a day-to-day basis, with the journals’ impact factor, and not the quality of the research process, dictating the future of their academic career, Marta decided to get professionally involved in advocating for Open Research and for better reproducibility in science. In 2015 she joined the University of Cambridge and led the creation and development of the Research Data Management Facility, supporting researchers at the University of Cambridge in good management and sharing of research data. While at Cambridge, Marta initiated and overseen the Data Champions programme and the Open Research Pilot. In August 2017 Marta will move to TU Delft in Netherlands, where she will lead the Research Data Stewardship project.
Do you need help with statistics in your research?
Graduate students with statistical expertise will be available for free consultations to help with questions about statistical analysis. Consultants have expertise in a variety of statistical software, including R, Stata, SPSS and SAS.
For more information visit https://publish.illinois.edu/statsconsulting/statistical-consulting/
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Support at Illinois is happy to invite you to a free AWS Summit in Chicago in July.
For further details visit cloud.illinois.edu.
University of Illinois students interested in high-performance and extreme-scale computing can sign up now for the Joint Laboratory for Extreme-Scale Computing (JLESC) Summer School, which takes place July 20-21 at NCSA. The summer school will feature two days of talks on topics like Python, MPI, OpenACC and more. Seating is first-come, first-serve. Register today.
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Go to http://pearc17.pearc.org/ to register for the conference and check the latest program schedule. To book rooms, go to http://pearc17.pearc.org/hotel or call 888-421-1442 and reference the conference name.
PEARC17 attendees staying at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans will experience the best of the Big Easy. The hotel is located in the heart of downtown, next to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Smoothie King Center and Champions Square. Nearby attractions include taking a ride on the Loyola Avenue Streetcar, which passes directly in front of the hotel, or a walk to the historic French Quarter, Arts District, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, the National World War II Museum, and the scenic Mississippi Riverfront—all located within a mile of the hotel. Attendees will also savor some of the city’s best cuisine at the hotel’s restaurants and dining options: 8 Block Kitchen & Bar, Vitascope Hall, Q Smokery & Cafe, Pizza Consegna and Borgne by celebrity chef John Besh.
To help plan your visit to the Big Easy, the PEARC17 web site has information about things to do and see in and around New Orleans, as well as additional informative links. See http://pearc17.pearc.org/new-orleans.
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FACEBOOK: #PEARC17—New Orleans, July 9–13—For all engaged in the challenges of operating and using advanced research computing. The registration and hotel deadline is May 31. Register NOW and don’t miss any of the great presentations or the opportunity to network with peers and industry thought leaders. https://www.pearc.org/ #HPC
Research IT team members Tony Rimovsky (IT Architect) and Tracy Smith (Director of Research IT) will lead multiple presentations and workshops at the Spring 2017 IT Professionals Forum on June 7-8.
Rimovsky will present and lead a series workshops about Illinois’ Amazon Web Services on June 7th and 8th including:
The IT Professionals Forum is a learning and networking event at the University of Illinois and may be attended by IT Pros at no cost if registered by the deadline. For more information or to register visit itproforum.illinois.edu