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2019 Research Computing Days Agenda

2019 Research Computing Days_Agenda – click here for PDF version.

MONDAY – February 11, 2019, Boise State Student Union Building (SUB): Check in @ Hatch Ballroom

*AWS workshops run at the same time as Software Carpentry Workshops. If you sign up for Software Carpentry but would still like to meet with AWS, please email researchcomputing@boisestate.edu.

8:00 – 10:00 Software Carpentry Part I: The Unix Shell SUB – Simplot A (Last Name A-K)
SUB – Simplot B (Last Name L-Z)
8:30 – 10:00* AWS Intro to Cloud Computing

Aaron Bucher, HPC Specialist, AWS
Linda Hedges, HPC Specialist, AWS

SUB – Simplot C
10:00 – 10:15 Research Computing Days: Welcome SUB – Hatch Ballroom
10:15 – 11:15 Guest Speaker: Jonathan Cohen, Senior Director of AI Software, NVIDIA SUB – Hatch Ballroom
11:15 – 12:15 Industry Panel

Moderator: Eric Hayden, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences

  • Colin Ard, Senior Member Technical Staff – IT Enterprise Data Science, Micron Technology
  • Yvette Barrios, R&D Supplies Manager, Hewlett-Packard
  • Jonathan Cohen, Senior Director AI Software, NVIDIA
  • Mel Kunkel, HydroMeteorologist, Idaho Power
  • Ben Nickell, High Performance Computing System Administration, Idaho National Laboratory

 

SUB – Hatch Ballroom
12:15 – 1:00 FREE Lunch SUB – Hatch Ballroom
1:00 – 3:00 Software Carpentry Part II: Version Control with Git SUB – Simplot A (Last Name A-K)
SUB – Simplot B (Last Name L-Z)
1:00 – 3:00* AWS One-on-One Consultations

Aaron Bucher, HPC Specialist, AWS
Linda Hedges, HPC Specialist, AWS

SUB – Simplot C
3:00 – 4:00 Lab: How to Use Boise State’s Cluster SUB – Simplot D

 

TUESDAY – February 12, 2019, Boise State Student Union Building (SUB): Check in @ Hatch Ballroom

8:00 – 11:00 Software Carpentry Part III: Scientific Programming – Intro to Python

Software Carpentry Part III: Scientific Programming – Intermediate Python

Software Carpentry Part III: Scientific Programming – R

SUB – Jordan A

SUB – Jordan B

SUB – Alexander

8:30 – 10:00* AWS Intro to Cloud Computing SUB – Jordan C
11:00 – 11:15 Research Computing Days: Welcome SUB – Hatch Ballroom
11:15 – 12:15 Dr. Rory Barnes, Professor of Astronomy, Astrobiology, and Data Science, University of Washington SUB – Hatch Ballroom
12:15 – 1:00 Poster Session & FREE Lunch SUB – Hatch Ballroom
1:00 – 3:00 Software Carpentry Part III: Scientific Programming – Intro to Python

Software Carpentry Part III: Scientific Programming – Intermediate Python

Software Carpentry Part III: Scientific Programming – R

SUB – Jordan A

SUB – Jordan B

SUB – Alexander

1:00 – 3:00 Lab: How to Use Boise State’s Cluster – Drop in as schedule allows SUB – Ah Fong
1:00 – 4:15 AWS Advanced Parallel Cluster Tutorial

Aaron Bucher, HPC Specialist, AWS
Linda Hedges, HPC Specialist, AWS

SUB – Jordan C
3:00 – 3:30 Announce Poster Winners & Dessert SUB – Hatch Ballroom