Events of interest to BU’s Research Computing Community

All events listed below are free and open to the public. Some require registration.

Date Time Location Event Details
May 18-19 11:00am-5:00pm Hariri Seminar Room XSEDE Big Data Workshop Registration is full
May 22-24 48 hours MGHPCC SCC Scheduled Downtime Annual maintenance
May 25 9:00am – 6:00pm UMass Dartmouth HPC Day (UMass Dartmouth) Bus is available Registration
May 30-June 22 varies MCS B27, BUMC RCS Summer Tutorial Series Registration opening soon
June 6-9 11:00am – 5:00pm CAS 226 XSEDE Summer Boot Camp Registration opening soon
June 30 All Day Hyatt, Cambridge HPC Futures Registration opening soon
TBA TBA TBA – CRC Campus MATLAB Workshop Registration opening soon

XSEDE Big Data Workshop

May 18-19, 11:00am-5:00pm
Hariri Seminar Room, Hariri Institute, 111 Cummington Mall, Boston, MA

This 2-day workshop introduces the major tools used in Big Data and Machine (Deep) Learning. Topics, including Hadoop, Spark, and TensorFlow, will be taught through lectures and hands-on exercises.

XSEDE Big Data Announcement

SCC Scheduled Downtime

May 22 9:00am – May 24 9:00am

The MGHPCC annual maintenance requires a complete 48-hour power outage impacting the SCC and related facilities. For more details, please see the announcement:  MGHPCC Annual maintenance

Updates will be posted on the SCC Status page.

HPC Day at UMASS Dartmouth

May 25, 9:00am – 6:00pm
UMass Dartmouth, 285 Old Westport Road, North Dartmouth, MA
Scientists from across Massachusetts will join together on May 25th, 2017 to celebrate and showcase the power of high performance computing across the sciences.

Announcement and Registration

RCS Summer Tutorial Series

May 30-June 22, hours TBA
Most CRC sessions are held in MCS B27, BUMC sessions room TBA, Autodesk Maya: CAS 327

Research Computing Services (RCS) offers a Tutorial Series three times each year covering Research Computing Basics, Computer Programming, High Performance Computing, Mathematics and Data Analysis, and Visualization.

Registration Opening soon

XSEDE Summer Boot Camp

June 6-9, 11:00am – 5:00pm
CAS 226

This 4 day event will include lectures and demos on MPI, OpenMP, OpenACC and accelerators.  This event will be presented using the Wide Area Classroom(WAC) training platform and will conclude with a special hybrid exercise contest that will challenge the students to apply their skills over the following 3 weeks and be awarded the Fourth Annual XSEDE Summer Boot Camp Championship Trophy.

Registration Opening soon

HPC Futures

June 30, All Day
Cambridge Hyatt

Program TBA, Registration opening soon

MATLAB Workshop

Date: TBA
Location: CRC – TBA

Program TBA, Registration opening soon