ICS@PSU: Institute for CyberScience

External Training and Learning Opportunities

There are many ways to hone your knowledge of HPC and relate disciplines. Here are some external training events, classes, and conferences that can help you increase your HPC expertise.

For training on how specifically to use ICS-ACI, check out our ICS-ACI Training & Education page.

Want to learn about upcoming HPC workshops and conferences by email?

On-Demand Classes

CI-Tutor

Learn about High Performance Computing and CyberInfrastructure (CI), for free, at your own pace, at anytime, and from anywhere! CI-Tutor is hosted by the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and supported by the National Science Foundation’s Office of Cyberinfrastructure through the Extreme Science and Engineering Discovery Environment (XSEDE) project.

Virtual School of Computational Science and Engineering

The VSCSE Summer School continues to be a popular choice for graduate students, post- doctoral students and professionals from academia, government and industry to gain the skills they need to leverage the power of cutting-edge computational resources.

XSEDE Workshops

XSEDE Monthly Workshop – OpenMP (August 15, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., 118 Wagner Building)

This workshop is intended to give C and Fortran programmers a hands-on introduction to OpenMP programming. Attendees will leave with a working knowledge of how to write scalable codes using OpenMP. Students should bring their own laptops. Register here: https://portal.xsede.org/course-calendar/-/training-user/class/561/session/1313

Conferences

SAMSI Program on Mathematical and Statistical Methods for Climate and the Earth System (August 21- 25, 2017, Hamner Conference Center, NC)

The Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute is holding a program to study the interrelations among climate data, climate models and impacts with a view towards projecting future climate change and its impact on Earth systems and the human population. The program runs August 1, 2017-May 31, 2018. An opening workshop will be held August 21-25 at the Hamner Conference Center in Research Triangle Park. The SAMSI program will also support up to six Postdoctoral fellowships. Read more about these opportunities here.

Neuroinformatics 2017 Conference (August 20-21, Kuala Lampur)

This congress of the international Neuroinformatics Coordinating Facility (INCF) provides a meeting place for researchers in all fields related to neuroinformatics. Join us for keynotes from top neuroscientists, community sessions and poster- and demo sessions. Early bird registration fees are available through July 2. Read more and register here.

To see the latest upcoming training events, check out the ICS Events page.

Penn State Institute for CyberScience

Help us build the future. Contact ICS at Penn State.

  • email: ics@psu.edu
  • phone: ICS-ACI Support (i-ASK Center): 814-865-4275 | General Inquiries: 814-867-1467

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  • Aug 21, 2017 - Aug 25, 201712:00 am

    SAMSI Program on Mathematical and Statistical Methods for Climate and the Earth System

    The Statistical and Applied Mathematical Sciences Institute …

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  • Aug 20, 2017 - Aug 21, 20179:00 am - 5:30 pm

    Neuroinformatics 2017 Conference

    This congress of the international Neuroinformatics Coordina…

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  • Jul 31, 2017 - Aug 4, 20178:30 am - 5:00 pm

    TACC Parallel Programming Foundations Institute

    This 5-day workshop with TACC (Texas Advanced Computing Cent…

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  • Aug 15, 201711:00 am - 5:00 pm

    XSEDE HPC Monthly Workshop – OpenMP

    This workshop is intended to give C and Fortran programmers …

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  • Aug 10, 20171:30 pm - 2:30 pm

    Big Decision – Choosing Your HPC Resources Wisely

    Does your research involve big data and high-performance com…

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  • Aug 22, 201712:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    NSF/NSF China Joint Research on Environmental Sustainability Challenges

    The Penn State Sustainability Institute, Institute for Energ…

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