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November 27, 2017

Introduction to High Performance Computing (HPC) for Astronomers by ADACS

November 27, 2017 @ 9:00 am - November 29, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Swinburne University, Melbourne
Hawthorn, Victoria 3122 Australia
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The size and complexity of Astronomical data continue to grow swiftly, and while this presents great opportunities it also poses challenges to traditional methods of data storage, reduction, and analysis. To assist Astronomers in addressing these challenges, we are presenting a three-day workshop introducing the fundamentals of HPC and some of the skills necessary to effectively utilise its power. During the final session, there will also be a clinic held by representatives from Pawsey, Swinburne, and NCI, where you can…

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February 16, 2018

ADACS Hackastron

February 16, 2018 - February 18, 2018
Curtin University, Kent Street
Bentley, Western Australia 6102 Australia
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The Hackastron is a free public hackathon taking place from 16-18 February, 2018. Hosted at Curtin University, this event invites scientists, coders, technologists and enthusiasts from academia and industry to come together to access Astronomy data and work collaboratively with Australian Astronomers. Over 48 hours, participants will be able to gain access to expertise and the experiences of professionals who routinely use Big Data to tackle real life astronomy challenges. The proposed challenges range from optimising existing workflows, to trying out…

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