eResearch NZ 2013 - Programme

Day 1

Tuesday, 2 July 2013

8:00am Registration in the Central Lecture Block Foyer, University of Canterbury
9:00am - 10:30am Room: Central Lecture Theatre 2 (C2)
 

Welcome
Ian Town, Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Canterbury


NeSI's Experience as National Research Infrastructure
Nick Jones, New Zealand eScience Infrastructure  
  REANNZ: An Instrument for Data-intensive Science
Steve Cotter, REANNZ 
  Australian Research Informatics Infrastructure
Rhys Francis, eResearch Coordination Project
10:30am-11:00am Morning tea in the Central Lecture Block Foyer
11:00am - 12:00pm Parallel Sessions: 15 Minute Presentations
  Room: Central Lecture Theatre 2 (C2) Room: Central Lecture Theatre 3 (C3)
 
12:00-1:00pm Lunch in the Central Lecture Block Foyer
1:00-3:00pm Workshops
  Room: Lab Room: C2 Room: Undercroft Room: C3
 

NZ HPC Applications Workshop

Hands on: Parallel & Distributed Computing with Octave
Céline Cattoën-Gilbert, New Zealand eScience Infrastructure

All about Data Network Performance

Alessandra Scicchitano, SWITCH
Domenico Vicinanza, DANTE
James Wix & Sam Russell, REANNZ 

Software Carpentry Bootcamp: Helping Scientists Build Better Software

Shreyas Cholia, Lawrence Berkeley National Labs;
Ariel Rokem, Stanford University;
Nick Jones & Tim McNamara, New Zealand eScience Infrastructure

Informal Discussions

Room available for informal discussions

3:00pm-3:15pm Afternoon Tea in the Central Lecture Block Foyer
3:15-5:15pm Workshops continued
  Room: Lab Room: C2 Room: Undercroft Room: C3
 

NZ HPC Applications Workshop cont.

Hands on: Performance Python
Sung Bae, New Zealand eScience Infrastructure 

All about Data Network Performance cont. Software Carpentry Bootcamp cont.: Helping Scientists Build Better Software

Informal Discussions

Room available for informal discussions

5:15pm-5:45pm Day 1 Wrap Up in the Central Lecture Theatre 2 (C2)
5:45-7:30pm Welcome Function at the Shilling Club

Day 2

Wednesday, 3 July 2013

8:30am Registration Opens
9:00am-9:50am Room: Central Lecture Theatre 2 (C2)

Unlocking the Secrets of 3 Billion Pages: Introducing the HathiTrust Research Center

Keynote from J. Stephen Downie, Associate Dean for Research and a Professor at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

9:50am-10:30am

NZ e-Infrastructures Panel

Panel Members

  • Nick Jones, New Zealand eScience Infrastructure
  • Steve Cotter, REANNZ
  • Andrew Rohl, Curtin University, ex ED iVEC
  • Tony Lough, NZ Genomics Ltd
  • Don Smith, NZ Synchrotron Group Ltd
  • Rhys Francis, eResearch Coordination Project
10:30am-11:00am Morning Tea in the Central Lecture Block Foyer
11:00am-12:00pm Parallel Sessions: 15 Minute Presentations

Room: C2

Room: C3

 
12:00pm-1:00pm

Lunch in the Central Lecture Block Foyer

Posters

 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Workshops   
  Room: Lab Room: C2 Room: Undercroft Room: C3
  Hacking a New Zealand Data Management Guide
Fabiana Kubke, The University of Auckland; Dan Randow; Alison Stringer

NZ HPC Applications Workshop cont.

Research Insights

Software Carpentry Bootcamp cont.: Helping Scientists Build Better Software

Informal Discussions

Room available for informal discussions

3:00pm-3:15pm Afternoon Tea in the Centreal Lecture Block Foyer
3:15pm-5:15pm Workshops continued   
  Room: Lab Room: C2 Room: Undercroft Room: C3
  Hacking a New Zealand Data Management Guide cont.

NZ HPC Applications Workshop

Research Insights

Software Carpentry Bootcamp cont.: Helping Scientists Build Better Software

Informal discussions

Room available for informal discussions

5:15pm-5:45pm Day 2 Wrap Up in Central Lecture Theatre 2 (C2) 
6:00pm - late

eResearch NZ 2013 Conference Dinner
Langdale Vineyard, West Melton

A bus will depart from the University of Canterbury (time to be confirmed)

Day 3

Thursday, 4 July

8:30am Registration Opens
9:00am-9:50am Room: Central Lecture Theatre 2 (C2)
 

eScience and Data Science at the University of Washington eScience Institute

Keynote by Bill Howe, Director of Research, Scalable Data Analytics, eScience Institute Affiliate Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science & Engineering, University of Washington

9:50am-10:30am 5 minute lightning talks 15 Minute Presentations
  Room: C2 Room: C3
 
10:30am-11:00am Morning Tea in the Central Lecture Block Foyer
11:00am-12:00pm Parallel Sessions: 15 Minute Presentations
  Room: C2 Room: C3
 
12:00pm-1:00pm Lunch in the Central Lecture Block Foyer 
1:00pm-3:00pm Workshops 
  Room: Lab Room: Undercroft Room: C3
  Introduction to Intel Phi
Jordi Blasco, New Zealand eScience Infrastructure 
Software Carpentry Bootcamp cont.: Helping Scientists Build Better Software

Informal Discussions

Room available for informal discussions

3:00pm-3:15pm Afternoon Tea in the Central Lecture Block Foyer  
3:15-5:15 Workshops continued  
  Room: Lab Room: Undercroft Room: C3
  Maximising Research Visibility in New Zealand Context
Yanan Zhao & Jennifer Graham, Libraries and Learning Services, The University of Auckland  
Software Carpentry Bootcamp cont.: Helping Scientists Build Better Software

Informal Discussions

Room available for informal discussions

5:15pm-5:45pm Day 3 Wrap Up in Central Lecture Theatre 3 (C3)