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May 8, 2017 - McGill University
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Higher education and advanced research computing: an obvious match Held from June 18 to June 21, CANHEIT-TECC is the largest gathering of Canadian campus IT leaders and advanced research computing experts. As an official partner of the event, Compute Canada is present on all fronts and several members of the Calcul Québec team are invited...Read more
The 7th edition of the Women in Physics Canada (WIPC 2018) Conference will be held from July 17th to 20th, 2018, at Université de Sherbrooke, Quebec. Calcul Québec is a proud supporter of this event. This renowned national conference will bring together more than a hundred members from the student community, faculty, postdoctoral researchers and professionals from the private...Read more
Toronto, ON (March 5, 2018) – Canada’s most powerful research supercomputer, Niagara, is now available to researchers of all disciplines across the country. Located at the University of Toronto and supported by the university’s high-performance computing division SciNet the system is open to all Canadian university researchers. Niagara is part of a system of national advanced research computing infrastructure, which...Read more
Are you up for the challenge? Here’s your chance to flex your creative muscles, experiment with new viz tools and win great prizes. Visualize This! is your chance to challenge your creativity, experiment with new visualization tools, and contribute to the growth of data visualization in Canada! Now in its second year, this Canada-wide competition...Read more
As part of the Science Literacy Week in Canada September 18-24, here are some book suggestions by the Calcul Québec staff. We obviously have a weakness for classic Sci-Fi books… perhaps supercomputers have been feeding our imagination for a long time? Neuromancer by William Gibson – 1984 The expression “Cyberspace” comes from this book. The...Read more
The Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, along with Hélène David, Quebec Minister of Higher Education, jointly announced they would be funding the construction of a new pavilion at l’École de technologie supérieure (ETS), that will house Calcul Québec’s future Advanced Research Computing Center. When that center opens, all of Calcul Québec’s hardware will be concentrated in one site....Read more
Delays in the commissioning of new Compute Canada systems are causing a slight postponement of the activation of 2017 ressource allocations for all systems, including Calcul Québec’s pre-2016 systems. As part of the national advanced research computing infrastructure renewal Compute Canada has undertaken, three new systems are coming online: Arbutus, a cloud system, and two general purpose clusters,...Read more
From June 5th to 9th, join us at the 2017 High Performance Computing Symposium in beautiful Kingston, Ontario. HPCS is Canada’s premier Advanced Research Computing (ARC) conference, bringing together top researchers from across Canada and around the world, as well as major industry partners. This year’s conference will include keynote sessions and technical workshops designed...Read more
Several Calcul Québec members have received honours in the past weeks. Calcul Québec is proud to support world-class researchers who’s work profits all of Québec society by allowing us to better our knowledge, improve our health and increase our well-being. Congratulations to all laureates. An Honorary Doctorate for Claire Deschênes At its 2016 fall...Read more
Compute Canada recently published an outline of the Resource Allocation Competitions for 2017. A major change this year is the new reference year. Allocations will now be awarded for the period of April 1st to April first of the following year, whereas they were previously awarded for a calendar year. As a transitory measure, all allocations for 2016...Read more