Workshops



Committed to empowering research students, staff and faculty with the skills they need to hit the ground running with computational research, CCS provides a variety of training workshops. Announcements are made through various central email list-servs, E-Veritas, and other methods. Registration usually opens a couple of weeks before the event, and they are usually oversubscribed, so please register early to avoid disappointment.

 

Upcoming Workshops

2nd annual Smart Cities MIAMI Conference 4/5-6/18

This conference gathers leaders in academia, professional practice, and industry to examine the Smart Cities phenomenon in relation to emerging trends and technology. This year’s topics TBA soon . . .

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Advanced Computing Workshops

 

These workshops are usually held once a semester, rotating venues on the three main UM campuses.

 

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Software Carpentry

The University of Miami is an Affiliated Member of the Software Carpentry family. CCS runs regular Software Carpentry and Data Carpentry workshops during the academic year.

 

 

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Save The Date: The next VizUM Symposium will be on Thursday, November 10, 2016, 4:00 – 7:00 PM, at the Newman Alumni Center. Please check the VizUM events page for details!

 

MATLAB Workshops

The University of Miami has a site license for MATLAB held through our IT Department. CCS works with MathWorks to host regular MATLAB workshops throughout the year, usually one per semester.

 

 

Recently Held Workshops

 

Big Data Workshop: “Intro to Hadoop and Spark” at RSMAS 8/11/2017

Join us for an introductory workshop on Big Data “Intro. to Hadoop and Spark” on Friday, August 11, 2017, from 1:00-4:00 PM at RSMAS . . .

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Inaugural Smart Cities MIAMI Conference Plans for New Future

MIAMI, Fla. (February 24, 2017)—The inaugural Smart Cities Miami Conference, hosted last week by the School of Architecture and the Center for Computational Science (“CCS”), brought industry visionaries, technology experts, government planners, and the public together to focus on the “disruptive power” that the mobilization of new technology will have in our cities and on […]

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BIG DATA Lunch & Learn with Zongjun Hu, PhD, Thursday 12/01/16

In this lunch-and-learn session, Dr. Zongjun Hu will first introduce several big data technologies behind the interfaces, and then demonstrate the general procedures to communicate with the cluster and utilize it for big data discovery research.

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Viz UM 3rd Annual Symposium 11/10/16 features Colin Ware & Martin Krzywinski

Register now for VizUM! The VizUM 3rd Annual Symposium will be held on Thursday, November 10, 2016 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at the University of Miami Newman Alumni Center, 6200 San Amaro Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146. Our guests speakers are Colin Ware and Martin Krzywinski.

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“Biomedical Science Advanced Computing Resources Workshop” Friday, 9/23/2016

You are invited to attend the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center (SCCC) Bioinformatics workshop “Advanced Computing for Biomedical Science—Resources Available to UM Researchers”.

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Data Carpentry Genomics with R Workshop 2/22 & 23/2016

This workshop is focused on working with genomics data. It starts with project organization, goes through an introduction to the command line, using cloud computing for bioinformatics pipelines and an introduction to data analysis and visualization in R.

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2-Day Software Carpentry (R) Workshop 3/14-15/2016

This 2-day workshop will provide you with the basic computing skills and best practices needed to be productive in a small research team.

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One-Day MATLAB Workshop, Thursday 3/17/2016

Learn Advanced Programming Techniques and Mathematical Modeling and Simulation . . .

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2-Day Software Carpentry (Python) Workshop 3/28-29/2016

This 2-day workshop will provide you with the basic computing skills and best practices needed to be productive in a small research team.

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Networks Science in Systems Medicine, Cancer Applications and More, Thursday 1/28/2016

You are invited to attend a lecture by Enrico Capobianco, PhD, Lead Bioinformatics Scientist at CSS’s Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Program. Join us at the Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center on Thursday, January 28th . . .

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UM & IPCC co-host Workshop on Climate Change, Friday 11/13/2015

Florida risks losing trillions of dollars as a consequence of sea level rise and climate change unless it seeks new opportunities for reinventing the economy and development. This climate change Workshop will be preceded by a one-hour media briefing . . .

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Software Carpentry Workshop in Python, 11/5 & 6/2015

Registration Now Closed Please check again for a similar workshop next semester. Courtesy of the Graduate School, the University of Miami is now a proud Affiliated Member of Software Carpentry.  CCS is pleased to announce another Software Carpentry workshop in Python at UM. This two-day workshop, jointly hosted by the Miami Clinical and Translational Science Institute, and […]

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First “Lunch-bytes” Seminar at RSMAS, Wednesday 10/14/2015

Lunch-bytes will help students and early career scientists overcome technical and computing difficulties, and jump-start their research . . .

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GIS Day at UM, Wednesday 11/18/2015

UM Students, faculty, and staff are invited to attend the new GIS workshop series on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Software Carpentry Workshop in R, 11/19 & 20/2015

This Software Carpentry workshop will give priority to graduate students and postdocs who need R for their immediate research projects.

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URIDE Demonstrations Are Now Available

URIDE is a software system developed for UM investigators conducting scientific research.

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