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Pervasive Technology Institute

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Education, Outreach, and Training Resources

Upcoming events

Special Seminar: Cassava genomics: can genomic technology benefit smallholder farmers in Africa?

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

Cyberinfrastructure Building (CIB), 2709 E 10th St, Indiana University Bloomington

Steve Rounsley, PHD, University of Arizona, and Genomics Team Lead, Seeds & Traits Research and Development, Dow Agrosciences LLC

Join us for this public event affiliated with the invite-only workshop, "Genomics in July:  An introduction to genomic discovery and analysis using NGS data."

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Call for BoFs, Posters, ACM Student Research Competition, Doctoral Showcase, Emerging Technologies, etc. (due 7/31): The International Conference for High Performance Computing, Networking, Storage and Analysis (SC14) (Supercomputing14)

Thu, 07/31/2014 (All day)

New Orleans, LA, US

For more information see the Program page:

The SC Technical Program is highly competitive and one of the broadest of any HPC conference.

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The 23rd International Conference on Computer Communication and Networks (ICCN '14)

Mon, 08/04/2014 (All day) - Thu, 08/07/2014 (All day)

ICCCN is one of the leading international conferences for presenting novel
ideas and fundamental advances in the fields of computer communications
and networks. ICCCN serves to foster communication among researchers and
practitioners with a common interest in improving computer communications
and networking through scientific and technological innovation. ICCCN 2014
is technically co-sponsored by the IEEE Communication Society.
National Computational Science Institute Workshops: Introduction to Computational Thinking (Southwest Baptist University)

Mon, 08/04/2014 (All day) - Wed, 08/06/2014 (All day)

Southwest Baptist University
Bolivar, MO

With funding from NSF through the XSEDE program (,
summer workshops will be offered to college faculty and
pre-college teachers.

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Linux Cluster Institute Workshop on High Performance Clustered Computing (LCI 2014)

Mon, 08/04/2014 (All day) - Thu, 08/07/2014 (All day)

National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA)
Urbana, IL

If you're a user of HPC or are responsible for maintaining a
High Performance Computing (HPC) resource, this is the workshop
for you!
In just four days you will learn:

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Resources for IU faculty, students, and staff

High Performance Computing Systems for IU Researchers: An Introduction

This hands-on course covers the basics of using IU's supercomputing systems from logging in to job creation and submission.

Download a copy of the slides from the September 10, 2012 HPC introduction. (ppt)

UITS Research Technologies Overview & Fair

Representatives from the Big Red and Quarry Supercomputers, Research Storage, the Research Database ComplexHigh Performance ApplicationsScience Community Tools, and High Performance Filesystems gave an overview of the services available from Research Technologies in support of research at Indiana University.  

Download a copy of the slides from the Overview Presentation (pptx)


Resources for K-12 educators

The Indiana University Pervasive Technology Institute has engaged for several years in K-12 Education, Outreach and Training (EOT) events related to technology in general and computing in particular. Through the resources linked here, we hope to assist educators in adding these types of workships to their own curriculum. 

Generating Early Interest in Science and Technology - Workshops and Teaching Materials

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Additional Materials and Resources