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Upcoming Events                

Wednesday-Thursday, June 19-20, 2019

UETN Tech Summit • Annual conference of for the Utah Education and Teleheath Network. 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m., Murray High School, 5440 State St., Murray.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

EDUCAUSE Live! Webinar — Findings from the 2019 Enterprise Summit: Analytics • The 2019 Enterprise Summit, a collaboration of EDUCAUSE, AIR, and NACUBO, focused on the future promise of analytics in higher education. Join this webinar to hear summit presenters discuss the best ideas and recommendations that emerged from the event, and learn how you can turn those recommendations into actionable next steps at your institution. 11:00 a.m. - noon. Free for EDUCAUSE members and $79 for nonmembers. An EDUCAUSE membership is provided at no charge for members of the University of Utah. Registration is required.

Introduction to Python, Part 1 of 4 • The first two sessions of these free four-part CHPC presentations will introduce the key concepts of the Python language: variables, functions, control structures, IO, exception handling as well the concept of object-oriented programming. 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., INSCC Auditorium (Room 110), or online via Zoom (meeting ID: 411-178-3659). To participate in the hands-on exercises you will need to a laptop with a functional connection to the campus Wi-Fi (or any internet connection if you attend via Zoom), or you must log in to one of our Jupyter Hub servers (instructions here).

Monday, June 24, 2019

UIT Summer Party • The annual Summer Party for UIT employees is scheduled from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Clark Planetarium. Attendees will enjoy a delicious lunch and an afternoon filled with interactive exhibits, IMAX shows, and more. See you there! Please remember to bring your tickets, which will be stamped when you pick up your lunch and popcorn.

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Willful Disruption: 7 Digital Disruptions You Might Not See Coming • To cope with digital disruption, you must be able to recognize, prioritize and respond in the right way. This free Gartner webinar examines how you can evaluate, track and plan for 7 major disruptions using the Gartner Digital Disruption Toolkit. 7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Free, but registration is required.

Introduction to Python, Part 2 of 4 • The first two sessions of these free four-part CHPC presentations will introduce the key concepts of the Python language: variables, functions, control structures, IO, exception handling as well the concept of object-oriented programming. 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., INSCC Auditorium (Room 110), or online via Zoom (meeting ID: 411-178-3659). To participate in the hands-on exercises you will need to a laptop with a functional connection to the campus Wi-Fi (or any internet connection if you attend via Zoom), or you must log in to one of our Jupyter Hub servers (instructions here).

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

University of Utah IT Exchange • This month's presentation is "Strategies for managing IT projects to avoid the Neverending or Zombie projects we all too often find ourselves facing," by Piotr Pawlikowski of UIT's Project Management Office. 11:00 a.m. - noon, INSCC 345.

Thursday, June 27, 2019

Introduction to Python/Numpy, Part 3 of 4 • The last two sessions of these free four-part CHPC presentations will focus on how Python can be used in a scientific environment by using Numpy and SciPy. 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., INSCC Auditorium (Room 110), or online via Zoom (meeting ID: 411-178-3659). To participate in the hands-on exercises you will need to a laptop with a functional connection to the campus Wi-Fi (or any internet connection if you attend via Zoom), or you must log in to one of our Jupyter Hub servers (instructions here).

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

Introduction to Python/Numpy, Part 4 of 4 • The last two sessions of these free four-part CHPC presentations will focus on how Python can be used in a scientific environment by using Numpy and SciPy. 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., INSCC Auditorium (Room 110), or online via Zoom (meeting ID: 411-178-3659). To participate in the hands-on exercises you will need to a laptop with a functional connection to the campus Wi-Fi (or any internet connection if you attend via Zoom), or you must log in to one of our Jupyter Hub servers (instructions here).

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Independence Day • Holiday for all students, faculty, and staff. 

Monday-Friday, July 15-19, 2019

Build a Cluster Boot Camp • UIT's Center for High Performance Computing will host a "Build a Cluster" Boot Camp, which provides a general introduction to supercomputing and cluster management. The event is aimed at students interested in fielding a Student Cluster Competition team for the 2020 Supercomputing Conference (date/location TBA). The core class will take place from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. each day, with additional work time from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., at the Downtown Data Center. Space is limited, and preference will be given to undergraduate students; however, if space remains others (graduate students, post docs, staff, etc.) will be allowed to attend. Applications are due by midnight on Thursday, June 27, 2019.

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Tech Break Utah • Meet with some of the leading CEOs, venture capitalists, and heads of business development in the tech community at the premiere of Tech Break Utah, hosted by the Center for Technology & Venture Commercialization. Registration is required. 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Kiln [26 South Rio Grande Street, #Suite 2072].

Sunday-Thursday, July 21-25, 2019

EDUCAUSE Institute Leadership Program • This leadership program is designed to broaden perspectives and develop extensive leadership abilities, enabling new and aspiring CIOs, CISOs, and other experienced senior leaders to assume greater leadership roles within their institutions. Salt Lake City. Registration opens February 25 and closes June 14.

EDUCAUSE Institute Senior Directors Program • The Senior Directors Program is a professional development program for those serving in higher education IT as senior directors or those actively seeking senior director roles within the next year. Salt Lake City. Registration opens February 25.

EDUCAUSE Learning Technology Leadership Program • This program is for professionals whose campus role involves the support and promotion of teaching and learning. Working actively with the Learning Technology Leadership faculty and the other participants, attending this program will enable you to develop and build leadership skills and abilities that will serve you both in current and future campus roles. Salt Lake City. Registration opens February 25.

EDUCAUSE Institute Management Program • This program is for higher education IT professionals, including those in central or distributed IT organizations and academic libraries, who have 3 to 5 years of supervisory experience and want to augment their practical skills important to effective management. Salt Lake City. Registration opens February 25.

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Pioneer Day • Holiday for all students, faculty, and staff. 

Tuesday-Thursday, August 6-8, 2019

XSEDE HPC Workshop: Big Data • CHPC will be a satellite site for this class from XSEDE and the Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center (PSC). This workshop will focus on Hadoop, Spark and Tensorflow. Read the agenda9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. with a break from 11 a.m. - noon, INSCC Auditorium (Room 110). There is no cost to attend, but you must have an XSEDE account and register via XSEDE (registration typically opens approximately one month before the workshop).

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Fall 2019 Student Job & Internship Fair • The job fair is open to all students, regardless of year or major, who are interested in seasonal jobs, on-campus employment, volunteer opportunities, part-time positions, and other types of employment that do not require a degree. Students can chat with employers, learn about job and internship opportunities — including UIT's sUdo program, and find out how they can apply. 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Union Ballroom.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Fall 2019 STEM Career & Internship Fair • The job fair is open to all students who are interested in professional STEM career employment positions or internships that require a university degree. This is a great opportunity for students nearing graduation to network with employers and plan their post-graduation future. 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., Union Ballroom.

Wednesday, October 1, 2019

Fall 2019 Career & Internship Fair• The job fair is open to all students who are interested in professional career employment positions or internships that require a university degree. This is a great opportunity for students nearing graduation to network with employers and plan their post-graduation future. 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Union Ballroom. 


Past Events     

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Boost your AI IQ • Learn more about artificial intelligence and real-world applications at our next Eccles Alumni Forum event with current panelists including Dan Reed, senior vice president at the University of Utah, and Bassam Salem, CEO of AtlasRTX. Registration ( $15 for alumni and community members; $5 for students) includes lunch. Seating begins at 11:30 a.m. and the program begins at noon, Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building, Bill and Pat Family Community Hall, 7th floor.

Hands-on Introduction to Linux Part 2 of 3 • The second in a free three-part series of free CHPC presentations will cover more advanced scripting. 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., INSCC Auditorium (Room 110), or online via Zoom (meeting ID: 411-178-3659). Attendees will need to bring a laptop with a functional connection to the campus Wi-Fi. If you do not have an account with CHPC, login information for a temporary account on a virtual machine will be provided.

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Hands-on Introduction to Linux Part 3 of 3 • The third in a free three-part series of free CHPC presentations will introduce the vi editor, and teach participants how to create simple shell scripts. 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., INSCC Auditorium (Room 110), or online via Zoom (meeting ID: 411-178-3659). Attendees will need to bring a laptop with a functional connection to the campus Wi-Fi. If you do not have an account with CHPC, login information for a temporary account on a virtual machine will be provided.

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

University of Utah MacAdmins • Presentations include "What's New" by Todd McDaniel, Marriott Library; "Administrating Firefox on Mac" by Mike Kaply, Mozilla; "cmdReporter" by Dan Grigg, cmdSecurity; and "Jamf Setup & Reset for iOS" by Garrett Denney, Jamf. 11:00 a.m., Marriott Library, Room 1170, or online via live broadcast.

Last Updated: 6/19/19