You are receiving this message because your group might have been using or having interest in using either local (Grex) or National (ComputeCanada) High-performance computing and/or cloud computing resources.
As you might know, ComputeCanada will be succeeded by a New DRI organization (NDRIO) in a year from now. NDRIO now runs a new series of Needs Assessment Townhalls, with sessions on May 4,5,6,7.
Please find the information forwarded to our institution below. Everyone is most welcome to register, attend, and provide their input that might shape the future of Advanced Research Computing in Canada!
-- Grigory Shamov WestGrid Site Lead / HPC Specialist University of Manitoba
From: Digvir Jayas Digvir.Jayas@umanitoba.ca Date: Monday, April 12, 2021 at 7:55 PM To: Jay Doering Jay.Doering@umanitoba.ca Subject: Fwd: Canadian DRI Needs Assessment Virtual Town Halls: Event & Registration Details We should encourage few of our researchers to attend. Any suggestions? Thanks. Sent from my iPhone
Begin forwarded message: From: NDRIO NDRIO-NOIRN@engagedri.ca Date: April 12, 2021 at 1:38:47 PM CDT To: Digvir Jayas Digvir.Jayas@umanitoba.ca Subject: Canadian DRI Needs Assessment Virtual Town Halls: Event & Registration Details Reply-To: NDRIO-NOIRN@engagedri.ca Caution: This message was sent from outside the University of Manitoba. Digvir, Between May 4 and 7, NDRIO will host a series of Virtual Town Hall events as the latest consultation step in the Canadian Digital Research Infrastructure (DRI) Needs Assessment. These [https://cdn.cyberimpact.com/clients/31969/public/ab4c755a-2c48-401f-2583-3fc...]
Between May 4 and 7, NDRIO will host a series of Virtual Town Hall events as the latest consultation step in the Canadian Digital Research Infrastructure (DRI) Needs Assessmenthttps://app.cyberimpact.com/click-tracking?ct=KtwRLF_QlQrFYUElwQEIvtAmspcjB03YUillKom0xnNLQBwT-hxkMUCvOW3LARYDO9AisiJYfTFCp-ei2iueK2BMmQBvJs5jBTJ2ZFzm2f4~.
These events are an opportunity for researchers and the broader research community to validate and provide further feedback on NDRIO’s consultations to date as relates to DRI usage, or the tools and services required to support research excellence. These consultations were conducted over the past four months through a call for White Papershttps://app.cyberimpact.com/click-tracking?ct=Cmh4JfJgSPM1I6ukddN5qAXsCrNzWaPzDuG_14uxu0AFK6Jt-ehDk-IZKU48-_2uY1IG8tu16gi8yvipqRF7M2Ui2uNrcsb_GpU94ZGWPKk~ and Current Documentation, as well as a survey of researchers across Canada.
The Virtual Town Halls (four events in English; four in French) are open to researchers in Canada from across disciplines, levels of engagement with DRI tools and research experience. We hope that you will share this event information with your networks to encourage participation.
Virtual Town Hall event timing, themes and registration links are as follows:
* Tuesday, May 4: Town Hall 1https://app.cyberimpact.com/click-tracking?ct=IRnAPlSfTdQvaxjvcy4TWZpzmMA4qvCl85pkSJplpx4vu4L-zx5bYsyLMBW71EbintRKh8pmBESOoEfKYJ_4oPOeWJiqJuN47NxJ2jPLpoE~ Theme: Awareness and Accessibility English Session: 1-2pm EDT French Session: 3-4pm EDT
* Wednesday, May 5: Town Hall 2https://app.cyberimpact.com/click-tracking?ct=YzrIIfKYna3l05DpGq7tp7BbpEqNsJvvR6dgjvKoBmXt_yRLwi3-myuLa4iapsK1hkyKz9k79EwQwm-juhHRezHLJt99S0ScNDgiC35xPoU~ Theme: Governance and Policy English Session: 1-2pm EDT French Session: 10:30-11:30am EDT
* Thursday, May 6: Town Hall 3https://app.cyberimpact.com/click-tracking?ct=ppj3Epy-uEs1k3QxHiq2h5OrPKH5vTcPJWEJChhqoBVGynHs6Uyef1BdxDDi6nR8lHjr8a-AYWem8Jp3RjOkG3E17n9tO8kDnbq26eTo4UM~ Theme: Operations English Session: 1-2pm EDT French Session: 10:30-11:30am EDT
* Friday, May 7: Town Hall 4https://app.cyberimpact.com/click-tracking?ct=n3w5Z4XIZlAggUecss0E5aL8Jm6lun-f08mn6HFQCSRMjyH0qOrKGukl9EzsWnc_YlhwHrB8oOjlY0WAKM2bfEgA9nMpL_Gl4CcEwUJ3gpI~ Theme: Support English Session: 1-2pm EDT French Session: 10:30-11:30am EDT
Further event details can be found on our websitehttps://app.cyberimpact.com/click-tracking?ct=6L8NHLQqSGd8ItmxIRe5ViMn0qcsWQqKMBJ3RNDTa8cBQLaKEl8gcXGjmm4bdgkBdy9pXIjuHmHHcSJWeYO6F03xyQs3auQ5h5memSIleHA~. To participate, registration is required and will be available until Friday, April 30. Be sure to register now as participation is limited to 150 people per session. A document and video summarizing NDRIO’s preliminary findings will be shared with attendees to guide the discussions.
On behalf of NDRIO, I am deeply appreciative of the community’s engagement in the Needs Assessment process to date, which will allow us to better serve Canada’s researchers by informing the development of our National Service Delivery Model and 2022-2025 Strategic Plan. We look forward to more meaningful discussions ahead.
If you have questions or comments about our Virtual Town Halls, our Needs Assessment consultations, or any of our activities, please reach out to us at NDRIO-NOIRN@engagedri.camailto:NDRIO-NOIRN@engagedri.ca.
Nizar Ladak CEO New Digital Research Infrastructure Organization (NDRIO)
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