PARTLY-CLOUDY MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT
Partly Cloudy 2019
Date: Friday October 18th, 2019
Location: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA USA
How are you using the Cloud today?
What stops you from using it more?
What changes to Cloud Services would increase your Cloud usage?
Registration Page: Under Construction
Fred Hutch will host hands-on BASH and Python training during the day on Thursday October 17th, aimed at researchers and the sys admins supporting them
Optional Hands-on Training (additional fee)
Morning: Intro to BASH
Afternoon: Intro to Python
6:00 – 9:00pm Welcome Dinner & Networking
8:30 – 9:00 Bob Robbins, Scientist & Educator: Welcome & Opening Remarks
9:00 – 9:30 Sam Minot, Staff Scientist/Fred Hutch: Workflow Managers in a Cloudy World
9:30 – 10:00 Lukas Karlson, Cloud Architect / Broad Institute: Cloud Billing and Cost Controls for Research at Scale
10:00 – 10:45 Break
10:45 – 11:15 Lance Smith, IT Director / Celgene: Chargebacks, Cost Control, and Serverless in Pharma
11:15 – 11:45 Kate Hertweck, Bioinformatics Training Director / Fred Hutch: Community Development
11:45 – 12:15 Shane Sanders + Sandeep Namburi, CyberInfrastructure Manager + Cloud Analyst / Jackson Labs: Bursts, Forecasting, and Storm Avoidance: Utilization of Cloud Platforms
12:15 – 1:15 Lunch
1:15 – 2:15 Breakout sessions
2:15 – 2:30 Break
2:30 – 4:00 Plenary Session
What lessons will you take home?
What changes to Cloud services would increase our adoption?
The Steering Committee intends to produce a white paper, based on the material the conference generates, capturing the answers to this last question, anticipating that this paper will be of value to Cloud providers. Come help us build the content for this white paper.