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[HTCondor-users] OSG User School 2020: Learn to harness large-scale computing for research

Hi HTCondor community members,

See the following opportunity: a summer school that teaches how to use HTCondor to run research work on the Open Science Grid -- feel free to share with users or colleagues who might be interested!

- Christina


If you could access hundreds or even thousands of computers for your
scholarly work or the work you support, what could you do? How could it
transform research? What discoveries might be made?

We are seeking applicants for the Open Science Grid (OSG) User School
2020, which takes place July 6-10 at the beautiful University of
Wisconsin in Madison. Participants will learn to use high throughput
computing (HTC) to harness vast amounts of computing power for research,
applicable to nearly any field of study (e.g., physics, chemistry,
engineering, life sciences, earth sciences, agricultural and animal
sciences, economics, social sciences, medicine, and more).

For more background: https://research.cs.wisc.edu/htcondor/htc.html

Using lectures, discussions, roleplays, and lots of hands-on work with
OSG experts in HTC, participants will learn how HTC systems work, how to
run and manage many jobs and huge datasets, how to implement a realistic
scientific computing workflow, and where to turn for help and more info.

Worried about costs? We pay all basic travel, hotel, and food costs for
applicants who are selected to attend. This is a valuable offer!

Ideal candidates are graduate students doing research and staff (e.g.,
facilitators, admins) supporting research that involves or could involve
large-scale computing - work that cannot be done on one laptop or a
handful of computers. Also, we accept some post-doctoral students,
faculty, research staff, and advanced undergraduates, so make a strong
case for yourself regardless of your current role!


  Application Period (OPEN NOW): 1â31 March 2020
  OSG User School: 6-10 July 2020


  Web: https://www.opensciencegrid.org/user-school-2020/
  Email: user-school@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
  Twitter: https://twitter.com/OSGUserSchool

Please forward this announcement to anyone who might benefit from the
OSG User School. And consider posting our flyer where appropriate: