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4th LinkSCEEM-2 General User Meeting

Call for Fellowship Applications for the 4th LinkSCEEM-2 General User Meeting

Date: 10-13 June 2014

Location: The Cyprus Institute, Nicosia, Cyprus

The LinkSCEEM-2 project is organising a 4-day general user meeting during 10-13 of June 2014 in Nicosia, Cyprus. The General User Meeting is part of the LinkSCEEM-2 project training activities aiming to prepare the Eastern Mediterranean scientific community for the use of HPC systems.

The meeting targets young researchers from the region and will address programming training needs of current and prospective HPC users both from Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean.

During the first two days of the event the participants will receive training on the following topics from the Software Carpentry team (http://software-carpentry.org/):

On the third day of the event the following topics will be covered:

Finally, the last day of training will focus on:

The programme will contain theoretical and hands-on training sessions to enable deep understanding of the concepts and their application on modern HPC. Trainees will be given access to Euclid, the training cluster of the LinkSCEEM project, where they will be able to carry out the hands-on exercises and practice what they have learned.

Fellowships

There are a number of funded competitive fellowships available to attend the general user meeting. The fellowships will provide financial contribution to flights and accommodation costs.

Fellowships will be awarded to suitable candidates who:

  1. Are involved in Computational Science/HPC research projects or studies.
  2. Identify how attending the general user meeting can help them in their future work.
  3. Have programming experience in C, Fortran or a similar high level programming language.

The selection committee will choose the participants based on the criteria outlined below:

  1. Relevance of background to the workshop topic.
  2. Country of residence (Eastern Mediterranean prioritised).
  3. Stage of career (young researchers/graduates preferred).

Important Dates

Registration

Applicants should fill in the following online form to express their interest in attending the General User Meeting:
http://cyprusinstitute.limequery.org/47393/lang-en

More Information

More information about the program of the event can be found at the following webpage:
http://www.linksceem.eu/ls2/news-and-activities/events/events/event/32-4th-linksceem-general-user-meeting-june-2014.html

Please keep in mind that the above webpage may be regularly updated.

For more information please contact Thekla Loizou: t.loizou@cyi.ac.cy

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