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High Performance Computing Center

A unit in the Division of the Vice President for Research

CADRE Conference


CADRE Spring Conference

Register OnlineFor more information:
 405.744.1914
jamie.hadwin@okstate.edu

Reception & Poster Session
April 11, 2017       5:30-7:30 p.m.
Wes Watkins Center – Stillwater, Oklahoma

Conference
April 12, 2017       8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wes Watkins Center – Stillwater, Oklahoma

Oklahoma State University's Coalition for Advancing Digital Research & Education (CADRE) is a collaborative, campus-wide initiative jointly led by the Office of the Vice President for Research and the OSU Libraries that provides researchers with assistance in all aspects of computational and data-intensive research.

The inaugural CADRE spring conference brings together a consortium of regional researchers and leaders interested in the advancement of the following: high performance computing, high speed networks, data analysis and visualization, creating and implementing data management plans, applying best practices for organizing data, and storing, archiving and sharing data once a project is completed. 

Researchers and aspiring researchers (students, faculty and staff) from all disciplines are welcome to attend. Registration is free. 

**If you'd like to present at the poster session (April 11) or submit a proposal for a breakout talk during the conference (April 12), please indicate your interest on the registration form and you will be contacted for more details.

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

 


Speakers     |     Agenda     |      Travel     |     2017 Sponsors

 


2017 Agenda

April 11, Reception & Poster Session**
5:30-7:30 p.m. - Wes Watkins Center, International Exhibit Hall

April 12, Conference*

Morning Agenda

 

7:30 am

Wes Watkins Center Lobby

Registration Begins

8:15 am

Wes Watkins Center Auditorium

Welcome

Kenneth Sewell, OSU Vice President for Research
Sheila Johnson, OSU Dean for Libraries

8:30 am

Wes Watkins Center Auditorium

Opening Address: State of CADRE

Dana Brunson, OSU Assistant Vice President for Research Cyberinfrastructure
Director, OSU High Performance Computing Center

9:00 am

Wes Watkins Center Auditorium

Keynote Address: "Research IT at Illinois: Establishing Service
Responsive to Investigator Needs"

John Towns -  (Univ. of Illinois)

9:45 am Morning Break

10:15 am

Wes Watkins Center Auditorium

Plenary Address:

Kelly Gaither -  Director of Visualization, TACC

11:00 am

Wes Watkins Center Auditorium

Plenary Address:

11:45 am - 1:30 p.m.

Lunch & Vendor Showcase

12:45 - 1:15 p.m.

OneOCII All-Hands Spring Meeting

Afternoon Agenda

 

Room 101
Legacy Room

Room 108
Exec. Seminar

Room 109
Exec. Seminar 

Room 209
Seminar

1:30 pm Breakout
Session #1

"What's So Super About
Supercomputing (Part 1)"

Jamene Brooks-Keifer
& Mark Laufersweiler

"Did You Know? Intel's 
Contributions to
Research Computing"

Chris Allison

"Leveraging High Performance Computing Resources to Help Tackle
an Open Problem in Abstract Mathematics"

Karl Frinkle, Mike Morris, Keith Pearce, Jameson Carpenter, Jacob Graham, Nicholas Gauthier &
Nathan Naylor 

"Finding the Right Tools
for a Computing
Researcher's Toolbelt:
Software & Data
Carpentry"

Phillip Doehle &
Jason Henderson

2:00 pm   Break Break Break Break
2:15 pm
Breakout
Session #2

Cinthya Ippoliti & 
Nicole Sump-Crethar

"Birds-of-a-Feather (BoF)
Session: XSEDE Region 4
Campus Champions"

Daniel Andreson &
Timothy Middelkoop

 

"Radar Cross Sections
Using the Finite-Difference
Time-Domain Method"

David Monismith &
Nicholas Oswald

"How Can Students Take
the Reigns with Advanced
Computing Resources"

Jacob Myers, Prabhjoyt Singh, Matthew Whitlock & Milena Weaver 

2:45 pm   Afternoon Break Afternoon Break Afternoon Break Afternoon Break
3:15 pm Breakout
Session #3

"Flying Below the Radar:
Some Unexpected Data
Sets for Researchers in
the Humanities &
Social Sciences"

Mary Larson, Kevin Dyke
& Suzanne Reinman

"Why Storage for
Big Data is So Hard"

Henry Neeman

Tyrell Conway & 
Charles Chen

Xan Black & Mark Kinders

3:45 pm   Break Break Break Break
4:00 pm Breakout
Session #4

"What's So Super About
Supercomputing (Part 2)"

Jamene Brooks-Keifer
& Mark Laufersweiler

"High Performance
Computing Education and
Workforce Development:
Needs, Hurdles and
Solutions Approaches"

Peter Hawrylak

Phil Alderman

NCWIT:
Aspirations in Computing
awards ceremony

(4:00-5:00 p.m.)

4:30 pm   Conference Ends Conference Ends Conference Ends Conference Ends

 

*Conference schedule is tentative. Times and room assignments are subject to change.

**If you'd like to present a poster at the April 11th poster session or submit a proposal for a breakout session on April 12th, please indicate so on the registration form.

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Travel:

If you are visiting from out of town, the following three hotels are designated conference hotels and will be eligible for the federal/university rate:

  • Atherton Hotel (refer to "CADRE Conference" when making reservation to receive federal/university rate - $109.95 including tax)
    * Located on the OSU campus
    * Complimentary shuttle van service available to/from Stillwater Regional Airport (SWO)
    * Bus stop outside of hotel will take you to conference (if not being used, van service available for small groups)
    * Rancher's Club (5-star restaurant) and hotel bar onsite
    * Complimentary hot breakfast bar from Rancher's Club and complementary wifi
  • Cimarron Hotel - Best Western (refer to "CADRE Conference" when making reservation to receive federal/university rate - $91 plus tax)
    * Located six blocks from conference site
    * Complimentary shuttle service available to/from Stillwater Regional Airport (SWO)
    * Scheduled shuttles the day of conference (7:30-8 a.m. to conference site; 4:30-5:30 p.m. from conference site to hotel)
    * Complimentary breakfast, wifi
    * Indoor pool, fitness and business center
    * The Loft Lounge (onsite bar on 4th floor)
  • Home2 Suites by Hilton (refer to "CADRE Conference" when making reservation for federal/university rate - $91 plus tax)
    * Located 10 blocks from conference site
    * Bus stop outside of hotel will take you to conference
    * Complimentary breakfast, wifi
    * Indoor pool, fitness and business center
    * Several restaurants within a block of hotel (Red Lobster, Chili's, Starbucks, McAlister's and local favorites Mexico Joe's and Mojo's Grill)

Flight Information

Stillwater Regional Airport (SWO) recently began offering incoming and outgoing flights (two incoming and two outgoing per day) through Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). For more information, visit Stillwater Regional Airport: http://flystillwaterok.com/.

You can also book incoming and outgoing flights through Will Rogers World Airport (OKC) in Oklahoma City or Tulsa International Airport (TUL) in Tulsa, OK. Rental car services are available at both Will Rogers World and Tulsa International Airports.


For more information

For more information, contact Jamie Hadwin - Program Coordinator, OSU High Performance Computing Center
Phone 405-744-1914 | Email jamie.hadwin@okstate.edu