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Whether computers are used to increase the accuracy of a model, interpret the ever-growing stream of data from new image collections and instruments, or engage with peers around the globe, UAB’s status as a leading research community depends on the ability to incorporate these capabilities into the research process.  By participating in the dialog of Research Computing Day at UAB, researchers can share how they are using these methods to enhance their research, gain new insights from peers, and contribute their voices to the growth of research at UAB.
 
Whether computers are used to increase the accuracy of a model, interpret the ever-growing stream of data from new image collections and instruments, or engage with peers around the globe, UAB’s status as a leading research community depends on the ability to incorporate these capabilities into the research process.  By participating in the dialog of Research Computing Day at UAB, researchers can share how they are using these methods to enhance their research, gain new insights from peers, and contribute their voices to the growth of research at UAB.
 
== Announcing Research Computing Day 2012 ==
 
 
Join us this year on September 13, 2012 for talks and discussions on the nature of data sciences at the Hill University Center.  This year's keynote by Dr. Richard Marchase is entitled ''Building Capacity in Data Science''.  Join us for what promises to be an exciting event.
 
 
[[Research Computing Day 2012#Registration|Register for Research Computing Day 2012]] and review the detailed agenda. 
 
 
[[Media:Rcday2012-flyer.pdf|Promotional flyer for Research Computing Day 2012]]
 
 
Last year's agenda and talks are available on the [[UAB Research Computing Day 2011|2011 UAB Research Computing Day]] page.
 
  
 
== Background ==
 
== Background ==
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== Previous UAB Research Computing Days ==
 
== Previous UAB Research Computing Days ==
  
* 2007
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* 2007 -- Co-hosted along with the [http://asc.edu ASA] site visit, providing an overview of new services and upcoming launce of the UABgrid pilot. (No web record)
* [http://main.uab.edu/Sites/it/internal/researchers/62971/ 2008]
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* 2008 -- Focus on grid computing and collaboration technologies, in particular the caBIG program with guest speakers from Booz Allen Hamilton who managed the NCI caBIG program and SURA (agenda currently offline)
* [http://main.uab.edu/Sites/it/internal/researchers/79984/ 2010]
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* 2010 -- Featured introduction to Galaxy platform for genetic sequencing by Dell staff scientist (agenda currently offline)
* [[2011]]
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* [[2011]] -- Understanding growth of research computing support at peer institutions UNC and Emory
* [[2012]]
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* [[2012]] -- Growing data sciences at UAB
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* 2013 -- TBA
 
[[Category:RCDay2011]
 
[[Category:RCDay2011]

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Research Computing Day is a dialog within the UAB research community about leveraging the power of computers to grow the depth of our investigation into the nature of the world that surrounds us. The annual event welcomes discussions on science, engineering, the arts and humanities focused on the drive to open new research frontiers with advances in technology.

Whether computers are used to increase the accuracy of a model, interpret the ever-growing stream of data from new image collections and instruments, or engage with peers around the globe, UAB’s status as a leading research community depends on the ability to incorporate these capabilities into the research process. By participating in the dialog of Research Computing Day at UAB, researchers can share how they are using these methods to enhance their research, gain new insights from peers, and contribute their voices to the growth of research at UAB.

Background

Since 2007, The Office of the Vice President for Information Technology has sponsored an annual dialog on the role of technology in research. These events joined UAB with national dialogs on the role of Cyberinfrastructure in research held at campuses across the country.

The 2011 UAB Research Computing Day builds on the themes from the events of previous years and dons a new name intended to capture the broader interests of research that forever pushes technology in new directions to advance science.

Previous UAB Research Computing Days

  • 2007 -- Co-hosted along with the ASA site visit, providing an overview of new services and upcoming launce of the UABgrid pilot. (No web record)
  • 2008 -- Focus on grid computing and collaboration technologies, in particular the caBIG program with guest speakers from Booz Allen Hamilton who managed the NCI caBIG program and SURA (agenda currently offline)
  • 2010 -- Featured introduction to Galaxy platform for genetic sequencing by Dell staff scientist (agenda currently offline)
  • 2011 -- Understanding growth of research computing support at peer institutions UNC and Emory
  • 2012 -- Growing data sciences at UAB
  • 2013 -- TBA

[[Category:RCDay2011]