BEAR User Forum

Corporate Services, Research
Wednesday 6th March 2019 (13:00-14:00)
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You are cordially invited to the BEAR User Forum, where the Advanced Research Computing (ARC) team will be present and ready to answer your questions.

Date : 6 March 2019
Time : 1pm
Where : Engineering Building, room G29

The BEAR User forum aims to bring BEAR users together to maximise the experience through:

  • Make connections and network with peers
  • Share user experience
  • Get news and updates from ARC
  • Identify issues and raise any concerns
  • Propose further development of software and/or hardware
  • Discuss Support for University initiatives in relevant areas

No need to book, just turn up, however if you have any questions or queries please can you send them to which will be answered in the Q&A session.


1:00pm     Welcome to the BEAR User Forum by Dr Liza Jabbour, Chair of the BEAR User Group
1:10pm     Foreword of BEAR and ARC Team by Dr John Owen, Head of Advanced Research Computing team 
1:20pm     Infrastructure update by Simon Thompson, BEAR Infrastructure Architect
1:30pm     Q&A
1:45pm     Training and Research software engineering by Aslam Ghumra and  ‘Ed’ Andrew Edmondson
1:50pm     Close

The ARC (BEAR) team will be available afterwards to continue the discussions.
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