Boulder, CO Challenge Session
Jun
5
Jun 6

Boulder, CO Challenge Session

Overviews from Category Chairs + Pitches/ Mentoring Session: Boulder (Denver area), CO

Join us June 5-6 as part of the West Hub Annual All Hands Meeting open to all. The Challenge will be mentioned during the Livestream June 5, 9am-12:30pm MT (8am Pacific Time) and Category Chairs will host a dedicated session June 6, 11am-12:30pm MT (10am Pacific Time) via Zoom videoconferencing:

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://cuboulder.zoom.us/j/5334564408

Or iPhone one-tap (US Toll):  +14086380968,5334564408# or +16465588656,5334564408#

Or Telephone:
    Dial: +1 408 638 0968 (US Toll) or +1 646 558 8656 (US Toll)
    Meeting ID: 533 456 4408
    International numbers available: https://cuboulder.zoom.us/zoomconference?m=OFkjqWjw5h9HoFNTFlWbKVx3YNxBuq4x

1st Category Chair Call: Education/Curriculum
Jun
2
11:00 am11:00

1st Category Chair Call: Education/Curriculum

Join Education Category Chair Jane Zanzig for the first Transportation Challenge monthly call: https://www.uberconference.com/jzanzig

11am  Pacific Time / 12pm Mountain Time / 1pm Central Time / 2 pm Eastern Time

Optional dial-in number: 857-216-2449 PIN: 03120

Agenda:

  • Introduction of the Challenge and Different Categories
  • Spotlight on Education Category and Category Chair Role
  • Initial Curated Resources and Existing Projects: How You Can Contribute
  • Round Robin Introductions, Q&A
Fireside Chat
May
2
4:30 pm16:30

Fireside Chat

  • eScience institute

Join us at the UW eScience Institute, 3910 15th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98195 a welcome reception and a Fireside Chat with Dan Morgan, Chief Data Officer of the U.S. Department of Transportation; Meredith Lee, Executive Director of the West Big Data Innovation Hub; Andrew Lumsdaine, UW-PNNL Distinguished Faculty Fellow; and Sarah Stone, co-Executive Director of the eScience Institute. Hear what your colleagues have learned at the cloud demos/trainings, and meet Challenge participants and supporters!

AWS Lunch + Learn
May
2
1:00 pm13:00

AWS Lunch + Learn

  • Amazon

Visit Amazon Web Services’ offices for lunch and demonstrations of how massive transportation datasets are being shared and analyzed in the cloud. Learn how the NYC Taxi & Limousine Commission uses Amazon S3 to make over 1 billion trip records publicly available and how Amazon Athena can be used to query those records in seconds. Amazon will also share how Amazon Athena can now be used to query OpenStreetMap. The demos will be followed by an open discussion about sharing large datasets in the cloud and guidance on how participants can receive promotional credits to experiment with AWS on their own.UPDATE: We are at capacity, but others are welcome to join remotely via WebEx (415-655-0003 | PIN: 648 123 667 | password AMAZON).

Microsoft Azure Training
May
2
9:30 am09:30

Microsoft Azure Training

  • UW eScience Institute

The Azure workshop will familiarize researchers and data scientists with big data storage, machine learning and advanced analytics, cognitive intelligence, container and batch services. Instruction is hands-on; participants will spend most of the day working on proctored labs. Each attendee will receive an Azure Pass with a $500 Azure credit that can be used up to one month after the workshop.