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Past Training Events

EMBO course on Integrative Structural Biology at Institut Pasteur

Monday, July 8, 2019 - 10:14 to Friday, July 12, 2019 - 10:14

The fourth Course on Integrative Structural Biology, which will take place at the Institut Pasteur from july 8 to july 13, 2019

This course is supported by EMBO (European Molecular Biology Organization). For more information see here
Problems in structural biology today can very often not be solved by one technique alone, but need to be solved by a combination of methods, including NMR, X-ray crystallography, electron microscopy, structural mass spectrometry, and SAXS. The heterogeneous data coming from these methods need to be combined with advanced molecular modeling techniques. The goal of the course is to provide young scientists that have more specialized knowledge in one of the techniques an overview over the broad range of modern structural methods available. Special emphasis will be given to computational approaches to integrate data (such as IMP, ARIA).

BioExcel Summer School on Biomolecular Simulations 2019

Monday, July 1, 2019 - 09:30 to Friday, July 5, 2019 - 14:30

The summer school is intended for researchers (primarily PhD and post-docs) using or planning to use biomolecular modeling and simulation in their everyday research. Familiarity with Linux and some basic knowledge of molecular modelling software is a requirement.

Synergy of experiment and computation in quantitative systems biology

Sunday, June 23, 2019 - 18:00 to Friday, June 28, 2019 - 09:00

Computational methods and biophysical experiments have advanced rapidly in parallel over recent decades, and are now applied widely to gain molecular-level insights on biological systems. The vast majority of biophysical methods report on the behavior of populations of molecules or on the properties of states of a system. Yet a quantitative understanding of biological systems requires a molecular-level description of phenomena that is generally unobtainable from measurements carried out in bulk. Computations carried out on single macromolecules do not necessarily reflect the statistical nature of molecular behaviors or systems that is captured by experiment. Yet computational approaches can be highly valuable for predicting and interpreting experimental results, and for designing critical experiments to test hypotheses. 

CompBioMed Webinar #9: EUDAT services for FAIR Data Management

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00

In this webinar, we will give a brief overview of the EUDAT Services and the data life cycle. We further demonstrate how these services operate and integrate with each other to meet the data management requirements of research communities and comply with the FAIR principles - which require the data to be properly documented, annotated, archived, published and accessible to the wider community. Target audience: community researchers, data managers and the IT support people.

FitSM Advanced SOC - Service Operation and Control

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 14:00 to Friday, June 21, 2019 - 14:00

IT Service Management is a discipline that helps provide services with a focus on customer needs and in a professional manner. It is widely used in the commercial and public sectors to manage IT services of all types, but current solutions are very heavyweight with high barriers to entry.

FitSM is a lightweight approach to professionally managing services. It brings order and traceability to a complex area and provides simple, practical support in getting started with ITSM. FitSM training and certification provides crucial help in providing services and improving their management. It provides a common conceptual and process model, sets out straightforward and realistic requirements and links them to supporting materials.

This two-day Advanced level course aims to provide individuals with deeper knowledge of the ITSM processes focusing on service operation and control.

ELIXIR - EXCELERATE All Hands meeting 2019

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 09:00 to Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 13:00

The meeting brings together members of the ELIXIR community from across the ELIXIR Nodes, and collaborators from partner organisations, in order to review ELIXIR’s achievements and activities so far and discuss plans for the future.

The All Hands meeting is also the venue for the ELIXIR-EXCELERATE Annual General Assembly Meeting.

FitSM Advanced SPD - Service Planning and Delivery

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 14:00 to Wednesday, June 19, 2019 - 14:00

T Service Management is a discipline that helps provide services with a focus on customer needs and in a professional manner. It is widely used in the commercial and public sectors to manage IT services of all types, but current solutions are very heavyweight with high barriers to entry.

FitSM is a lightweight approach to professionally managing services. It brings order and traceability to a complex area and provides simple, practical support in getting started with ITSM. FitSM training and certification provides crucial help in providing services and improving their management. It provides a common conceptual and process model, sets out straightforward and realistic requirements and links them to supporting materials.

This two-day Advanced level course aims to provide individuals with deeper knowledge into the ITSM processes focusing on service planning and delivery.

The EOSC Early Adopter webinar

Wednesday, May 29, 2019 - 10:00 to 11:00

EOSC-hub is organizing a webinar to introduce the project’s Early Adopter Programme and answer questions from those interested in applying.
Interested parties can apply to the Early Adopter Programme by filling an online assessment by 15 June 2019: https://www.eosc-hub.eu/application-form.

More information: https://www.eosc-hub.eu/eosc-early-adopter-programme

 

The EC3 portal in the EGI Applications on Demand service: how to create virtual elastic clusters on the EGI Federation

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 10:00 to 11:00

EC3 (Elastic Cloud Computing Cluster) is a tool to deploy virtual elastic clusters over multi-clouds. It is a web tool that facilitates the access to Cloud computing platforms to non-experienced users. A virtual cluster can be deployed with a few clicks. It maintains the “traditional” work environment: clusters configured with a LRMS (SLURM, SGE, Kubernetes, etc.) and scientific applications (Galaxy, NAMD, etc.).

EC3 provides automated elasticity management. Working nodes are added or removed depending on the workload of the cluster without any user intervention and it supports a wide range of cloud providers (public, federated and on-premises) including EGI FedCloud.

FitSM Foundation Training (EGI Conference 2019)

Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 08:30 to 17:30

This is one-day Foundation level course provides an agnostic introduction to the basic IT service management concepts and terms, outlines the purpose and structure of FitSM standards and their relationship to other standards, and details the formal requirements defined within it.

IT Service Management is a discipline that helps provide services with a focus on customer needs and in a professional manner. It is widely used in the commercial and public sectors to manage IT services of all types, but current solutions are very heavyweight with high barriers to entry.

FitSM is an open, lightweight standard for professionally managing services. It brings order and traceability to a complex area and provides simple, practical support in getting started with ITSM. FitSM training and certification provide crucial help in delivering services and improving their management. It provides a common conceptual and process model, sets out straightforward and realistic requirements and links them to supporting materials.

FitSM is the reference framework being used in both EOSC-hub and EOSCpilot projects, among other research infrastructures as well. Through FitSM, the EOSC-hub project aims at conducting effective IT service management in a federated environment and achieving a baseline level of ITSM that can act in support of ‘management interoperability’ in federated environments where disparate organisations must cooperate to manage services. 

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