Research, Education & Innovation Cloud Symposium 2016

Cybera will be hosting an invite-only, full-day symposium to exchange practical, technical, and operational experiences of running Research, Education and Innovation (RE&I) Clouds.

The symposium will encourage collaboration and sharing among cloud operators in the Canadian RE&I community and look to map out a possible path forward to ensure continued collaboration in the future. 


Where: The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada

When: October 25, 2016

Who: 20-30 invited participants, including:

  • experienced RE&I cloud operators from outside Canada
  • Canadian RE&I cloud operators looking to improve collaboration and sharing within Canada
  • technical reps from key commercial cloud operators to share ideas and techniques for improved collaboration amongst RE&I cloud operators


8:00am – 9:00am: Registration and continental breakfast

9:00am – 9:15am: Objectives of the Symposium and overview of agenda

9:15am – 10:00am: Introductions and short presentations by vendors (if applicable)

10:00am – 10:30am: <Start Session 1>

10:30am – 10:45am: Coffee Break

10:45am – 12:00pm: <Finish Session 1>

12:00pm – 1:00pm: Lunch

1:00pm – 2:30pm: <Session 2>

2:30pm – 2:45pm: Coffee Break

2:45pm – 4:00pm: <Session 3>

4:00pm – 5:00pm: <Concluding Session>

5:00pm – 5:15pm: Wrap-up, final remarks


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