Seminar/Event Detail

The University of Hawaii Software Carpentry Workshop

Date/Time: 22 June 2015, 9am - 5pm
Speaker: various
Speaker Affiliation: UH Manoa
Venue: UH Manoa ITS Center
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Description: We are please to announce that the registration for our Software Carpentry Workshop ( is now open. This course is aimed at graduate students and researchers in the life sciences field and covers the following core scientific computing skills:

  • The Unix (Linux/Mac) shell
  • Introduction to programming in Python
  • Tracking changes and sharing work efficiently using Git and GitHub

Although the course is suitable for beginners, some prior knowledge of basic
programming or scripting concepts will be greatly beneficial.

Date, Time and Location:
Monday, June 22 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday, June 23 9:00am - 5:00pm
Information Technology Center (Room TBD)

Participants must bring a laptop with a few specific software packages installed (list will be available soon). Alternatively, 10 laptops pre-installed with required software will be available for users to borrow during the training period. You can reserve one by emailing the workshop organizers.

A $20 refundable deposit is required from each registrant. Refunds will not be issued for cancellations received less than 48 hours prior to the event. You can register at the following URL:

We encourage participants to sign up in pairs or groups, so that you have support applying what you’ve learned after the workshop.

Workshop Sponsors
University of Hawaii Cyberinfrastructure
The Edwin W. Pauley Foundation
Pacific Center for Emerging Infectious Diseases Research
The Research Centers in Minority Institutions

For more information, please contact:
Mahdi Belcaid (mahdi [at] hawaii [dot] edu) or Sean Cleveland (seanbc [at] Hawaii [dot] edu)
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