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Students@SC webinars are tailored to help you understand how to participate in a variety of areas within the Students@SC program. Stay tuned, many webinars are planned and will be added as information becomes available. 


November Webinar

VSCC: SC20 Orientation & Kickoff

November 8

  • An orientation for students participating in the Virtual Student Cluster Competition, and a brief official kickoff video.
  • Speakers: Scott Michael & Verónica G. Melesse Vergara, SC20 Student Cluster Competition Chairs
  • View Orientation on YouTube
  • View Kickoff on YouTube

VSCC: The Final Approach

November 4, 2 pm ET

  • What to expect during the competition, including a Q&A with the committee and app experts
  • Speakers: Stephen Leak, SC20 Student Cluster Competition Member (and others)
  • Register for this webinar

October Webinars

VSCC: Azure CycleCloud Walk-Through

October 21, 2 pm ET

  • A walk-through on getting an HPC cluster up and running using CycleCloud.
  • Speaker: Andy Howard, SC20 Student Cluster Competition Member
  • YouTube video

TensorFlow Tutorials on Colab

October 8, 6 pm ET

  • Quick examples using TensorFlow on Google Colab, including how to leverage TensorFlow for basic NLP on the IMDB dataset, and for the more advanced, applying style transfer on an image.
  • Speaker: Amit Patankar, Software Engineer, Google Brain
  • YouTube video

VSCC: Community Earth System Model (CESM) Deep Dive

October 5, 3 pm ET

  • How to build, run, verify, and measure performance of CESM for the virtual Student Cluster Competition
  • Speaker: Ben Kravitz, Indiana University, CESM Application Expert
  • Speaker: Abhinav Thota, SC20 SCC Applications Lead
  • Download slides (2.5 MB PDF)
  • YouTube video

September Webinars

Networking from Home

September 29, 1 pm ET

  • Great advice for how to build, maintain, and grow professional relationships in a remote world. 
  • Speaker: Seth Wineland, The MITRE Corporation
  • YouTube video

VSCC: GROMACS Application Deep Dive

September 18, 3 pm ET

  • Learn how to build, run, verify, and measure performance of GROMACS for the virtual Student Cluster Competition.
  • Speaker: Micholas Smith, ORNL, GROMACS Application Expert
  • Speaker: Abhinav Thota, SC20 SCC Applications Lead
  • Download slides (3.1 MB PDF)
  • YouTube video

Jetstream Tutorial

September 3, 1–3 pm ET 

VSCC: The Cloud Component

September 2, 3:30 pm ET 

August Webinar

VSCC: Reproducibility Challenge

August 6, 4 pm ET 

June Webinar

SCC: The SC20 SCC Is Going Virtual

June 9, 12 pm ET

May Webinars

Student Volunteers Program

May 8, 12–12:30 pm ET

  • Get an overview and learn how you can be part of this awesome opportunity.
  • Speaker: Ashley Barker, SC20 Student Volunteers Chair
  • YouTube video (0:00–28:00)

Lead Student Volunteers Program

May 8, 12:30–1 pm ET

  • Learn more about the role of a lead student volunteer for SC20.
  • Speakers: Karly Harrod, SC20 Student Volunteers Vice Chair and Jay Lofstead, SC20 Students@SC Deputy Chair
  • YouTube video (28:00–47:17)

Student Cluster Competition (SCC)

May 5, 12–1 pm ET

April Webinar

Students@SC Program

April 29, 12–1 pm ET

  • An overview of the Students@SC program
  • Speaker: Christine Harvey, SC20 Students@SC Chair
  • YouTube video
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