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Data Carpentry Workshop

Digital Agriculture: Data Carpentry Workshop
Sept. 12-13, 2017

Hosted by Iowa State University


Data Carpentry aims to help researchers get their work done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic research computing skills. This hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data management, and task automation. Participants will be encouraged to help one another and to apply what they have learned to their own research problems.

Participants from any discipline are welcome to attend. Participants do not need any previous knowledge of the tools that will be presented at the workshop but will need to pre-load the required software onto their laptop computer prior to the workshop.

We are pleased to have Dr. Mark Laufersweiler, Research Data Specialist – University of Oklahoma Libraries, as the lead instructor for the workshop.

Date: Sept. 12-13, 2017
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Light Breakfast (both days)
9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Workshop (both days)
Location: Heady Hall – Room 368A, Iowa State University campus
Cost: A nominal fee of $25 per participant will be charged for the workshop. The fee will cover the costs of a light breakfast, lunch, and two breaks, which will be provided on both days of the workshop.

Because the workshop will be limited to 40 participants, we encourage anyone interested in attending to register as soon as possible to reserve their space.

This workshop is being hosted as part of the Midwest Digital Agriculture Community of the Midwest Big Data Hub and the Digital Agriculture: Unmanned Aerial Systems, Plant Sciences and Education (UASPSE) Spoke project, which are all funded by competitive grants from the National Science Foundation.

August 24, 2017 12:37 pm