Events & Calendars

Browse the tabs below for our upcoming and past events, as well as the calendars for our Collaboration Space and other dates related to astronomy and astrophysics (Astro-Cal). Our Collaboration Space is used to host research tools training activities and events in the Wolbach Library. If you have questions or comments, please contact us.

Wolbach Library supports the principle that all people encountered in one’s life should be treated with respect. At no time is abusive behavior acceptable in Wolbach’s physical or online spaces. See also: Events Policy and Conduct in Wolbach Library
2020 Mar 24

Easy Software Installs with Conda and Conda-Forge

2:00pm to 4:00pm


Remote - Zoom link will be emailed

This workshop took place on Zoom and was recorded. The recording is available on YouTube.

Installing scientific software has been a headache — if not a nightmare — since, well, the invention of software. Fortunately for us, new tools are making it easier than ever to install complex software packages. The "conda" tool in particular has had good uptake in the scientific and data science communities. In this interactive workshop, you'll learn the basic mechanics of conda and explore...

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2019 Dec 10

Introduction to Singularity

12:00pm to 2:00pm


Wolbach Library, Lower Level

Please register here! And feel free to bring your lunch!

In recent years containerization has become an incredibly useful way to make code portable while ensuring that it does not conflict with the underlying operating system or with other users.  In HPC, Singularity has become the go...

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Wolbach Library Collaborative SpaceLocation: 
Lower level of the library, with a flexible arrangement of 4 tables and 35 stackable chairs. 

Members of the CfA community can request access to the space for various purposes (e.g. presentations, workshops, council meetings, user group discussions, etc.). See calendar below for availability, and contact to reserve. 

Open: 9am - 5pm, Monday through Friday.

65" LCD TV and presentation accessories, movable podium, and whiteboard.