Southern Ontario Smart Computing Innovation Platform information session

Thursday February 4, 2016 10:30am to 12:00pm
UC 424


On April 1, 2016, the University of Guelph will become a member of the Southern Ontario Smart Computing Innovation Platform (SOSCIP), a research and development consortium established in April, 2012. SOSCIP’s mandate is to fuel innovation leadership in Canada within the areas of advanced manufacturing, digital media, cybersecurity, mining, agile computing, health, water, energy, and cities. SOSCIP fosters partnerships between academic and industry researchers on projects that require advanced computing and big data analytics tools and that have a strong potential for commercialization.  SOSCIP helps researchers from a wide array of disciplines to get access to advanced computing resources and expertise not available anywhere else in Canada. See the SOSCIP website for more details.

Please join us on Thursday, February 4, 2016 from 10:30am to 12:00 pm in UC # 424 for an information session provided by SOSCIP. If faculty would like to meet with representatives from SOSCIP one-on-one, this may be arranged after 1:15pm that day. Please RSVP your attendance to Sherri Cox ( by January 22, 2016 and indicate if you would like to arrange for a one-on-one meeting with the SOSCIP team. For the Food Informatics Technology FedDev Application PIs - please advise if your industry partner would like to join you at this session.

This information session will introduce you to the SOSCIP collaborative research project model and will describe the computing, technical and funding resources available through the program.  The SOSCIP team will be available after the presentation to answer questions and consult on project ideas. 

Presenters – Elissa Strome, Executive Director and David Tweddell, Operations Manager, SOSCIP (U of T); Stephen Timms, Business and Operations Executive, IBM Canada Research and Development Centre; and Ron Van Holst, Director, HPC, Ontario Centres of Excellence.

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