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2021 Coding Institute by SGCI

During sessions 1 and 2, the day will be divided into three blocks (9-10am, 10:30-12:30pm and 1:30-3:30pm EST).  
The times for session 3 are included below however, the times for sessions 4 and 5 have not been announced.

Session 1: HPC using Python (
6/14/21 System orientation & login (XSEDE Stampede @ TACC); Parallel Processing and Data Science (What is HPC)
6/15/21 Scientific Computing Scientific Computing SGCI Webinar 1pm
6/16/21 Jupyter Notebooks
6/17/21 Containers
6/18/21 Containers on Jetstream, Apache Airavata, and Custos (gateway security)

Session 2: Gateway Frameworks  (
6/21/21 Containers for Scientific Computing and Gateways
6/22/21 Github/Slack and Docker
6/23/21 Using Cloud Resources with Jetstream and OpenStack
6/24/21 Using Cloud Resources with Jetstream and OpenStack
6/25/21 Napkin Drawings

Session 3: Hackathon Training  (zoom link TBA)

  • Mentor Training - June 22 (9-10am EST)
  • Github/Slack Training June 22 (10:30-11:30am EST)
  • Google Cloud Training and CloudyCluster- June 29 (10:30-11:30am EST)
  • Python Development Environment Training - July 6th (10:30-11:30am EST)
  • Code of Ethics Training - July 8 (6:00pm EST)
  • Judges Pre-briefing - July 9 (10:00 -11:00am EST)

Session 4: Hackathon Event  (zoom link TBA)
7/8/2021 through 7/12/2021 meeting schedule TBA
Sign up as a Staff/Helper using HACK @ PEARC21 link on

Session 5: PEARC21 Conference (zoom link TBA)
7/18/2021 through 7/22/2021.  A listing of SGCI related tutorials and presentations at PEARC21 will be available on the SGCI website.  Conference report is required.


On or before August 30, 2021, each participant is required to complete the survey located at

1704 Weeksville Road, Box 672, Elizabeth City, North Carolina 27909
Phone (252) 335-3696 Fax (252) 335-3790
PiMERS Science Gateways Community Institute
Center of Excellence in Remote Sensing Education and Research

1704 Weeksville Road, Box 672, Elizabeth City, North Carolina 27909 
Phone (252) 335-3696 Fax (252) 335-3790 National Science Foundation Award Number ACI-1547611