Events Archive

Avizo ( is a tool for processing, analysing and visualising scientific data, and provides particular support for processing 3D data sets in materials science, geosciences, environmental and engineering applications. MASSIVE has purchased a licence for Avizo which is being used through the MASSIVE Desktop by researchers in a wide range of fields including anatomy, palaeontology, engineering, materials science and science. 

MASSIVE has organised two Avizo Training days that will be hosted at Monash University.

Event Date 11-12-2013 10:00 am
Event End Date 11-12-2013 4:30 pm
Cut off date 09-12-2013 12:00 am

OzViz was first held in 2001, and is the premier annual workshop for visualisation practitioners, academics and researchers from across Australia and New Zealand. The workshop provides an opportunity for participants to present research outcomes, share innovative ideas, learn new techniques, publicise work and meet colleagues. It is a multidisciplinary event, with participants typically from a broad range of fields such as mathematics, geoscience, architecture, biology, medicine and astronomy presenting alongside computer graphics and visualisation experts.

Event Date 09-12-2013 9:00 am
Event End Date 10-12-2013 6:00 pm
Cut off date 04-12-2013 12:00 am

This popular event is a rare chance to network with some of Australia's leading scientists, meet beamline scientists, and get up-to-date with the latest developments at the Synchrotron, including major upgrades on the Imaging and Medical Beamline (IMBL). MASSIVE will have a booth at the meeting. The meeting will be held at the National Centre for Synchrotron Science (NCSS) on 21st to 22nd November 2013.

Event Date 21-11-2013 9:00 am
Event End Date 22-11-2013 5:00 pm

MASSIVE is a major sponsor of the 7th International Workshop on Infrared Microscopy and Spectroscopy with Accelerator Based Sources (WIRMS), to be held on 10th - 14th November 2013 at the Mantra Erskine Resort in Lorne on the Great Ocean Road in Victoria, hosted by the Australian Synchrotron.

Event Date 10-11-2013 9:00 am
Event End Date 14-11-2013 5:00 pm

Applications for Merit Allocation access to MASSIVE are now open and will close on the 8th November 2013.

The NCI Specialised Facility for Imaging and Visualisation, MASSIVE, is  holding an information session in Sydney on the 28th of October at 3.30PM to 4.30PM at The University of Sydney, Brain & Mind Research Institute. 

Please join us to learn how MASSIVE can assist you with your research and how to apply for access. 

Registration is required. 

Event Date 28-10-2013 3:30 pm
Event End Date 28-10-2013 4:30 pm

The International Workshop on OpenMP (IWOMP) is an annual workshop dedicated to the promotion and advancement of all aspects of parallel programming with OpenMP. It is the premier forum to present and discuss issues, trends, recent research ideas and results related to parallel programming with OpenMP. The international workshop affords an opportunity for OpenMP users as well as developers to come together for discussions and sharing new ideas and information on this topic.

The workshop will be held on 16th - 18th September 2013 at the Australian National University in Canberra. Reduced registration rates are being offered for NCI or MASSIVE users.

Event Date 16-09-2013 11:30 am
Event End Date 18-09-2013 5:15 pm

A free one day symposium organised by the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) for new potential users of the Australian Synchrotron, the neutrons at ANSTO's Bragg Institute and available accelerators will be held on Friday 26th July 2013 at the University of Sydney. This is a free event, but registrations are essential and places are limited.

Event Date 26-07-2013 9:00 am
Event End Date 26-07-2013 6:00 pm

Before attempting this intermediate course, familiarity is required with the introductory course. If you are not it is recommended that you have some revision first, because many of the concepts contained in this course are quite advanced and depend on a thorough knowledge of the beginner's course.

At the end of this course you will be able to use Linux tools to automate job submission and post processing, as well as how to make optimal use of the MASSIVE system.

The course will be held at 10.00am - 3.00pm on Friday 19th July 2013 at Monash University. 

Note: All places have now been filled for this course.

Event Date 19-07-2013 10:00 am
Event End Date 19-07-2013 3:00 pm
Cut off date 15-07-2013 12:00 am

The introduction to HPC and Linux at MASSIVE is designed to cater for a wide range of computer skill sets; we'll provide an introduction to MASSIVE itself, what hardware and software we have installed, how to use our helpdesk system, the Linux environment, secure file transfers, file editing and manipulation, environment modules, and the Portable Batch System (PBS).

At the end of this course you will be able to submit basic jobs to the MASSIVE HPC system.

The course will be held at 10.00am - 3.00pm on Thursday 18th July 2013 at Monash University.

Note: All places have now been filled for this course.

Event Date 18-07-2013 10:00 am
Event End Date 18-07-2013 3:00 pm
Cut off date 14-07-2013 12:00 am

The CXS developed public access NADIA software is a flexible package that contains well-tested libraries that make it easier for researchers to access and implement various Coherent Diffractive Imaging (CDI) algorithms on data. 

This workshop is open to any researcher interested in using this software package. The first of two workshops, this beginner's session is sponsored by MASSIVE at the Australian Synchrotron. Registration is required and closes 10th July 2013.

Event Date 11-07-2013 10:00 am
Event End Date 11-07-2013 1:00 pm
Cut off date 10-07-2013 12:00 am

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