Join Canada’s largest gathering of campus IT leaders and advanced research computing experts and researchers.


The CANHEIT | HPCS 2016 program is now available online! Thank you to everyone who submitted session proposals for our event. We’ve got an exciting lineup of diverse topics and engaging speakers from across the country. Example sessions include: Service Provider or Trusted Ally: The Perception of Central IT in the Current Higher Ed IT Landscape […]

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Calling all research groups and grad students! We have extended our poster submission deadline to May 13, 2016 to accommodate more entries. This is your chance to share your work and research insights with Canada’s largest gathering of advanced research computing experts and campus IT leaders! Submissions are welcomed from all disciplines and sectors. The […]

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SEEING BIG is back! Now in its second year, the SEEING BIG Data Visualization Showcase is a high-profile exhibit of state-of-the-art visualizations from Canadian researchers in any advanced research computing (ARC) field. Selected entries will be displayed on a large high-definition screen in a central area visible to all CANHEIT | HPCS 2016 attendees during the […]

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Event Updates

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  • Thank you to our Silver sponsor  @Qualtrics  for joining us at #Shaping2016!  @HPCSCANADA  13 hours ago
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Connecting research and IT

Join Canada’s largest gathering of campus IT leaders and advanced research computing experts and researchers. CANHEIT | HPCS 2016 offers a unique opportunity to connect, collaborate and share best practices in higher education IT and data-intensive, computational research. Lead the discussion around ways to advance national initiatives, strategies and vision for building world-class digital infrastructure in Canada.


Sustainability at CANHEIT | HPCS

At CANHEIT | HPCS 2016 sustainability is a top focus. To keep sustainability top of mind, green practices will be integrated throughout the conference from printing to disposal to ensure our footprint is minimal. We’re striving for a Green Spaces Certification to recognize our efforts leading up to and the day of the conference. Help us go green by taking public transportation and using electronic devices to reference program information. Don’t forget to bring a reusable water bottle!