Rockefeller University ISS TechFest

COMPUTING & TRAINING SHOW

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Welch Hall

Sponsored by Information Technology and Markus Library


Join Information Technology and Markus Library for a day of seminars for scientists, computer training and new products, services and resources available from IT, the Libray, Sponsored Research and Program Development, and several top vendor. View the program (pdf) for full descriptions of all seminars and classes.


Training      

9 a.m. - 5 p.m | locations vary

MORNING
  • MATLAB: Data Analysis, Visualiation, and Digital Signal Processing
  • Excel Basics
  • Excel Charts
  • NIH Submissions Requirements Q & A

AFTERNOON
  • Intro to SciFinder
  • PowerPoint: Images and Multimedia
  • Social Media Strategies for Scientists
  • MS Word: Styles and Formatting

Computing Show       

12 p.m. - 2 p.m. | Great Hall
Light refreshments; Raffle

  • IT Mobile Help Desk
  • New library resources
  • Meet your new Science Informationist
  • New online language courses, including ESL
  • ERA tools demo from Sponsored Research and Program Development
  • New gadgets and products from top vendors
  • More

ROCKEFELLER TECHFEST - REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS:
  • Enter your name and contact information.
  • Select the TechFest sessions you wish to attend.
  • Click the submit button at the bottom of the page.

Faculty      Student      Researcher      Staff      Guest     

Select Session

MORNING
Availability -  Open

Excel Basics: Working with Spreadsheets

Work with Excel spreadsheets and get them to look and print the way you want. Topics include:

Modifying a Spreadsheet | Formatting a Spreadsheet | Printing a Spreadsheet

 
Date - Thursday October 24, 2013
Time - 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Location - A Level Training/Classroom, Welch Hall
Instructor - Greg Becker, The Career Center

Availability -  Open

MATLAB: Data Analysis, Visualization, and Digital Signal Processing

All levels of users are welcome to attend this seminar and learn how to use MATLAB for:

Importing data from files | Computing descriptive statistics | Visualizing statistical distributions and relationships | Fitting curves and surfaces to empirical data | Publishing and sharing results | Processing digital audio signals in real-time | more. See program for full agenda.

 
Date - Thursday October 24, 2013
Time - 9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Location - Great Hall, Welch Hall
Instructor - Debbi Cohen, The MathWorks

Availability -  Open

Excel: Working with Charts

Makes worksheet data easier to understand. Topics include: Create Chart from Range | Create Chart from Table | Modify Chart and use Chart Options | Styling Charts and using Chart Templates
 
Date - Thursday October 24, 2013
Time - 10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Location - A Level Training/Classroom, Welch Hall
Instructor - Greg Becker, The Career Center

Availability -  Open

NIH Submission Requirements: Your Questions Answered

Have questions about when and how to properly submit your work and stay in compliance? Get all the answers to your questions.
 
Date - Thursday October 24, 2013
Time - 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Location - North Room, Welch Hall
Instructor - Carol Feltes, University Librarian, Rockefeller University

AFTERNOON
Availability -  Open

Introduction to SciFinder

SciFinder® provides researchers with unlimited access to the world’s largest and most reliable collection of chemistry and related science information. Search for substances, reactions, and patent and journal references
 
Date - Thursday October 24, 2013
Time - 1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Location - North Room, Welch Hall

Availability -  Waiting List

Power Point: Inserting Images, Charts & Multimedia Content

Learn how to properly insert different types of media content to ensure they play correctly. Topics include:

Insert Picture | Insert Screenshot | Insert Charts & Tables | Insert Video or Audio | Insert Actions
 
Date - Thursday October 24, 2013
Time - 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location - A Level Training/Classroom, Welch Hall
Instructor - Greg Becker, The Career Center

Availability -  Open

Building Effective Social Media Strategies for Science Research

Learn how scientific engagement can improve project visibility, enhance citation numbers, and open up the channels for collaboration. Popular social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ will be discusses. In addition, we will have a panel discussion featuring members of the Rockefeller community who use social media for professional purposes.

Panelists:
  • Jeanne Garbarino, Director Science Outreach, Science Outreach Program
  • Leslie Vosshall, Laboratory of Neurogenetics and Behavior
  • Jessica Rothschild, Web Communications Specialist, Communications and Public Affairs
  • Gabrielle Rabinowitz, Graduate Fellow, Laboratory of Molecular Neuro-oncology
 
Date - Thursday October 24, 2013
Time - 2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location - Great Hall, Welch Hall
Instructor - Jeanne Garbarino, Director of Science Outreach, Rockefeller University

Availability -  Waiting List

MS Word - Styles and Formatting Tips & Tricks

Tame unruly formatting and save time getting your Word documents to look right. Topics include:

Format with Format Painter | Format with Styles | Redefine Styles  | Create a Style Hierarchy  | Using Style Sets

 

 
Date - Thursday October 24, 2013
Time - 2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Location - A Level Training/Classroom, Welch Hall
Instructor - Greg Becker, The Career Center

VENDOR SHOW
Availability -  Open

TechFest Computing Show

Join us any time between Noon and 2 p.m. for hands-on help, Q&A, live demos of new and useful technology, and the TechFest Raffle! Light refreshments will be served. Exhibits include:
  • New Science Informationist, John Borghi
  • Ask your NIH submission questions
  • New computers, mobile devices, and other products and services from several top vendors
 
Date - Thursday October 24, 2013
Time - 12 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location - Great Hall, Welch Hall