Introduction to Machine Learning: Neural Networks

Online/Virtual Event

In this workshop, participants will dive into the fascinating world of neural networks. Neural networks have emerged as powerful models for solving complex and nonlinear problems. This workshop begins with an introduction to neural networks, covering their architecture, activation functions, and training algorithms. Participants will gain insights into how neural networks can effectively capture and […]

Free

Tools and Workflows in QGIS

Online/Virtual Event

This intermediate-level workshop is focused on common tools and workflows in QGIS. By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to set up a QGIS project, find and load data onto a basemap, edit vector data from inside the GIS interface, perform joins and selections, and answer spatial questions using basic vector analysis. […]

Free

Drop-in financial advising with the Indigenous Student Support Team (ESA)

Online/Virtual Event

With the start of the Summer session, the Indigenous Student Support Team from Enrolment Services will be switching back to online drop-in advising for Indigenous students via Zoom. From 12:00 pm and going until 3:00 pm, Indigenous students can ask financial (or other – we are happy to try and help however we can!) questions […]

CTLT Indigenous Initiatives Virtual Coffee Drop-in

Online/Virtual Event

Do you have questions about how to thoughtfully integrate Indigenous content and representation into your course work? Curious about how to offer meaningful land acknowledgements in online meetings or events at UBC? Indigenous Initiatives’ Virtual Coffee Drop-ins are great place to explore these topics, connect with others on the same learning path, or just get […]

Map Production with QGIS

Online/Virtual Event

This is an introductory workshop focusing on the fundamental concepts and skills needed to begin using QGIS to explore and analyze spatial data. It is also meant to help you understand how to get started composing a map document for print production. By the end of this workshop, attendees will have a basic understanding of […]

Free

Using Zotero for Citation Management

Online/Virtual Event

Everyone who is using Zotero or thinks they might like to use Zotero is welcome at this workshop. During this session, participants will: Learn the best ways to use Zotero to keep all of your citations in order throughout your research; Gain tips and tricks to get the most out of Zotero  and your citation management tracking […]

Free

Information Session for the Large TLEF Special Call for Gen AI Collaborative Cluster Grants

Online/Virtual Event

This TLEF information session will provide an overview of the Large 2024/25 TLEF Special Call for Gen AI Collaborative Cluster Grants including: details about the collaborative cluster approach, information on the Large Language Model (LLM) sandbox and the initial reference applications that will be available to funded project teams, and information on the support that […]

Introduction to Machine Learning: Classification and Clustering

Online/Virtual Event

This workshop offers an exploration of machine learning models for clustering and classification. With the increasing availability of large datasets, these models play a crucial role in extracting valuable insights and making informed decisions. In this workshop, participants will gain insight into clustering algorithms such as K-means, explore popular classification algorithms like decision trees, and […]

Free

Data Visualization for Teaching and Learning – July 10, 2024

Online/Virtual Event

Choosing the best visualizations for sharing quantitative findings is key to ensuring that your outcomes are understandable and accessible to your audience. However, designing effective figures that present your data in a clear and meaningful way can be challenging. This session will offer attendees a chance to develop a deeper understanding of: Why clear visualizations […]

Introduction to the Unix Shell

Online/Virtual Event

This workshop will introduce the Unix shell, a powerful way to communicate with your computer more directly through a command line interface. There are many ways to interact with a computer. Most of the time we click on things and select options with a cursor through a graphical user interface (GUI). A command line is […]

Free