Workflows Workshop

This site provides information for the Workflows Workshop to be held August 9-10, 2016.  The workshop will be offered at 10 locations accessible via the "host sites" link below.

This workshop will provide an overview of workflows.  This will include a general session on the value of workflows and how they can enhance research productivity.  This will be followed by presentations and hands-on sessions with six different workflows.  The objective is to assist the community in understanding the capabilities of these various workflows and to get people started with their usage.

  • General overview of workflows –why use them? - presented by Scott Callaghan, University of Southern California
  • Copernicus -presented by Peter Kasson, University of Virginia
  • Galaxy - presented by Dave Clements, Johns Hopkins University
  • Makeflow/WorkQueue -   presented by Nicholas Hazekamp, University of Notre Dame
  • Pegasus - presented by Karan Vahi and Mats Rynge, Information Sciences Institute
  • RADICAL Cybertools - presented by Shantenu Jha, Rutgers University
  • Swift -  presented by Mike Wilde, Argonne National Laboratory
The presentations will be followed by a question and answer period to address outstanding questions from the community.

The Workflows Workshop will be held at these locations.  It will not be webcast.
  • Georgia State University
  • Michigan State University
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Purdue University
  • Stanford University
  • Texas Tech University
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of Houston
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Utah
Additional information includes:
This web site will be maintained on a continuing basis to foster continued sharing of information.

Questions may be directed to Scott Lathrop lathrop@illinois.edu