Google Cloud to Hold Virtual Lunch & Learn Series in May

Throughout the month of May, Google Cloud will host a virtual Lunch & Learn series for UC Riverside’s researchers, faculty, and staff. Each session is one hour long, from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (PDT).

Use the guide below to learn more about the Lunch & Learn series schedule, topics, and presenters:

Date Session Title Presenter

May 3, 2023

(60 mins)

Deploy GCP in a few clicks with RAD Lab UI
A secure sandbox for research innovation
Derek Oliver
Customer Engineer at Google Cloud

May 10, 2023

(60 mins)

Make doing-HPC simpler on Google Cloud with Cloud HPC Toolkit
Create repeatable, turnkey HPC clusters based on proven BPs
Carlos Boneti
HPC Software Engineer at Google Cloud

May 17, 2023

(60 mins)

The latest on Google’s AI services
Vertex AI, AutoML, and Generative AI
Derek Oliver
Customer Engineer at Google Cloud

May 31, 2023

(60 mins)

Dig deeper into Vertex AI
with advanced features such as Generative AI and LLM
Pratap Ramamurthy
AI/ML Customer Engineer at Google Cloud 


This is a free event and does not require pre-registration. Folks who are interested in joining can use the Google Meet details below:

Video call link: 
Or dial: (US) +1 509-676-3316 (PIN: 968 086 815#)

For inquiries on the Google Cloud Lunch & Learn series, you may reach out to Charles Forsyth ( or Ben Choi (

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