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Science gateways allow science & engineering communities to access shared data, software, computing services, instruments, educational materials, and other resources specific to their disciplines.

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Our team offers five service areas to support gateways throughout their lifecycle:

SGCI Updates

February 14, 2018

February Webinar: Current security issues as they apply to gateways

SGCI hosts a free webinar series on the second Wednesday of each month at 1 pm Eastern/10 am Pacific time.

Current security issues as they apply to gateways
Abstract and presenter information coming soon.

Video and slides from our January webinar about Google Cloud Platform are posted in our webinar archive.



Gateways 2017 Conference Recap

Did you attend Gateways 2017? Did you wish you could have attended, but weren't able to make it this year? We've got you covered! Read this blog post to either reminisce or to find out what you missed. Take a peek, too, at this guest blog post from Sarah Richmond who traveled all the way from Australia to present at Gateways 2017. Remember to mark your calendars: Gateways 2018 is happening in Austin, TX September 25-27!


Other News + Events


Hacking & Making at Time-Bounded Events CHI 2018 Workshop

Hacking and Making at Time-Bounded Events: Current Trends and Next Steps in Research and Event Design is a one-day workshop for researchers who are studying Hackathons, experienced event organizers, and participants interested in running their own events. The workshop will be on April 22, 2018, in Montreal, Canada, in conjunction with CHI 2018 - Engage with CHI: The ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. SGCI's Nancy Wilkins-Diehr is one of the organizers of this event. The paper submission deadline is 1/26/18.  

Summer Meeting for the Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP)>More


10th International Workshop on Science Gateways (IWSG 2018)

IWSG 2018 will return to Edinburgh, Scotland for its 10th anniversary and will take place June 13-15, 2018. The workshop will bring together researchers and scientists from different research domains, along with developers, to discuss problems and solutions in the area, to identify new issues, to shape future directions for research, and more. Applications for co-located events are open until 1/31/18, and submissions of papers and abstracts until 3/4/18. 


Our Blog


Guest Blog: SGCI & ESIP Discuss Bootcamp and Partnership Possibilities

The ESIP Federation Winter 2018 meeting took place recently and included a breakout session on what SGCI has to offer for incubator projects intending to move to sustainable production status. The session included a Bootcamp overview given by Sandra Gesing as well as presentations of abbreviated versions of pitch decks from two participants of the Bootcamp, Nancy Hoebelheinrich (also the writer of this post) and Christopher Lenhardt. Read the post to find out about the subsequent discussion that took place and the possible future partnership opportunities for SGCI and ESIP.



Paul Parsons: People of SGCI

This month we feature Paul Parsons, Assistant Professor at Purdue University. As part of SGCI's Incubator team, Paul provides usability consulting services to clients, supervises graduate student interns who also provide consulting to our clients, and also leads the usability portion of Science Gateways Bootcamp. Read the post to learn more about Paul, what challenges him most in his work with SGCI, and why he thinks that a particular Leo Tolstoy quote has the potential to help raise awareness in people.



PlantingScience Community Doubles in Size After Consultation with SGCI

As a result of the changes that were recommended and implemented by SGCI usability consultants, the PlantingScience gateway community doubled in size and now has happy users who have more control of their experience. The changes that were made to the gateway also reduced the number of hours that the PlantingScience team spends setting up projects and helping users, thus making the whole operation run more smoothly. Read the post to learn more!