Trusted CI Engagement Applications Period Is Open for Early 2021

The Trusted CI engagement application period is open for engagements taking place in the second half of 2021 (July-Dec 2021). Applications are due April 2, 2021. (Slots are limited and in demand so this is a firm deadline!) To learn more about the process and criteria and to complete an application, visit our site at  https://trustedci.org/ application . During Trusted CI’s first 5 years, we’ve conducted more than 35 one-on-one engagements with NSF-funded projects, Large...

XSEDE EMPOWER Internship for Undergrads—Apply by Feb. 26

An  XSEDE -wide effort is underway to expand the community by recruiting and enabling a diverse group of students who have the skills — or are interested in acquiring the skills — to participate in the work of XSEDE. The name of this effort is XSEDE EMPOWER ( Expert Mentoring Producing Opportunities for Work, Education, and Research ). The whole community is invited to recruit and mentor undergraduate students to engage in a variety of...

Free Virtual Residency 2021 Summer Workshop—June 7-11, 2021

Registration is now open for the free Virtual Residency 2021 Summer Workshop on introductory, intermediate, and advanced research computing facilitation. The workshop will take place June 7-11, 2021.  Register here . There is no prerequisite other than an interest in helping researchers with their computing-intensive/data-intensive research. If your institution has lots of researchers and educators who want to use advanced computing, but need help learning how, this...

JISC Research and Innovation Strategy

JISC provides digital solutions for education and research in the United Kingdom. They recently released a new document outlining their strategy for research and innovation in the coming years.  The document is available here:  https://www.jisc.ac.uk/ reports/research-and- innovation-sector-strategy- 2021-2023 Here is a related blog post with commentary:  https://www.jisc.ac.uk/blog/ jiscs-vision-for-supporting- research-and-innovation-2021- 2023-26-jan-2021

IWSG 2021 (13th International Workshop on Science Gateways), June 10-11, 2021

IWSG 2021 (13th International Workshop on Science Gateways) will take place online from June 10-11, 2021. More information can be found here:  https://iwsgateways.github.io/ iwsg2021/ . The triumvirate of technologies – Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), and the hybridlate Cloud (Cloud, Fog, Edge), complemented with modern software engineering practices, stimulates the emergence of new approaches to Science Gateways. Blockchain and Smart Contracts could also be...

CUE4CHNG: Surveys on User Preferences to Maximize the Participation of Women and Students of Color in Engineering

For several decades, academic institutions have received financial resources to broaden participation in engineering programs. Despite these funded recruitment and retention efforts, most engineering programs have achieved little improvement in the participation of women, students of color, individuals with disabilities, and other underrepresented groups. One hypothesis to explain this discrepancy is that the low representation of women and students of color in engineering results from the...

HICSS-55: Call for Participation

HICSS-55 Call for Participation The Hawai’i International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)  will be January 4-7, 2022 and   invites submission of: • Symposium, Workshop, and Tutorial (SWT) Proposals; • Minitrack Proposals; • Papers; • Applications for Pre-Conference Doctoral Consortium Important Dates for Symposium, Workshop, and Tutorial (SWT) Proposals [Call for SWT Proposals] February 28, 2021 | 11:59 pm HST: Deadline for SWT Proposal Submission March 28,...

Trusted CI Webinar: SciTokens—Federated Authorization for Distributed Scientific Computing, Jan 25, 2021

SciTokens: Federated Authorization for Distributed Scientific Computing on Monday, January 25th at 11am (Eastern)   Please  register here . Be sure to check spam/junk folder for registration confirmation email. SciTokens ( https://scitokens.org/ ), an  NSF CICI  project, works to advance the use of bearer tokens and capabilities in distributed scientific infrastructures. It applies the JSON Web Token ( JWT ) and  OAuth  standards to the needs of...

ACM PEARC21 - Call for Participation

Practice and Experience in Advanced Research Computing  July 18-22, 2021 | Virtual Conference  Submission Deadlines: Tutorials and Workshops: February 9, 2021 Full Papers: March 9, 2021 Short Papers: April 13, 2021 Invited resubmissions: April 20, 2021 Panels: May 9, 2021 Birds of a Feather: May 9, 2021 Posters: May 16, 2021 Visualizations: May 23, 2021 ACM PEARC21  Conference - Evolution Across All...

HICSS Minitrack on Software Sustainability, January 7, 2021

The HICSS Conference has gone virtual this year and registration to HICSS is complementary:  http://hicss. org/   On January 7, there will be a mini-track focusing on software usability, long-lasting and reproducible software: a topic that spans various domains of science and significant investment of research funding both in the US, Europe, U.K, and elsewhere.   There will be an engaging panel discussion and open forum on software survivability. Authors...