SGCI at the Supercomputing 2016 Conference

The Supercomputing 2016 Conference is underway in Salt Lake City, Utah, and SGCI staff are in attendance! Stop by the SDSC, TACC, Purdue, Indiana University, Notre Dame, or University of Michigan booths to pick up a flyer about our free services. Here are photos of the gateways panel that featured several of our team members. The Science Gateways panel at SC16. From left to right: Nancy Wilkins-Diehr, John Towns, Sandra Gesing, Steve Mock, Marlon Pierce, Michael Zentner ...

figshare Webinars in November

Data Discovery, Data FAIRport, and the Importance of Free, Open APIs in RDM Infrastructure 15th November, 11am EST The Data FAIRport initiative, was formed to set up “Guiding Principles” for FAIR data publishing and support the ‘products’ of research, focusing on principles for the Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability and Reusability of research data. This webinar will outline the FAIR principles themselves and highlight how at figshare, we aim to make the...

SGCI-Sponsored Computational Chemistry Presentations at NOBCChE 2016 Conference

UPDATE 1/9/17 Highlights from NOBCChE 2016 are available  here .   10/18/16 The Science Gateways Community Institute is proud to sponsor computational chemistry presentations during the  43rd Annual Conference of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) . The conference, which will take place November 8 – 11, 2016 at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, North Carolina, provides...

Webinar: Science or Security, October 24, 2016 at 11am EDT

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM)'s  Dr. George Strawn  will be presenting the webinar, "Science or Security," on October 24th, 2016, at 11am (EDT). Please  register here . Be sure to check spam/junk folder for registration confirmation with attached calendar file. In my long career in science-related IT, I've seen security go from a non-issue to a big issue. I'll first relate a few security anecdotes from that career,...

Globus 101 Webinar on 10/6/2016

The OU Supercomputing Center for Education & Research (OSCER) is hosting a webinar on managing research data with Globus. Globus is software-as-a-service for research data management and provides high speed, secure file transfer; file sharing directly from existing stage systems; and data publication to institutional repositories. Developed and operated by the University of Chicago, Globus has become a preferred service for moving and sharing data between...

International Workshop on Science Gateways – Australia 2016 (IWSG-A)

The International Workshop on Science Gateways in Australia will be Monday, October 10, 2016, in Melbourne, in conjunction with  eResearch Australasia . The event will have some distinct contributions from the US, including a keynote by SGCI's  Nancy Wilkins-Diehr , a mini-workshop on software citation by Dan Katz, and a presentation about a toolkit for the Open Science Framework (OSF) by Ian Taylor and Jarek Nabrzyski of Notre Dame. The complete agenda with links...

It’s Official! The SGCI launches on August 1, 2016

The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced today that the Science Gateways Community Institute (SGCI) has received a major award as one of two Scientific Software Innovation Institutes (S2I2). The Institute, which is operated through a collaboration of seven institutions across the country, will increase the capabilities, number, and sustainability of science gateways.

42nd Annual NOBCChE Meeting and STEM Weekend

  The  2015 annual conference  of NOBCChE, the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers, will be September 21–26, 2015, at the Renaissance at Sea World in Orlando, Florida. Technical sessions are a fundamental component of its annual National Conference. These sessions provide the NOBCChE scientific community the opportunity to share their research, receive expert feedback, and develop new...

XSEDE16 BOF on Science Gateways Community Institute

Join us at  XSEDE16  on Tuesday, July 19 from 5:15-6:15pm in the Chopin Ballroom for a BOF titled “ XSEDE, the Science Gateways Community Institute and You .” This BOF will provide an overview of the offerings of the new Science Gateways Community Institute (SGCI,  http://www.sciencegateways.org ) and solicit feedback on additional services the community would like to see. The SGCI is the first implementation-phase software institute to be awarded...

HICSS-50 minitrack about science gateways

The  Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  (HICSS-50) will be January 4-7, 2017, at  Hilton Waikoloa Village  on Hawaii’s Big Island. There will be a minitrack session on Science Gateways featuring two talks.  Sandra Gesing  will be presenting a talk about the SGCI and its services. Jens Krüger of MoSGrid will speak about lessons learned from maintaining his gateway. There will also be a panel featuring individuals with a variety of...