CaRCC Research Computing and Data Capabilities Model: Deadline Approaching for Community Data Access

The Research Computing and Data Capabilities Model  (RCDCM) was released earlier this year, and the 2020 participation window will close August 30. If you complete an institutional assessment and contribute to the 2020 Community Data collection, you’ll get access to the detailed version of the aggregated data this Fall, allowing you to compare your institution’s program with those of peer institutions. High-level summary data is shared with the broader community, but the data for...

PEARC20: Science Gateway-Related Presentations

PEARC20 will take place virtually this year, July 27-31, 2020. We’ve compiled a list of all science gateway-presentations to make the hunt easier for you. Please refer to the PEARC20 program for the most up-to-date details. SGCI is also hosting the Hack@PEARC20 again this year, which is for both undergraduate and graduate students. The Hackathon will take place July 27-30. Learn more here ! Note: Presentations with an asterisk will be given by SGCI Staff.  All...

Case Studies Highlight Gateway Sustainability Models

Helping gateway teams achieve sustainability is a core mission of the Science Gateways Community Institute because we understand that thinking through and implementing sustainability strategies can help to ensure the success and longevity of a gateway. We offer various opportunities for teams to work on sustainability strategies, such as Gateway Focus Week and  one-on-one consultations . We also offer  resources on our website that the community can learn from....

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Request for Applications: Essential Open Source Software for Science (Cycle 3)

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative invites applications in support of open source software projects that are essential to biomedical research. The goal of the program is to support software maintenance, growth, development, and community engagement for these critical tools. Learn more about the application here . The application is due August 4, 2020.

CFP: 2nd International Workshop on Containers and New Orchestration Paradigms for Isolated Environments in HPC at SC20

CANOPIE-HPC is a workshop at SC20 focusing on containerization, virtualization, and other methods to implement user-defined, bring-your-own, or isolated software environments. Submissions will be peer-reviewed, and accepted papers will be published in IEEE Technical Consortium on High Performance Computing (TCHPC). Submission opens: July 9, 2020 Submission closes: September 3, 2020 Decisions: September 24, 2020 Camera-ready due: October 8, 2020 Workshop date: November 16, 2020 ...

Trusted CI Webinar: Whose line is it anyway? Problem solving in complex networks with Doug Southworth of IU, EPOC

Indiana University's Doug Southworth is presenting the talk, Whose line is it anyway? - Problem-solving in complex networks, on July 20, 2020, at 11 am (Eastern).  Registration is available here  (be sure to check spam/junk folder for the registration confirmation email). Abstract:   Today’s collaborative science often utilizes massive datasets shared across great distances. With better access to data, we ask harder questions: interactive data sources change the...

Survey Report: Scientific Data Security Concerns and Practices

The Trustworthy Data Working Group has published the survey report on scientific data security concerns and practices at https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3906865 . For more details, see the blog post at https://blog.trustedci.org/2020/07/tdwg-survey-report.html .

Research Data Alliance (RDA) COVID-19 Recommendations and Guidelines on Data Sharing

Under public health emergencies, and particularly the COVID19 pandemic, it is fundamental that data is shared in both a timely and accurate manner. This coupled with the harmonization of the many diverse data infrastructures is, now more than ever, imperative to share preliminary data and results early and often. It is clear that open research data is a key component of pandemic preparedness and response. In late March, RDA received a direct request from one of its funders, the European...

2020 NSF Cybersecurity Summit for Large Facilities and Cyberinfrastructure, September 22-24, 2020

The 2020 NSF Cybersecurity Summit hosted by Trusted CI, the NSF Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, will take place September 22–24, 2020 and will be hosted online.    Attendees include cybersecurity practitioners, technical leaders, and risk owners from within the NSF Large Facilities and CI Community, as well as key stakeholders and thought leaders from the broader scientific and information security communities.   The Summit seeks proposals for presentations,...

Virtual PEARC20 is July 27-31, 2020: Register by July 24

The PEARC20 conference is now accepting registrations . To offer the best virtual experience, the committee has prepared a virtual conference platform in collaboration with  Brella . Attendees can access presentations, attend “Birds of a Feather,” visit the virtual poster session, talk to exhibitors at their virtual booths, and watch the Visualization Showcase. There will be no partial registrations this year, and presenters are required to register.  Please register...