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 . The workshop will include a panel moderated by SGCI staff member Sandra Gesing entitled "Teams of CI Professionals: Recruitment & Retention, Management, Team-building, and Motivation." There is no prerequisite other than an interest in helping...

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 workshop program is now available here:  https://iwsgateways.github.io/iwsg2021/programme.html . The triumvirate of technologies – Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), and the hybridlate Cloud (Cloud, Fog, Edge), complemented with modern software engineering practices,...

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...

SGCI Community Members Featured in the 10 Most Popular Science Node Articles of 2020

This year, Science Node's 10 most popular Science Node articles of 2020 includes a story about one of our staff members, as well as one about an SGCI community member.  Sandra Gesing, SGCI Staff and associate research professor at the  University of Notre Dame , was featured in Science Node's Paths to HPC series in July 2020.  Read Gesing's Paths to HPC feature here . Matias Carrasco-Kind, senior scientist at NCSA and data release scientist for...