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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...

Collegeville Workshop Series on Scientific Software, July 21-23, 2020

The Collegeville Workshop Series on Scientific Software is intended to bring together three communities of scientific software developers: academia, industry, and laboratories. While there are certainly existing exchanges between these communities, we are dedicated to improving awareness of common needs, unique contributions, and career paths that span these communities. The first workshop in 2019 focused on software sustainability. The 2020 workshop will focus on developer...

Cybersecurity Webinar: Strategies for Better Incident Response, June 25, 2020

The "Strategies for better incident response" webinar will be June 25, 2020, at 3 pm ET. Registration is available here .  Abstract: It's not if a cybersecurity incident will happen, it's when. Learn key strategies for effective incident response to better protect open science projects. This webinar will discuss key concepts and essential components of incident response and incident response planning. Attendees will learn how to develop a customized incident response plan...

Virtual 2020 NSF Cybersecurity Summit: Sept. 22-24, 2020

The 2020 NSF Cybersecurity Summit is scheduled to take place Tuesday, September 22 through Thursday the 24th. Due to the impact of the global pandemic, this year’s summit will be virtual. The final program is still evolving but will maintain the mission to provide a format designed to increase the NSF community’s understanding of cybersecurity strategies that strengthen trustworthy science: what data, processes, and systems are crucial to the scientific mission, what risks they...