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SC19: How to connect with SGCI and other gateway-related presentations

We look forward to seeing you at SC19 in Denver! We've compiled presentations that will be given by our staff below, as well as those being given by our Partners, Affiliates, clients, and anything else that's gateway-related.  Presentations by SGCI Staff Sunday, Nov. 17 9:00am - 5:30pm SGCI’s Sandra Gesing is a session chair of the 14th Workshop on Workflows in Support of Large-Scale Science (WORKS19) Monday, Nov. 18 Cloud HPC...

In Science Node article "Staying ahead of the data tsunami," Joe Yun says Macroscope project wouldn't exist if it weren't for the Focus Week experience

Staying ahead of the data tsunami The Social Media Macroscope helps researchers go with the big data flow Speed read Social media platforms create a lot of data that scientists can use Accessing this information often requires advanced computer science knowledge Social Media Macroscope gateway allows researchers outside of STEM to navigate social media data Scientists spend years studying to become experts in their field—but every once in a while a tidal wave...

Summer 2020 Student Opportunities Offered by TACC

Cyberinfrastructure (CI) Research 4 Social Change   Apply by March 1, 2020 Paid, 9-week summer research experience at the Texas Advanced Computing Center at The University of Texas at Austin for undergraduates who want to gain advanced programming and problem-solving skills to conduct cutting-edge research in engineering, science, and computational medicine. Research projects emphasize advanced computing as a tool to power discoveries that will impact social change for...

Remembering Steve Tuecke

All of us at the SGCI were saddened to hear that Steve Tuecke passed away on November 2, 2019. Tuecke's colleague at Globus, Ian Foster, wrote a heartfelt tribute on their website. Read it here . 

XSEDE Webinar Dec. 12, 2019: Data Visualization With Python Using Jupyter Notebooks

XSEDE Webinar: Data Visualization With Python Using Jupyter Notebooks Date and Time: Thursday, December 12, 11:00am to 12:00pm PST. Python is rapidly becoming the programming language of choice for scientific research, and Jupyter Notebooks provide a user-friendly way of writing and running python code and of teaching and learning how to program. Visual analytics is playing an increasingly important role in data science by allowing researchers to explore massive amounts of data for...

Trusted CI Webinar October 28th at 11am ET: Trends in Global Privacy: GDPR One Year Later with Scott Russell

CACR's Scott Russell is presenting the Trusted CI talk, "Trends in Global Privacy: GDPR One Year Later" on October 28th at 11am (Eastern).   Register here . Be sure to check spam/junk folder for registration confirmation email. Abstract: The past few years have seen a resurgence of privacy laws around the globe, starting with the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), but leading to proposed laws in South Korea, Brazil, and the United States. These...

Trusted CI receives $12.5M renewal grant from NSF

The National Science Foundation has awarded  Trusted CI , the NSF Cybersecurity Center of Excellence and SGCI participant, a $12.5 million renewal grant to extend the center through 2024. Read the full story in this News at Indiana University article. 

PEARC20 CFP—All Submissions Due Jan. 20, 2020

PEARC20 will be July 26-30, 2020 in Portland, OR. The Call for Participation  invites the community to submit papers for the following tracks: Advanced research computing environments - systems and system software Application software, support, and outcomes People involved in research computing: workforce development, diversity, and professionalization Machine learning and artificial intelligence. Proposal types for PEARC20 include: Birds of a Feather...

SC19 Cloud HPC Hackathon—Nov. 18-20, 2019

The SC19 Cloud HPC Hackathon, which will be November 18-20, 2019, is being organized by SGCI and CloudyCluster. The goal of the hackathon is to provide an enhanced fun learning experience at SC19. The hack will be during the SC19 conference and have program hours that run in the evenings so participants can attend conference activities. It will be a hands-on team experience and will be flexible in schedule so participants can attend SC19 activities (so they can hack in back...

XSEDE Gateway Attributes Submission—Webinar for Gateway Administrators, Oct. 1, 2019

The first webinar was on Sept. 18, 2019. Webinar slides are available here . The second webinar (described below) will be on October 1, 2019, at 1 pm ET (10 am PT). This webinar will provide a brief overview and insight on a new method to submit Gateway attributes and provide an opportunity for discussion. It is strongly recommended that the Gateway PI and/or Gateway admin attend this webinar. Background: XSEDE mandates Gateways to report additional attributes about gateway...