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2018 Summer Institute in Computational Social Science

The Russell Sage Foundation will sponsor the Summer Institute in Computational Social Science at Duke University June 17-June 30, 2018. The purpose of the Summer Institute is to bring together graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and beginning faculty interested in computational social science. The Summer Institute is for both social scientists (broadly conceived) and data scientists (broadly conceived).  The instructional program will involve lectures, group problem...

NSF Program Solicitation: Cyberinfrastructure for Sustained Scientific Innovation (CSSI): Data and Software — Elements and Frameworks

NSF has issued the Cyberinfrastructure for Sustained Scientific Innovation (CSSI): Data and Software — Elements and Frameworks ( CSSI; NSF 18-531 ) program solicitation. One or more webinars discussing and answering questions about the CSSI program will be held; dates for these webinars will be announced shortly. Please see the  OAC website  and  contacts listing  for additional information, including future funding opportunities. Prospective CSSI principal...

HPC Research Experience for Undergraduates 2018 at South Dakota State University

A Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) will be offered at South Dakota State University in Brookings, South Dakota. The program will run from May 29, 2018-August 3, 2018. Participants will engage in an intensive ten-week program of High-Performance Computing (HPC) and data analysis research in the following areas: Computational and Applied Mathematics & Statistics Engineering and Technology Biological Sciences Student participants will actively engage in...

RDA 11th Plenary Meeting Registration Open

The 11th RDA Plenary Meeting will take place March 21-23, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. The theme for the meeting is "From Data to Knowledge." The Plenary meeting welcomes the participation of all data scientists, experts, and practictioners engaged in the advancement of data-driven science and economy. More information about the meeting can be found here . Registration is open . Early Bird rates are available through February 9, 2018. Regular registration will be open through March 20,...

Hacking and Making at Time-Bounded Events CHI 2018 Workshop

Hacking and Making at Time-Bounded Events: Current Trends and Next Steps in Research and Event Design is a one-day workshop for researchers who are studying Hackathons, experienced event organizers, and participants interested in running their own events. The workshop will be on April 22, 2018, in Montreal, Canada, in conjunction with CHI 2018 - Engage with CHI: The ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems , which will take place April 21-26, 2018. SGCI's Nancy...

Supercomputing in Plain English (SiPE) Workshops

The Supercomputing in Plain English (SiPE) workshops focus on fundamental issues of High-Performance Computing (HPC) as they relate to computational and data-enabled science and engineering and include topics ranging from the storage hierarchy and HPC application types and parallel paradigms to accelerator computing and scientific visualization.  The SiPE workshops are offered by the University of Oklahoma Supercomputing Center for Education and Research and are free and open to all...

Save the Date: 2018 NSF Cybersecurity Summit for Large Facilities and Cyberinfrastructure

The 2018 NSF Cybersecurity Summit for Large Facilities and Cyberinfrastructure will take place August 21-23, 2018 at The Westin Alexandria near NSF headquarters. Attendees will 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 2018 Call for Proposals has not yet been released.  For more...

10th International Workshop on Science Gateways—Edinburgh, Scotland June 13-15, 2018

The International Workshop on Science Gateways (IWSG) will return to Edinburgh, Scotland for its 10th anniversary and will take place June 13-15, 2018. The workshop will bring together researchers and scientists from different research domains, along with developers, to discuss problems and solutions in the area, to identify new issues, to shape future directions for research, foster the exchange of ideas, standards, and common requirements, and push towards the wider adoption of science...

2018 NSF SI2 PI Workshop

The 2018 NSF Software Infrastructure for Sustained Innovation (SI2 PI) Workshop will take place April 30-May 1, 2018 at the Westin Washington, D.C. City Center. The workshop will be colocated with the 18th IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster Cloud, and Grid Computing (CCGrid'18) . Hotel accommodations are available at  The Westin Washington, D.C. City Center  (1400 M Street NW, Washington, DC, 20005). There is no hotel code to use. Rooms are in the $250-330/night range...

Online Cybersecurity Training Available from XSEDE

Want to know how to manage accounts in a manner that protects the security of your resources? In XSEDE's Cybersecurity online tutorial, you will learn about your role in security, the main types of security threats and risks, the security measures you can take to safeguard your accounts, and the actions you should take if you suspect that your account or computer system has been compromised. This tutorial is targeted at users of XSEDE resources. However, the majority of the content...