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AGU Fall Meeting — New Orleans, Dec. 11-15, 2017

The AGU Fall Meeting sessions will take place in New Orleans, Lousiana, December 11-15, 2017. The scientific program of the meeting will span the Earth and space sciences, and will offer a mix of more than 20,000 oral and poster presentations, a broad range of keynote lectures, various types of formal and informal networking and career advancement opportunities, and an exhibit hall with hundreds of exhibitors showcasing new and relevant research tools and services.  One session of...

Summer Meeting for the Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP)

The theme for the 2017 Summer Meeting for the Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) is Strengthening Ties Between Observations and User Communities. The meeting will take place July 25-28, 2017 in Bloomington, Indiana, and will also be live-streamed on  YouTube .  On July 26, 2017, from 4:00-5:30 pm, there will be a breakout meeting entitled " Science Gateways for Earth Science ." The goal of the session is to increase the awareness of the potential for science gateways in...

The Practice & Experience in Advanced Research Computing (PEARC17) Conference

The Practice & Experience in Advanced Research Computing (PEARC17) conference, which will take place in New Orleans, July 9–13, 2017, is continuing the successful five-year XSEDE conference while integrating the collective interests of cyberinfrastructure and research computing partners. PEARC17 is for everyone who cares about the challenges in using and operating advanced research computing.    This year’s conference theme—Sustainability, Success, and...

Jetstream presentation at XSEDE Science Gateway Seminar 6/16/2017

Jeremy Fischer from the IU Jetstream team will present the system for the XSEDE science gateway community this Friday at 12:00 pm noon ET / 11:00 am CT / 9:00 am PT.

Zooniverse Project Builder

Zooniverse has launched a free Project Builder for citizen scientists who are looking to create their own crowdsourced research program using the Zooniverse infrastructure. The browser-based interface allows project builders to select from a variety of tools, to upload their content and data, and then export classification results.  Learn more about building a project here .

Computational Science in the Cloud Institute at TACC

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) is offering the Computational Science in the Cloud Institute as part of The TACC Institute Series. This 5-day workshop, taking place July 24-28, 2017, will provide participants with an end-to-end introduction to performing scientific simulations and analyses in a cloud-based environment. Participants will build their own virtual machines, setup Jupyter notebooks, learn to use APIs for provisioning and bootstrapping VMs, attach VMs to cloud and...

2017 NSF Cybersecurity Summit for Large Facilities and Cyberinfrastructure

The theme of the  2017 NSF Cybersecurity Summit for Large Facilities and Cyberinfrastructure is Ensuring Data Provenance, Integrity, and Resilience. The summit will take place August 15-17, 2017 at the  The Westin Arlington Gateway  near NSF headquarters. A  group rate  will be available for lodging until July 28, 2017. Attendees will include cybersecurity practitioners, technical leaders, and risk owners from within the NSF Large Facilities and CI...

Data and Information Analytics Institute at TACC

The Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) is offering the Data and Information Analytics Institute as part of The TACC Institute Series. This 5-day workshop, taking place June 19-23, 2017, will introduce participants to best practices for large-scale data analysis using Python, R, and Hadoop/Spark, as well as an introduction to data management, working with databases, and machine learning. Participants will also receive introductions to the current state of the practice in...

International Workshop on Science Gateways – Australia (IWSG-A) Call for Papers

The International Workshop on Science Gateways – Austraila (IWSG-A)  will be held October 16-17, 2017 in Brisbane, Australia, in conjunction with  eResearch Australasia . The workshops offer participants the opportunity to engage with other members of the Science Gateways community and to explore common issues and share successes. The call for papers closes June 30, 2017. More information is available here .

10th RDA Plenary Meeting

The  10th RDA Plenary Meeting  will take place September 19-21, 2017 in  Montreal, Canada. The meeting is co-organised by RDA,  the University of Montreal  and  Research Data Canada, Canada . Under the theme “Better Data, Better Decisions”, the event will bring together an international audience of data scientists, researchers, industry, entrepreneurs, and policymakers representing diverse disciplines and research domains. They will...