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13th IEEE International Conference on eScience — CFP Deadline Extended

The 13th IEEE International Conference on eScience  will be held October 24-27, 2017 in Auckland, New Zealand. The objective of the eScience Conference is to promote and encourage all aspects of eScience and its associated technologies, applications, and tools. The way in which research is carried out is undergoing a series of radical changes as a result of the digital revolution. Researchers in all disciplines are increasingly adopting digital tools, techniques,...

Works 2017 Workshop

The Works 2017 Workshop: Workflows in Support of Large-Scale Science will take place November 13, 2017, in Denver, CO., in conjunction with SC17: The International Conference for High-Performance Computing, Networking, Storage, and Analysis. This workshop focuses on the many facets of data-intensive workflow management systems, ranging from job execution to service management and the coordination of data, service, and job dependencies. The workshop will cover a broad range of issues 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, 2016 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 .

figshare Webinar – Science in the Cloud

Registration is now open for the figshare Digital Science webinar Science in the Cloud which will take place on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 11 am Eastern. Topics to be discussed in this webinar include: Trends in cloud-based computing The importance of failure in innovation and how this can lead to improvements in science The benefits of investing in cloud-based applications and infrastructure to the research workflow Implementing an open source...

DesignSafe and Jupyter web tutorial 5/3/2017

Start time: 03 May, 2017 14:00 EDT End time: 03 May, 2017 16:00 EDT This tutorial will begin with an introduction to DesignSafe and Jupyter. Once a basic foundation is presented, DesignSafe researcher Nasser Marafi, University of Washington, will provide a detailed walkthrough of how he was able to integrate his research into DesignSafe using a variety of tools. Please see the following link to register for the event: https://www.designsafe-ci.org/learning-center/training/050317/ ...

Second International Conference on Advanced Wireless Information, Data, and Communication Technologies (AWICT 2017)

The Second International Conference on Advanced Wireless Information, Data, and Communication Technologies (AWICT 2017) will take place at Université de Paris-Saclay in Paris, France on November 13-14, 2107. AWICT 2017 aims to address the advances of wireless networks technologies and provides a forum for scientists to present their latest ideas and research results in the wireless fields. AWICT 2017 will include presentations of the contributed papers, poster sessions, and...

XSEDE ECSS Symposium: Securing Access to Science Gateways with CILogon and Role-Based Access Control

CILogon is a service that allows users to securely access cyberinfrastructure resources by authenticating with their home institutions. Users benefit by not needing to learn a new username and password, and science gateway administrators benefit by not needing to securely manage user passwords. Apache Airavata is a software framework for building science gateways. Apache Airavata provides abstractions for describing compute and storage resources and the applications that can run on them....

Scientific Software Days 2017, April 27-28

The 8th Annual Scientific Software Days Conference (SSD) targets users and developers of scientific software.  The conference will be held at the University of Texas at Austin Thursday, Apr 27 – Friday, Apr 28, 2017, and focuses on sharing best practices across scientific software communities and sharing the latest tools and technology relevant to scientific software. Speakers include: Beatrice Riviere (keynote, Rice) Mark Hoemmen (keynote, Sandia National Laboratories) ...

PresQT Workshop (Preservation Quality Tool)

PresQT, which will take place May 1-2, 2017 at the McKenna Conference Center, University of Notre Dame, engages stakeholders in a collaborative planning effort to enhance reproducibility and more open sharing of research data and software. This is the first of two planned PresQT workshops funded by an IMLS National Library Leadership grant to convene user communities and tool providers engaged in data and software preservation to assess needs, look at the successful tools of today, and...

5th Workshop on Sustainable Software for Science: Practice and Experiences (WSSSPE5.2) Call for Submissions

The 5th Workshop on Sustainable Software for Science: Practice and Experiences (WSSSPE5.2) will take place as a 1-day workshop during  IEEE eScience , October 24-27, 2017, in Auckland, New Zealand. WSSSPE  is an international community-driven organization that promotes sustainable research software by addressing challenges related to the full lifecycle of research software through shared learning and community action. WSSSPE5.2 is the seventh workshop convened since...