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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...

Applications Open for San Diego Supercomputer Center Summer Institute 2017

Applications are open for the San Diego Supercomputer Center Summer Institute 2017 taking place at the University of California, San Diego, from July 31, 2017 – August 4, 2017. The Summer Institute provides attendees with an overview of topics in High-Performance Computing and Data Science to accelerate their learning process through highly interactive classes with hands-on tutorials on the Comet Supercomputer. The program is aimed at researchers in academia and industry, especially...

PEARC17 CFP Submission Extended to March 13

The Practice & Experience in Advanced Research Computing 2017 (PEARC17) conference paper submission deadline has been extended to March 13, 2017. The conference, which will be held July 9-13, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana, is open to professionals and students in advanced research computing. Offering a robust technical program, as well as networking opportunities, professional growth, and multiple student participation opportunities, PEARC17 is building on the successful XSEDE...

PEARC17 Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for the first annual PEARC conference! PEARC17 is open to professionals and students in advanced research computing. The conference will take place July 9-13 at the Hyatt Regency New Orleans (601 Loyola Ave., New Orleans). Registrants can book their conference registration and hotel room at  pearc.org . The PEARC (Practice & Experience in Advanced Research Computing) conference series is being ushered in with support from many organizations and...

Northeast/Midwest NOBCChE Regional Meeting – March 16-18, 2017

The Northeast and Midwest regions of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) has announced a joint regional meeting called Northeast by Midwest 2017 (NExM2017). The theme for NExM2017 is “Unifying, Collaborating, and Building STEM Success” and will take place March 16-18, 2017 at the University of Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh, PA.  Visit the NExM2017 website for more information .

“Cybersecurity Program for Small Projects” Webinar Presented by CTSC – 2/27/17

Members of the CTSC team will present the talk “Cybersecurity Program for Small Projects” on February 27th at 11 am (EDT). The presenters are Susan Sons, Craig Jackson, and Bob Cowles ( speaker info ). Based on CTSC’s cybersecurity program development guide ( trustedci.org/guide ), this webinar addresses practical information security tasks for small and medium science projects. The NSF CCoE’s work spans the full range of NSF-funded projects and facilities, and cybersecurity is...