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Informational Webinar on the Comet HPC system – 2/15/17

The San Diego Supercomputer Center is hosting an informational webinar on the Comet HPC system on February 15, at 11am PDT. Comet was uniquely designed to serve the long tail of science, and provides special features and operational policies that are tailored to those users who run modest scale computing jobs, or are interested in building science gateways on behalf of their community. Additionally, Comet’s high performance virtual cluster capability provides an option for groups...

13th IEEE International Conference on eScience – Call for Papers

The 13th IEEE International Conference on eScience will take place 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, and practices in...

51st Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS-51) – Call for Participation

The Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) is one of the longest standing scientific communities in the information systems and technology fields. The 51st conference will take place January 3-6, 2018. The Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS) invites submission of: • Symposium, Workshop, and Tutorial (SWT) Proposals • Minitrack Proposals • Papers • Application for Pre-Conference Doctoral Consortium Important Dates for Symposium, Workshop...

Call for Participation: 9th International Workshop on Science Gateways (IWSG 2017)

The 9th International Workshop on Science Gateways (IWSG 2017) will take place June 19-21, 2017 in Poznan, Poland. Call for Participation: Science gateways are community-specific portals offering tools, applications, and data collections that are integrated together, providing access to data sources and services of distributed computing infrastructures (DCIs). Science gateways offer the potential to facilitate data analysis on a large scale and open the utilization of DCIs to wider...

Simplify Slurm HPC Job Submission for End Users Webinar, 1/26/17

Adaptive Computing’s new  Viewpoint for Slurm , a visual, web-based job submission and management portal designed to provide greater self-sufficiency for end users while reducing admin overhead will host a 60-minute webinar on January 26th. There will be 2 sessions, one at 9am MST and another at 2pm MST. After the webinar, all interested attendees will get immediate access to a 3-5 node HPC cluster in the Amazon cloud to further experiment with the portal. You can register ...

Mozilla Leadership Network – Call for Applications

Mozilla’s Open Leadership Training Round 3, a 14-week online training course, starts in March 2017. The training is for Open Project Leaders who want to engage more contributors in their work, increase collaboration, and connect with other leaders in the Mozilla Leadership Network. An Open Project Lead is a Mozilla community member who is running or starting an open project. Participants will: - receive ongoing 1:1 mentorship, - have access to a community of mentors and technologists,...

Introducing SuAVE – a free online system for visual analysis, sharing, and analysis of SDG Indicators Webinar, 1/11/17

The webinar will introduce SuAVE (Survey Analysis via Visual Exploration), a free online system for visual analysis, sharing, and annotation of survey data of different types. Specifically, the use of SuAVE will be demonstrated for the analysis of over 90 Sustainable Development Goal indicators, showing how users can publish and analyze their own surveys. With SuAVE, you can publish your data online (mixed numeric and text data and images), slice and dice the data based on any combination of...

Upcoming SEAD Webinar: Discovering Solutions to Common Data Management Problems, 1/24/17

The SEAD team will host a webinar on Jan. 24, 2017 at 1:00 pm Eastern To register:  https://attendee.gotowebinar.c om/register/505308436143096322 Researchers increasingly require enhanced capabilities to integrate, interpret, and share data in order to meet the demands of 21st-century science. Yet many still lack dependable systems for managing data, and, as a result, encounter difficulties locating and understanding their data over time and efficiently collaborating with their...

Cybersecurity Program for Small Projects Webinar, 2/27/17

The Center for Trustworthy Scientific Cyberinfrastructure (CTSC)  will host a webinar entitled “Cybersecurity Program for Small Projects” on Feb 27, 2017, at 11:00 EST. This will cover a subset of the material available at  http://trustedci.org/guide   and should be relevant to the science gateways community. An announcement and invitation will be sent out about two weeks prior to that date to the  CTSC Announce List . The webinars are recorded and...

XSEDE Extended Collaborative Support Services Monthly Symposium

The December XSEDE Extended Collaborative Support Services (ECSS) monthly symposium will take place on Tuesday, December 20 at 12 PM CST and will first feature speakers Trevor Cooper (San Diego Supercomputer Center) and Fugang Wang (Indiana University). Trevor and Fugang will describe and demonstrate Comet’s virtual cluster (VC) capabilities. VCs allow research teams to fully define their own software environment with a set of dynamically allocated virtual machines. There will be an overview...