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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...

Call for Participants: Practice and Experience in Advanced Research Computing (PEARC17)

PEARC17 Call for Participation seeks contributions from advanced research computing community.  Managers, system administrators, user support staff, computational scientists, students, and educators are invited to contribute to discussions on the operation and use of campus and national advanced research computing centers at the 2017 Practice and Experience in Advanced Research Computing conference (PEARC17), which will be held in New Orleans, July 9–13, 2017. PEARC17 Call...

SGCI at the Supercomputing 2016 Conference

The Supercomputing 2016 Conference is underway in Salt Lake City, Utah, and SGCI staff are in attendance! Stop by the SDSC, TACC, Purdue, Indiana University, Notre Dame, or University of Michigan booths to pick up a flyer about our free services. Here are photos of the gateways panel that featured several of our team members. The Science Gateways panel at SC16. From left to right: Nancy Wilkins-Diehr, John Towns, Sandra Gesing, Steve Mock, Marlon Pierce, Michael Zentner ...

figshare Webinars in November

Data Discovery, Data FAIRport, and the Importance of Free, Open APIs in RDM Infrastructure 15th November, 11am EST The Data FAIRport initiative, was formed to set up “Guiding Principles” for FAIR data publishing and support the ‘products’ of research, focusing on principles for the Findability, Accessibility, Interoperability and Reusability of research data. This webinar will outline the FAIR principles themselves and highlight how at figshare, we aim to make the...

SGCI-Sponsored Computational Chemistry Presentations at NOBCChE 2016 Conference

UPDATE 1/9/17 Highlights from NOBCChE 2016 are available  here .   10/18/16 The Science Gateways Community Institute is proud to sponsor computational chemistry presentations during the  43rd Annual Conference of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) . The conference, which will take place November 8 – 11, 2016 at the Raleigh Convention Center in Raleigh, North Carolina, provides...