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HICSS-50 minitrack about science gateways

The  Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  (HICSS-50) will be January 4-7, 2017, at  Hilton Waikoloa Village  on Hawaii’s Big Island. There will be a minitrack session on Science Gateways featuring two talks.  Sandra Gesing  will be presenting a talk about the SGCI and its services. Jens Krüger of MoSGrid will speak about lessons learned from maintaining his gateway. There will also be a panel featuring individuals with a variety of...

Scientific Software Days: February 25-26, 2016 in Austin, TX

The Scientific Software Days Conference  http://scisoftdays.org  is coming to Austin, Texas, on February 25 and 26, 2016. The conference will focus on Domain-agnostic software packages to maximize interest across scientific disciplines; Sharing best practices with regards to software engineering in scientific software; Issues surrounding how earlier career researchers leverage software contributions when...

SC15: A summary of Science Gateways activities

At SC15 in November, there were more than a dozen presentations and gatherings related to science gateways. Institute team member  Marlon Pierce  assembled a list of those papers, presentations, exhibits, demos, and gatherings here:  https://sites.google.com/site/sc15xsedesciencegateways/ This list is a great way to learn about recent developments and find out who is behind them. Many members of our team were at SC15, including  Linda Hayden  and several...

International Workshop on Science Gateways in Brisbane (October 2015)

The gateway workshop series is now in Australia! IWSG-Australia will take place on October 19, 2015, in conjunction with the eResearch Australasia conference in Brisbane from October 19-23. The  International Workshop on Science Gateways  series focuses on research contributions for science gateways and tools in different science fields. It brings together scientists from many fields and disciplines, providing an international platform to exchange experience, formulate...

International Workshop on Science Gateways in Budapest (June 2015)

The  International Workshop on Science Gateways   (IWSG’15) will be in Budapest, Hungary from June 3–5, 2015. Authors of accepted papers at the workshop will be invited to submit an extended version to a special issue at the journal Concurrency and Computation: Practice and Experience jointly organized with the US workshop on science gateways. Registration closes May 29.

Broadening the Reach NSF Workshop, September 2014

Michael McLennan will be attending the September 4-5 workshop in Raleigh, NC, sponsored by ” Broadening the Reach: A Cyberinfrastructure Program for Non-Research-Intensive and EPSCoR Institutions .” This is the third workshop of an NSF-funded Internet2 project aimed at supporting the enhancement of campus network infrastructure and external connectivity of small colleges and universities that have notable research projects. Michael will be presenting on Science Gateways.

XSEDE14 in Atlanta

Suresh Marru and Nancy Wilkins-Diehr co-chaired the software environments track at  XSEDE14  in Atlanta (July 13-18, 2014). Others from the Institute team also attended. Other exciting news: A gateway project was co-winner of best lightning talk. The presentation was titled “Computational Anatomy Gateway: Leveraging XSEDE Computational Resources for Shape Analysis” by Saurabh Jain, Daniel Tward, David Lee, Anthony Kolasny, Timothy Brown, Tilak Ratnanather, Laurent...

6th International Workshop on Science Gateways (IWSG)

Marlon Pierce and Rion Dooley presented papers at the  6th International Workshop on Science Gateways  (IWSG) at Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland. Michael McLennan participated in a panel discussion titled “Science gateways in the cloud era.” The event was held June 3-5, 2014.

ACM Web Science Conference 2014

Marlon Pierce will be presenting a poster at the  ACM Web Science Conference  (WebSci2014) to be held June 23-26, 2014, at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. Web Science studies the vast information network of people, communities, organizations, applications, and policies that shape and are shaped by the Web. Computing, physical, and social sciences come together, complementing each other in understanding how the Web affects our interactions and behaviors.

SI^2 PI Meeting 2014 at NSF

We participated in the SI^2 meeting of PIs at NSF in February 2014. Nancy Wilkins-Diehr participated on  a  panel discussion  titled "Conceptualizing Software Institutes" and presented a poster about the Institute's plans. To learn about the event, visit  https://sites.google.com/site/si2pimeeting2014/ .