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Webinar: Open OnDemand project recap and roadmap, April 17, 2018

The Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC) is hosting a free webinar entitled "Open OnDemand project recap and roadmap," on Wednesday, April 17, 2018, from 3:00-4:00 pm (ET). Presenters: Alan Chalker, Director of Strategic Programs and Dave Hudak, Executive Director at OSC Abstract: Open OnDemand, an open-source software project based on OSC’s proven OnDemand web platform, enables HPC centers to install and deploy advanced web and graphical applications and interfaces for their...

XSEDE Campus Champions Webinar: "Sustainability via On-Campus Teams"

Join this ad hoc call, coordinated by a team of XSEDE Campus Champions on Wednesday, February 27th at 3 pm ET (2 pm CT, 1 pm MT, noon PT). This will be an interactive learning experience sharing the knowledge and skills of colleagues. Description and call coordinates are below. Sustainability via On-Campus Teams Presented by Sandra Gesing Science gateways allow science and engineering communities to access shared data, software, computing services, instruments,...

Blue Waters Webinar: Cloud Resource Federation for Galaxy, Jan. 23, 2019

The National Center for Supercomputing Applications' (NCSA)  Blue Waters project  has announced three new webinar topics to launch 2019, focused on the cloud, open-source software, and scientific 3D visualization. The first webinar in the free series will be presented by Enis Afgan, Research Scientists at Johns Hopkins University, on January 23, 2019. Afgan was an SGCI client with this Galaxy CloudLaunch project.  Cloud Resource Federation for Galaxy Enis...

Trusted CI Webinar December 10th at 11am ET: Security Best Practices for Academic Cloud Service Providers with Rion Dooley

Rion Dooley is presenting the talk "Security Best Practices for Academic Cloud Service Providers" on Monday December 10th at 11am (Eastern). You can  register here . Be sure to check spam/junk folder for registration confirmation email. A “cloud resource” provides a hosted, self-service means for users to run virtual machines or containers such that they can have a custom software stack and isolation from other users. Virtual machines or container images can be curated and...

NSF OAC Monthly Webinar for August—Advancing the capability for collaborative discovery through data and model sharing: The HydroShare example

Updated 8/21/18: A recording of this webinar is available on YouTube .  The NSF Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure (OAC) 2018 monthly webinar series continues on Thursday, August 16th at 2:00 pm EDT. The speaker will be Dr. David Tarboton, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the Utah Water Research Laboratory at Utah State University. Dr. Tarboton is the PI of HydroShare, a current SGCI client . Title Advancing the capability for...

Trusted CI Webinar May 21 at 11am ET: The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is slated to come into effect on May 25, 2018, and organizations around the world are struggling to determine whether they are covered, what is required, and what will happen if they don’t satisfy its requirements. This webinar, presented by Scott Russell, a Senior Policy Analyst at the Indiana University Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research (CACR), will provide an introduction to GDPR, including an overview of...

Trusted CI Webinar: Toward Security-Managed Virtual Science Networks

For the next Trusted CI webinar, Duke University's Jeff Chase and RENCI's Paul Ruth are presenting the talk, "Toward Security-Managed Virtual Science Networks" on April 23, 2018, at 11 am (Eastern).  Abstract: Data-intensive science collaborations increasingly provision dedicated network circuits to share and exchange datasets securely at high speed, leveraging national-footprint research fabrics such as ESnet or I2/AL2S. This talk first gives an overview of new features to...

Trusted CI Webinar Mar. 26th: Data Quality and Security Evaluation Framework

Rochester Institute of Technology's Leon Reznik and Igor Khokhlov are presenting the talk "Data quality and security evaluation framework development" on March 26th at 11 am (Eastern). You can  register here  (be sure to check spam/junk folder for registration confirmation email). Abstract: In this talk, we are presenting our work on building a data quality and security (DQS) framework, which integrates cybersecurity with other diverse metrics, such as accuracy,...

NSF Cyberinfrastructure for Sustained Scientific Innovation (CSSI) Program Webinar

The NSF Cyberinfrastructure for Sustained Scientific Innovation (CSSI) Program Webinar scheduled for February 23, 2018, is full and, therefore, another webinar has been scheduled for February 27, 2018, at 2:30 pm ET . You will need to register to join the webinar and can find the announcement along with directions for registration on the NSF Events page . If you are registered to attend the first webinar on 2/23/18 you do not need to register for the 2/27/18 webinar, as the same...

XSEDE ECSS 9/19 Seminar on Cosmic^2 Science Gateway and MPI Code for Simulating Black Holes

This month’s speakers for the XSEDE Extended Collaborative Support Services (ECSS)  Seminar series are Mona Wong of SGCI and the San Diego Supercomputer Center and Damon Dougall of the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC).   Mona will be talking about her work on the Cosmic^2 Cryo-EM science gateway for PI Michael Cianfrocco from the University of Michigan. Structural biology is in the midst of a revolution. Instrumentation and software improvements have...
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