AIDR 2020 Symposium -- October 19

In conjunction with Open Science Symposium, October 20, 2020
AIDR (Artificial Intelligence for Data Discovery and Reuse) aims to find innovative solutions to accelerate the dissemination and reuse of scientific data in the data revolution. The explosion in the volume of scientific data has made it increasingly challenging to find data scattered across various platforms. At the same time, increasing numbers of new data formats, greater data complexity, lack of consistent data standards...

The 3rd Carnegie Mellon University Open Science Symposium -- October 20

In conjunction with AIDR 2020, October 19, 2020
We are excited to invite all students, data users, and researchers to join us at the third annual CMU Open Science Symposium, taking place virtually on Zoom. The symposium will build awareness and support for the adoption of open research practices and encourage innovative ideas about data sharing.

The full day program will feature talks from researchers, tool developers, and publishers; panel discussions; and networking...

Walk before You Run - Baseline controls and paths to cybersecurity maturity -- Webinar on October 22

Are you a seasoned IT pro who’s been tasked with handling security for your organization? Are you a brand-new CISO awash in a sea of security products and vendors? Or maybe you (finally!) received additional resources and management’s approval to “do something” about cybersecurity. Whichever the case, you look out over your environment of legacy systems and hardware, policies, multiple frameworks and compliance requirements and ask yourself:

Where do I begin, and how do I know...

iDigBio - Integrated Digitized Biocollections

Annual conference on digital biological collections with free registration. It will be preceded by a series of short workshops September 15-17 dealing with natural history collections in the age of COVID-19, with the main conference happening on the afternoons (Eastern US time) on September 22-25. There are some superb sessions here. It's unclear from the web page whether the sessions will be recorded for later asynchronous viewing.

Information Webinar for New NSF Solicitation: NSF 20-592 - Cyberinfrastructure for Sustained Scientific Innovation

The new CSSI solicitation (Cyberinfrastructure for Sustained Scientific Innovation) has the submission deadline of October 28, 2020. NSF is hosting an information webinar scheduled for September 16, 2020 from 2-3pm, EST. Please register in advance for the webinar by following the link below:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

2020 NSF Cybersecurity Summit for Large Facilities and Cyberinfrastructure -- Register by September 15

2020 NSF Cybersecurity Summit for Large Facilities and Cyberinfrastructure is now open. To view the program agenda, training description and to register for the Summit, please go to 2020 NSF Cybersecurity Summit. The deadline to register for the Summit is September 15th at 5pm ET.

Oklahoma Supercomputing Symposium 2020 -- September 30

Are you interested in the FREE Oklahoma Supercomputing Symposium 2020 on Wednesday, September 30, live via videoconferencing all day?

Big Data Neuroscience Workshop 2020: Organized by the Advanced Computational Neuroscience Network (ACNN) -- September 4

The 2020 annual ACNN symposium is an interdisciplinary and trans-institutional workshop will continue to promote the development of common practices and standardization to make it easier for neuroscience researchers. Focus Week alumni, Dr. Franco Pestilli, will be presenting a hands-on tutorial on

Register for the Virtual Grace Hopper Celebration (vGHC)

Registration is now open for the Virtual Grace Hopper Celebration (vGHC), which will take place September 29 - October 3. Created in in 1994 and inspired by the legacy of Admiral Grace Murray Hopper, the flagship event Grace Hopper Celebration brings the research and career interests of women in computing to the forefront.

Trusted CI Blog: Trusted CI begins Engagement with Galaxy

Read   this blog post from Trusted CI   to hear about the kick-off of the Galaxy cybersecurity engagement. Trusted CI and SGCI are providing this short-term engagement.   Galaxy  is an open-source, web-based application for performing data-intensive biomedical research. It combines common software tools and data workflows to provide researchers without an informatics platform in an accessible, easy to use interface, which abstracts the complexity of interacting...

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