HICSS-55 Going Virtual

The HICSS-55 conference will be virtual again in 2022. With 1,554 paper submissions, the 2022 proceedings are expected to hit another milestone of research impact. The virtual version of  HICSS-55 will be similar to last year's, with the ability for registered participants to download papers and view video presentations on demand. Information on online sessions will be posted on our conference website. HICSS-55 Proceedings HICSS Research Papers will be published...

XSEDE Webinar: Data Management & File Systems on Expanse, Oct. 21, 2021

When: Thursday, October 21, 2021 Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm (Pacific Time)   Location: Zoom details will be provided a day prior to the event  REGISTER TODAY:  https://portal.xsede.org/ course-calendar/-/training- user/class/2531/session/4225 In this webinar, we will cover a few basic data management techniques and I/O best practices in the context of the Expanse system at SDSC. We will learn about the file systems that are part...

XSEDE Webinar: Accessing and Running Jobs on Expanse, Sept. 16, 2021

When: Thursday, September 16, 2021 Time: 11:00am – 12:00pm (Pacific Time)   Location: Zoom details will be provided a day prior to the event  REGISTER TODAY:  https://portal.xsede.org/ course-calendar/-/training- user/class/2530/session/4224 This webinar covers the basics of accessing SDSC's Expanse supercomputer, managing the user environment, compiling and running jobs using Slurm, where to run them, and how to run batch jobs. We will also cover...

Free Webinar: How to Publish, Update, and Archive Data Using HUBzero

The Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance is partnering on a project with Towson University to create a series of webinars open to the public to learn about and evaluate several open data portal technologies and their uses. The next webinar will be Wednesday, September 15th at 2 PM. The topic will be open data and technologies for publishing data for smart cities and data science for social good! The discussion will be on how to publish, update and archive data using HUBZero. ...

2021 NSF Cybersecurity Summit, October 12–13, 15, & 18–19

The NSF cyberinfrastructure ecosystem presents an aggregate of complex cybersecurity needs (e.g., scientific data and instruments, unique computational and storage resources, complex collaborations) as compared to other organizations and sectors. This community has a unique opportunity to develop information security practices tailored to these needs as well as break new ground on efficient, effective ways to protect information assets while supporting science. The summit brings together...

Oklahoma Supercomputing Symposium—Sept. 29, 2021

The Oklahoma Supercomputing Symposium will be online from 9:00 am-5:00 pm Central Time on September 29, 2021. The Symposium is free, and all are invited to attend. Details can be found here:  http://symposium2021.oscer.ou. edu/ , or contact Henry Neeman with questions ( hneeman@ou.edu ). Speakers include: Margaret Martonosi Assistant Director, Computer and Information Science & Engineering National Science Foundation Lynne Parker Director, National AI Initiative...

Inaugural World Data System International Technology Office (WDS-ITO) Data Prize

The World Data System is an interdisciplinary body of the International Science Council promoting universal and equitable access to quality-assured scientific data and associated services. The World Data System International Technology Office (WDS-ITO) is running a competition to highlight the use of WDS Regular and Network member data in Virtual Research Environments. 2 cash prizes of CAD $1,000 each will be awarded. In addition to the prize, they will...

2022 Better Scientific Software (BSSw) Fellowship Application Open on August 16

Deadline: September 30, 2021 Are you passionate about scientific software and interested in contributing powerful ideas, tools, and methodologies to benefit the broader community of scientific software developers and users? Consider applying for the Better Scientific Software (BSSw) Fellowship, which will welcome its fifth recipient class in early 2022.   At least three Fellows are selected annually based on a process that includes the proposal of a funded activity promoting better...

Resources, Training, and Events Regarding FAIR Principles

(From August EarthCube ECO News) FAIR For Research Software Working Group (FAIR4RS WG) is leading the research software community in the crucial step of agreeing on how to apply the FAIR principles to research software. With formal  community review  of the draft principles now completed, stay tuned for the release of the final FAIR principles for research software. The FAIR4RS WG is now starting to focus on or development of guidelines for implementation of the principles,...

Initial Findings of the 2021 Trusted CI Annual Challenge on Software Assurance

"Initial Findings of the 2021 Trusted CI Annual Challenge on Software Assurance is available here:  https://blog.trustedci.org/2021/08/initial-findings-of-2021-trusted-ci.html

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