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: https://nsf.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_hzqixnS1SRakQOWnLYosPQ.

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 brainlife.io.

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 AnitaB.org 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...

Trusted CI Blog: Chem Compute JupyterHub (1st May, 2020 - 15th July, 2020)

Read this blog post from Trusted CI to hear about the Chem Compute cybersecurity engagement. Trusted CI and SGCI provided this short-term engagement. Chem Compute PI, Mark Perri, worked with Ishan Abhinit, a cybersecurity consultant, to review Chem Compute's servers, services, policies, and implementation of JupyterHub. You can receive a cybersecurity engagement from Trusted CI and SGCI by completing a service request form .

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

NSF is happy to announce that the new CSSI (Cyberinfrastructure for Sustained Scientific Innovation) solicitation NSF 20-592 is now released with a submission deadline of October 28, 2020.   Please see the program page or follow the following link to access the NSF 20-592 solicitation directly: https://www.nsf.gov/publications/pub_summ.jsp?WT.z_pims_id=505505&ods_key=nsf20592 .   Prospective Principal Investigators (PIs) should be aware that this is a...

HICSS54: Important Updates

This year, HICSS has received over 1,400 papers. They are currently being peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published early in January in the Proceedings of the 54th Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences. The committee believes that it is going to be another impressive set of cutting-edge research papers. HICSS-54 Proceedings are expected to hit another record of downloads. The latest figure we have for the download of the last three HICSS Proceedings is nearly...

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