Previous Workshop

Strategic Partnership for Advanced Cyber Infrastructure
@ Minority Serving Institutions (SPACI@MSIs)

June 6, 7-8, 2018, GA Tech Hotel and Conference Center, Atlanta, Georgia

Featured Talks & Speakers

Jim Bottum

Former CIO and current research Professor, Clemson
Presidential Fellow, Internet2

Deborah Dent

CIO, Jackson State University

Jill Gemmill

Chief Technology Officer, Middleware, Clemson University

Dana Brunson

Assistant Vice President for Research Cyberinfrastructure
Director, OSU High-Performance Computing Center, Oklahoma State University

Day 1 – Wednesday June, 06

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6:30pm

Club Room

Reception

Damian Clarke, Host

Networking
TBA

Day 2 – Thursday, June, 07

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8:30am – 9:00am

Salon IV

Welcome, Introductions, and Overview

 

Introductions
Damian Clarke, South Carolina State University
Bobby Clark, Clemson University
Jim Bottum, Internet2
Barbara Mittleman, WayMark Analytics
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9:00am – 9:45am

Salon IV

Panel: Advancing Research Computing and Data in MSIs

Barbara Mittleman, Facilitator

Appreciating the range of MSI organizations and exploring the challenges and opportunities associated with workforce development, data management, and research infrastructure
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9:45am – 10:15am

Salon IV

Discussion

Advancing Research Computing and Data in MSIs
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10:15am – 10:30am

Ballroom Break Area

BREAK

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10:30am – 11:15am

Salon IV

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11:15am – 12:00pm

Salon IV

Discussion

New Frontiers in Research Computing and Data Technology
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12:00PM – 1:00pm

Dinning Hall 1st Floor

LUNCH

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1:00pm – 2:00pm

Salon V and Salon VI

Breakout group dialogue sessions

  • Breakout A:  Career paths for cyberinfrastructure professionals
    • Damian Clarke, South Carolina State University
  • Breakout B:  Developing a campus CI research computing plan
    • Richard Alo, Jackson State University
  • Breakout C:  Science and research cybersecurity
    • Dinadayalane Tandabany, Clark Atlanta University
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2:00pm – 2:15pm

Salon IV

Report out from all three groups

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2:15PM – 2:30pm

Ballroom Break Area

BREAK

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2:30pm – 3:15pm

Salon IV

Panel: Partnerships in Research Computing, Data and Networking

Jill Gemmill, Facilitator

University/college to university/college, university/college to Government, and initiatives such as EDUCAUSE and Internet2

Jim Bottum, Internet2
John Moore, Internet2
Wallace Chase, C-light-Clemson University

David Swanson, Open Science Grid
Scott Friedrich, Southern Crossroads (SoX)

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3:15pm – 3:45pm

Salon IV

Discussion

Jill Gemmill, Facilitator

Partnerships in Research Computing, Data, and Networking
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3:45pm – 5:00pm

Salon IV

CyberInfrastructure (CI) Strategic planning: three case studies

Three Institutions with developed CI plans and submitted NSF proposals.
SCSU
Claflin
Jackson State University
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5:00PM – 6:30pm

Salon IV

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6:30PM – 7:30pm

Location TBA

WORKING DINNER

Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Facilitator

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7:30PM – 7:45pm

Salon IV

HBCU Stakeholder Alignment Data Presentation, part 1 (survey results)

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7:45PM – 8:15pm

Salon IV

Small Group and Full Group Discussion

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8:15PM – 8:30pm

Salon IV

HBCU Stakeholder Alignment Data Presentation, part 2 (survey result)

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8:30PM – 9:00pm

Salon IV

Small Group and Full Group Discussion

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9:00PM

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Day 3 – Friday, June, 08

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8:00am - 8:15am

Salon IV

Welcome and Overview

Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, Facilitator

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8:15am - 9:0am

Salon IV

Check-in (small group and full group)

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9:00am - 10:00am

Salon IV

Elements of a Shared Vision for Success for an MSI Research Computing and Data Network Organization

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10:00am - 10:30am

Salon IV

Fears or Concerns Regarding an MSI Research Computing and Data Network Organization

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10:30am - 10:45am

Ballroom Break Area

BREAK

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10:45am - 12:00pm

Salon IV

Potential Elements of a Charter for an MSI Research Computing and Data Network Organization

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12:00pm - 1:00pm

Dinning Hall 1st Floor

LUNCH

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1:00pm - 2:30pm

Salon IV

Potential Value Propositions for Key Stakeholders

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2:30pm - 2:45pm

Ballroom Break Area

BREAK

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2:45pm - 3:30pm

Salon IV

Next Steps Planning

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3:30pm - 4:00pm

Salon IV

Concluding Comments

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4:00pm

Location TBA

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