Broadening the Reach NSF Workshop (2)

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Broadening the Reach NSF Workshop (2)

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About the Meeting

Date: May 6–7, 2014
Location: University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Broadening the Reach: A Cyberinfrastructure Program for Non-Research-Intensive and EPSCoR Institutions is an NSF-funded Internet2 project aimed at supporting the enhancement of campus network infrastructure and external connectivity of small colleges and universities, including but not limited to those in EPSCoR states, having notable research projects, even though the institution may not be primarily research-focused. The program will offer two forms of support: workshops focused on campus infrastructures and external connectivity to support research and teaching, and campus visits by consulting specialists to assist with technical implementation.

The workshop will consist of 1-1/2 days of presentations divided into two parts. The first part will focus on information covering technical, organizational, and administrative aspects of upgrading and integrating cyberinfrastructure into the campus environment in support of campus based research and teaching activities. The second part of the workshop will include topics that address the form and content of infrastructure proposals to the NSF and the identification of research drivers within the campus environment, with the goal of enabling institutions to respond competitively to NSF infrastructure opportunities, such as the current CC*IIE solicitation.

Who Should Attend?

The workshop is aimed at campus IT professionals who are responsible for the planning, design and implementation of the campus IT infrastructure in support of research and teaching activities, as well as at those on campus familiar with the research and teaching activities and priorities. Each organization may send up to two attendees to the workshop. Others will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Agenda

Download Agenda (Draft, PDF)

Presentations

Tuesday, May 6

Wednesday, May 7

Note: Make sure to visit the first workshop of this series, held in Kansas City, MO, 18–19 Feb, 2014, to view its agenda and all related presentations.

Lodging & Travel

Hotel: University Guest House and Conference Center
Room block dates: May 5–6, 2014
Room block cut-off date: Friday, April 4, 2014
Room block name: 2nd Broadening the Reach Workshop
Reservations: Call 801-587-1000 or 888-416-4075 or book your room online (Group ID: 4510; Group Password: 37000589). Note that you will still be required to call in with a credit card to guarantee your reservation.
Room rate: $99/night.

Travel and logistical information (PDF)