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Use of Budget Contingency

Use of Budget Contingency NSF’s Research Infrastructure Office has prepared an informational video…

Use of Budget Contingency NSF’s Research Infrastructure Office has prepared an informational video on the use of budget contingency at NSF-supported research infrastructure facilities. In this 20-minute video, Research Infrastructure Advisor, Rysza… Read More

Presenter(s): Ryszard Kaczmarek

Date: September 26, 2023

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NSF Major Research Infrastructure Spans the Globe

NSF Major Research Infrastructure Spans the Globe NSF support cutting-edge research facilities and i…

NSF Major Research Infrastructure Spans the Globe NSF support cutting-edge research facilities and infrastructure that span the globe, from mountaintop observatories and ocean vessels to powerful electromagnets and supercomputers. Every day, research… Read More

Presenter(s): Richard Oram

Date: July 24, 2023

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An Overview of the New NSF Branding Policy

An Overview of the New NSF Branding Policy Get answers to your burning branding questions. Learn abo…

An Overview of the New NSF Branding Policy Get answers to your burning branding questions. Learn about the new NSF Branding Policy, what has changed, how best to implement those changes, and what resources are available…. Read More

Presenter(s): Amanda Meyers

Date: July 18, 2023

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How to Conduct Meaningful Facility Condition Assessments (FCAs) of Major Research Infrastructure

How to Conduct Meaningful Facility Condition Assessments (FCAs) of Major Research Infrastructure Eac…

How to Conduct Meaningful Facility Condition Assessments (FCAs) of Major Research Infrastructure Each panelist gave a brief presentation about their organization’s experience conducting an FCA and how it informs asset management planning. Then the … Read More

Presenter(s): Richard Oram, Piero Anticona, Michael J. Carrancho, Wei Hu, Uzair Irfan, Matthew Marshall

Date: July 14, 2023

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Part II: Energy Efficiency Initiatives to Meet Climate Change Challenge

Part II: Energy Efficiency Initiatives to Meet Climate Change Challenge Presenters Kendall Kam and S…

Part II: Energy Efficiency Initiatives to Meet Climate Change Challenge Presenters Kendall Kam and Sonya Smith-Pickel from US Department of Energy, Federal Energy Management Program will provide an Overview of FEMP Goals and Initiatives, and a Summa… Read More

Presenter(s): Kendall Kam, Sonya Smith-Pickel

Date: July 14, 2023

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Part I: Climate Preparedness and Resilience: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Policy, Guidance, and Approaches to Flood Risk Impacted by Climate Change

Part I: Climate Preparedness and Resilience: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Policy, Guidance, and Appr…

Part I: Climate Preparedness and Resilience: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Policy, Guidance, and Approaches to Flood Risk Impacted by Climate Change Presentation by Will Veatch, PhD, Lead, Climate Preparedness and Resilience Community of Practice, US … Read More

Presenter(s): Will Veatch

Date: July 13, 2023

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Field Safety: Safe and Inclusive Work Environments

Field Safety: Safe and Inclusive Work Environments A panel discussion on promoting safe and inclusiv…

Field Safety: Safe and Inclusive Work Environments A panel discussion on promoting safe and inclusive work environments of NSF funded major and mid-scale facilities…. Read More

Presenter(s): Renee Crain, Rhonda Davis, Michael Kuhlman, Brandi Murphy

Date: July 13, 2023

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Discussion and Community Feedback on Proposed RIG Revisions

Discussion and Community Feedback on Proposed RIG Revisions A discussion of plans for upcoming revis…

Discussion and Community Feedback on Proposed RIG Revisions A discussion of plans for upcoming revisions to the NSF RIG, with active audience participation to highlight needed changes…. Read More

Presenter(s): Steve Ellis, Sarah Ruth

Date: July 12, 2023

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Discussion on new MF/FFRDC Terms and Conditions

Discussion on new MF/FFRDC Terms and Conditions The Infrastructure Support Branch will brief propose…

Discussion on new MF/FFRDC Terms and Conditions The Infrastructure Support Branch will brief proposed changes to the Major Facility and FFRDC supplemental terms and conditions, which will go into effect in early 2024. We are interested in the commun… Read More

Presenter(s): Matthew Hawkins, Tim Kashmer

Date: July 12, 2023

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Opening Remarks

Opening Remarks – Welcome to the 2023 Research Infrastructure Workshop NSF welcomed the audien…

Opening Remarks – Welcome to the 2023 Research Infrastructure Workshop NSF welcomed the audience to the 2023 Research Infrastructure Workshop. … Read More

Presenter(s): Matthew Hawkins, Roland Roberts

Date: June 29, 2023

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Part III: Mid-scale Project Performance Management

Part III: Mid-scale Project Performance Management Experienced Project Management experts will clos…

Part III: Mid-scale Project Performance Management Experienced Project Management experts will close out the webinar series by covering the remaining components of the PEP, and highlight performance management techniques that are scalable an… Read More

Presenter(s): Roland Roberts, Matthew Hawkins, Mark Warner, Carol Wilkinson

Date: April 24, 2023

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Part II: Mid-scale Project Development, Definition, and Risk

Part II: Mid-scale Project Development, Definition, and Risk Experienced Project Management experts …

Part II: Mid-scale Project Development, Definition, and Risk Experienced Project Management experts will dive deeper into key Design/Development and Project Definition elements of PEP with a focus on Research Infrastructure (RI) Mid-scale projects. T… Read More

Presenter(s): Roland Roberts, Matthew Hawkins, Mark Warner, Carol Wilkinson

Date: March 23, 2023

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[Poster 10] Assessing quantum resiliency readiness for HPC and scientific applications

Assessing quantum resiliency readiness for HPC and scientific applications The problem of adopting q…

Assessing quantum resiliency readiness for HPC and scientific applications The problem of adopting quantum-resistant cryptographic network protocols (PQC) is critically important to democratizing quantum computing. The problem is urgent because pract… Read More

Presenter(s): Phuong Cao

Date: June 20, 2024

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[Poster 9] Verified Authentication for NSF Large Facilities

Verified Authentication for NSF Large Facilities This project will enable trusted computing for flag…

Verified Authentication for NSF Large Facilities This project will enable trusted computing for flagship cyberinfrastructures (e.g., Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO), Open Science Grid) and their vibrant scientific communiti… Read More

Presenter(s): Phuong Cao

Date: June 20, 2024

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[Poster 8] Developments at the CHARA Array

Developments at the CHARA Array The CHARA Array combines the light of six 1-meter telescopes at opti…

Developments at the CHARA Array The CHARA Array combines the light of six 1-meter telescopes at optical/infrared wavelengths to achieve milliarcsecond resolution. The Array is used to measure stellar diameters, image stellar surfaces, detect close bi… Read More

Presenter(s): Gail Schaefer

Date: June 20, 2024

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[Poster 7] Cybersecurity Risks to Large Science Projects

Cybersecurity Risks to Large Science Projects One of the challenges of cybersecurity is raising awar…

Cybersecurity Risks to Large Science Projects One of the challenges of cybersecurity is raising awareness about risks that affect assets beyond a data center. The goal of our poster is to raise awareness about cybersecurity risks across a science pro… Read More

Presenter(s): Mark Krenz

Date: June 20, 2024

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[Poster 6] Imageomics: ML for Biological Knowledge Discovery

Imageomics: ML for Biological Knowledge Discovery A broad goal of the Imageomics Institute is to ins…

Imageomics: ML for Biological Knowledge Discovery A broad goal of the Imageomics Institute is to inspire ML innovation while increasing biological knowledge extraction from images. In furtherance of this goal, we create large and diverse datasets, pr… Read More

Presenter(s): Elizabeth Campolongo

Date: June 20, 2024

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[Poster 4] NOAA’s Mauna Loa Atmospheric Baseline Observatory

NOAA’s Mauna Loa Atmospheric Baseline Observatory The NOAA Mauna Loa Atmospheric Baseline Obse…

NOAA’s Mauna Loa Atmospheric Baseline Observatory The NOAA Mauna Loa Atmospheric Baseline Observatory in Hawaii is revitalizing site infrastructure to modern codes while focusing on sustainability. After the 2022 volcanic eruption disrupted sit… Read More

Presenter(s): Christy Smith

Date: June 17, 2024

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[Poster 3] Colorado Atmospheric Observatory (CAO) Tall-Tower

Colorado Atmospheric Observatory (CAO) Tall-Tower The Colorado Atmospheric Observatory (CAO) Tall-To…

Colorado Atmospheric Observatory (CAO) Tall-Tower The Colorado Atmospheric Observatory (CAO) Tall-Tower is located near Byers, Colorado and stands at 608 meters above ground level. The Global Monitoring Laboratory’s (GML) Atmospheric Measuremen… Read More

Presenter(s): Sara Morris

Date: June 17, 2024

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[Poster 1] Lessons in Applied Marine Vessel Electrification

Lessons in Applied Marine Vessel Electrification Crowley’s naval architecture and marine engin…

Lessons in Applied Marine Vessel Electrification Crowley’s naval architecture and marine engineering teams worked together with experts in electric propulsion and battery technology to design a vessel that could seamlessly integrate into existi… Read More

Presenter(s): Jeffrey Brunell

Date: June 14, 2024

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Draft RIG Section 5.10 Agile

Draft RIG Section 5.10 Agile NSF’s Research Infrastructure Guide (RIG, NSF 21-107), dated Dece…

Draft RIG Section 5.10 Agile NSF’s Research Infrastructure Guide (RIG, NSF 21-107), dated December 2021, will be expiring December 2024. An updated version of the RIG is expected to be in place in early 2025. Portions of the working draft wer… Read More

Date: May 22, 2024

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Draft RIG Section 3.6 Operations Stage Planning

Draft RIG Section 3.6 Operations Stage Planning NSF’s Research Infrastructure Guide (RIG, NSF …

Draft RIG Section 3.6 Operations Stage Planning NSF’s Research Infrastructure Guide (RIG, NSF 21-107), dated December 2021, will be expiring December 2024. An updated version of the RIG is expected to be in place in early 2025. Portions of th… Read More

Date: May 22, 2024

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Draft RIG Section 3.5 Construction Stage and Implementation Planning

Draft RIG Section 3.5 Construction Stage and Implementation Planning NSF’s Research Infrastruc…

Draft RIG Section 3.5 Construction Stage and Implementation Planning NSF’s Research Infrastructure Guide (RIG, NSF 21-107), dated December 2021, will be expiring December 2024. An updated version of the RIG is expected to be in place in early … Read More

Date: May 22, 2024

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Draft RIG Section 3.2 Tailoring Scaling and Progressively Elaborating Plans

Draft RIG Section 3.2 Tailoring Scaling and Progressively Elaborating Plans NSF’s Research Inf…

Draft RIG Section 3.2 Tailoring Scaling and Progressively Elaborating Plans NSF’s Research Infrastructure Guide (RIG, NSF 21-107), dated December 2021, will be expiring December 2024. An updated version of the RIG is expected to be in place in… Read More

Date: May 22, 2024

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