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IWSG Schedule

Every IWSG activity below will be in the Informatics Forum.

(Keynotes in orange, presentations of full papers in green, lightning talks in yellow, panel and discussions in teal)

 Wednesday, 13 June 2018
Slides of talks are uploaded here
 Session Chair
 12:00 - 13:00
 Lunch sponsored by HUBzero
Building Science Gateway Community Engagement Malcolm Atkinson
 13:00 - 13:10  Malcolm Atkinson and David Robinson

 13:10 - 14:10  
 Keynote by David De Roure
 A Social Machines Perspective on the Research Environment Landscape
 14:10 - 14:35  
 Claire Stirm, Rich Zink and Sandra Gesing
 REMEDI – Tactics of Expanding a Science Gateway Community
 14:35 - 15:00
 Yi Yin, Anneke Zuiderwijk, Marijn Janssen, Xander de Ronde and Keith Jeffery
 Multidisciplinary Collaboration Through Online Virtual Research Environments (VREs): what do their users need?
 15:00 - 15:30  Coffee break
Advances in Science Gateway Technology
Gabriele Pierantoni
 15:30 - 15:55
 Joe Stubbs, Matthew Vaughn and Julia Looney
 Rapid Development of Scalable, Distributed Computation with Abaco
 15:55 - 16:05
 Axel Bonnet, Sorina Camarasu-Pop, Frédéric Cervenansky and Tristan Glatard
  The Virtual Imaging Platform in Quest of Open and Reproducible Science
 16:05 - 16:30  
 Rion Dooley and Sean Cleveland
 Accelerating Gateway Development with Agave ToGo Webapps and Microsites
 16:30 - 16:40    
 Richard Grunzke, Dirk K. Müller, Alvaro Aguilera, Christian Löschen, Michael Marxen,
 Wolfgang E. Nagel, Ralph Müller-Pfefferkorn and Michael N. Smolka.
 Towards a Unified Virtual Research Environment for Neurosciences
 16:40 - 17:05
 Polona Štefanič, Matej Cigale, Andrew Jones, Louise Knight, David Rogers, Francisco Quevedo and Ian Taylor
 Application-Infrastructure Co-Programming: managing the entire complex application lifecycle
 17:05 - 17:15 
 Christian Pagé, Xavier Pivan, Alessandro Spinuso, Wim Som de Cerff and Maarten Plieger.
 Improving Climate Data Access through integration of the DARE platform.
 17:15 - 17:25
 Kyle Chard and Ian Foster.
 Globus Platform Services: Enabling and Enhancing Science Gateways
 from 19:00  Reception sponsored by CISA
 Welcome from CISA by Jacques Fleuriot, School of Informatics
 Next year's IWSG in Ljubljana, Slovenia by Polona Štefanič, Cardiff University
 Keynote by Jano van Hemert, Optos

 Thursday, 14 June 2018
Slides of talks are uploaded here
 Session Chair
Building Sustainable Science Gateway Communities Sandra Gesing
 9:00 - 9:10
 Sandra Gesing

 9:10 - 9:50  
 Keynote by Michelle Barker
What is the next evolutionary stage for science gateways?
 9:50 - 10:00 
 Simon Taylor, Anastasia Anagnostou and Roberto Barbera
Developing Science Gateways and Services: African Experiences
 10:00 - 10:10
 Michael Zentner, Lowell Williams, Xufeng Wang and John Hoskins
 Sustainability through a lens of industry - An experience with taking a the nanoHUB science gateway through NSF’s I-Corps program
 10:10 - 10:20
 Lynn Zentner and Gerhard Klimeck
 The Role of Analytics in Science Gateway Communities
 10:20 - 10:30
 Maytal Dahan, Juan Martinez Ramirez and Choonhan Youn.
 Science Gateways Community Institute Gateway and Software Catalog
 10:30 - 11:00  Coffee break
Shaping Future Science Gateways
Ian Taylor
 11:00 - 11:25
 Marlon Pierce, Mark Miller, Emre Brookes, Mona Wong, Yan Liu, Enis Afgan, Sandra Gesing,
 Maytal Dahan, Suresh Marru and Tony Walker.
 Towards a Science Gateway Reference Architecture
 11:25 - 11:35
 Alessandro Spinuso, Rafiq Saleh, Federica Magnoni and André Gemünd.
 Forward and Inverse Seismic Modelling Science Gateway (a provenance-powered solution)
 11:35 - 12:00
 Paul Martin, Laurent Remy, Maria Theodoridou, Keith Jeffery and Zhiming Zhao.
 Mapping metadata from different research infrastructures into a unified framework for use in a virtual research environment
 12:00 - 12:10
 Rion Dooley, Steven Brandt and John Fonner
 Deploying Scalable, Personalized Training Infrastructure Around the World - A Case Study of the Agave Platform Training Swarms
 12:10 - 12:35
 Felix Bartusch, Maximilian Hanussek and Jens Krüger
 Automatic generation of provenance metadata during execution of scientific workflows
 12:35 - 13:30  
 Lunch sponsored by Optos
Improving Science Gateways' Use of Clouds
Rosa Filgueira
 13:30 - 13:55
 Gabriele Pierantoni, Tamas Kiss, Gabor Terstyansky, Jose' Rapun, Gregoire Gesmeir and James Deslaurier
 Flexible Deployment of Social Media Analysis Tools
 13:55 - 14:05
 Tamas Kiss, Gabor Terstyanszky, Osama Abu Oun, James Deslauriers, Gregoire Gesmier, Gabriele Pierantoni, Jozsef Kovacs, Peter Kacsuk, Eniko Nagy and Attila Farkas.
Automated Scalability of Cloud Services and Jobs
 14:05 - 14:30
 Osama Abu Oun and Tamas Kiss
 Job-queuing and Auto-scaling in Container-based Cloud Environments
 14:30 - 14:40
 Jose Dianes, Amelie Cornelis, Mary Navis Raj, Upendra Kumbham, Conor McMenamin, Susheel Varma and Steven Newhouse.
 Shared multi-cloud portal for better science: Facilitating collaboration whilst protecting resources using cloud computing
 14:40 - 15:05
 Yadu Babuji, Kyle Chard, Ian Foster, Daniel S. Katz, Mike Wilde, Anna Woodard and Justin 
 Parsl: Scalable Parallel Scripting in Python
 15:05 - 15:30    
 Coffee break
Tuning Science Gateways to Suit Specific Disciplines
Jens Krüger
 15:30 - 15:55
 Jeremy Cohen, Julian Marcon, Michael Turner, David Moxey, Chris Cantwell, Spencer Sherwin and Joaquim Peiro.
 Simplifying high-order mesh generation for computational scientists
 15:55 - 16:05
 Giuliano Andrea Pagani, Jan Willem Noteboom and Wim Som de Ceff.
Data wrangling platform for geospatial data
 16:05 - 16:15
 Mohan Ramamurthy and Julien Chastang.
 A Cloud-based Science Gateway for the Geoscience Community with End-to-end Workflows on the Jetstream Cloud System
 16:15 - 16:25
 Lan Zhao, Rajesh Kalyanam and X. Carol Song.
 Challenges and Experience in Enabling Science Gateway Interoperability - A Case Study of  MyGeoHub
 16:25 - 17:15   
 Panel: What is the Path to Global Collaboration?
Panelists: Kyle Chard, Daniel S. Katz and Tamas Kiss
 Malcolm Atkinson
 19:00 - 22:00
 Workshop Dinner (in the Informatics Forum on the ground floor)
 After dinner speaker: Neil Chue Hong

 Friday, 15 June 2018
Slides of talks are uploaded here
 Session Chair
Meeting Community Needs Sandra Gesing
 9:00 - 9:45  
 Keynote by Nancy Wilkins-Diehr
Science Gateway Ecosystems: Local, National, International
 9:45 - 10:00
 Tim Drysdale
 It's a science gateway, Jim, but not as we know it(?)
 10:00 - 10:10 
 Daniele Bailo, Rossana Paciello, Jean-Baptiste Roquencourt and Valerio Vinciarelli.
 EPOS: integration of heterogeneous data and services in the Solid Earth domain
 10:10 - 10:20
 Alessandro Costa, Eva Sciacca, Fabio Roberto Vitello, Ugo Becciani, Pietro Massimino and Simone Riggi.
 J4G: Jupyter Notebooks for Gamma Astronomy
 10:20 - 10:30
 Gabor Terstyanszky, Tamas Kiss and Gabriele Pierantoni.
 High-level Description of Cloud Applications using TOSCA
 10:30 - 11:00
 Coffee break
Expanding Science Gateway Capabilities
Malcolm Atkinson
 11:00- 11:10
 Emre Brookes.
 Definition File Generation of Science Gateways using GenApp
 11:10 - 11:35
 Rosa Filgueira, Rafael Ferreira Da Silva, Ewa Deelman, Vyron Christodoulou and Amrey Krause.
 IoT-Hub: New IoT data-platform for Virtual Research Environments
 11:35 - 12:00
 Damjan Temelkovski, Tamas Kiss and Gabor Terstyanszky.
 A Generic Framework and Methodology for Implementing Science Gateways for Analysing Molecular Docking Results
 12:00 - 12:10
 Daniel S. Katz and Darren Adams.
 nanoMFG: Adding support for a new domain and a new community to an existing science gateway
 12:10 - 13:00   
 Discussion: What can we expect from the next ten years of Science Gateway 
 Research and Development?
 Malcolm Atkinson and Sandra Gesing
 13:00 - 14:00
 Lunch sponsored by Aridhia