The first SI2 PI meeting will take place in Arlington, VA on January 17th and 18th of 2013.  

Due to space limitations we are only able to accommodate one person per project—this includes Collaborative awards.


The meeting will start around 8:30am on the 17th and end no later than 1:30pm on the 18th.  

(A separate meeting for S2I2 PIs only will take place on January 16th from 1pm to 5pm. Contact Dan Katz for information on this S2I2 meeting.)


The main meeting will take place at the National Science Foundation.


We set up a room block at The Westin Arlington Gateway. Please use the link below to make reservations, so that you get the conference rate of $183 per night. The deadline for hotel reservations is Saturday, December 15thThe meeting will cover your costs for wireless at the hotel.

Travel Costs

Each participant is expected to cover their own travel costs from the SI2 award: "All awardees are expected to participate in an annual SI2 PI meeting with travel costs supported by the award. These travel costs should be included in the FastLane budget."-- according to NSF/OCI.


An evening reception will be held on January 17th at the Westin hotel:

801 North Glebe Road. Arlington, VA 22203
Phone: (703) 717-6200

One Pagers

We are collecting 1-page write-ups about your projects ahead of the meeting, so that the participants can learn about the goals, scope, and activities of your project. Please also indicate in the writeup how to best engage with your project (if desirable).  Please email the 1-pagers to Ewa Deelman by Monday, January 7th.


In advance of the meeting, we have a short questionnaire we would like you to fill out. Since we are asking for your input on the agenda among other things, please fill it out as soon as possible, by Friday, December 14th at the latest. The questionnaire will take only 5-10 mins to complete and can be found at 


We will have a poster session and reception on Thursday night January 17th at the Westin. In addition to the PI meeting participants, we hope to invite NSF program officers as well. The recommended poster size is 4 feet tall and 3 feet wide (two posters will share a 4'hx8'w poster board).

The poster session will be held from 6pm-8pm at in F. Scott Fitzgerald C, on the 2nd floor of the Westin. 

If you last name starts with A-N, present 6-6:30pm
If your last name starts with P-Z present 6:30-7pm


For any questions please contact the chair: Ewa Deelman (deelman at isi dot edu) or Miron Livny (miron at cs dot wisc dot edu)