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iPlant Events and Workshops for 2012

Title

Type

Date

Location

iPlant Contact

Institution Contact

Notes

CaBIG NIH-ICR Working Group

Seminar

Jan. 11

Austin, TX

D. Stanzione

 

Dan S presenting on connections, "The iPlant Collaborative and TACC: Quick Overviews"

Genomics In Education

Workshop

Jan. 12-13

San Diego, CA

J. Williams

 

San Diego State University
Trainers: Jason Williams, Sheldon McKay

BeanCAP 2012

Meeting

Jan. 12-13

San Diego, CA

S. Goff

Phil McClean, BeanCAP, Project Director

S. Goff attending

PAG 2012

Conference

Jan. 14-18 

San Diego, CA

S. McKay

 

iPlant Workshop, Jan 17, 10:20 AM - 12:30 PM, California Room

Internet2

Meeting

Jan. 24

Baton Rouge, LA

D. Stanzione

 

Dan presented: "The Case for Well-Architected Networks: Data Intensive Science and it's Impact on TACC" ; 200 in audience

NSF Site Visit

Meeting

Jan. 25-27

Tucson, AZ

S. Goff

K. Cone

Closed meeting to NSF Site Visit Team and iPlant Staff

Intrexon

Seminar-Industry

Feb. 1

Germantown, MD

S. Goff

Thomas Hohn

Steve Goff presentation

Train-the-Trainers Workshop

Internal Training

Feb. 8-10

Austin, TX

U. Hilgert

D. Stanzione

Closed internal workshop training

Environmental Layers

Seed Project Working Group

Feb. 17

Tucson, AZ

M. Narro

M. Narro

iPlant reimbursing NCEAS participants only

Course-based Undergraduate Research Experences Network

Meeting

Feb. 26-27

Chevy Chase, MD

D. Micklos

D. Micklos

Dave Micklos presented "The iPlant Collaborative".

iRODS

iPlant participating in User Group Meeting

Mar. 1-2

Tucson, AZ

N. Merchant

R. Moore

Nirav: this is a good opportunity to interact with other CI groups that use iRODS and also suggest features/improvements, meet the developers.
Kris K and Dmitry F attending.

48th Annual Illinois Corn Breeders' School

Conference

Mar. 5-6

Champaign, IL

D. Ware

 

Doreen Ware presenting March 5, 9:15am, "Data Resources for Genomic and Functional Analysis"

SXSW Interactive 2012

Conference

Mar. 9-13

Austin, TX

D. Stanzione

 

Dan Stanzione to present "The iPlant Collaborative: Cyberinfrastructure to Feed the World" in the Government and Global Issues Campus (AT&T Conference Hotel).

Tools & Services Workshop

Workshop

Mar. 12

Berkeley, CA

E. Lyons

Madhavan Ganesh (mailto: ganeshm@berkeley.edu)

UC Berkeley/USDA-ARS Albany
Trainers: Eric Lyons, Nicole Hopkins, Shannon Oliver

Tools & Services Workshop

Workshop

Mar. 12 - 13

Davis, CA

J. Williams

Siobhan Brady

UC Davis
Trainers: Jason Williams, Sheldon McKay, Nirav Merchant, Naim Matasci

Tools & Services Workshop

Workshop

Mar. 13

Palo Alto, CA

E. Lyons

Eva Huala

Stanford University
Trainers: Eric Lyons, Nicole Hopkins, Shannon Oliver
Location: POST, Redwood Hall, Rm G6

Tools & Services Workshop

Workshop

Mar. 21-22

Riverside, CA

M. Vaugh, N. Matasci

Jim Burnette

UC Riverside
Trainers: Matt Vaughn, Naim Matasci, Martha Narro, Fusheng Wei

Genomics in Education

Workshop

Mar. 27-28

West Lafayette, IN

J. Williams

Burkhard Schulz

Purdue University 
Trainers: Jason Williams, Sheldon McKay

NSTA 2012 Annual Meeting

Conference

Mar. 29-Apr. 1

Indianapolis, IN

J. Williams

 

Jason Williams to give DNA Subway Talk

Tools and Services Workshop

Workshop/Demo

Apr. 3

Tucson, AZ

E. Lyons

 

University of Arizona, KEating #433
Trainers:  Nicole Hopkins
Limited to 10 people,

GNA/TNRS Code Review

Meeting

Apr. 4-6

Tucson, AZ

M. Narro

M. Narro

In-person code review for Global Names Architecture and TNRS.

Iowa State Plant Sciences Institute

Meeting

Apr. 5

Ames, IA

S. Goff

W. Beavis

Presentation on iPlant resources to the Plant Sciences Institute Advisory Board

Tools and Services Workshop

Workshop/Demo

Apr. 9

Tucson, AZ

E. Lyons

 

University of Arizona
Trainers: Eric, Nicole Limited to 10 people, location is 433 Keating BIO5

Genome Sequencing and Annotation

Symposium + CoGe Workshop

Apr 12-13

Gainesville, FL

E. Lyons

William Bradley Barbazuk & Pam Soltis

Apr. 12: Eric Lyons to give a workshop, "From Microbes to Plants to Animals: Making comparative genomics easy with CoGe and iPlant"
Apr. 13: Eric Lyons to give a talk, "Evolution of Plant Genomes: Rooting with Amborella"

Genomics in Education

Workshop

Apr. 26-27

New Orleans, LA

J. Williams

Solomon Adekunle

Southern University of New Orleans
Trainers: Jason Williams, Sheldon McKay

Biology of Genomes

Conference

May 8-12

Cold Spring Harbor, NY

C. Noutsos

 

Christos Noutsos to present poster "iPlant Collaborative’s resources for life sciences"

Qiime
UA Qiime Workshop

Workshop

May 16-17

UA, Tucson, AZ

Naim Matasci

Greg Caporaso, Julie Neilson, Director, Research Lab, Department of Soil Water and Environmental Science, Shantz Bldg Room 429, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, tel:520-621-9759

May 16 - Greg can meet with iPlant folks in Rm 409 (reserved 9am-5pm)
Awaiting confirmation of McClelland Park 102 for May 17

Tools and Services Workshop

Workshop

May 17-18

LIttle Rock, AK

J. Williams

Emily Devereux (mailto: edevereux@astate.edu), Roger Hall

University of Arkansas  
Trainers: Sheldon McKay, Jason Williams, Josh Stein

Tools and Services Workshop

Workshop

May 21-22

West Lafayette, IN

J. Williams

Peter Baker, Jyothi Thimmapuram

Purdue University
Trainers: Sheldon McKay, Jason Williams, Andrew Lenards, Naim Matasci

Biology of Plants

Symposium 

May 30 -June 4

CSHL, NY

J. Williams

 

DNA Subway Poster

Tools and Services Workshop

Workshop

May 31 -June 1

Raleigh, NC

Uwe Hilgert, 411

Jenn Schaff

North Carolina State University
Trainers: Naim Matasci, Sheldon McKay, Martha Narro 

IBP Annual Meeting

Meeting

June 3-9

Beijing, China

S. Goff

X. Delannay -IBP Proj Ldr; Jianmin Wan, CAAS

Steve has been invited as iPlant's representative, but will not attend.

Phylotastic Hackathon (HIP)

Hackathon

June 4-8

Durham, NC

N. Matasci

 

The Hackathon took place at NESCent June 4 to 8. This wiki, which was used as a central resource for pre-hackathon planning, is in a state of flux. Some parts reflect pre-hackathon brainstorming and are out of date. Other parts reflect outcomes of the hackathon. iPlant contributed to the funding of this event.

HHMI Bioinformatics Workshop for Student-Scientist Parnerships

Meeting

June 14-16

Chevy Chase, MD

D. Micklos, M. Vaughn

 

iPlant will be giving two presentations at HHMI:
David Micklos, "DNA Subway: An Intuitive Interface to Introduce Genome Informatics" and
Sheldon McKay, "The iPlant Collaborative: Bringing Together High Performance Computing and Biology"

8th International Purdue Symposium on Statistics

Conference

June 20-24

West Lafayette, IN

J. Williams

Rebecca Doerge

Jason Williams will give an iPlant Workshop on June 21 2012.

Genomics in Education

Workshop

June 20-21

Tulsa, OK

J. Williams

Mary Phillips

Tulsa Community College
Trainers: Sheldon McKay, David Micklos

NSF Cyberinfrastructure Meeting

Meeting

June 27

Annapolis, MD (SeSynC)

S. Goff, D. Stanzione, N. Merchant

Margaret Palmer, SeSynC

Meeting to identify and prioritize CI needs and determine the extent of coordination needed to allow an independent network of biological research centers/center-like orgs to thrive and add value to existing and future investments across the research community.

11th Symposium of Genetics in Aquaculture Registration

Symposium

June 28

Auburn, GA

S. McKay

Rex Dunham

Sheldon McKay will present a seminar, "iPlant: Cyberinfrastructure for the life sciences" and will hold a mini-workshop on "Using iPlant Resources".

Genomics in Education

Workshop

June 29-30

Fargo, ND

J. Williams

Shahryar Kianian

North Dakota State University
Trainers:Jason Williams, David Micklos

Tools and Services Workshop

Workshop

June 29-30

Fargo, ND

J. Williams

Shahryar Kianian

North Dakota State University
Trainers: Sheldon McKay, Shannon Oliver, Christos Noutsos, Jason Williams 

ICAR 2012 (Arabidopsis)

Conference

July 3-7

Vienna, Austria 

D. Stanzione

Session organized by Blake Meyers (UDel) and Erich Grotewold (Ohio State U)

Abstract deadline: April 30; Dan giving talk to Arabidopsis informatics group, Tues, July 3, 4-5:30 PM 

Botany 2012 (BSA)

Conference

July 7-11

Columbus, OH

J. Williams, N. Matasci

 

iPlant (1/2 day; afternoon) and DNA Subway (full day) workshop on Sun 7/8/12.
Naim presenting: "Correcting and standardizing taxonomic names using TNRS"; 
Session: SY11, ID SY11014; Franklin A/HyattWed 7/11, 5 PM; Abstract #596

Evaluation Strategy Meeting

Internal Meeting

July 10-11

Wilmington, NC

S. Goff

 

Internal Meeting for Steve Goff, EMEC, and Dave Micklos.

Designated Lodging: Hilton Garden Inn

OSCON

Conference

July 16-20

Portland, OR

JMatt Peterson

 

JMatt attending OpenStack worshop

Tools & Services Workshop

Workshop

July 18-19

Austin, TX

U. Hilgert

Dan Stanzione; Valerie Alvarez

UT Austin, TACC
Trainers: Dan Stanzione, Matt Vaughn, John Fonner, Christos Noutsos
Young Koung Lee will observe

Tools and Services Workshop  (ASAS)

Workshop/Demo

July 20

Phoenix, AZ

E. Lyons

Shane Burgess, Lakshmi Matukumalli

Trainers: Eric Lyons, Shannon Oliver, Andy Lenards
Uwe Hilgert will observe
Location: UA  College of Medicine-Phoenix, Rm 2208

DNA Subway / Barcoding Presentation @ Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellows Conference

Conference

July 20

Columbus, OH

J. Williams

Dana DiLullo

Invited oral Presentation of DNA Subway Blue line and DNA Barcoding experiment.

Plant Biology 2012 (ASPB)

Conference

July 20-24

Austin, TX

U. Hilgert, C. Noutsos, D. Micklos

 

Oral presentation at ASPB 2012 Education Minisymposium (Micklos)
Education booth in Exhibit Hall (Micklos)
iPlant Poster (Noutsos)
Plant Genomics Resources Outreach booth in Exhibit Hall (shared with Gramene, TAIR, PMN, plus 2 more - Dan Stanzione & Steve Goff)
Plant community surveys (Amy Nisselle)
ASPB 2012 iPlant mini symposium abstract was not selected.

PI Meeting

Internal Meeting

July 23-24

Austin, TX

S. Goff

 

Internal meeting for Steve Goff and Dan Stanzione to discuss iPlant Roadmap.

Designated Lodging: Springhill Suites - Austin Northwest Arboretum

TSW @ USDA Maricopa

Workshop

July 25-26

Maricopa, AZ

U. Hilgert, MM Sprinkle

Mike Gore, Jeff White

Trainers: Eric Lyons, Sheldon McKay, Andy Lenards
Roger Barthelson & Uwe Hilgert will observe

RNASeq Workshop @ UA

Workshop

July 27

Tucson, AZ

Sheldon McKay

Eric Lyons

Trainers: Sheldon McKay

Program for Education and Research in Biotechnology, CSU (CSUPERB)

Demo (Atmosphere)

Aug. 6

Long Beach, CA

Dave Micklos, Jason Williams

Susan Baxter

Presenter: Nirav Merchant

iPlant Renewal Roundup: Technical Issues

Internal Meeting

Aug 8-9

Austin, TX

Dan Stanzione

 

UA Attendees:  S. Goff, N. Matasci, M. Narro, E. Lyons, J. Schneider, N. Merchant, A. Lenards, E. Skidmore
TACC Attendees: D. Stanzione, R. Dooley, M. Vaughn, S. Mock, C. Jordan
Designated lodging:  Hyatt House NW Arboretum

Genomics in Education

Workshop

Aug. 13-14

Bozeman, MT

J. Williams

Mari Eggers

Montana State University
Trainers: Dave Micklos, Mohammed Khalfan

OSU Summer Workshop in Bioinformatics: Disentangling Entangled Genomes

Workshop

Aug. 13-17

Stillwater, OK

M. Vaughn

 

Workshop coordinated by Dan Stanzione and Matt Vaughn
Trainers t.b.a.

UA Cooperative Extension Annual Meeting

Meeting

Aug. 15

Tucson, AZ

S. Goff

Mike Crimmins, Assoc. Prof. & Extension Spec, Climate Science, Dept. of Soil, Water, and Env. Science, UA

Steve presenting "The iPlant Collaborative: Cyberinfrastructure to Support Life Science Research" in Breakout Session for UA Cooperative Extension Collaborators

Genomics in Education

Workshop

Aug. 16-17

Provo, UT

J. Williams

Josh Udall

Brigham Young University
Trainers: Dave Micklos, Mohammed Khalfan 

Tools and Services Workshop

Workshop

Aug. 20-21

Madison, WI

Uwe Hilgert, J. Williams, 411

Edgar Spalding (TSW)

Trainers : Jason Williams, Roger Barthelson, Andy Lenards

Genomics in Education Workshop

Workshop

Aug. 22-23

Madison, WI

Uwe Hilgert, Jason Williams

Scott Woody

Trainers: Jason Williams, Brent Buckner (guest trainer, Truman State U)

iPlant Renewal Roundup II

Meeting

Aug. 28-29

Tucson, AZ

S. Goff

 

Designated lodging: Windmill Inn

Nature Sweet Mtg

Meeting

Sept 4

Tucson, AZ

S. Goff

Chieri Kubota, UA

S. Goff attending for iPlant representation
a meeting with selected plant scientists to learn and discuss what modern biology and genomics for tomato can do for Nature Sweet

Genome Informatics

Conference

Sept. 6-9

Hinxton, England

M. Vaughn

 

Doreen Ware will be attending, Josh Stein will be giving a 20-min talk.

USDA Livestock Cyberinfrastructure meeting

Workshop

Sept. 12-13

Hinxton, England

 

 

Doreen Ware will be attending, Sheldon McKay will be presenting

iPlant Overview Presentation / Co-Teach

Classroom Presentation

Sept. 20

Lowell, MA

J. Williams

Jessica Garb

Jason co-taught an introduction to iPlant and DNA Subway. Students will be working with Jessica to annotate genome sequence with DNA Subway as part of the 15K invertebrate genomes project.

IPG Seminar Series Presentation

Seminar Presenation

Sept. 24

Columbia, MO

S. Goff, T. Lee

Vicki Bryan

Sheldon McKay

Tools and Services Workshop

Workshop

Sept. 24-25

Columbia, MO

U. Hilgert, T. Lee

Chris Pires, Vicki Bryan

Trainers: Sheldon McKay, Christos Noutsos, Zhenyuan Lu, Jason Williams

SACNAS National Conference

Workshop

Oct.
10

Seattle, WA

J. Williams

 

Jason will present a half-day pre-SACNAS workshop at University of Washington.

Tools and Services Webinar

Webinar

Oct 12

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

J. Williams, S. McKay

Yvette Piceno

 

Plant Sciences Seminar: iPlant Semantic Web

Seminar

Oct. 16

Tucson, AZ

D. Gessler

 

Damian Gessler will give a seminar, "iPlant Semantic Web Platform: Next Gen Integration for Plant Scientists" in UA's Plant Sciences Department (4pm in Marley 230).
Designated Lodging: Windmill Suites

iPlant Overview Presentation / Co-Teach

Classroom Presentation

Oct. 19

Amherst, MA

J. Williams

Li-Jun Ma

Jason Co-taught a presentation introducing iPlant and demoing the DE to Dr.Ma's introductory genomics course

CI Days Resource Fair

Conference

Oct. 26

East Lansing, MI

A. Stapleton

 

Ann to present a poster on iPlant resources

Genomics in Education

Workshop

Oct. 26-27

Detroit, MI

J. Williams

Mohammad Abbas

DNA Subway Workshop
Trainers t.b.a.

Genomics in Education

Workshop

Oct. 30-31

Anchorage, AK

J. Williams

Krystal Haase

DNA Subway Workshop in conjunction with AISES National Conference
Trainers t.b.a.

Ann. Mtg. National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT)

Workshops & Demos

Oct. 31 - Nov. 3

Dallas, TX

DNALC

 

DNA Subway & DNA Barcoding Workshops and demos, partially in collaboration with Carolina Biologicals Supply company
Trainers t.b.a.

Western Assn of Core Directors (under ABRF)

Meeting

Nov. 1-2

Portland, OR

N. Matasci

Ryan Kim, Director
UC Davis Genome Center

Naim presenting on how to integrate genomics, proteomics, and metabolomics information via bioinformatics to understand biological network and regulation

DataCloud 2012

Conference

Nov. 11

Salt Lake City, UT

R. Dooley

 

Rion presenting on "Your Data, Your Way: The iPlant Foundation API", Third International Workshop on Data Intensive Computing in the Clouds.  Other authors:  M. Vaughn, E. Skidmore, S. Terry, N. Merchant, D. Stanzione.

5th IEEE Workshop on Many Task Computing on Grids and Supercomputers (MTAGS) (co-located with DataCloud 2012)

Conference

Nov. 12

Salt Lake City, UT

R. Dooley

 

Rion presenting on "Software-as-a-Service: The iPlant Foundation API".  Other authors:  M. Vaughn, D. Stanzione, S. Terry, E. Skidmore.

Project Science Management Workshop

Workshop

Nov. 11-15

Ft Lauderdale, FL

N. Matasci

 

Naim attending Caltech 11th Annual Project Science Management Workshop

International Semantic Web Conference

Conference

Nov. 11-15

Boston, MA

D. Gessler

 

Damian presenting the iPlant Semantic Web Platform as a "Semantic Challenge" at the Poster & Demo Session on Tuesday, November 13, 18:30-21:00 (Imperial) &  Wednesday, November 14, 11:00-12:30 (Statler)

Swiss National Grid Association
Supporting Science with Cloud Computing

Conference

Nov. 19

Bern, Switzerland,
(remotely attended)

E. Skidmore

 

Edwin gave a presentation to 90 members of the "Swiss National Grid Association" for their "Supporting Science with Cloud Computing" meeting.  They were very impressed with Atmosphere and expressed a strong desire to collaborate and possibly helping extend Atmosphere (once the updated code is available on GitHub). Presentation uploaded here.

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation

Meeting

Nov. 20

Tucson, AZ

S. Goff, E. Lyons, N. Merchant, N. Narro, N. Hopkins, N. Matasci, U. Hilgert

 

SG to present a general overview of iPlant, Naim: a deeper view of the tools and services; Martha: on Geospatial tools and the support for ecologists, Uwe: EOT, and when Nirav and Eric on teaching bioinformatics at college / grad level.

NCEAS-BIEN WG Meeting

Meeting

Nov 27 - 30

Santa Barbara, CA

M. Narro, N. Matasci

Michelle Morris
Events Coordinator
National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis
University of California, Santa Barbara
735 State Street, Suite 300
Santa Barbara, CA 93101-3351
[http://www.nceas.ucsb.edu
] morris@nceas.ucsb.edu
Tel (805) 892-2500

Martha and Naim participating.

Combining Interdisciplinary & Translational Expertise (CITE) Inaugural Workshop

Workshop

Dec. 6-7

Arlington, VA

S. Goff

Syril Pettit, ILSI Health and Env Sci Institute

Steve presenting on iPlant Collaborative in Session 2 (Case Studies in Collaboration: Translating New Science to Appliation in the Chemical, Agricultural, and Pharmaceutical Space)

Int'l Life Sciences Institue Health and Env Sciences Inst.'s CITE Inaugural Workshop

Workshop

Dec 6-7

Arlington, VA

S. Goff

Syril Pettit, HESI Exec Director, 1156 15th St NW, 2nd floor, Washington, DC 20005

Steve presented on iPlant Tools and Services needed to address biological research questions; Session 2.  See Agenda

Tools and Services Workshop

Workshop

Dec. 10-11

Honolulu,
HI

J. Williams

Gernot Presting

Tools and Services Workshop, University of Hawaii, Manoa
Trainers: Jason Williams and Sheldon McKay

NSF Reverse Site Visit

Closed Meeting

Dec. 12-13

Arlington, VA

S Goff, D. Stanzione, N. Merchant, D. Ware, D. Micklos, M. Vaughn, J. Stein

K. Cone, NSF Program Officer

iPlant meets with reverse site visit team at NSF offices.
Designated Lodging: Hilton Arlington and Sheraton Arlington

Genomics in Education

Workshop

Dec. 13-14

Honolulu, HI

J. Williams

Ania Wieczorek

University of Hawaii, Manoa
Trainers: Jason Williams and Sheldon McKay

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