ESnet Staff Participate in 2019 CC* PI, NRP and Quilt Meetings


ESnet’s Jason Zurawski, Lauren Rotman, and Eli Dart participated in three networking research meetings last month: the National Science Foundation’s Campus Cyberinfrastructure and Cybersecurity Innovation for Cyberinfrastructure PI (CC* PI) Workshop, The Quilt, and the Third National Research Platform Workshop. The event were held September 23 – 26 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Zurawski served on the planning committee for the CC* PI workshop and Dart gave a talk there entitled “Data Mobility Exhibition Motivations and Next Steps,” while Rotman served on the workshop program committee for the Third National Research Platform Workshop.

In addition, ESnet is co-PI with Indiana University on the Engagement and Performance Operations Center (EPOC), which is funded by NSF. During the CC* PI workshop, staff from ESnet and EPOC were involved in several events, including:

  • Led a half-day workshop with the University of Chicago/Globus entitled “The Data Mobility Workshop & Exhibition”; the focus of this event was to draw attention to the importance of a strategy for scientific data movement.
  • Led a session on “speed learning” entitled “Starting a Conversation with the Scientific Community and Strategies to Increasing Adoption & Awareness.”
  • EPOC led a panel discussion on “How Regional Partnerships with National Performance Engineering and Outreach Initiatives are Enabling Science.”

Meanwhile, during The Quilt meeting, EPOC gave a lightning talk on its scientific deep dives, which are similar to the ESnet requirements review and discuss scientific drivers and use of technology.