Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Registration Open for ’23 NSF Research Infrastructure Workshop

Trusted CI invites cybersecurity staff from NSF Major Facilities and NSF Mid-Scale Facilities to join us at the 2023 NSF Research Infrastructure Workshop, hosted by NSF’s Large Facilities Office (LFO). The Research Infrastructure Workshop (RIW) is a collaborative forum for all the NSF research infrastructure projects.

The workshop is a hybrid format and will be held Tuesday through Friday, June 27th - 30th at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center. 

Registration is currently open.

There will be many opportunities to join discussions on cyberinfrastructure and cybersecurity. A few highlights include:

  • A dedicated Cybersecurity track on Day 2, which will cover the Trusted CI Framework, operational cybersecurity with ResearchSOC, and Regulated Research Community of Practice (RRCoP). Also, Robert Beverly (NSF) will provide introductory remarks for the Cybersecurity track.
  • Trusted CI Director, Jim Basney, and Roland Roberts presenting, “Overview of Cybersecurity at Research Infrastructure: Balancing the Need to Be Secure and Also Open,” during the plenary session on Day 3.
  • Tony Beasley (NRAO) presenting "Lessons from the 2022 Ransomware Attack on ALMA" during the plenary session on Day 3.
  • Partner project CI Compass are presenting, “Overview of CI Compass and the Relevance of AI in Cyberinfrastructure,” during the plenary session on Day 1.
  • And, a dedicated Cyberinfrastructure track on Day 1 covering "Models of Data Governance" and "Expanding use of AI in Research Infrastructure applications."

The drafted agenda is available (pdf) on RIW’s event site. The event includes a poster session, welcome reception, and a tour of the National Air and Space Museum.

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