July 8, 2019
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Upcoming Meetings


Early Career Travel Grants and the 2019 ECAM


Early Career Scientists add great value to the EarthCube community, and we like to recognize them with Travel Grants to the Annual Meeting.

Read about the experience of one early career scientist at the 2019 ECAM, and learn more about his research here.  

Gateway Focus Week is coming to Chicago September 9-13, Apply Now!


Want to learn gateways, from start to finish?

Gateway Focus Week (formerly Science Gateways Bootcamp) will help you learn how to develop, operate, and sustain a gateway (also known as portals, virtual research environments, hubs, etc.).


Why apply? You’ll...

  • Leave behind day-to-day tasks to tackle big questions that will help your team articulate the value of your work to key stakeholders.
  • Create a strong development, operations, and sustainability plan.
  • Walk away with proven and effective strategies in everything from business and finance to cybersecurity and usability.
  • Network, collaborate, and establish relationships with others doing similar work.
  • Do it all at minimal cost (currently, participants only pay for travel, lodging, and a few meals).
Looking for more reasons to apply? Read blog posts featuring more testimonials (on our FAQ page).

The next Focus Week is September 9-13, 2019, in Chicago, IL.

 Apply here by July 19!

“When you have a lot of irons in the fire, it is difficult to commit a whole week to an intensive retreat like the SGCI Bootcamp [Focus Week]. But the impact of working closely with a team of experts and a room full of peers struggling with similar issues in their own science gateway projects far exceeded my expectations. If you need help reaching your gateway’s potential or are worried about its sustainability, run, don’t walk, to the next offering, and take your whole team with you. My only regret is not having involved more of my staff.”
Kris Acheson-ClairDirector, Center for Intercultural Learning, Mentorship, Assessment and Research
Purdue University

This opportunity is offered by the Science Gateways Community Institute. Learn more about SGCI at Questions? Please email

The Council of Data Facilities will have its Summer General Assembly Meeting July 15th in Tacoma



Coming in the next few weeks will be the Summer General Assembly of the CDF. The Council will gather in Tacoma, Washington July 15th 2-5pm. 

Remote Access will be available. The agenda and links are coming soon. Read more about the Council of Data Facilities here. And check out the EarthCube Calendar for other upcoming events.

Videos from the Annual Meeting


Videos of the sessions from the 2019 EarthCube Annual Meeting are available now!

Reflect on your fond memories of the ECAM, or catch up if you missed it by watching Keynote Addresses, project updates, and more here on the EC YouTube channel or by reading the highlights on the EarthCube blog. 

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