CCEP (CSSN Community Engagement Program) gives travel rewards to ANYONE for community engagement, feedback forums, documentation and much more!

Submissions are reviewed once a month. Please submit two months prior to the conference that you desire to attend.

Tier 1: $1,000

Intro to ACCESS lecture
Prepare an Intro to ACCESS lecture, tutorial, or slide deck for Basic, Intermediate, or Advanced User. This ideally should be a review of multiple ACCESS resources (e.g. how to get an allocation, how to get started, tips and tricks, software and hardware overview) or a general review of offerings that Support/Allocations provides to the community.
Intro to ACCESS lecture for domain specific conference
Prepare an Intro to ACCESS lecture, tutorial, or slide deck for a domain specific conference (e.g. AGU, ODSC, IPSA, etc) or community (biology department, chemistry honor society, political science affinity group, media studies lecture series, etc.)
Documentation OR tutorial/lecture on requested topic
Expand the knowledge base by contributing in one of these areas of expertise.
  • LLM
  • Intro to Linux
  • Python
  • Job Scheduling
  • Data Transfer, Software Installations
  • Parallel Programming
  • GPU Acceleration
  • Rust
Expand the community knowledge base by adding CI Links
Share your expertise by contributing 10 of your “go-to” research computing-related websites, training modules, tutorials and/or documentation pages to the CI Links page. Please contribute first, then apply for your reward. Submissions will be reviewed once a month by the CCEP committee.
ACCESS Support User Stories*
* Currently unavailable. Provide detailed information about your experience with ACCESS— the resources and software you used, and how it affected your research. Your feedback could be used to improve ACCESS Support services and/or featured as a case study on the website.

Tier 2: $2,500

Intro to ACCESS lecture AND event
Prepare an Intro to ACCESS lecture, tutorial, or slide deck for Basic, Intermediate, or Advanced User. This ideally should be a review of multiple ACCESS resources (e.g. how to get an allocation, how to get started, tips and tricks, software and hardware overview) or a general review of offerings that Support/Allocations provides to the community AND host a live community event such as a workshop or tutorial, a DEI meeting, or a gathering of students/faculty/staff to promote awareness and use of ACCESS resources.
Intro to ACCESS lecture for domain specific conference AND a written document
Prepare an Intro to ACCESS lecture, tutorial, or slide deck for a domain specific conference (e.g. AGU, ODSC, IPSA, etc) or community (biology department, chemistry honor society, political science affinity group, media studies lecture series, etc.) AND a written document that can be shared and reused for training in the future.
Documentation AND tutorial/lecture/event on requested topic
Expand the knowledge base by contributing in one of these areas of expertise.
  • LLM
  • Intro to Linux
  • Python
  • Job Scheduling
  • Data Transfer, Software Installations
  • Parallel Programming
  • GPU Acceleration
  • Rust
Share your expertise on Ask.CI, the Q&A platform for the research computing community
Expand the community knowledge base by contributing 10 posts (new topics or answers to existing topics, with a maximum of 5 new topics) on ask.CI. Submissions will be reviewed once a month by the CCEP committee. Please post first, then apply for your reward.
Tag Taxonomy Curation*
* Currently unavailable. Assess current tag taxonomy structure and suggest modifications to better serve the ACCESS computer researcher ecosystem.
Serve as a MATCH Plus Mentor*
* This opportunity will reopen Spring 2024
Serve on the CCEP Review Committee*
* This opportunity will reopen Spring 2024
Apply to CCEP

Important Fine Print

CCEP (CSSN Community Engagement Program) gives travel rewards to ANYONE for community engagement, feedback forums, documentation and much more! Submissions are reviewed once a month. Please submit by October 1 for SC23 or two months prior to the conference that you desire to attend.

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