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Affinity Groups

Affinity Groups encourage community members to gather based on common interests, be they related to science domain, technology, proximity, immediate need, etc. Created to address gaps in the legacy Campus Champions Regions Program, their primary use is to create connections among members of the research computing community and all are welcome to join. Below is a list of current affinity groups. If you would like to create a new one, please submit a request form and we will respond within 2 business days. Thank you!

Affinity Group Description Tags
ArcGIS Users

People who are users or supporting users of ArcGIS and other geographic information system tools.

gis, geographic-information-system, arcgis
Ask.CI Moderators

SIte Moderators and Locale Moderators for the Ask.CI Q&A platform for Research Computing.

community-outreach, professional-development, technical-training-for-hpc, workforce-development
Campus Champions Region 1

Affinity group for legacy Campus Champions Region 1 covering Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington State.

community-outreach
Campus Champions Region 2

Affinity group for legacy Campus Champions Region 2 covering Arizona, California, Hawaii, and Nevada.

community-outreach
Campus Champions Region 3

Affinity group for legacy Campus Champions Region 3 covering Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota and Wisconsin.

community-outreach
Campus Champions Region 4

Affinity group for legacy Campus Champions Region 4, covering Arkansas, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Texas.

community-outreach
Campus Champions Region 5

Affinity group for legacy Campus Champions Region 5 covering Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and

community-outreach
Campus Champions Region 6

Affinity group for legacy Campus Champions Region 6, covering Delaware, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virg

community-outreach
Campus Champions Region 7

Affinity group for legacy Campus Champions Region 7 covering Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont. 

community-outreach
Connect CI Alliance

People who have or are thinking about adding a Portal View on Connect.Cyberinfrastructure.org

tools-and-techniques
R for HPC

People who use r on HPC systems and want to exchange experiences, best practices and/or collaborate.

r
RMACC/Campus Champions Region 8 Affinity group representing the Rocky Mountain Advanced Computing Consortium and the legacy Campus Champions Region 8. community-outreach, professional-development, workforce-development
Small Scale Research Computing Groups

A group for people supporting small scale HPC groups at their institution.