Workshop support was provided by the University of California San Diego, the Qualcomm Institute (QI) of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2), and corporate sponsors Ciena and Juniper Networks.
This workshop was supported in part by the National Science Foundation under the PRP Cooperative Agreement, ACI-1541349 to UC San Diego and UC Berkeley, and Montana State University’s CC*DNI Award ACI-1541252. Co-sponsors of the workshop include the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2), Calit2’s Qualcomm Institute, the Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC), Internet2, ESnet, Montana State University, , and Pacific Interface, Inc.
The National Science Foundation’s Office of Advanced Cyberinfrastructure created the Data Infrastructure Building Blocks (DIBBs) program in 2012 and since then has issued annual updated solicitations . More than 50 awards have been funded or co-funded by the DIBBs program through a collaborative approach with all seven NSF research and education directorates.