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Affinity Groups

Affinity Groups encourage community members to gather based on common interests (affinities). Below is a list of all existing 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
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
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
Small Scale Research Computing Groups

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

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
XSEDE Facilitators

People who use or support people who use XSEDE resources and the XSEDE Resource Allocation System.

xsede
Cloud Computing

People who use or are considering the use of cloud resources for research computing.

cloud
Quantum Computing

Researchers and enthusiasts interested in discussing quantum computing topics.

quantum-computing