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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 Join
ArcGIS Users

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

gis, geographic-information-system, arcgis Login to join
R for HPC

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

r Login to join
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 Login to join
Campus Champions Region 1

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

community-outreach Login to join
Campus Champions Region 2

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

community-outreach Login to join
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 Login to join
Campus Champions Region 4

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

community-outreach Login to join
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 Login to join
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 Login to join
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 Login to join
Connect CI Alliance

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

tools-and-techniques Login to join
Small Scale Research Computing Groups

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

Login to join
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 Login to join
XSEDE Facilitators

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

xsede Login to join
Cloud Computing

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

cloud Login to join
Quantum Computing

Researchers and enthusiasts interested in discussing quantum computing topics.

quantum-computing Login to join