34th SPEEDUP Workshop

Grid activities, achievements and new initiatives: where are we?

In collaboration with CSCS

Lugano

Lugano,
April 1st and 2nd, 2004

This workshop is part of the anual workshops serie organised by the SPEEDUP Society. The 34th SPEEPUP workshop will focus on GRID initiatives in Switzerland and in Europe.
There is NO registration fee, but registration is recommended

Housing

The meeting will take place at:

Hotel de La Paix
Via Cattori 18
6900 Lugano
Tel: +41 (0)91 960 60 60

Transportation

How to Reach Lugano

Local Organizer

Dr. Marie-Christine Sawley, Swiss National Supercomputing Center (CSCS)

Assistant

Claudia Alongi, Swiss National Supercomputing Center (CSCS)
Sponsored by
   IBM       HP

Program

Thursday, April 1st, 2004

1.00-1.30
Registration
1.30-1.45
Welcome by the Speedup President, Matthias Troyer
1.45-2.15
The Core Grid Network of Excellence
Thierry Priol, IRISA, Rennes France
2.15-2.45
The UK e-science program
Ron Perrott, Queen's University Belfast, Belfast
2.45-3.15
DEISA - Building a Virtual European Supercomputing Facility
Hermann Lederer, Rechenzentrum Garching der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft
3.15-3.45
Coffee break
3.45-4.15
The ACI Grid project in France
Thierry Priol, IRISA, Rennes France
4.15-4.45
GRID initiatives in Italy
Domenico Laforenza, Instituto di Scienza e Tecnologie dell'Informazione "Alessandro Faedo" (ISTI-CNR), Pisa, Italy
4.45-5.10
HP contribution to the grid: some practical examples
Mr. Denis Jean-Marc, HPTC Consultant Hewlett-Packard, Switzerland
5.15-6.00
Speedup General Assembly
Evening
Dinner

Friday, April 2nd, 2004

8.30-9.00
EUROGRID - Numerical weather forecast in a grid environment
Mauro Ballabio
CSCS, Switzerland
9.00-9.30
The Intelligent Scheduler project (ISS)
Ralf Gruber (EPFL), Pierre Kuonen (EIA-FR)
9.30-10.00
The German-Grid
Marcel Kunze, Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe GmbH, Germany
10.00-10.30
Coffee break
10.30.11.00
Using Standards-Based Grid Services for Optimization
David Jensen, Sr. Manager, Applied Mathematics, IBM Watson
11.30-12.00
The Swiss HPCN Grid programme
Marie-Christine Sawley, CSCS, Switzerland