Connecting IT innovators between Europe and Mediterranean

EUMEDGRID-Support delivers a series of Thematic Workshops on selected topics aiming to foster the exchange of knowledge and experiences supporting current and new EU and Mediterranean virtual research communities. Also provided are a variety of events of interest to the wider community.

EUMEDGRID-Support main past events

- EUMEDGRID-Support Kick-off & EUMEDCONNECT2 Meeting, 25-28 Jan. 2010, Cairo View

- EU-MED Event 3, 30-31 Mar. 2010, Brussels View

- EGI Technical Forum, 14-17 Sep. 2010, Brussels View

- ICT2010, 27-29 Sep. 2010, Brussels View

- ASREN Launch Meeting, 8-9 Dec. 2010, Cairo View

- IST Africa 2011, 12 May 2011, Gaborone, View

- Conference on Role of e-infrastructures for Climate Change Research, 16-20 May 2011, Trieste View

- EUMEDGRID-Support User Forum, 22-23 September 2011, Lyon View

- Workshop on Developing Lebanese National Research and Education Network, 21 October 2011, Beirout View

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Joint EUMEDGRID-Support/EPIKH School for Application Porting
Joint EUMEDGRID-Support/EPIKH School for Application Porting
03.07.2010 - 14.07.2010 
CERIST - Algiers
Workshop - EUMED Presenting


EUMEDGRID-Support (Sustainability of e-Infrastructures across the Mediterranean) and EPIKH (Exchange Programme to advance e-Infrastructure Know-How announce the Grid School for Application Porting to be held in Algiers, Algeria.

The Grid School aims at increasing the number of scientific/industrial applications running on the EUMEDGRID-Support production infrastructure. The School also aims at bringing new research groups to use the EUMEDGRID-Support resources as well as to diversity the application domains and scientific communities.

Important deadlines:

Application submission: June, 11, 2010;
Notification of acceptance: June, 18, 2010;
Registration (only for accepted candidates): Between June, 19 and June, 30, 2010.

The school is mostly intended, but not restricted, for EUMEDGRID-Support and EPIKH members.

To fulfill the goal of this Grid School, the program, based both on lectures and hands-on practices, will cover in-depth the main topics of Grid technology as well as the gLite middleware technicalities.

Good previous knowledge about Linux, for Linux applications, or Windows, for Windows applications, is mandatory, and knowledge about the gLite middleware is highly desirable. Candidates are strongly encouraged to take a look on the training materials available at: in order to gain confidence.

To maximize the didactic impact and effectiveness, the number of applications to be ported will be limited to 8-10.

All application candidatures must be submitted to the Selection Board of the School by a team of at most two persons before the 11th of June 2010. Each application team should fill the questionnaire available on the web at this link describing the application they want to port on the EUMEDGRID-Support e-Infrastructure. The Selection Board will rank both applications and persons. At most one application per team will be selected.

Accepted candidates will be notified by the 18th of June 2010 and invited to fill the registration form to participate in the school. The form will be made available in this web page.

EUMEDGRID-Support accepted candidates will be financed by the project and have to commit to their participation in the whole event, includind the final EPIKH Workshop foreseen to be held on the 15th of July 2010.

Invitation Letter
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Please check with the appropriate consulate/embassy whether or not a visa is necessary to get in the country of the event.


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