EUMEDGRID Events

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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Event 

Role of e-infrastructures for Climate Change Research
Title:
Role of e-infrastructures for Climate Change Research
When:
16.05.2011 - 20.05.2011 
Where:
the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretic - Trieste
Category:
EUMEDGRID-Support Event

Description

EUMEDGRID-Support Conference on Role of e-infrastructure

for Climate Change research

16 - 20 May 2011, ICTP, Trieste, Italy

ICTP Agenda webpage

Conference Programme & Speaker profiles

Download all the Presentations and the pictures of the conference


Climate change is a worldwide concern and climate change studies are among the priorities in World-wide  research programs. The increasing ability to understand complex, system-oriented phenomena such as climate change is strictly correlated  with  the need for increasing data and computing resources.The e-Infrastructures represent an innovative and unique approach to address this problem. They demonstrated to be an efficient way to share and access resources of different types which can effectively enhance the potential of scientific research and productivity.

This international conference will address the role of e-infrastructures toward a better understanding of climate change from the global to the regional scales. The main goal of this event is to expose the participating scientists  and stakeholders to modern e-infrastructures (which includes an HPC and Grid environments) so that the potential provided by this infrastructure for climate change research can be assessed. It will provide the opportunity to enhance knowledge previously acquired and to acquire the core innovations emerging in this framework, for example the development of an European and worldiwide  e-infrastructure for climate change applications driven by European Union  projects such as Prace, EGI, EU-IndiaGRID2, EUMEDGRID-Support and others.

PARTICIPATION

Scientists and students from all countries which are members of the United Nations, UNESCO or IAEA may attend the School.  As it will be conducted in English, participants should have an adequate working knowledge of this language. As a rule, travel and subsistence expenses of the participants should be borne by the home institution. However, limited funds are available for some participants, who are working in the region and not more than 45 years of age. There is no registration fee.

The Role of e-Infrastructure for Climate Change Research Conference Poster


For more information contact the ICTP Activity Secretariat:

Telephone  +39-040-2240227    Telefax:  +39-040-2240558    E-mail:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

CALL FOR PAPERS

For those interested in making an oral or poster presentation during the Conference, a one-page abstract (size A4) should be uploaded directly to the on-line application. (Please upload file attachments in .pdf). The time available for contributed oral presentations will be very limited; some authors who submit abstracts for oral presentations may be asked to present a poster instead.

EXHIBITING

Exhibition Prospectus

The Exhibition offers a prime opportunity to showcase leading technologies to advance climate research and studies to a receptive audience of users, newcomers and policy makers from across the globe. The Exhibition is open to academic sectors, EC-funded projects, companies and SMEs, which can benefit from ample opportunities to deliberate top priorities for climate change and network with an international audience.

Exhibitors will have the opportunity to:

  • Network with targeted audience of over 200 academia, science and technical leaders, researchers and users from around the world.
  • Showcase cutting-edge technology and success stories to an international audience in the Exhibition Area.
  • Present national or international initiatives for co-operation on cloud and e-Infrastructures with special focus on their possible application on climate change study and management.
  • Demonstrate business and research achievements through funded projects or independently developed solutions.

LOGISTICS

The ICTP Campus

Accomodation Form

Pre-Arrival Information for Visitors

Meal & Accommodation Prices/Information (information for those coming on own funding - "Own Cost Visitors")

Venue: Main Lecture Hall - Leonardo Bldg. -Lobby

Laboratory Sessions: AGH InfoLab - Adriatico Lower Level 1

ICTP Trieste

For more than 45 years, the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) has been a driving force behind global efforts to advance scientific expertise in the developing world.Founded in 1964 by the late Nobel Laureate Abdus Salam, ICTP seeks to accomplish its mandate by providing scientists from developing countries with the continuing education and skills that they need to enjoy long and productive careers. ICTP has been a major force in stemming the scientific brain drain from the developing world.ICTP alumni serve as professors at major universities, chairpersons of academic departments, directors of research centres and ministers of science and technology in nations throughout the developing world. Many of them have been recognized in their own countries and internationally for their contributions to science and science policy. The impact of ICTP extends well beyond the Centre's facilities to virtually every corner of the Earth.

Venue

the Abdus Salam International Centre for TheoreticMap
Venue:
the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretic   -   Website
Street:
Strada Costiera 11
ZIP:
34014
City:
Trieste
State:
Italy
Country:
Country: it

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