NeIC 2015 conference

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Building on the enthusiasm from the first Nordic e-Infrastructure conference last year, we are happy to announce the next NeIC conference, to be hosted by NeIC and CSC - IT Center for Science. Similar to the first NeIC conference we aim to organise NeIC 2015 as a collaboration between CSC, DeIC, NeIC, NORDUnet, RHnet, SNIC and UNINETT Sigma.

Event: NeIC 2015 conference - Nordic Collaboration for Global Excellence
Time: 2015-05-06 – 2015-05-08.
Location: Espoo, Helsinki, Finland.
Wiki: http://wiki.neic.no/wiki/neic2015 (this page).
Website: Conference website
Registration: Registration is now open

Deadlines

  • 2015-02-28: Workshop agenda sent in to program committee.
  • 2015-02-28: Conference talk title and abstract sent in to program committee.
  • 2015-04-28: Speaker presentations sent in to program committee; you will not be able to use your own laptop.
  • 2015-03-31: Workshop talk titles and abstracts sent in to program committee.
  • 2015-04-28: Workshop presentations sent in to workshop organizers; you will not be able to use your own laptop.

Program

The official NeIC 2015 conference program is available here:

http://neic2015.nordforsk.org/display/NeIC2015/Programme

The draft program that was previously displayed here is now no longer kept updated, but is available here for reference.

Organisation

Project owner: Michaela Barth, NeIC
Project leader: Pål Pettersen, NeIC

Working groups

These are the various groups that do work to plan and carry out the event.

Steering group

Organizing committee

  • Pål Pettersen, NeIC (chair)
  • Vigdis Guldseth, UNINETT Sigma
  • Tiina Leiponen, CSC

Further members TBA.

Program reference group

"The Programme Reference Group (PRG), will consist of well-connected individuals with expertise covering a broad range of fields related to e-Infrastructure and its use. The PRG will function as a think tank with its mandate to propose a programme concept of bold and creative ideas; including session themes, formats and keynote speakers. The Programme Committee will then transfer the ideas of the PRG into a coherent programme and invite suggested speakers."

Internal working area: Conference program development wiki.

Program committee

The responsibilities of the program committee is to invite speakers, and to schedule talks and sessions into a coherent time plan for the conference.

  • Joel Hedlund, NeIC, BMS (chair).
  • Pål Pettersen, NeIC (secretary)
  • Hans Eide, USIT, HPC/GEN
  • Oxana Smirnova, NeIC CERN liaison, HEP/NT1.
  • Jura Tarus, CSC.
  • Victoria Westling, NSC, communications.

Internal working area: Conference program development wiki.

Local organising committee

The responsibilities of the local organising committee include communication with venue service providers and running local "ground service".

  • Tiina Leiponen, CSC

Further members TBA, but will mainly be composed of persons from CSC.

Meetings

Attachments