Monday, September 15, 2008

Last chance to book, EGEE'08, Istanbul, Turkey

Less than one week to go before the EGEE’08 conference and you can still save 75 euros by registering now for the major European grid event of the year:

EGEE'08 will provide the perfect opportunity for both business and academic sectors to network with the user communities, more than 40 collaborating infrastructure and application projects, developers and decision makers alike, to work towards the vision of a sustainable, interoperable e-Infrastructure.

Keynote topics include:
- Welcome from Prof. Dr. Nüket Yetiş, President of TÜBITAK and Onur Temizsoylu, TR-Grid
- Europe’s vision for e-Infrastructures, Mario Campolargo, European Commission
- Intel Delivering Leadership HPC Technology – today and tomorrow, Stephan Gillich, Intel
- The European Grid Initiative, Dieter Kranzlmüller, LMU,
- Web Scale Computing: The Power of Infrastructure as a Service, Peter Vosshall, Vice President & Distinguished Engineer at,
- Success stories and future challenges from the EGEE user community, Evangelos Floros, GRNET,
- Challenges and opportunities for grids in Asia, Simon Lin, Academia Sinica Grid Computing Centre,
- The gLite middleware distribution, Oliver Keeble, CERN,
- Scientific grid computing, Peter Coveney, University College London,
- EGEE Grid Operations - a reliable grid production infrastructure and a mature operations model, Maite Barroso Lopez, CERN.

The full week registration package includes the complete conference programme, entry to the exhibition, lunches, morning and afternoon coffee, a Welcome Cocktail and the Gala Dinner on Wednesday, 24 September.

The EGEE’08 conference is sponsored by Intel, Dell and Proline, with media sponsors HPC-Wire, On-Demand Enterprise, GridCast and iSGTW as well as Turktelekom and AltoBilisim for Wi-Fi and Network providers.You can register online for EGEE’08, training sessions and book your hotel at

With Autumn fast approaching here in Geneva, and the chilly mornings starting to bite, the Project Office team are pleased to hear the temperature in Istanbul is a very welcoming 30 degrees!

See you in Istanbul!

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