"8 tutorials developed on Monday and Tuesday introduced the 2011 version of the LatinAmerican Conference on High Performance and Distributed Computing. The initiative of researchers, students, engineers and professors of several countries on LatinAmerica has received an important participation of different countries, not only of LatinAmerica also of some institutes in Europe.
Applied topics using intensive and advanced computing to disaster attention and environmental monitoring and modelling highlighted this year, both at the invited speeches and in papers and posters. Precisely, during the official open act with citizen and academic authorities of Mexico and Latin-America representatives, speeches emphasized on the support of advanced computing, grid computing, cloud computing to improve the quality of life for all, supporting the topics mentioned above.
Until September 9th, Colima welcomes participants and speakers with the special kindness Mexican. The variety of flavours in its food, the spectacular history, the millenarian cultural wealth and of course, the typical landscape near the volcano Colima are value added of this CLCAR 2011".