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Issue 13: iSGTW 28 February 2007

 Worldwide Grids, Worldwide Science

Scientists at last week’s American Association for the Advancement of Science meeting discussed the use of grid technologies and volunteer computing to fight disease, predict earthquake effects and hazardous weather conditions, understand the origins of the universe, and decode our own behavior.
“Cyberinfrastructure’s goal is to transcend national and international boundaries, provide a broad framework to foster understanding between people, and to help us help ourselves,” said Open Science Grid Executive Director Ruth Pordes during her introduction to one session.


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Feature - Opinion

 Computers and the New Face of Science
The interwoven nature of scientific research increasingly reflects the nature of today’s cyberinfrastructure. An essay by Risto Nieminen examines how computing will shape the future of science.

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Feature - Applications

 Finance Sector Goes for Grids
Many financial institutions and members of the finance industry are adapting grid technology to gain an edge in the marketplace.


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Link of the Week

 Simulation Tools for Nanotechnology offers free online simulation tools and educational material for teaching and research in nanotechnology. Users can choose from almost 50 simulation tools, allowing them to simulate solar cells, networks of carbon nanotubes and nano-transistors. 


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Image of the Week

Traffic Information Grid

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 Grid 2007 Call for Papers
The 8th IEEE International Conference on Grid Computing (Grid 2007) invites original and unpublished work that reports solid and innovative results in any aspect of grid computing and its applications. Accepted authors are expected to register for Grid 2007 and present their paper during the conference, held September 19-21 in Austin, Texas.

Papers must be submitted by April 7, 2007.


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 2007 Midwest Grid Workshop — Call for Participation
The Midwest Grid Workshop, to be held March 24-25, at the University of Illinois, Chicago, welcomes participation in a two-day workshop and class in large-scale and high-performance grid computing.

The workshop will focus on teaching people to use the U.S. national cyberinfrastructures—Open Science Grid and TeraGrid—to perform large-scale computations and data-intensive processing in the field of the participant’s research. The deadline for applications is March 2, 2007.

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Special Announcement - iSGTW on Holiday

Video of the Week - Learn about LiDAR


NeHC launches social media

PRACE announces third Tier-0 machine

iRODS 2011 User Group Meeting

Jobs in distributed computing


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December 2010

13-18, AGU Fall Meeting

14-16, UCC 2010

17, ICETI 2011 and ICSIT 2011

24, Abstract Submission deadline, EGI User Forum


January 2011

11, HPCS 2011 Submission Deadline

11, SPCloud 2011

22, ALENEX11

30 Jan – 3 Feb, ESCC/Internet2


February 2011

1 - 4, GlobusWorld '11

2, Lift 11

15 - 16, Cloudscape III

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