pre-GDB (Amsterdam)

Eulerzaal (Z009) (WCW)

Eulerzaal (Z009)


Science Park 123, 1098 XG Amsterdam

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  • Catherine Biscarat
  • David Groep
  • Dennis Van Dok
  • Erik Mattias Wadenstein
  • Frank Seinstra
  • George Ryall
  • Helge Meinhard
  • Ian Neilson
  • Ian Peter Collier
  • Jan van Eldik
  • Jeff Templon
  • Jerome Pansanel
  • John Gordon
  • Jose Flix Molina
  • Massimo Lamanna
  • Michel Jouvin
  • Mischa Sallé
  • Peter Solagna
  • Rob van Nieuwpoort
  • Rocio Rama Ballesteros
  • Scott Lusher
  • Stefano Bagnasco
  • Stefano Dal Pra
  • Susan Branchett
  • Sven Gabriel
  • Tamas Balogh
  • Ulf Bobson Severin Tigerstedt
  • Ulrich Schwickerath
  • Vincenzo Spinoso
  • Wilco Hazeleger
    • 9:30 AM 12:30 PM
      HEP and Other Sciences

      Discussion on computing challenges with other sciences, co-organized with Netherlands e-Science Center

      Convener: Jeff Templon (NIKHEF (NL))
      • 9:30 AM
        Welcome 10m
        Speaker: Jeff Templon (NIKHEF (NL))
      • 9:40 AM
        NLeSC and Challenges in Astronomy 30m
        Speaker: Dr Rob van Nieuwpoort (Netherlands e-Science Center)
      • 10:10 AM
        Performant Scientific Software: Theory vs Reality 30m
        Speaker: Gerhard Raven (NIKHEF (NL))
      • 10:40 AM
        Coffee 20m
      • 11:00 AM
        Dealing with High-Energy Physics Data in 2020 and beyond 30m
        Speaker: Massimo Lamanna (CERN)
    • 12:30 PM 2:00 PM
      Lunch 1h 30m
    • 2:00 PM 3:20 PM
      Cloud Issues: Resource provisionning and data access
      Convener: Mr Michel Jouvin (Laboratoire de l'Accelerateur Lineaire (FR))
      • 2:00 PM
        Introduction 10m
        Speaker: Mr Michel Jouvin (Laboratoire de l'Accelerateur Lineaire (FR))
      • 2:10 PM
        vcycle/Vac update 25m
        Speaker: Andrew McNab (University of Manchester (GB))
      • 2:35 PM
        FairShare Scheduler Update 15m
        Speaker: Lisa Zangrando (Universita e INFN, Padova (IT))
      • 2:50 PM
        The Data Bridge: Cloud storage access for Grid and volunteer computing 30m
        Speaker: Fabrizio Furano (CERN)
    • 3:20 PM 3:50 PM
      Cloud Issues: Security & Traceability
      Convener: Mr Michel Jouvin (Laboratoire de l'Accelerateur Lineaire (FR))
      • 3:20 PM
        Cloud Traceability TF update 30m
        Speaker: Ian Peter Collier (STFC - Rutherford Appleton Lab. (GB))
    • 3:50 PM 4:10 PM
      Coffee Break 20m
    • 4:10 PM 5:20 PM
      Cloud Issues: Accounting
      Convener: Mr Michel Jouvin (Laboratoire de l'Accelerateur Lineaire (FR))
      • 4:10 PM
        Cloud accounting update 20m
        Speaker: Laurence Field (CERN)
      • 4:30 PM
        APEL update 10m
        Speaker: Dr John Gordon (STFC - Rutherford Appleton Lab. (GB))
      • 4:40 PM
        VM benchmarking: update on CERN approach 20m
        Speaker: Dr Ulrich Schwickerath (CERN)
      • 5:00 PM
        Discussion 20m
    • 5:20 PM 6:00 PM
      Cloud Issues: EGI Fedcloud and WLCG
      Convener: Mr Michel Jouvin (Laboratoire de l'Accelerateur Lineaire (FR))
      • 5:20 PM
        EGI FedCloud Status 15m
        Speaker: Peter Solagna (
      • 5:35 PM
        Discussion: what possible collaboration? 25m