21-25 September 2009
Hotel Barcelo Sants
Europe/Zurich timezone

Your Tubes: Grids, New Media and Video

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Hotel Barcelo Sants

Hotel Barcelo Sants

Session EGEE


Mr Neasan O'Neill (QMUL)

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1hr 30

Special requirements other than the set up mentioned in the CfA text.


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Talk 1: New media avenues – 20 mins
What ways are there of engaging with the public outside the normal print and broadcast media? An interactive discussion presented by the GridTalk project, highlighting their products and other avenues they have used to successfully spread the word about Grid.

Workshop 1: Video Casting Your Work – 1hr 10mins
The GridTalk project leads a workshop on presenting your project by using a quick video presentation similar to the GridCast video podcasts.


An interactive discussion on how to engage with the press and public outside the normal print and broadcast media, including an opportunity to gain presenting experience in front of the camera. EGEE NA2 and the GridCast team will discuss their experiences in using websites, blogs, social media sites and videocasts to spread the word about grid computing. The session will include a 1hr 10 min workshop on videocasting your work, giving researchers the opportunity to gather some hints and tips on how to put together a video presentation similar to the GridCast video podcasts. The workshop will include opportunities for some researchers to practice presenting their projects in front of the camera, with feedback on how to get their message across clearly and succinctly.

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