French Grid Day: Monday, 19 September
GlobusEUROPE: Monday, 19 September
OGF 33: 19-21 September
Grid 2011: 22-23 September
SIENA: Wednesday, 21 September
9th e-Infrastructure Concertation Meeting (by invitation only): 22-23 September
Alex Szalay, an astrophysicist based at Johns Hopkins University and involved in the data analysis of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey project, will share his experiences in using high performance networks for data transfer and analysis.
Kostas Glinos, Head of the European Commission's GÉANT & e-Infrastructures Unit, will speak about strategies for e-Infrastructures in Europe.
Andrew Grimshaw from the University of Virginia and a member of the Open Grid Forum and a technical architect with the eXtreme Digital (XD) initiative that follows on from the TeraGrid project.
Erik Bongcam-Rudloff from the University of Uppsala, a biologist and computer scientist who has been active in the adoption of grids and distributed computing within the life-sciences community and the Health Grid association.
Carl-Christian Buhr from the Cabinet of EC's Vice-President Neelie Kroes, active in the EC’s Cloud Computing strategy.