Saturday, March 8, 2008

International Summer School on Grid Computing (Hungary)


The sixth in the highly successful series of International Summer Schools on Grid Computing will be held at the Hotel Füred Conference and Congress Centre of Balatonfüred, Hungary, from 6th to 18th July 2008.

The School will include lectures, discussions, laboratory sessions, tutorials and group work delivered by leading authorities in the fields of advanced grid technology, applications of e-Science and distributed systems research. Reports from world leaders in deploying and exploiting Grids will complement lectures from research leaders shaping future e-Infrastructure.

Hands-on laboratory exercises will give students experience with widely used Grid middleware. The school will conclude with an integrating practical that will enable students, working in teams, to bring together all they have learnt on an extended exercise that simulates collaborative research using e-Infrastructures. Indeed during the school, participants will meet like-minded students from many parts of the world, working in many disciplines, and form valuable long-term working relationships.

We invite applications from enthusiastic and ambitious researchers who have recently started or are about to start working on Grid projects. Students may come from any country. We expect participants from computer science, computational science and any application discipline. The School will assume that students have diverse backgrounds and build on that diversity. However, in order to fully participate in the practical exercises you should be a confident programmer who will have fulfilled certain prerequisites.To find further details visit the web site at:

The website includes a provisional programme, details of the venue and a form for applying to be selected as a participant. You can also see the archive of the previous ISSGC events.

Alexander Voss
Research Associate
National Centre for e-Social Science
University of Manchester
Phone: +44 161 275 1384
Phone @ eSI: +44 131 651 4041


Note: The National Centre for e-Social Science, University of Manchester is one of our partners in a European Commission FP7 project called EUAsiaGrid, an international collaboration on Grid Computing which includes 15 institutions in Europe and Asia.

Rafael P. Saldaña, Ph.D.
Grid and High Performance Computing Group
School of Science and Engineering
Ateneo de Manila University
Loyola Heights, Quezon City 1108

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