IT for Research Day
We will present you with new perspectives in this special event. SWITCHengines was developed for the needs of Swiss Researchers and is currently enhanced in the SCALE-UP project. SCALE-UP is part of swissuniversities' program "Scientific information". For a short summary of the project see https://projects.switch.ch/scale-up/.
Date and Place
21. June 2017, 9:30-17:30 h, SwissTech Convention Center (at EPFL), Lausanne
The number of places is limited to 120.
9:30–10:30 h Arrival of participants and registration (Foyer Garden)
- Welcome and short introduction
Konrad Jaggi, Scientific Outreach Manager for SWITCH
- Welcome from the program «Scientific Information»
by Roland Dietlicher, program manager 'Scientific information' for swissuniversities
- The (accelerated) digital transformation
by Edouard Bugnion, Vice-President & CIO, Professor, Department of Computer
and Communication Sciences (EPFL)
- Infrastructure and services to SCALE UP your research to the next level!
by Patrik Schnellmann and Jens-Christian Fischer
- Enhancing research through IT expertise
by Sergio Mafioletti
- Manage your research data: it's worth it !
by Pierre-Yves Burgi and Hugues Cazeaux
12:45–13:45 h Lunch with presentations by institutions (Foyer Garden)
- Providing e-learning services for Italy
by Gabriella Paolini
- geodata4edu.ch by
Prof. Dr. Dirk Engelke
- Tools for reproducible in silico research
by Vittoria Rezzonico
15:15–15:45 h Coffe break (Foyer Garden)
- News from the Swiss Data Science Center (SDSC)
by Olivier Verscheure
- Scientific Datapools for computation in the cloud
by Sofiane Sarni
- High Performance on SWITCHengines for High Energy Physics
by Sigve Haug
- The Montreux Jazz Digital Project
by Alain Dufaux (ending the conference on a high note)
17:30 h Wrap-Up and "Au-revoir"!
How to get there
SwissTech Convention Center, Lausanne