IT for Research Day

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.

Agenda

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"!

Speakers & biographies

How to get there

SwissTech Convention Center, Lausanne

https://www.stcc.ch/en/contact-access/access/