e-Science 2011 Call for Participation

This year’s *Physics Nobel Laureate Brian P. Schmidt* will deliver a keynote address at e-Science 2011

*Registration is still open* at http://www.escience2011.org/

e-Science 2011 Call for Participation

The 7th IEEE International Conference on e-Science (e-Science 2011), to be held in Stockholm, Sweden, during 5-8 December 2011, will bring together leading international and interdisciplinary research communities, developers, and users of e-Science applications and enabling IT technologies. The conference serves as a forum to present the results of the latest research and product/tool developments and to highlight related activities from around the world.

See http://www.escience2011.org/ for details.

Important Dates
Oct 17 – Early Registration Deadline

Keynote Speakers
BRIAN P. SCHMIDT, Australian National University
TONY HEY, Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Research Connections
PETER COVENEY, Department of Chemistry, University College London
YANNIS IOANNIDIS, Informatics and Telecommunications at the University of Athens (NKUA)
PAR STRAND, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden

Program Highlights
54 high quality papers on different aspects of eScience, from applications to technologies and tools to infrastructures in the main
conference program

9 scientific workshops co-located with the conference on hot topics like life science, data intensive science, clouds, multiscale computing, interoperability, impact measurement of e-Science research, e-Infrastructures across Europe and India, and computing for citizen science.

Microsoft Research is collocating its annual e-Science Workshop together with this year’s IEEE e-Science conference. Workshop subjects include e-Science in the Cloud, new advances in Digital Humanities, Semantics in Action, Environmental Informatics and a session devoted to whether “NUI” is natural for scientists.

Social Program
Dec 5: Jim Gray eScience Award Banquet sponsored by Microsoft at Hotel
Clarion Sign
Dec 6: Reception at Stockholm City Hall
Dec 7: Gala Dinner at Vasa Museum hosted by Microsoft

Full conference registration includes admission to all workshops and technical sessions, a copy of the e-Science 2011 conference and workshop proceedings, and admission to the full social program. Special, reduced rates are available for one-day participants (not including social program).

The conference planning committee would like to acknowledge the strong support provided by the Microsoft Research eScience program. We are grateful to our silver sponsors AMD and Adaptive Computing as well as the Swedish Research Council for supporting this event. Further sponsorship opportunities can be found at http://www.escience2011.org/sponsorship



SVERKER HOLMGREN, Uppsala University, Sweden

RON PERROT, Queen’s University, Belfast, UK