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eSSENCE Academy Workshop 2012

16 October, 2012 @ 12:00 - 17 October, 2012 @ 13:00


Welcome to the eSSENCE Academy 2012

Date: October 16-17, 2012
Place: Sigtunahöjden Hotell & Konferens, Sigtuna

We start with lunch at 12.15 on Tuesday 16 Oct and end with lunch at 12.00 on Wednesday Oct 17.


October 16
12:15 Lunch
13:15 eSSENCE Academy Welcome!
Ingela Nyström, Coordinator of eSSENCE, UU
13:30 Computationally intensive problems in systems biology
Johan Elf, Dept. of Cell and Molecular Biology, UU
13:50 Algorithm and Library Software Design – The Challenge for Tera, Peta and Future Exascale Computing
Bo Kågström, Dept. of Computing Science and HPC2N, UmU
14:10 An eScience Perspective on Integration of Demographic and Geographic Data
Lars Harrie, Centre for Economic Demography / Department of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science, LU
14:30 Scientific Big Data Management Research
Tore Risch, Dept. of Information Technology, UU
14:50 Coffee Break and Check-in
15:30 Global Data Integration in Plant Biology
Johan Trygg, Computational Life Science Cluster (CLiC), Dept. of Chemistry, UmU
15:50 4D Image Processing for Mechanics Studies
Stephen Hall, Solid Mechanics, LU
16:10 Virtual Infrastructures for eScience
P-O Östberg, Dept. of Computing Science, UmU
16:30 Poster Session and Drinks & Snacks
19:00 Dinner and Discussion
October 17
07:30 Breakfast and Check-out
08:30 PostDoc Project Letter-of-Interest 2012

  • LU PostDoc: “High resolution atmospheric inversions based on e-Science research”
    Marko Scholze, Dept. of Physical Geography and Ecosystem Science, LU
  • UmU PostDoc: “Loss of biodiversity through speciation in reverse”
    Richard Svanbäck, Dept. of Ecology and Genetics; Limnology, UU
  • UU PostDoc: “Computational Financial Statistics”
    Lina von Sydow, Dept. of Information Technology, UU
08:50 In silico Materials Design – Dream or Reality?
Kersti Hermansson, Dept. of Chemistry – Ångström Laboratory, UU
09:10 Classification Tool for Bird Singing
Maria Sandsten, Mathematical Statistics, LU
09:30 eScience@Scientific Computing – UU
Sverker Holmgren, Dept. of Information Technology, UU
09:50 Coffee break
10:30 eSSENCE Report 2012
Carmen Medina, Research Secretary, UU
10:50 Panel Discussion on the Future of Swedish e-Science
Moderator: Ingemar Kaj, Chair of the eSSENCE Programme Council, UU
Panel: Erik Elmroth, Coordinator of eSSENCE@UmU
Panel:Sverker Holmgren, Program Director at NordForsk
Panel:Jacko Koster, Director of SNIC
Panel:Magnus Ullner, Coordinator of eSSENCE@LU
11:50 Closing Words
Ingela Nyström, Coordinator of eSSENCE, UU
12:00 Farewell Lunch

Purpose of the Academy

  • Meet the eSSENCE community and hear about the interesting e-Science research that is taking place at the three universities.
  • Identify synergies between the universities and improve communication and cooperation among groups and across disciplines.
  • Present the eSSENCE results for 2012. This information will form the basis for the yearly report to the government.

Registration is now closed.

OBS. Registered posters should have a max size of 85 x 120 cm, portrait.

We look forward to seeing you!

Ingela Nyström, eSSENCE coordinator

Prof Ingela Nyström
Dept. of Information Technology
Uppsala University
tel. +46 70 1679045


16 October, 2012 @ 12:00
17 October, 2012 @ 13:00
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Sigtuna Höjden Hotell & Konferens
Hertigvägen 7
Sigtuna, Sweden
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Ingela Nyström
+46 70 1679045