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eSSENCE Academy 2014 in Umeå

15 October, 2014 - 16 October, 2014



Welcome the eSSENCE Academy 2014, October 15-16 in Umeå

The eSSENCE Management has the pleasure of inviting all of the eSSENCE community to the 3rd eSSENCE Academy Workshop. The strategic research programme is in its fifth year of developing state-of-the-art e-Science for the benefit of society in a collaborative effort between our three universities. Now we will have the opportunity to meet and acquaint ourselves with the exciting research that is happening within eSSENCE.

Attendance is free of cost and includes meals during the programme and one hotel night (15/10) for those travelling to Umeå. Travel expenses should be covered by your home institute.

We expect all the eSSENCE projects to be represented in person and also by a poster. Poster presenters will receive further instructions in October.

Registration is now closed. If you wish to inquire about a late registration, please contact Erik Elmroth at elmroth@cs.umu.se.

Map (link)

Maps for download (pdf): Umeå  & Campus

Venue for the seminars: Aula KB3B1 (stora hörsalen), KBC-building

Wednesday, October 15
12:00 Lunch Hjortron @ Universum
13:10 Welcome to the eSSENCE Academy 2014 in Umeå
Ingela Nyström, Coordinator of eSSENCE, UU /
Bo Kågström and Erik Elmroth, eSSENCE-PIs, Local organizers, UmU
13:30 Keynote presentation: Swedish Science Cases for e-Infrastructure Anders Ynnerman, Linköping University
14:00 Sensor based research at Humanities lab with special reference to data handling and eye tracking Kenneth Holmqvist, LU
14:20 Data management for research infrastructures with special reference to MAXlab and humanities Jonas Lindemann / Anders Follin, LU
14:40 Accelerating sparse matrix computations through the fusion of operations with applications in molecular dynamics Carl Christian Kjelgaard Mikkelsen, UmU
15:00 Tactile manipulation of finite element models and direct solutions Daniel Åkesson, LU
15:20 Accepted for presentations at IEEE e-Science 2014, Sao Paulo, October 20-24
HTSeq-Hadoop: Extending HTSeq for Massively Parallel Sequencing Data Analysis using Hadoop, Alexey Siretskiy, UU
15:40 Poster Session with Drinks & Snacks Brashörnan @ Universum
17:40 Transportation (bus/walk) to Scandic Plaza and check-in
19:00 Dinner and Discussions Scandic Plaza
Thursday, October 16
08:10 Bus from Scandic Plaza to Universum
08:30 Adaptive and flexible platforms for eScience – the future is cloudy Johan Tordsson, UmU
08:50 Chunks and Tasks: A programming model for parallelization of dynamic algorithms Emanuel Rubensson, UU
09:10 Present and future data challenges in High Energy Physics at the Large Hadron Collider at CERN Richard Brenner, UU
09:30 Finite Element Methods for PDEs on Surfaces Mats G. Larson, UmU
09:50 Coffee break
10:20 SeSE – Swedish e-Science Education Anders Hast, Director of SeSE, UU
10:40 eSSENCE and the SFO Evaluation 2014 Carmen Medina, Research Secretary, UU
11:00 Panel Discussion: Swedish Science Cases for e-Infrastructure and the Future of e-Science in Sweden
Moderator: Sven Strömqvist, LU, member of eSSENCE Programme Council
* Erik Elmroth, UmU
* Sverker Holmgren, UU
* Göran Sandberg, LU
* Ellen Sherwood, SciLifeLab, KI
11:50 Closing Words Ingela Nyström, Coordinator of eSSENCE, UU
12:00 Farewell Lunch Hjortron @ Universum

Meeting updates will be posted regularly at this website




15 October, 2014
16 October, 2014
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