All Hands Meeting 2011 Workshop: "Meet the Champions"
Tuesday 27th September 13:30-16:30
Room RCH 017, Ron Cooke Hub, University of York
The workshop is an opportunity to meet researchers that have been promoting and leading research over the past decade of e-Science; find out about their work and how they utilise e-Infrastructure, and learn how you can interact with them.
The workshop will bring together members of the Community Champions network from the SeIUCCR (Supporting e-Infrastructure Uptake through Community Champions) project; the NGS Campus Champions and the Software Sustainability Institute Agents Network.
The workshop will also feature talks from Scott Lathrop and Steve Brewer and presentations from Champions.
Scott Lathrop is Blue Waters Technical Program Manager for Education and TeraGrid Area Director for Education, Outreach and Training. Scott's talk is entitled "Engaging Campuses in XSEDE". XSEDE is the successor to TeraGrid. Scott will be talking about the XSEDE Campus Champions programme and also the Campus Bridging programme for XSEDE.
Steve Brewer is Chief Community Officer of EGI, the European Grid Infrastructure and he will be talking about Community Engagement in Europe.
The Workshop will also include a Panel session on the question "Why should researchers use e-Infrastructure?".
Here is the programme:
13:40 Invited speaker: Scott Lathrop, Engaging Campuses in XSEDE
Scott Lathrop is Blue Waters Technical Program Manager for Education and TeraGrid Area Director for Education, Outreach and Training
14:10 Invited speaker: Steve Brewer, Community Engagement in Europe
Steve Brewer is Chief Community Officer of the European Grid Initiative
14:30 UK Champions Networks
14:50 Champion Presentation 1
15:10 Champion Presentation 2
15:30 Panel: Why should researchers use e-Infrastructure?