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Cyberinfrastructure Days 2010

December 8 @ 7:30 AM - - December 9 @ 7:00 PM - Fowler Hall, Purdue Memorial Union

CI Days 2010 - Purdue University December 8-9

CI Days at Purdue 2010

Real-life examples from faculty members already taking advantage of technological resources offered by Purdue to advance research and research collaborations, to win grant funding, and to enhance students' classroom experience. Participants from any field welcome.

Purdue CI Days 2010 will showcase technologies to enhance research, teaching and research funding.

Just about any faculty member, research staffer, or graduate student can benefit from these technologies, which make up Purdue's "cyberinfrastructure," or CI.

Featured speakers:

·         Donna Cox, internationally known scientific visualization expert at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications and an Academy Award nominee for the IMAX movie "Cosmic Voyage"

·         Arden Bement, former director National Science Foundation and director of the Purdue Global Policy Research Institute

·         Robert Browning, director of the C-Span Archives, a digital library of every C-SPAN program aired since 1987

CI overviews:

CI and Research Initiatives
Richard Buckius, Purdue vice president for research

CI Defined
Russ Hobby, chief technical architect Internet2 End-To-End Performance Initiative

CI Resources at Purdue
John Campbell, ITaP associate vice president for academic technologies and head of the Rosen Center for Advanced Computing

CI: What Comes Next?
Gerry McCartney, Purdue vice president for information technology, chief information officer and Olga Oesterle England Professor of Information Technology

CI expert-user panels:

Data intensive computation and storage-From cutting-edge Community Cluster supercomputers to DiaGrid, a distributed computing pool with 30,000 processors.

Visualization at Purdue-From real-time satellite data for GIS applications to 3-D animation, motion capture and virtual worlds.

Using CI in the Classroom-From tools to integrate student Twitter and Facebook posts into classroom discussions to automated help for students in danger of failing.

HUBzero technology for online collaboration-For building online research and teaching communities with real computational research tools accessible through any Web browser, it's like Facebook and YouTube for university researchers in one.

Other panels to include representatives of funding agencies like the National Institutes of Health and Department of Energy and grid computing organizations like the TeraGrid and Open Science Grid.

Participants from any field are welcome. For more information and to register, visit www.itap.purdue.edu/cidays or email cidays@purdue.edu.


Registration deadline is Nov. 29.

CI Days at Purdue 2010
Dec. 8-9, 2010
Fowler Hall, Stewart Center
West Lafayette Campus

 

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