SwiNG Scientific Council Meeting

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Dates: November 2, 2007 - November 2, 2007

Location: Bern Switzerland

Date and Place
Friday, November 2, 2007
9:15-17:00

Kuppelraum (Room 501)
Hauptgebaeude
University of Berne
Hochschulstrasse 4
3012 Bern

The University of Berne Hauptgebaeude (main building) is very close to Berne's main train station, and can be reached from there by foot. See http://www.bau.unibe.ch/plaene/hgexwiunis.htm for a map. The Kuppelraum (dome room) is on the highest floor of the main building, directly under the roof.

Registered Participants

  • Nabil Abdennadher, HES-SO
  • Andres Aeschlimann, UniBE
  • Stephan Egli, PSI
  • Derek Feichtinger, PSI
  • Placi Flury, SWITCH
  • Szymon Gadomski, UniGE
  • Sigve Haug, UniBE
  • Pascal Jermini, EPFL
  • Ueli Kienholz, UniBE (only shortly in the morning)
  • Peter Kunszt, CSCS
  • Christoph Langguth, UniBas
  • Sergio Maffioletti, CSCS
  • Dag Arne Osvik, EPFL
  • Christian Panse, FGCZ (ETHZ/UZH)
  • Cesare Pautasso, USI
  • Michael Podvinec, UniBas
  • Philipp Schuetz, UZH
  • Wibke Sudholt, UZH
  • Heinz Stockinger, SIB
  • Valery Tschopp, SWITCH
  • Alessandro Usai, SWITCH
  • Christoph Witzig, SWITCH

Agenda

9:15
Welcome (Wibke Sudholt, member of the SwiNG Executive Board;
Ueli Kienholz, SwiNG Assembly representative of the University of Bern)

9:30
Overview about the status of SwiNG (Christoph Witzig, chair of the SwiNG Letter Working Group) - slides
Discussion

10:15
Presentation about the SWITCH cooperation projects (Christoph Witzig, SWITCH) - slides
Discussion

11:00
Coffee break

11:30
Presentation of the SwiNG seed project (Wibke Sudholt, chair of the SwiNG Seed Working Group) - slides
Discussion

12:30
Lunch break

13:30
Introduction for the Scientific Council (Christoph Witzig, member of the SwiNG Executive Board)

  • Rights and responsibilities
  • Decisions of the first Assembly meeting on October 31, 2007

14:00
Constitution of the Scientific Council (Peter Kunszt, member of the SwiNG Executive Board) - slides

  • Introduction of the council members (1-2 min each)
  • Definition and identification of the member groups (one vote per group)
  • Election of a chair, if desired
  • Discussion of the scientific and technical program

15:00
Coffee break

15:30
Foundation of new working groups (Heinz Stockinger, member of the SwiNG Executive Board) - slides
Previously, the following working groups have been suggested:

  • PR & Lobbying (Christian Bolliger, UZH)
  • Meta-Middleware (Pierre Kuonen, EIF)
  • Data Grid
  • Users & Applications (Wibke Sudholt, UZH)
  • Basic Grid Services
  • Security (Christoph Witzig, SWITCH)
  • Infrastructure (Peter Kunszt, CSCS)
  • Grid Workflows (Cesare Pautasso, USI)

17:00
End


Acknowledgements

  • Meeting organization: SwiNG Seed Working Group
  • Local organization: Peter Engel, Sigve Haug, UniBE
  • Coffee and lunch sponsoring: CSCS, SWITCH, UZH

Location: Universität Bern
Contact: wibke@oci.uzh.ch

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