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EGEE Industry Day, 26 - 27 October 2006, Catania, Italy

What Industry day
When 26/10/2006 to
Where Department of Physics and Astronomy of the University of Catania, Scientific Campus, Catania, Italy
Contact Name Prof Roberta Barbera
Contact Email roberto.barbera@ct.infn.it
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Hosted by the and the , the fourth in a series of EGEE Industry Days took place on the 26th and 27th of October 2006 in Catania (Italy) inside the Department of Physics and Astronomy of the University (Scientific Campus "La Cittadella Universitaria”, via S. Sofia, 64).
The two day event  expertly demonstrated to business, in particular SMEs, the advantages of using a Grid e-Infrastructure and examined the increasing take-up of Grids in business. The event gave an insight into the current Grid demands from end users and the Grid infrastructure solutions available to meet these demands, through user-friendly Grids for commercial use.
The event gave space to private entities interested in seeing where they can benefit from Grid technology and the vast EGEE infrastructure and resources available via the Regional Grid infrastructures.
Besides several SMEs and Consortia of computing operating in the South of Italy, the following companies  confirmed their participation: APC, APRILIA/PIAGGIO, DATAMAT/FINMECCANICA, FERRARI, FIAT, IBM, MICROSOFT, NICE, ORACLE, SIEMENS and STAR.
See below the detailed programme of the event. 
You can download The English & Italian Press Releases.
The English & Italian reports are available.
Day 1: 26/10/2006
Chair Person: R. Barbera, University of Catania & INFN

09:00-10:00 Registration & Badging of Participants
10:00-10:20 Welcome Addresses
  - Prof. A. Recca, next Rector of the University of Catania
  - Prof. F. Catara, Director of INFN Sezione di Catania
  - Prof. F. Porto, Director of the Department of Physics and Astronomy
10:20-10:50 The Consorzio COMETA and its Grid activities in Sicily
10:50-11:20 Coffee-Break
11:20-11:50 The Consorzio COSMOLAB and its Grid activities in Sardinia 
  G. Zanetti, CRS4
11:50-12:20 ENEA and its Grid activities in the South of Italy 
  S. Migliori, ENEA
12:20-12:50 The SPACI Grid for Real Applications
12:50-14:15 Lunch
14:15-14:30 The SCOPE Project and its model of procurement
14:30-15:00 The EGEE Project and its Programme for Industry
  D. McKinley, METAWARE S.p.A
15:00-15:30 The GRIDCC Project and its relevance for Industry
  S. Squizzato, INFN
15:30-16:00 Coffee-Break
16:00-16:30 The Trinacria Grid Virtual Laboratory
16:30-16:40 Grid Digital Archive: Cultural Heritage meets Grid Storage
  S. Scifo, INFN
16:40-16:50 AMGA WI: Accessing Metadata Services on the Grid through a Web Interface
  V. Milazzo,IReT
16:50-17:10 EnginFrame and GENIUS: What's Next in the Grid Portal Business
  A. Rodolico, NICE
17:10-17:30 Secure Data Storage for Grid
  A. Campisano, UNICO
17:30-17:50 Grid2Win: gLite on Windows and Cross Platform User Interface
  D. Russo and F. Scibilia, INFN
17:50-18:10 Active Cooling Solutions for High-Density Server Platforms
  A. Nava, RITTAL

Day 2: 27/10/2006
Chair Person: R. Barbera, University of Catania & INFN

08:30-09:00 Registration & Badging of Participants
09:00-09:30 The Consorzio c-Omega and the IGI Project
  G. Maggi, INFN
09:30-09:50 IBM Grid Activities
  J.P. Prost, IBM
09:50-10:10 Grid Services for Virtual Organizations
  E. Valboni, MICROSOFT
10:10-10:30 Grid: From Science to Industry Opening New Market Opportunities
  F. Pacini, DATAMAT
10:30-10:50 Setting up the Zeroth Level of a Computational Grid
  V. Spagnoletti, APC
10:50-11:10 Coffee-Break
11:10-11:30 Enterprise and Scientific Grids: Common Challenges
   M. Marinucci, ORACLE
11:30-11:50 Grid Technologies at HP
11:50-12:10 CFD Applications for Cars/Engines
   M. Testa, NUMIDIA
12:10-12:30 Aerodynamics Optimization and Non-Stationary Simulations
  M. Spinolo, FERRARI GT
12:30-12:50 CFD in Automotive
   M. Basso, FIAT
12:50-13:00 CFD in GDI Injector System Design
  SIEMENS VDO Automotive
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-14-20 Advanced Design and Methods of Simulation: The Point of View of a SME
  G. Grasso, GGG Elettromeccanica
14:20-14:40 CFD on Remote Clusters
  C. Pettinelli, CD-ADAPCO (STAR)
14:40-15:00 Filling the gap: advanced Grid portal and desktop Grid technologies for Industry
  R. Lovas, SZTAKI
15:00-15:20 Grid and SMEs: the INQUADRO Strategy
15:20-16:00 Coffee-Break and visit to the GRID Room
16:00-17:00 Open Discussion: Introductory Note: "INFN and the Industry"
   U. Dosselli, INFN

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