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Industry Day, 12 July 2006 Ischia, Italy

What Industry day
When 12/07/2006
from 15:00 to 19:00
Where Jolly Hotel, Ischia, ITALY
Contact Email egee2@metaware.it
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The EGEE Industry Day, organised in Ischia on 12th July 2006, wished to focus on how Grid computing enables enterprises and institutions to do more with less, deploying resources for new projects and improving time to market for new products.

Representatives from public and private institutions such as Microsoft Italia, the University of Messina, IBM Italia & Gempliss Srl and CNIPA  presented some of their ongoing initiatives available to businesses and governmental institutions demonstrating their solutions of deploying grid technology in their business or institution.

Moreover, a range of business representatives had registered to exchange experiences including representatives from: Ricoh company Ltd, University of Naples, CNR - Milan Institute of Technology, e-voluzione srl, LAit SpA, the National eScience Centre, Atos origin and more.

The EGEE Industry Day was held on the afternoon of 12 July 2006 in conjunction with the International Summer School on Grid computing, which is taking place in Ischia, Italy (near Naples), venue Jolly Hotel Ischia, from Sunday 9 to Friday 21 July 2006.

See the agenda

Agenda Afternoon Session
Cost effective ways to dynamically build large computing and data grids

Introduction on Grid and the EGEE project - Results, Benefits & Competitive Advantages

15:30 - 15:45 Concepts of Grid Technologies for Industry - Marco Briscolini, IBM Italia

15:45 - 16:00 IT infrastructure optimization in Italian Public Administration - Mauro Draoli, Head of Laboratory experiments at CNIPA

16:15 – 16:30 Enabling Personal Supercomputing in Business - Manuel Maina - Product Marketing Manager Microsoft Italia

16:30 – 16:45 Adopting Grid in Knowledge Management area - Lorenzo Gianoli Gempliss Srl, Italia

16:45 - 17:00 The GRID challenge: Can GRID be adopted in business?” – Antonio Puliafito University of Messina

17:00 –17:15 Coffee Break

17:15 - 17:30 Currently available Grid training - Dr David Fergusson NeSC, University of Edinburgh

17:30 - 17:45 How Industry can benefit from Grid Technology – Dr Fabrizio Gagliardi –Microsoft

17:45 - 18:30 Panel discussion with industrial representatives and Grid experts discussing issues such as
• Stable standards in Grid
• Cost effective ways to dynamically build large computing and data grids
• Grid Training

Dr. Fabrizio Gagliardi

Dr. David Fergusson

Dr. Lorenzo Gianoli

Dr. Srinivasan Manikantan

Dr. Marco Briscolini

18:30 - 18:40 Conclusions & Next Steps

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