Scientific Case Update Workshop & PRACE User Forum

The single workshop for all the panels, open to other participants/contributors will be on March 14, 2012 and March 15, 2012 in Dublin at the Bedford Hall in Dublin Castle.

All the attendees to the Workshop are strongly encouraged to attend also to the PRACE User Forum!

Draft agenda

March 14, 2012
12:00 Registration
12:30 Tea and Coffee

Session Chair: Richard Kenway
13:30 Welcome Address: Professor Alan Harvey, Vice-President for Research & Innovation, Dublin City University
13:35 Update of the Science Case: Thomas Lippert
13:50 Process: Richard Kenway
14:00 PRACE Strategy: Maria Ramalho
14:20 Weather, Climatology & Earth Sciences: Giovanni Aloisio
14:40 Astrophysics, HEP & Plasma Physics: Andreas Schäfer
15:00 Materials Science, Chemistry & Nanoscience: Stefan Blügel
15:20 Life Sciences & Medicine: Modesto Orozco
15:40 Engineering & Industry: Philippe Ricoux

16:00 Afternoon tea

Session Chair: Turlough Downes
16:30 PRACE User Forum
18:30 Close

19:30 Dinner at Dublin Castle

March 15, 2012
09:00 Parallel Panel Sessions
12:00 Lunch

Session Chair: Martyn Guest
13:00 Reports from panel chairs
14:00 Next steps: Martyn Guest
14:30 Close

Participants of the workshop are required to register.
- Please, fill the Registration form. Registration closed.

Due to space limitations the number of participants is strictly limited to 80 persons.

Logistic information:
Some rooms have been reserved at Jury’s Inn, Christchurch, Dublin
The rates are EUR 80 single occupancy and EUR 90 twin/double occupancy for bed and breakfast.
To get this rate the delegates should quote the reference DUBL130312 when booking.
In order to make a reservation it is necessary to telephone at: +353 1 454 0000, and not use the on-line booking system.
These rooms will be held until the 29nd February, 2012.

Participants are requested to arrange their travel arrangements themselves.

Draft agenda of the PRACE User Forum – March 14, 2012

16:30 User Forum
Session Chair: Turlough Downes

16:30 Presentation on the User Forum, its formation and first steps by Turlough Downes (Chair, Programme Committee of the User Forum)

16:45 Open discussions:
16:45 Programme Committee: Procedures for elections, eligibility for membership
17:15 Rules and Procedures for joining User Forum
17:30 Ideas for web presence (blogs, fora, wiki etc)
17:45 Initial priorities for User Forum
18:00 Suggestions to be communicated to PRACE