Programme Programme

14 May (Day 1)

10:00-10:15: Welcome and Introduction of the workshop (Jan Gruntorad, CESNET) [pdf]
10:15-10:30: The e-IRG, its goals and current projects (Leif Laaksonen, e-IRG) [pdf]
10:30-11:15: ICT Infrastructures for e-Science (Konstantin Glinos, European [pdf] Commission)
11:15-12:00: Regional issues as a way to contribute to the ERA structure. Conclusions of the RI conference, Prague, 24-25 March, 2009 (Nadezda Witzanyova, Czech Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports) [pdf]

12:00-13:00: Lunch

13:00-13:30: The importance of a global approach for scientific data in the ERA building (Dany Vandrome, e-IRG/RENATER) [pdf]
13:30-14:00: Data bases and web services at EU level for research infrastructures (Peter Wittenburg, CLARIN) [pdf]
14:00-14:30: Data exchanges between different pan-European scientific data bases (Andrew Lyall, ELIXIR) [pdf]
14:30-15:15: Novel usage and their impact on the network infrastructures (Jane Butler, CISCO Systems, by videoconference)
15:15-15:45: The Future Internet Conference, Prague, 11-13 May 2009 (Jiri Peterka, Charles University) [pdf]

15:45-16:15: Coffee Break

16:15-17:30: Panel on the role of research infrastructures in the regional issues, Communication on the ICT (moderator: Leif Laaksonen, e-IRG)

Panel:  Konstantin Glinos (EC), Nadezda Witzanyova (Czech Republic), Sverker Holmgren (Sweden), Neil Geddes (UK), Dany Vandromme (France) and Norbert Meyer (Poland)


19:30-23:00: Dinner at Restaurant and Beerhouse Vojanuv dvur, U Luzickeho seminare 21, Prague (


15 May (Day 2)

9:00-9:30: Federated e-Infrastructure-FEDERICA (Mauro Campanella, FEDERICA) [pdf]
9:30-10:00: Introduction to IT4Innovations (Ivo Vondrak, IT4Innovations) [pdf]
10:00-10:30: OGF and OGF-Europe. Creating community led distributed computing standards for e-Infrastructures (David Wallom, University of Oxford) [pdf]

10:30-11:00: Break

11:00-11:30: Report on an analysis of legal issues in research infrastructures (Panos Louridas, GRNET/e-IRGSP2) [pdf]
11:30-12:00: Status of the Community legal framework for a European Research Infrastructure (ERI) (Annika Thies, European Commission Research Infrastructures Directorate General for Research) [pdf]
12:00- 12:30: Ethical and legal issues concerning the sharing of medical information across European borders (Bernice Elger, Center for Legal Medicine, University of Geneva) [pdf]

12:30-13:00: Conclusion and lists of actions / Close of workshop [pdf]

13:00: Lunch


14:00-16:00: e-IRG delegate meeting (for e-IRG delegates only)

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