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European Grid Technology Days 2004
IST-FP6 Grid projects launch 15 September

Date : Wednesday 15 September 2004
Location : Charlemagne Building - Room S3, Rue de la Loi 170, Brussels, Belgium

Organised by the Grid Technologies Unit - DG INFSO, European Commission in cooperation with the GRIDSTART and NextGRID projects
Individual presentations can be downloaded below and the press release relating to this event.

Agenda

08:30
Registration opens

European Grid vision: Preparing a long-term research agenda
L. Rodriguez-Rosello , Acting Director, DG-INFSO, European Commission

09:30
Opening: " Grids: a crucial technology for the knowledge-based economy " ( PDF , 10KB)
P. Zangl , Deputy Director General Information Society and Media, European Commission
09:45
11:00
Break

Industry Forum: Exploiting European strength in Grid research - Preparing a roadmap for implementation
J. Taylor , ex-Director General UK Research Councils

11:30
Panellists:
  • J. Schaper , VP Research Americas, SAP ( PDF , 1MB)
  • M. Teyssedre , VP Strategic Business Development - ISG - EMEA, IBM ( PDF , 1.8MB)
  • S. Sim , General Manager Research, BT ( PDF , 43KB)
  • G. Garrison , Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Menlo Park Europe ( PDF , 115KB)
  • G. Kahn , President and CEO, INRIA ( PDF , 12KB)
  • W. Boch , Head of Unit Grid Technologies, European Commission ( PDF , 904KB)
  • I. Padilla , CEO, Telefonica I+D ( ZIP , 2.713KB)
  • D. Snelling , Chair Next Generation Grid Expert Group, Fujitsu Labs Europe ( PDF , 568KB)
13:00
Lunch

From vision to implementation - FP6 Grid projects launch
Chair: W. Boch , Head of Unit Grid Technologies, European Commission

14:00
The EU Grid Technologies initiative ( PDF , 904KB)
W. Boch , Head of Unit Grid Technologies, European Commission
14:30
Presentation of Grid visions by the new FP6 Grid research projects
16:15
Break
16:45
Technologies for problem solving
Building the European Research Area
17:30
Close

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