Physics Nobel Laureate Brian P. Schmidt will deliver a keynote address at e-Science 2011

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Brian P. Schmidt, Physics Nobel Laureate

This year’s Physics Nobel Laureate Brian P. Schmidt will deliver a keynote address on Wednesday, December 7, 3pm.

*Registration is still open* at http://www.escience2011.org/
e-Science 2011 Call for Participation
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The 7th IEEE International Conference on e-Science (e-Science 2011),
to be held in Stockholm, Sweden, during 5-8 December 2011, will bring
together leading international and interdisciplinary research
communities, developers, and users of e–Science applications and
enabling IT technologies. The conference serves as a forum to present
the results of the latest research and product/tool developments and
to highlight related activities from around the world.
See http://www.escience2011.org/ for details.
Important Dates
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Oct 17 – Early Registration Deadline
Keynote Speakers
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BRIAN P. SCHMIDT, Australian National University
TONY HEY, Corporate Vice President of Microsoft Research Connections
PETER COVENEY, Department of Chemistry, University College London
YANNIS IOANNIDIS, Informatics and Telecommunications at the University
of Athens (NKUA)
PAR STRAND, Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden
Program Highlights
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54 high quality papers on different aspects of eScience, from
applications to technologies and tools to infrastructures in the main
conference program
9 scientific workshops co-located with the conference on hot topics
like life science, data intensive science, clouds, multiscale
computing, interoperability, impact measurement of e-Science research,
e-Infrastructures across Europe and India, and computing for citizen
science.
Microsoft Research is collocating its annual e-Science Workshop
together with this year’s IEEE e-Science conference. Workshop subjects
include e-Science in the Cloud, new advances in Digital Humanities,
Semantics in Action, Environmental Informatics and a session devoted
to whether “NUI” is natural for scientists.
Social Program
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Dec 5: Jim Gray eScience Award Banquet sponsored by Microsoft at Hotel
Clarion Sign
Dec 6: Reception at Stockholm City Hall
Dec 7: Gala Dinner at Vasa Museum hosted by Microsoft
Registration
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Full conference registration includes admission to all workshops and
technical sessions, a copy of the e-Science 2011 conference and
workshop proceedings, and admission to the full social
program. Special, reduced rates are available for one-day participants
(not including social program).
Sponsorship
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The conference planning committee would like to acknowledge the strong
support provided by the Microsoft Research eScience program.
We are grateful to our silver sponsors AMD and Adaptive Computing as
well as the Swedish Research Council for supporting this
event. Further sponsorship opportunities can be found at
http://www.escience2011.org/sponsorship
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CONFERENCE ORGANIZATION
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GENERAL CO-CHAIRS
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ERWIN LAURE, KTH, Sweden
DAN HENNINGSON, KTH, Sweden
PROGRAM CHAIR
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SVERKER HOLMGREN, Uppsala University, Sweden
STEERING COMMITTEE CHAIR
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RON PERROT, Queen’s University, Belfast, UK