The Influence and Impact of Web 2.0 on e-Research Infrastructure, Applications and Users Workshop

In Association with eSI Thematic Programme: The Influence and Impact of Web 2.0 on e-Research Infrastructure, Applications and Users

13 May, 09 09:30 AM - 14 May, 09 05:00 PM

e-Science Institute, 15 South College Street, Edinburgh

Organiser: Mark Baker
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Any slides or other material generated as a result of this event can be found at: www.nesc.ac.uk/action/esi/contribution.cfm?Title=969

This is the kick-off meeting for the theme - "The Influence and Impact of Web 2.0 on e-Research Infrastructure, Applications and Users"

Target Audience

We wish to engage the e-Science, and e-Research community, as well as those in the arts and humanities, and other researchers who have not been funded under the e-Science Programme.


This event is provisionally scheduled to start at 09:30 Wednesday 13 May 2009 and close at 17:00 on Thursday 14 May 2009.

Wednesday 13th May 2009

    1000-1030 – General overview of aims and objectives of theme.

    1030 – 1300 – User/Usability – a general discussion and debate about the areas that we want to pursue and focus on, and the outcomes from these activities.

    1300 – 1400 – Lunch

    1400 - 1530 - User/Usability – a further debate and discussion.

    1530 – 1700 – Applications – a general discussion about the types of applications that we should target, and how we will potentially test them (it may be possible to create a test bed to assesses these applications).


Thursday 14th May 2009

    1000 – 1030 – General discussion of previous thoughts/ideas and further thoughts on the activities we have so far chosen.

    1030 – 1200 – Further discussion on applications

    1200 – 1300 – Services – a choice of services, ranging from Clouds, virtualisation, security, and mash-ups, how we can assess these systems, and the outcomes from this part of the theme.

    1300 – 1400 – Lunch

    1400 – 1530 – Services – Further discussion and debate about services.

    1530 – 1600 – Wrap up discussion – dates of workshop and other activities.


Assistance with accommodation is offered once you have registered.


Registration for this event is now closed. To enquire about an application or to cancel a previous application please contact NeSC Administration.

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Important Dates

08 Jan - Registration Opens
06 May - Registration Deadline
06 May - Date we will respond to your application by (Please note this is the latest date we will respond to your application. It is normal policy for us to respond within 5 working days where possible.)
13 May - Event Starts at 09:30hrs


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