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GARUDA - NKN Partners meet - 2013 on 25th and 26th July 2013 at Bangalore

On behalf of GARUDA - the National grid computing initiative, it is my great pleasure to invite you to attend the "GARUDA-NKN Partners Meet 2013", to be held on July 25th and 26th 2013, at SAIACS CEO Center Auditorium, Gubbi Cross Road, Kothanur Post, Bangalore 560077.

This meet is jointly organized by C-DAC and NKN to bring forth collaborative initiatives in the scientific community leveraging on the enhanced power of GARUDA-NKN collaboration. We hope that you shall be able to participate, now is the time for all of us to meet, discuss our progress, share our viewpoints, understanding case studies and also to explore future technologies and ideas for collaboration.

This conference will provide an open platform to increase invaluable insight to collaborative initiatives of Grid GARUDA and National Knowledge Network (NKN). Here GARUDA and NKN teams unite together to invite you to participate and deliberate on challenging applications with the enhanced power and functionality of GARUDA and high speed network of NKN. Agenda on both the days include a series of presentations and discussions focusing on development and deployment of newer technologies and applications on GARUDA with the existing partners sharing their experiences.

Eminent scientists and researchers from premier institutes, CSIR, ICAR and ICMR labs will be delivering talks on unique applications running on HPC, Grid and Cloud platforms. Some of the talks include Open Source Drug Discovery (OSDD), Agricultural research using HPC, Health informatics, Trends in HPC with respect to Petascale and Exascale computing , Geophysical applications on Grid, Building Biodiversity knowledge database on Grid including Challenges in handling Big data. Few talks will also cover NKN and Garuda services. Tentative agenda will be posted soon on our website.

C-DAC will ensure the local hospitality. However allotment of seats and rooms will be strictly based on twin sharing accommodation and first come basis. Please also note that necessary arrangements are being made for a comfortable stay at the event venue for nominees from your institute during the event dates only.

We reiterate our belief that with the collaboration/partnership of premier institutions like yours, can lay the foundation for scientific experiments on an unprecedented scale. We look forward to having you with us during the meet to share your experiences and expectations on the GARUDA, National Grid Computing Initiative and the National Knowledge Network.

With Best Regards,

Dr. Subrata Chattopadhyay
Chief Investigator-GARUDA

For enquiry and clarification
Mr. Abey Jacob, Event Coordinator,
Mr. B. Arunachalam, Event Co-Coordinator
Contact Number: 080 - 66116502/66116455/66116493

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