RES Diffusion Sessions in the Canary Islands

Date: 27/Sep/2011 - 28/Sep/2011 Time:


27th September, 2011. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
Venue: Salón de Actos
           Edificio Polivalente I
           Parque Científico y Tecnológico de la ULPGC
           Campus de Tafira
           C/ Practicante Ignacio Rodríguez s/n
           35017 Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
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28th September, 2011. Tenerife.

Venue: Aula de Investigación
           Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias
           c/ Vía Láctea s/n
           38205 La Laguna, Tenerife

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Target group: The seminar was aimed at all the RES users, potential users and as well students or scientifics interested in the topics o science and supercomputing services.

Cost: Attendance to the seminar was free of charge.

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The seminar aim was to illustrate the usefulness of applying the supercomputing resources to the scientific research by presenting the outcome of different scientific activities developed in the RES by prestigious researchers. Besides, the technical teams of ITC, IAC and BSC introduced som key points and tools that are important to consider and know to use the computing resources in a more effective and efficient way.

The RES (Spanish Supercomputing Network), coordinated by BSC and in collaboration with the ITC (Canary Islands Technologic Institute) and IAC (Astrophysics Institute of the Canary Islands), organized in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Tenerife the RES Diffusion Sessions in the Canary Islands.

It was conducted in Spanish by renowned scientific researchers that shared its experience in the development of research activities using the RES resources, and also experts from the ITC, IAC and BSC-CNS, that introduced topics to be considered for using supercomputing services effectively.