Call for participation: 29th Speedup Workshop, March 22/23, 2001, Bern
The SPEEDUP Society is an independent Swiss non-profit organization organizing interdisciplinary workshops on topics in computational sciences and high-end computing. The 29th SPEEDUP Workshop will be held at the University of Bern, Switzerland on March 22 - 23, 2001. The topic of this year's workshop is on "Distributed Computing and High-Speed Networks".
The workshop will address several issues on high-speed networks and communications, distributed systems and applications, as well as latest trends in distributed high-performance computing. It is intended to bring together members of academic institutions, private enterprises and government who are interested in obtaining an overview of the state-of-the-art of these areas.
The confirmed speakers/talks are:
- Walter Dey (Cisco): 10G-Ethernet, WDM, MPLS, Traffic Engineering
- Simon Leinen (SWITCH): Next Generation Research Networks
- Burkhard Stiller (ETH Zürich): Charging and Accounting in High-Speed Networks
- Richard Gold (GMD FOKUS): Programmable Networks
- Thomas Stricker (ETH Zürich): Gigabit Interfaces for Parallel and Distributed Systems
- Christine Vanoirbeek (EPF Lausanne): Web-Based Learning Systems
- Martin Guggisberg (Uni Basel): Nanoworld: The Cooperative Learning Environment on Nanoscience
- Nadia Thalmann (Uni Geneva): Distributed Virtual Reality Systems
- Gustavo Alonso (ETH Zürich): BioOpera, cluster computing in Bioinformatics
- Djordje Maric (CSCS Manno): The Swiss Grid project
- Wolfgang Gentzsch (SUN Microsystems): Grid Computing: The Internet is the Computer
For further information please see http://www.iam.unibe.ch/~rvs/events/speedup/workshop2001.html.