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ELIXIR Finland Stakeholder meeting 2014

ELIXIR Finland Stakeholder meeting 2014
Date: 08.02.2014 10:00 - 08.02.2014 15:30
Location details: -
Language: english-language
lecturers: Tommi Nyrönen
Price: -
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ELIXIR Finland hosted at CSC – IT Center for Science has been included to the next Finnish Research Infrastructure roadmap. This enables us to launch the production of the cloud infrastructure services for organisations during 2014.

Over 20 cloud pilots have been established during 2011-2013 between CSC and leading biomedical science use cases with the support of the Finnish Research Infrastructure program (FIRI) for ELIXIR. The event introduces the long-term plans that take into account the requirements of the data analysis that build on CSC cloud. We welcome you to this open event at CSC for an exchange of views on the scalability of the services.



10.00-10.15 Welcome and registration


10.15 - 11.45 Session 1. Introduction to cloud and ELIXIR at CSC

ELIXIR and ELIXIR Finland, Tommi Nyrönen, head of ELIXIR FI

Cloud service technology and usage evolution at CSC 2011-2013 and key technical lessons learned from the biomedical cloud use cases, Olli Tourunen and Jarno Laitinen, cloud specialists

CSC cloud technologies for national and international use Pekka Lehtovuori, director


11.45 - 12.30 Lunch

12.30  Session 2. Cloud resource allocation and funding model discussion

Biomedical use case experiences and requirements 

Confirmed opinions: FIMM - molecular medicine and genomics, Biocenters: Turku - structural bioinformatics, Oulu - imaging, VTT - biotechnology, Biocomputing Platforms Ltd., ELIXIR Denmark - European bioinformatics tools infrastructure Discussion: Next steps

13.30 Session 3. Steps forward -- co-operative perspective

Discussion: Next steps

Around 14  Coffee break

Conclusions and actions


Event closes by 15


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