EPIKH (Exchange Programme to advance e-Infrastructure Know-How) project
, the EGEE-III (Enabling Grids for E-sciencE) project
and the SAGrid (South African national Grid) project
are pleased to announce the Africa1 2009 (Applications porting)
training event to be held in Cape Town, South Africa, from 23 November to 3 December.
This school aims at increasing the number of applications running on the SAGrid e-Infrastructure, as well as bringing new research groups to use the SAGrid service so as to increase the number of diverse application domains and scientific communities. The Africa1 2009
curriculum, based both on lectures and hands-on practicals, will cover in-depth the main topics of Grid technology as well as the gLite middleware technicalities. Good previous knowledge on Linux, for Linux applications, and on Windows, for Windows applications, is assumed.
To maximize the impact and effectiveness of the school, the number of applications to be ported will be limited to 8-10.
All application candidatures must be submitted to the Selection Board of the School
by a team of at most two persons before the 31st of October 2009
. Each application team should fill the application questionnaire
.The Selection Board will rank the questionnaires received and at most one application per team will be selected. To maximize the impact and effectiveness of the school, the number of applications to be ported will be limited to 8-10. Accepted candidates will be notified by the 4th of November 2009
and invited to fill the registration form to participate to the school.
Application Submission: 7 November 2009
Notification of acceptance: 13 November 2009
Registration (only for accepted candidates): 10 - 20 November 2009