September 13, 2011
SAN DIEGO, CA. September 13 -- Tabor Communications Inc., (TCI) publisher of HPCWire and a leading international media, advertising, and communications company and the organizers of the first annual GlobusEUROPE Conference and European Grid Forum announced today that they have entered into a co-marketing partnership for the first annual GlobusEUROPE Conference and the EGI Technical Forum, which are part of a series of 5 co-located events taking place in Lyon, France the week of September 19-23, 2011.
"We are honored to have been invited to be a media sponsor for the GlobusEUROPE Conference and the EGI Technical Forum," said Jeff Hyman, President and Publisher of HPCwire. "As a leading resource for providing information about Globus and grid computing to the HPC community, covering the latest in technological advancements being shared during the conference is essential for our readers stay informed on these solutions. What we are initiating now is the first steps to what we believe will become long and successful partnership, year after year."
The partnership grants HPCwire complete editorial privileges as a media partner to enable on site coverage of the latest news, technologies, and solutions that will be taking place during the events for their readers. The agreement also enables HPCwire the ability to schedule exclusive interviews with industry leaders present at the conference, and to promote the media sponsorship in advance of, during, and following the events.
"We recognize the importance of partnering with the leading publication for high performance computing," said Steve Tuecke, co-PI for the Globus project and Deputy Director at the University of Chicago's Computation Institute (CI). "HPCwire reaches a global and highly-engaged audience that is both interested in and knowledgeable about Globus, grid, and distributed computing solutions. HPCwire was a natural fit for us as our media partner, given their high journalistic quality and the relationship we have already established working together during the GlobusWORLD Conference earlier this year."
"Co-locating our annual EGI Technical Forum and the first GlobusEUROPE conference, alongside other events, will provide a unique opportunity for the community to engage with the current developments of e-Infrastructure in Europe, standards development activities, and computer science research in a diverse and fast-moving field," said Catherine Gater, Deputy Director of EGI.eu and Project Coordinator for e-ScienceTalk. "Our partnership with HPCwire at these events is an exciting opportunity that will help us to reach out to the EGI community and beyond."
About GlobusEUROPE 2011
Organized by IGE, GlobusEUROPE is the European counterpart of GlobusWORLD of (the leading annual Globus event) and has an equally strong community focus, with topics geared specifically to the concerns of the European audience. GlobusEUROPE will bring together a range of users from communities across Europe, along with the lead Globus PI from the US and the team from the Initiative for Globus in Europe (IGE). There is no better forum to connect with your fellow European Globus users and have your questions answered by experts from Europe and the US. GlobusEUROPE will be a valuable opportunity to learn about the latest Globus developments and plans, and also to discuss your Globus challenges and use cases with experts from a range of areas. For more information and to register, please visit: http://www.globuseurope.org/home.
About the European Grid Infrastructure (EGI) Technical Forum 2011
Over 18,000 researchers use the European grid to get their work done. From the 19th to the 23rd of September the European Grid Infrastructure (EGI) will host its annual meeting in Lyon, France to showcase the technical innovations the grid has enabled.
Currently the EGI supports users from all areas of academia. The annual Technical Forum hosted by EGI is an opportunity for these researchers to present their work and meet with the people providing the computing resources. With the technical forum co-located with other related events, the week will cover a wide range of topics with input from across Europe and the rest of the world. This meeting is a chance to see cutting edge ICT being used by researchers across Europe. It is also an opportunity to meet with the people behind one of the technologies helping support research at all levels around the globe.
The EGI Technical forum is being held in conjunction with five co-located events. They are the Open Grid Forum (19-23 Sept.), Grid 2011 (21-23 Sept.), GlobusEUROPE (19 Sept), the French Grid Day (19 Sept.) and the 9th e-Infrastructure Concertation Meeting, (22-23 Sept.). They will run joint sessions throughout the week and include contributions from leaders in the ICT field. Register now at: http://www.globuseurope.org/home. To learn more about all five co-located events and to register, please visit: http://tf2011.egi.eu/programme/index.html.
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