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on 05 Apr 2019 12:00 AM

The EGI Conference 2019 will take place in Amsterdam, 6-8 May 2019, as a forum for the EGI Community to discuss the state of the art of the EGI Federation, future and emerging trends, requirements and experiences: national, local and at the level of the data centre. The event will also be an opportunity to celebrate 15 years of Operations of what is now the EGI Federation.

The Programme Committee of the EGI Conference 2019 is also inviting the community to submit contributions reporting on state of the art, future trends, requirements and experiences. Site managers and members of operations & technical teams are especially welcome to contribute.

The topics of the conference are:

  • Compute, storage and data management
  • Workflow, orchestration, data analytics
  • Federated AAI infrastructure
  • Community developments
  • Techs and Ops: the Federation at work

In parallel, the EGI Conference will have topical sessions and workshops dedicated, for example, to the evolution of the Cloud Infrastructure and the Operations Board.

The EGI Foundation is also organizing a Design your e-Infrastructure Workshop on 9 May 2019. This workshop is intended for research communities and research infrastructures who wish to become active users of EGI services. The workshop is free but the number of places is limited and registration is required.

Vincent Nègre from INRA representing the AGINFRA PLUS project will participate in the event. He will present Food Security challenges that can be addressed using e-infrastructures based on phenotyping infrastructures.

The programme of the event is available here

ABOUT THE PROJECT

OUR COMMUNITIES

The selected AGINFRA+ Use Cases will illustrate the benefits of applying the Science as a Service approach to pressing research questions from the corresponding research communities.

AGROCLIMATIC AND ECONOMIC MODELLING

This community focuses on use cases aim to support the workflow of researchers, intermediaries and business analysts working on crop modelling, crop phenology estimation and yield forecasting, as well as related activities in the area of policy and decision support in food security, farm management advice and related activities.

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FOOD SAFETY RISK ASSESSMENT

This community focuses on use cases to support scientists in the multidisciplinary field of risk assessment and emerging risk identification as there is currently a strong need to create new technology-supported solutions that facilitate the knowledge integration processes relevant for these tasks.

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FOOD SECURITY

This community focuses on use cases related to the high-throughput phenotyping large amount of data which need to be analyzed immediately for decision making. This aims to support phenomics researchers to select plant species and varieties which are the most adapted to specific environments and to global changes.

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